Topics for talks and training sessions

Specialisation modules

Values and norms
  • What influences our thinking and behaviour?
  • Own view of the foreign culture and view of one's own culture from outside
  • Phases of the culture shock
Comparison of cultural peculiarities
  • Dealing with time; Relationships on a private and professional level
  • Different learning styles; Hierarchies and personnel management
  • Communication styles, facial expressions, gestures, physical contact
  • Reaction patterns and solutions to disagreements
  • Religious sensitivities
Competence management
  • Simulations and case studies of intercultural competence components
  • Individual solution strategies and management strategies

Are stereotypes and prejudices avoidable?
How our human brain works
Living and learning in the age of globalization
The path of our society from the first to the second modern age
(according to U. Beck)
When one word gives another
The stages of a conflict and associated exit possibilities
(according to F. Glasl)
Intercultural competition strategies
Fit for global competition
(according to Scholz and Stein)

Your benefits

Recommendations

  • Recognition and understanding of intercultural stumbling blocks
  • Training of the critical reflection of own and external courses of action
  • Deepening intercultural skills, e.g. the ability to deal confidently with contradictions of different cultural perspectives
  • Knowledge of successful intercultural communication techniques
  • Exploitation of synergy potentials
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"The most important aspects of things for us are hidden by their simplicity and everydayness."
 (Ludwig Wittgenstein)