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Cultural Awareness

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Cultural Awareness

for Global Business

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Cultural awareness and its relevance in today’s professional relationships

We live in a global and multicultural environment where we may interact with professionals of cultures other than ours, thus the need to adapt both within and outside of your organization in cultural terms.

In this context, cultural awareness and intercultural skills are critical for individual and organizational success; they contribute toward the creation of “ global leadership skills” which would benefit an entire company or organization.

57%

57% of employees want to see their company increase diversity.

Source: Glassdoor

69%

69% of executives believe that diversity and inclusion are currently the most important issues.

Source: Glassdoor

19%

Diverse management boosts revenue by 19%.

Source: BCG

An online course to embrace multiculturalism

To guide you towards success in the multicultural business world, MIT Professional Education offers the Cultural Awareness for Global Business course. This course provides a research-based foundation of cultural differences and its many dimensions, followed by a highly practitioner- oriented guide toward developing ways to apply cultural awareness in the world we live.

We want to equip you with the necessary tools to improve your professional work and intercultural interactions in business. You will be trained to deal with challenges and to minimize conflicts, with the goal of taking advantage of diversity and inclusion to make your company more competitive and innovative. This course will help you develop within the context of cultural diversity, and to operate effectively in business beyond cultures and borders.

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The skills you will develop

1.

You will learn about the concept of culture

and its relationship to language and communication.

2.

You will see why and how

the cultures in our professional environments differ from each other.

3.

You will discover how and why

cultural differences impact the global economy.

4.

You will find out

how to successfully conduct business in a multicultural setting.

5.

You will learn to avoid common communication problems

that are caused by culturally-shaped differences in expected etiquette and nonverbal communication practices.

In addition, you will receive a Certificate of Completion

All the participants who successfully complete the online course Cultural Awareness: for Global Business will receive an MIT Professional Education Certificate of Completion. Furthermore, participants will receive * MIT Continuing Education Units (CEUs)*.

To obtain CEUs, complete the accreditation confirmation, which is available at the end of the course. CEUs are calculated for each course based on the number of learning hours.

* The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is defined as 10 contact hours of ongoing learning to indicate the amount of time they have devoted to a non-credit/non-degree professional development program.

To understand whether or not these CEUs may be applied toward professional certification, licensing requirements, or other required training or continuing education hours, please consult your training department or licensing authority directly.

This course is aimed at

  • ANY PROFESSIONAL
    looking to develop their abilities to perform satisfactorily in cross-cultural environments, especially international business environments.

Cultural Awareness in Global Business is a multidisciplinary online course that is relevant across industries and sectors, as well as to professionals in a wide variety of positions and in companies of many sizes.

Meet the instructors of this course

Listed in alphabetical order 
MR. BHASKAR PANT

Executive Director of MIT Professional Education

“To operate in an intercultural environment, it is necessary to recognize, accept and appreciate differences among people of diverse cultures. Professionals who are trained in cultural awareness and sensitivity will have a critical ability to detect and deal with cultural nuances to achieve more successful business outcomes across cultures.”

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Bhaskar Pant is the Executive Director of MIT Professional Education, the arm of MIT that provides technical professionals a gateway to MIT expertise.

Under his leadership, MIT Professional Education has substantially increased the number of corporate relationships that it maintains, and the number of courses that it offers. Professionals from more than 120 countries participate in its on-campus, international, online and hybrid courses, which cover topics ranging from AI and biotech to real estate and leadership. This global expansion is linked to Mr. Pant’s service on the MIT President’s Task Force on ‘The Future of Education at MIT’ – he contributed to the sub-committee on ‘Bringing MIT to the World.’

Prior to joining MIT, Mr. Pant held senior leadership positions in academic and corporate organizations around the globe.

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