Facts about the course

Study points:
2.5
Responsible department:
Faculty of Logistics
Course Leader:
Homayoun Shaabani
Lecture Semester:
Autumn
Teaching language:
English
Duration:
½ year

LOG904-133 Cross Cultural Management (Autumn 2019)

About the course

Course content (abstract): This is a rather interactive seminar covering all aspects of cross cultural communication. Besides theory presentation and showing short videos the seminar also works with many interactive games. Group discussion is very important. There will be no final exam, but there will be individual and group homework and student groups have to produce a short video throughout the week, which will be presented at the very end of the seminar.

 

Topics covered: Cultural awareness, culture theory, stereotypes and prejudices, own cultural background, cross cultural communication, cross-cultural competence, culture shock, cross cultural management

perienced already.

The course is connected to the following study programs

Recommended requirements

none

The student's learning outcomes after completing the course

Knowing that culture matters and knowing that our thinking and acting is culturally bound, ability to deal with ambiguity when moving in foreign cultures, being cross-culturally competent, knowing culture theory and applying it to the own and foreign culture, reduction of prejudices and stereotypes,

Forms of teaching and learning

interactive exercises, reflective essays, theory presentation, group discussion, video production

Examination

Form of assessment: Home assessment with presentation

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  • Duration: -

  • Grouping: Group

  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)

Support material: All printed and written supporting material

Form of assessment: Home assessment with presentation

  • Proportion: %

  • Duration: -

  • Grouping: Group

  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)

Support material: All printed and written supporting material

Form of assessment: Home assessment without presentation

  • Proportion: %

  • Duration: -

  • Grouping: Individual

  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)

  • Support material: All printed and written supporting material

Form of assessment: Home assessment without presentation

  • Proportion: %

  • Duration: -

  • Grouping: Individual

  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)

  • Support material: All printed and written supporting material

Form of assessment: Home assessment without presentation

  • Proportion: %

  • Duration: -

  • Grouping: Individual

  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)

  • Support material: All printed and written supporting material

 

Proportion: 40%+60%

Course evaluation

 Group Work: ¿Interacting Spheres¿ Tuesday

¿My own cultural background¿  Wednesday

1st reflective essay Thursday

2nd reflective essay Presentation of final task Friday

Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Sep. 18, 2019 9:30:16 PM