Navigation

Managing Intercultural Relations (IM III)

Overview

Information regarding COVID-19 pandemic: This course will be offered virtually in the summer term 2021.


Module Description:

MIBS-3470

Contents:

1. Relevance of Intercultural Management

2. Intercultural Management Research: Scope and Results

3. Manifestations and Functions of Culture

4. Concepts of Culture

5. Intercultural Communication and Negotiations

6. Culture and Management: Organization, Motivation and Leadership in Different Cultures

7. Intercultural Competence

8. Intercultural Training

9. Conclusions

Intercultural differences have a great influence on management decisions and outcomes. For managers, intercultural competence is one of the most important requirements for working successfully in a global environment.

The course is aimed to understand the key concepts of intercultural management and to apply these concepts through a variety of practical examples and exercises. The regional emphasis is on Europe, Asia and the US.

Attendance: 45 h
Self-study: 105 h
All relevant documents are available on StudOn “
Managing Intercultural Relations (IM III) – SS 2019

 

Language:

English

Literature:

 

Holtbrügge, D. (2019). Managing Intercultural Relations.”Mimeo.”

 

 

Organization

Course Frequency

Summer term (SS)

Lecture Dates

The lecture will be conducted digitally.

Admission Regulations

Registration via MeinCampus (see Exam-No.). Students must register on StudOn to receive the lecture materials and details. Registration starts on 01.04.2021.

Exam Colloquium

will be announced via StudOn.

Exam Review

To review this winter term’s exam, please send an e-mail to laura.kirste@fau.de before 15.04.2021.

Assessment

Lecture:
Discussion paper

Examination Number

Master:
34702 Managing Intercultural Relations (lecture/exam: 4 ECTS)

Exam Date

tba

Course Frequency:

Summer term (SS)

Seminar Dates:

The seminar will take place digitally. Registration starts on 01.04.2021.

Admission Regulations

Registration for the Seminar via StudnOn.
Registration via MeinCampus (see Exam-No.)

Assessment:

Seminar:
Presentation and feedback (summer term)

Examination Number:

Master:
34703 Managing Intercultural Relations (seminar: 1 ECTS)

Contact

Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Dirk Holtbrügge

Chairholder; Dean of International Affairs

Department of International Management

Consultation hours: Please make an appointment with the secretariat.

Responsible assistant

Laura Kirste, M.Sc.

Teaching and Research Associate

Department of International Management

Consultation hours: by appointment

Responsibilities:
  • Academic Coordinator: Master in International Business Studies (MIBS)
  • International Management Solutions (IMS)
  • Managing Intercultural Relations (IM III)