Intercultural Communication in Teams


Teams are becoming more diverse, as members can often hail from different countries and cultures. Consequently, intercultural communication is becoming more and more important, especially at work. In this e⁠-⁠learning course, users will learn what "culture" means and discuss important concepts from the works of Geert Hofstede and E. T. Hall. Participants will also learn how to become more aware of cultural differences and receive valuable leadership tools with which to manage intercultural teams. The aim of the course is to enhance the intercultural skills of the participants.

What is a macrolearning?

Comprehensive soft skills training for in-depth personal development. Macrolearning is a classic elearning course with a completion time of approximately 50 minutes. As a particularly intensive form of digital development, macrolearning promotes soft skills and sharpens personal profiles. For a holistic learning journey, PINKTUM Macrolearnings can also be combined with suitable compact Microlearnings.


Target group

  • Employees and managers who work in an intercultural environment

Learning objectives

  • Understanding the cultural definitions from the works of Geert Hofstede and Edward T. Hall

  • Developing sensitivity around cultural differences

  • Learning about common misunderstandings in intercultural teams

  • Applying management tools in intercultural teams

  • Developing and extending intercultural skills


Demonstrating openness
Supporting employees
Appreciating colleagues
Setting an example
Working within a network
Acting fairly and with integrity

Authoring tool



Animated illustrative videos
Enacted scenes
Transfer tasks
Key messages
Knowledge Check
Interactive elements
Moderated video lectures
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