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Course, academic year 2023/2024
  
Communicating Global Business - AV501005
Title: Communicating Global Business
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2021
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:1/1, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
Additional information: http://kem.vscht.cz/predmety/softskills
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Hřebačková Monika PhDr.
Annotation -
What does it mean to manage diversity and cross-cultural communication in the world of global business, rapidly developing new technologies and the changing nature of work? The course outlines some cultural concepts, aspects of cultural adaptation, the relationship between culture, communication, and conflict resolution. It identifies strategies for helping achieve better understanding ad explains their relevance for international management and practical business situations. It also outlines some cultural values as seen by others and demonstrates business examples of typical symptoms of cultural clashing in an effort to recognize potential faux pas.
Last update: Hřebačková Monika (22.04.2022)
Aim of the course

By the end of the course, students will

> understand the principles of intercultural communication

> discover their cultural „self“

> learn about cultural dimensions and differences in approaching conflicts

> practice communication techniques to better manage communication barriers

> learn about the relationship between conflicts and communication

> define and apply steps and strategies in the negotiation process

> work in teams, analyze incidents and role-play various situations

Last update: Hřebačková Monika (22.04.2022)
Literature

Course materials will be provided during the course.

Last update: Hřebačková Monika (22.04.2022)
Teaching methods - Czech

Students learn through practical activities, analysis, comparison, discussion, critical thinking, and reflection.

Last update: Hřebačková Monika (22.04.2022)
Syllabus

The course builds on three key topics: culture, communication, and negotiation. These include:

the principles of intercultural communication

creating a cultural profile

cultural values, dimensions and differences in approaching conflicts

communication techniques to better manage communication barriers

the relationship between conflicts and communication

strategies in the negotiation process

analyzing critical incidents and role-playing various situations

Last update: Hřebačková Monika (22.04.2022)
Entry requirements - Czech

Students are expected to be self-sufficient users of English and be able to interact with a certain fluency and spontaneity.

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Registration requirements

Students are expected to be self-sufficient users of English and be able to interact with a certain fluency and spontaneity.

Last update: Hřebačková Monika (22.04.2022)
Course completion requirements - Czech

Assessment criteria include:

Pro-active participation

Submitting a team digital story on a course-related topic

Last update: Hřebačková Monika (22.04.2022)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Obhajoba individuálního projektu 0.1 2
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
Práce na individuálním projektu 0.7 20
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 0.2 6
Účast na seminářích 1 28
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