Working Across Cultures in a Global World

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Working Across Cultures in a Global World

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    International Business

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    This course springs from the importance of intercultural competencies for the 21st century personal and professional
    worlds. It starts by supporting students in analysing their intercultural engagement during their time in London,
    focusing specifically on the identification of the challenges inherent in living and working in multicultural environments. It continues by developing, through interactive activities, skills such as recognising, acknowledging, mediating and reacting to a variety of cultural expectations and norms of behaviour. The course contains throughout a reflective strand which involves students in reflecting on their intercultural reactions and how they could be developed.
    Assessment: Coursework 1 - Intercultural Analysis (50%) ; Coursework 2 - Case Study (50%).
    *All transcripts are issued in UK credits.

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