Establishing a Professional ‘Self’ through Effective Intercultural Communication

Establishing a Professional ‘Self’ through Effective Intercultural Communication

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10 h
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  • Fee-based Certificate
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  • 4 Sequences
  • Intermediate Level
  • Subtitles in German, English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese

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Syllabus

Introduction to Specialisation and Course

In the course ‘Establishing a professional ‘self’ through effective intercultural communication’, you will learn how to communicate effectively to establish relationships with colleagues in a culturally and linguistically diverse community and workplace. As language reflects cultures, we will begin the course by highlighting the need to take into considerations cultural values when we communicate in a multicultural community and workplace. We then move on to discuss some effective communication skills required to build relationships with colleagues in a globalised workplace. You will learn to adopt appropriate intrapersonal and interpersonal communicative strategies to present information based on the 7 communication principles. And, finally, you will learn to build your personal profile and appropriately align yourself to a globalised workplace.

Establish Work Relationships

In this module, you will learn that, in order to adopt appropriate communication strategies in a globalised workplace, it is very important to gain insights into what is valued in a culture and how language is used to reflect cultural values. We can then move on to discuss some effective intrapersonal and interpersonal communication skills required to build relationships with colleagues and to inform others in a workplace.
What's included

Effective Communication

In this module, you will learn about the 7 principles of effective communication, and how you can effectively inform your colleagues based on the 7 principles of communication to inform.
What's included

Personal Profile

And, finally, you will learn how to establish a professional self in a globalised workplace. You will learn to adopt strategies to build a professional image and relationships with colleagues as a team member and team leader in a globalised workplace, align yourself to your workplace, build your own personal profile (brand) in a workplace, and use social networking sites to widen your network and present your personal profile (brand).

Prerequisite

None.

Instructors

Misty So-Sum Wai-Cook
Centre for English Language Communication

Editor

A leading global university located in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore’s flagship university, and offers a global approach to education and research with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise. Its transformative education includes a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment.

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