The “Introduction to Intercultural Management” online course is a source of inspiration and imagination for professionals working in international businesses, institutions and organizations. This course will help you to explore the impact of culture on working effectively and confidently despite differences in culture and experience. In addition, you will gain a better understanding of Hofstede’s 6-D model, a practical and scientifically-based tool for intercultural management.
This online course is a first step to understanding and managing individual and collective behaviors in an intercultural context. By enrolling, you will develop skills and increase your efficiency and competence when working in international environments.
Bob Waisfisz (born in The Hague in the Netherlands) is the founder of itim International. Itim provides companies with the cultural competence needed to optimize performance worldwide. Bob specializes in advising companies and supra-national organizations on how to be more effective both nationally and internationally. He is experienced in translating global strategies and policies into practical results for management. Since 1985, he has been working in this field with a variety of Fortune 1000 companies. Bob has worked in and with public and private organizations in 85 countries and on all continents.
After the course you will
Participants will be able to immediately apply their skills to increase their efficiency and competence when working in international teams.
The course consists of nine modules that have the following elements:
All materials are released, so you are welcome to work through the course at any pace you wish. Completion takes approximately 1,5 hours.