Intercultural Communication in Teams

Interkulturelle Kommunikation in Teams
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Leading teams


Total time 60 minutes

Teams are becoming ever more heterogeneous, as the team members often hail from different countries and cultures. Consequently, intercultural communication is becoming more and more important, especially in the context of work.  In this e⁠-⁠learning course, the participants will learn what "culture" means exactly. The e⁠-⁠training course deals with the most important cultural dimensions from the works of Geert Hofstede and E. T. Hall. The participants will also learn how to become more aware of cultural differences and will receive valuable leadership tools with which to manage intercultural teams. The aim of the e⁠-⁠training course is to enhance the intercultural skills of the participants.


Target group

  • Employees and managers who work in an intercultural environment

Learning objectives

  • To learn cultural definitions according to Geert Hofstede and Edward T. Hall

  • To develop sensitivity for cultural differences

  • To understand the causes of misunderstandings in intercultural teams

  • To apply management tools in intercultural teams

  • To develop and enhance intercultural skills


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

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Moderated video lectures
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