This course provides participants with a thorough understanding of the challenges and success factors in working across cultural differences, and equipping them with practical skills in management and collaboration in an international environment.
Together with experts from the private sector and the field of development cooperation, participants will look at the individual, organizational/institutional and leadership responsibilities that are needed for successful interaction. They will have the opportunity to reflect on their own intercultural and transcultural learning process and develop approaches to successfully run projects with intercultural partnerships and teams. The course will also introduce “bridging tools” for conflict prevention, negotiation and mediation.
Prior completion of the course Intercultural Skills: Communication is recommended but not a precondition for admission.
- Collaboration and partnerships
- Working in multicultural teams; diversity management
- Leadership and management styles
- Conflict prevention and resolution
- Negotiation and mediation
26 September 2019, 9am-5pm
27 September 2019, 9am-5pm
The course is awarded with 1 ECTS credit for the CAS in African Affairs (assessment required).
CHF 690 incl. course documentation; travel expenses, accommodation and meals are not included.
Additional fee for assessment (required for ECTS credits): CHF 60