Improving Communication in Cross-cultural Relationships


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Overview/Description
Cross-cultural communication has assumed even greater significance in the current global business context where people from diverse cultures share common business goals and working spaces on a day-to-day basis. It is essential for a skilled communicator to recognize and deal with cross-cultural differences and other barriers in the way of communication across cultures. To this end, building positive relationships can go far in making cross-cultural communication more effective. This course takes you through some best practices and strategies to help you take your cross-cultural communication to a new level. It presents a structured approach for dealing with cultural differences and making necessary adjustments to your communication style. It also offers some tips and strategies to build rapport across cultures. Finally, it helps you recognize behaviors that can hinder cross-cultural communication and suggests suitable actions to overcome them.

Target Audience
Individuals that want to develop and refine their cross-cultural communication skills

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Improving Communication in Cross-cultural Relationships

  • recognize how to deal effectively with cultural differences to improve cross-cultural communication
  • recognize tips and communication strategies to build rapport across cultures
  • recognize behaviors that can hinder cross-cultural communication and actions to overcome them
  • Course Number:
    comm_26_a03_bs_enus