Leadership and Intercultural Communication

Module Code
1105
Module Coordinators
Prof. Dr. Martina Höber
Teachers
Prof. Dr. Martina Höber
Short Description

Methods and techniques to guide intercultural teams

Learning Objectives

Participants shall

  • get to know the principles of leadership competence
  • improve their own communicative competences
  • develop intercultural communication skills
  • make experiences in team processes and learn to understand group dynamics
  • improve the ability to reflect their own behavior and how they are perceived by others
  • extend their cultural sensitiveness
Contents
  • Leadership and motivation of staff and management teams
  • Dealing with international teams
  • Principles of intercultural communication (verbal and non-verbal communication)
  • Development of sensibility for cultural differences and social competence
  • Conflict management
Expertise
COM_THM_ORGANIZER_TWO_STARS
Method Competence
COM_THM_ORGANIZER_THREE_STARS
Social Competence
COM_THM_ORGANIZER_THREE_STARS
Self Competence
COM_THM_ORGANIZER_THREE_STARS
Duration in Semester
1
Instruction Language
English
Total Effort
3 CrP; an estimated 6 hours, of which approximately 4 are spent in class.
Weekly School Hours
3
Method of Instruction

Seminaristischer Unterricht

Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points
  • TL1 reg. attendance (50%),
  • TL2 presentation (50%)
Availability
Yearly
References
  • Chokar/ Brodbeck/ House: Culture and Leadership Across the World
  • Doppler / Lauterburg: Managing Corporate Change
  • Kouzes / Posner: The Leadership Challenge
  • Senge / Roberts et al.: The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook
  • Whetton/Cameron/Woods: Developing Management Skills for Europe