569-LCCL: Cross Cultural Leadership for Global Advantage
As Canadian workplaces become ever more diverse and the forces of globalization draw more and more leaders, managers, and working professionals into business in other countries, the need for intercultural competence grows. LCCL 569: Cross-Cultural Leadership for Global Advantage is designed to enhance the intercultural competence of leaders, managers, and working professionals by providing opportunities to 1) build a working knowledge of how culture affects what goes on in the workplace, 2) explore the current state of one’s intercultural competence, and 3) apply one’s working knowledge to course discussions, exercises, and assignments.
After completing this course, learners will be able to:
- demonstrate a higher level of intercultural competence in their leadership, management, or professional role;
- implement a development plan purposefully created to further develop their intercultural competence.
- Lesson 1: Mapping the Terrain: An Introduction to Core Concepts
- Lesson 2: Exploring the Terrain: Cultural Values Around the World
- Lesson 3: Where Am I? Finding My Place in the Terrain
- Lesson 4: Advancing Through the Terrain: Developing Intercultural Competence
Students will be graded based on their participation in the online discussions and each of the weekly assignments. The discussion portion of the grade is worth 30%. The weekly assignments are worth 70% of the final grade. To pass the course students are expected to receive a grade of 60% or better for discussion participation, graded exercises, and assignments.