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Global Intercultural Management, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 21 days
Maastricht, Netherlands
Different aspects of intercultural management are explored during this course. It is designed to develop students’ abilities to compare and analyse the reasons for fundamental differences in intercultural management and governance practices that exist among key organisations and societies around the world.
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Global Intercultural Management explores different aspects of intercultural management, including intercultural teambuilding, effective cross cultural leadership, human resource management, as well as diversity and inclusion practices. The units are designed to develop student’s abilities to compare and analyze the reasons for fundamental differences, in intercultural management and governance practices that exist amongst key organizations and societies around the world. Studies will focus on comparative analysis of combinations of cultures (societies and public and private governance) across Nations, corporations and Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Inter-Governmental Organizations (IGOs). These fundamental understandings are essential to successfully shaping policies and decisions for international leaders in a globalized world. Students will be challenged to explore and explain intercultural issues that influence and impact global management. Students will have the opportunity to develop a deeper knowledge about how culture shapes management practices in international organizations. Academic inquiry will be explored through the examination of the following units.

Study Units:Unit 1: Introduction: The Global ChallengeUnit 2: Culture and Intercultural ManagementUnit 3: Organizational Culture –Global InteractionUnit 4: Values and Culture: Impact and Influence on Diversity and InclusionUnit 5: Intercultural Competence in International BusinessUnit 6: Intercultural Leadership and Team BuildingUnit 7: International Management – Human Resource StrategiesUnit 8: Conclusion: Role of the Global Manager

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 21 days
    • Duration description

      This is a three week course running from the 20th of July until the 6th of August, 2020

  • Credits
    6 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Upon course completion, students will be able to:

1. Identify and examine challenges in global management2. Analyse various cultural models and apply concepts to case studies3. Develop effective skills to maximize success in teambuilding4. Contribute to global management issues as studied and discussed in class5. Connect intercultural global management strategies to personal leadership style6. Deal constructively on a professional level with cultural diversity7. Develop competence while working in an international setting to ensure inclusivity8. Apply Field Study experience to Intercultural Global Management concepts9. Examine Diversity and Inclusion Practices10. Acknowledge the impact of Language and Culture in International Business


Laura Sarino

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Students should have a basic knowledge of Intercultural Communication. Students with an interest in the fundamentals of global management in cross cultural settings and in the positive impact of multicultural teams in international business can enrol in this course.

Minimum of 7 students are required for the class to take place.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    998 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 998 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 21 days.
  • National

    998 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 998 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 21 days.
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Living costs for Maastricht

  • 700 - 1170 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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