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How Culture Impacts Communication


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
With so much business happening on a global scale, cross-cultural communication is more important than ever before. Communication is always a challenge, and when diverse cultures interact, good communication can be even more challenging. In this course, you'll learn about the importance of achieving a proper mindset for cross-cultural communication. You'll explore aspects of cultures that affect how people communicate across cultural boundaries. You'll learn also considerations for speaking and writing in cross-cultural environments.

Target Audience
Individuals who want to develop and refine their cross-cultural communication skills.

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

How Culture Impacts Communication

  • identify perspectives that support cross-cultural communications
  • define high- and low-context communication styles
  • classify examples of communication styles as low context
  • recognize strategies for effective communication in low-context cultures
  • identify examples of communication styles as high-context
  • recognize strategies for effective communication in high-context cultures
  • communicate effectively in low- and high-context settings
  • Course Number:
    comm_48_a01_bs_enus