Leadership Behaviors, Diversity, and Cultures

MGMT X 493.12

This collaborative course examines what constitutes "effective" leadership across cultures, and prepares students for business assignments outside of their home countries.

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Winter
Hybrid
Starting at $765.00
As few as 8 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Understand that the skills and behaviors percieved as effective leadership characteristics in one culture do not necessarily translate into a different culture and context
  • Acquire frameworks for assessing how to approach a work assignment in a different cultural context
  • Conduct research into aspects of cultural differentiation, and be able to describe leadership in particular cultures

About this course:

This is a collaborative course that examines what constitutes "effective" leadership across cultures. The underlying theme is that the skills and behaviors that are perceived as effective leadership characteristics in one culture are not necessarily those that will be effective in a different culture. By exploring the ways in which specific characteristics are valued differently by different cultures, you acquire frameworks for assessing how to approach a work assignment in a culture that is not their own. Everyone is expected to work in cross-cultural groups to the extent possible based on enrollments. The weekly readings target particular aspects of cultural differentiation. Working within those topics, the student teams are asked to describe aspects of leadership in particular cultures based on their research and/or personal experiences. Students use both formal presentations and informal discussions to engage each other in learning about different cultural expectations. The goal of the course is to help prepare students for business assignments outside of their native countries.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Hybrid courses have both regular remote meeting times and online instruction. Click “See Details” for more information.

Available
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Saturday 9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Sarah Smith Orr
377332
Fee:
$765.00
3 days left. Enroll by Jan 23, 2021
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Notes
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 22, 2021
Course Requirements
Book: The Culture Map by Erin Meyer
Book: Leading with Cultural Intelligence by David Livermore
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sat Jan 23, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Feb 27, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Mar 13, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online

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