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Foundation Course: Global Communications Essentials

Identify key issues of cross-cultural communication ranging from broad cultural communication paradigms to specific skill building by considering real-world corporate examples in this introductory course.

    • Identify various aspects and levels of culture.
    • Describe the GLOBE Research Project's nine dimensions of culture and how each relates to various business interactions.
    • Explain the ways in which our world is changing and the impact on global organizations.
    • Recognize key issues of cross-cultural communication.
    • Employ effective cross-cultural communication skills.
    • Compare various modes of global communication that foster a collaborative environment.
    • Determine guidelines and tips to improve effectiveness and productivity of cross-cultural meetings.
    • Examine the various challenges and solutions of communicating as a member of a multicultural team through a series of case vignettes.
    • Create an action plan to enhance global communication performance.

    Thunderbird’s Foundation Courses enable you to further your education in a specific global business area. These online business courses are 100% web-based and available at your convenience, typically taking just 1–3 weeks for completion. Foundation Courses are ideal for individuals looking for the latest global updates in a certain business focus, or just need a refresher course on a topic of interest to enhance professional development.

    Course fee: $400 (USD)

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