Cross-cultural Skills

Take charge of your collaboration skills in a cross-cultural and global settings.

Who is the course for?

If you want to strengthen your cross-cultural skills, collaboration and your ability to see perspectives and new solutions in a cross-cultural and global setting, this is the course for you.

The course will be conducted in English except if all participants speak Danish. 

You will learn:

  • How to recognise the typical pitfalls when working on the global scene and in new cultural settings and how to avoid them
  • Practical and easy-to-use tools for dealing with cultural misunderstandings and conflicts
  • How your own perspective influences daily working situations and how to accept your own cultural baggage
  • The cultural differences in management and leadership styles around the world, and how you can efficiently recognise and adapt to the different styles.

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Course content

During the course, you will increase your cultural intelligence and your cross-cultural skills, reducing your frustration and giving you greater job satisfaction. You will have aha! moments as you begin to understand why your colleagues react the way they do. In addition, you get the tools to adjust your own behaviour accordingly. 

Your organisation will get a cultural ambassador who can positively influence teams and departments because you bring back new knowledge and better cross-cultural skills. 

Why learn cross-cultural skills?

As more activities take place globally, strong intercultural competencies have gone from being ‘nice-to-have’ to ‘must-have’. 
Across a multitude of departments and functions, many middle managers, project managers and employees communicate and collaborate with global colleagues, business partners and stakeholders. 

Starting with your own mindset, you can take charge of your collaboration skills in global and cross-cultural settings. This course gives you a head start.

Training form

The focus of the course is to translate your new knowledge into new skills and habits, and to assist you in implementing the new tools in your day-to-day work practices and processes.

Key elements of the training are: 

  • Cases: We continuously work with your own examples. Casework makes the training relevant and increases the link between training scenarios and real-life situations. 
  • Cultural models: New knowledge is more readily used when it becomes systematic. That’s why we use a range of cultural models that make it easier to deal with complex scenarios where cultural differences come into play. We will look at the models repeatedly, so that they are easy to remember and use. See one of our models here 
  • Energy and involvement: We promote active learning by involving all participants and maintain energy levels by switching between presentations, casework, exercises and group discussions. We do this because people learn best when they are engaged and involved. And we might as well have fun at the same time.

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