Cross-cultural Communication and diversity (BID0372)

Learn to apply current theoretical frameworks when analysing cross-cultural case studies. Stimulate your awareness for similarities and differences between different cultural backgrounds.

  • You strengthen your intercultural communication skills.

  • You will be able to apply cultural theoretical frameworks in the analysis of your own cross-cultural case studies.

  • You will show increased self-awareness of your own cultural values and unspoken cultural assumptions.

  • You will know how to vary your communication patterns and styles in a culturally sensitive way.

Factsheet

  • Degree/Certificate Passed/failed
  • Duration Summerschool Week 35
  • Schedule Week 35: Monday to Friday, 08.45–17.15pm, additional evening programme on Monday and on Wednesday.
  • Application deadline Week 23–24 – online in IS-Academia
    Number of places 26
    Incoming students can contact international@bfh.ch to register.
  • ECTS credits 2 ECTS credits
    The module counts towards the BFH Certificate of Global Competence.
  • Costs No additional costs
  • Teaching language Teaching: English, German
    Competency assessment: English
  • Location Bern
  • Department Bern University of Applied Sciences
  • Next session Autum semester

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