Cross-Cultural Skills Development Workshop: for exchange students SESSION B: EUROPE
Cross-Cultural Skills Development Workshop European Focussed Session
ANU Global Programs, in collaboration with the College of Business and Economics, are offering all outbound exchnage students the opportunity to attend a cross cultural skill development workshop prior to the beginning of thier international study adventure! We have included a synopsis of the training below and have been undertaking the training ourselves - it is great!
Please note that if you are unable to attend the session specific to your host location, consider going along to one of the other sessions - all sessions will include an hour of general information and an hour of culturally focussed content.
Led by Dr Marina ISKHAKOVAProgram Manager/LecturerResearch School of Economics
Workshop Synopsis:Will equip you with the knowledge and skills on how to deal effectively with cultures different from your own. This workshop will give you a brief and clear explanation of why some awkward and strange behaviors in your opinion are in fact proper and fair in different cultures. It will assist you with effective strategies of studying, living and working in cross-cultural environments and will make your professional and social life much more efficient and enjoyable! There will be group and pair interactions which will provide you with feedback and allow you to address personal concerns and problems in a mutually trustful and supportive environment. Workshop is conducted in a very interactive format, it will be an exciting mix of key theories of Cultural guru and effective practical exercises. Acquiring Cross-Cultural skills and increasing Cross-Cultural awareness will make you the best from equal top candidates to work in a challenging global environment.
Outcomes: developing Cross-Cultural Awareness; developing Cross-cultural communications skills; better self-awareness of own culture; equipment with effective strategies of Cross-Cultural communication, richer and more enjoyable social life, better academic performance, stress reduction, higher retention