Are you working in international projects or in intercultural groups? In our English minor intercultural communication you will learn how to achieve a successful cooperation in these situations. Start in February 2019 at Aeres Hogeschool Wageningen.
Are you working in international projects or in intercultural groups? In our English minor Intercultural communication you will learn how to achieve a successful cooperation in these situations.
We live in a time of increasing globalization, migration and urbanization, which leads to a society characterized by growing diversity in a social and professional context. This offers opportunities and dynamic development, but this may also lead to anxiety, misunderstandings and xenophobia. How to handle these aspects of modern living and employ them to identify opportunities without being blind for threats?
In this minor you will learn to take a proactive and self-reflective role and develop professional relationships in a foreign or multicultural context in your professional career at home and abroad. The minor has a value of fifteen European Credits (15 ECs).
You will study practice and theory of cultural awareness, group differences and similarities, and apply this awareness in intercultural communication between people with diverse backgrounds. By successfully finishing this minor you will acquire insights and competence to
This includes developing a motivated behaviour repertoire and acquiring commitment with relevant stakeholders. The programme is based on current insights and developments and links fundamental knowledge of models and theories to relevant research and effective behaviour in practice.
The assessment consists of four mandatory parts: a theory test, a topical essay, an advice report based on the students' research at the (traineeship) workplace and a presentation integrating 1 and 2.