Cross-Cultural Communication (1 Hour)

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$16.00

Description

Cross-cultural communication takes more than manners. Gain insights into more factors, including how others perceive the world around them.

With so much business now happening on a global scale, cross-cultural communication is more important than ever before. Communication is always a challenge, and when diverse cultures interact, good communication can be even more challenging. To become a more efficient and effective communicator, you must acknowledge and respect cultural differences. In this course, you’ll learn about the importance of taking culture and diversity into account in the workplace. You’ll explore aspects of cultures that affect how people communicate across cultural boundaries. You’ll also learn different considerations for speaking and writing across cultures.

It takes time to build working relationships with people from other cultures, but it only takes a second to alienate them by inappropriately crossing cultural boundaries. That’s why building relationships across cultures is so important in the current global business context, where you have to share objectives and working space with people with diverse cultural backgrounds. In this course, you will learn about dealing effectively with cultural diversity to improve cross-cultural communication and build rapport. You’ll also learn about the misunderstandings and behaviors related to a culture that can hinder good communication and ways to overcome them. Finally, you’ll learn strategies for giving effective presentations to people from low- and high-context cultures.

This course covers the importance of taking culture and diversity into account in the workplace, aspects of cultures that affect communication across cultural boundaries, and considerations for speaking and writing across cultures. The course includes learning about dealing effectively with cultural diversity to improve cross-cultural communication and build rapport, the misunderstandings and behaviors related to a culture that can hinder good communication and ways to overcome them, and strategies for giving effective presentations to people from low- and high-context cultures.

CE Broker:
Approval Number: 20-852524
Provider Number: 50-31808


Course Outline

Cross-Cultural Communication – 1.0 Hour

How Culture Impacts Communication

With so much business now happening on a global scale, cross-cultural communication is more important than ever before. Communication is always a challenge, and when diverse cultures interact, good communication can be even more challenging. To become a more efficient and effective communicator, you must acknowledge and respect cultural differences. In this course, you’ll learn about the importance of taking culture and diversity into account in the workplace. You’ll explore aspects of cultures that affect how people communicate across cultural boundaries. You’ll also learn different considerations for speaking and writing across cultures.

Using Communication Strategies to Bridge Cultural Divides

It takes time to build working relationships with people from other cultures, but it only takes a second to alienate them by inappropriately crossing cultural boundaries. That’s why building relationships across cultures is so important in the current global business context, where you have to share objectives and working space with people with diverse cultural backgrounds. In this course, you will learn about dealing effectively with cultural diversity to improve cross-cultural communication and build rapport. You’ll also learn about the misunderstandings and behaviors related to a culture that can hinder good communication and ways to overcome them. Finally, you’ll learn strategies for giving effective presentations to people from low- and high-context cultures.

Additional information

Hours

1

Disclosures

Anyone in a position to control the content of an educational activity is required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. In accordance with these standards, all potential conflicts of interests have been resolved. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she (or spouse/domestic partner) has a financial relationship   in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the course content over which the individual has control. 

The course SME reports no financial relationships relevant to the content of this course. 

Methods and CE Requirements: 

This online course consists of a combined total of 2 learning modules. Individuals are eligible to receive a total of 1 hours of continuing education by completing all modules within this course. Participants must complete the media-based video lectures, lesson tests and all required course components to claim continuing education credit. 

Important Note: 

Martinsburg College shall furnish a written statement of completion to each participant who completes each continuing education program. The statement shall be signed by the instructor or an individual designated by the instructor and shall contain the name of the continuing education program; the number of credit hours; the date of the continuing education program; the name of the participant; and the approved provider number. 

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