LE HAVRE, France

Working in Multicultural Teams & Environments

when 28 June 2024 - 11 July 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 1250

In today's international and ultra-globalized environment, it is essential to prepare future managers to work effectively by developing cultural sensitivity and multicultural skills. This course provides students with the theoretical and practical knowledge to recognize the role of culture in the functioning of individuals and teams and the existence of cultural differences in the conduct and management of international businesses. It equips students with effective intercultural skills to be aware of, anticipate and solve problem these cultural issues.

The course will cover the following main topics:
- What culture is and how we can analyze one’s own and other people’s cultures
- The mechanisms at play within intercultural interactions, mainly: social categorization, stereotyping and prejudice, and self-reference criterion

Summer School 2023
Paris Clichy from 14 to 27 July
- The interplay between culture and identity, mainly through the lenses of social identity theory, ethnocentrism and cosmopolitanism, and acculturation
- Intercultural communication competence
- The nature and challenges of multicultural teams
- Expatriation and adjustment

Course leader

For any information, please contact short-term@em-normandie.fr

Target group

Open to Undergraduate and Graduate students
For non-native English speakers: B2 (CEFR) or equivalent (TOEFL IBT 72, IELTS 5.0, TOEIC 750) is highly recommended.

Course aim

This course contributes to the following learning objectives of the program:
▪ To support and listen to team members on a daily basis, develop individual and
collective skills with the support of the Human Resource department
▪ To manage self and others for a responsible and ethical management
▪ To work in a multicultural team and/or environment
▪ To work in a team remotely

Credits info

6 EC
6 ECTS Credits
30 class-hours + Independent learning hours

Fee info

EUR 1250: Early bird for application before 30, April 2024 : € 1100 (regular fee)
EUR 890: Partner University fee (please contact us : short-term@em-normandie.fr) to check eligibility.
Early bird for application before 30, April 2024 : € 690 (Partner University fee)