Internship in Business (Summer)
Universidad de Granada
Area of Study
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
*Note: Students must test into the High Advanced level onsite in order to take this course.
Students are expected to:
- Reflect on which elements define the corporate culture of a multinational company, and all the areas that form part of it.
- Reflect on the corporate world and the role of companies in society. Learn about the origin of corporations, their evolution and objectives. Also take a look at the obligations and corporate social responsibility of a company as an institution at the service of society.
- Establish which areas in a multinational company need vigilance so as to prevent potential cultural clashes.
- Learn about some of the key components of Spanish corporate culture and establish what aspects differ from the corporate culture in the students’ own country.
- Develop strategies to successfully interact with native speakers in conflicts arising in the workplace
- Broaden their vocabulary of terms used in the business world and express themselves with a better grasp of the jargon used in the workplace and the labour market.
- Widen their knowledge of what elements and stages need to be considered when facing a job interview.
INTRODUCTION: Zara: corporate culture in Spain and internationalization
1.- CORPORATIVE CULTURE IN SPAIN:
1.1.- Communication style, leadership and status in Spain.
2.- INTERCULTURAL COMPETITION:
2.1.- Resolution and mediation in labour disputes: management styles.
2.2.- Emotions and neutrality in the workplace.
3.- BASIC NOTIONS:
3.1.- Grammatical competence, lexical competence.
3.2.- Grammatical competence, lexical competence.
3.3.- Grammatical competence, lexical competence.
4.- THE BUSINESS WORLD:
In this module aspects related to the business world will be dealt with as well as Hispanic corporative culture such as a job interview, job satisfaction, the corporation as a social institution, etc.