Intercultural Communication exposes learners to the principles of intercultural communication to advance their efforts to understand and attribute meaning to communicative behaviors among different cultures and social groups.
Learners study communication and culture, intercultural messages, the role of context in intercultural communication, the impact of culture on one’s identity, and communication style. Learners master the practical skills necessary to improve one’s intercultural communication competence in an international world.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
CEOs, Directors, HR Managers
What will I learn?
Define major concepts and theories of intercultural communication
Differentiate between various communication processes unique to cultures
Identify the barriers to intercultural communication
Analyze the roles of culture, language, power, and communication on the development of personal, social, and cultural identities throughout one’s life
Analyze one’s own cultural identity
Discuss the influence of culture on the sending and interpreting of messages
Evaluate intercultural interactions using intercultural communication skills
How will I learn?
What support will I receive?
When you have a dedicated team on your side, you'll never be alone studying at Nexford. Hailing from many different countries and with online education expertise, our faculty provides you world-class support. Ask them questions during one-to-one office hours or live chat, email them any time, and get individual feedback on your assessments.
While you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
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