Collective intelligence and intercultural competence building (for non-profit)

Intercultural abilities through communication dynamics

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Collective intelligence and intercultural competence building  (for non-profit)

Every day in Brussels thousands of organisations work in a transnational way, increasing the need for culture sensitive working practices. How to understand and solve critical situations? How to build colllective intelligence and action upon each partner’s cultural norms and values? This module will help you to acquire the basics of collective and intercultural competence, and to understand the complexity of intercultural aspects in the workplace. It will also help you to develop a set of practical skills and collaborative strategies, with a view to solving collective challenges and unlocking complex situations that are temporarily frozen.

 

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Participants will improve their cross-cultural sensitivity by:

  • Acquiring the basics of collective intelligence and intercultural comptence building
  • understanding the complexity of intercultural aspects in the workplace
  • developing a set of practical intercultural skills and collaborative strategies
  • recognizing how different cultures’ value and norms function
  • compare their different working styles and cultural dimensions

More precisely, participants will:

  • Be aware of their own cultural frame of reference, and how it influences their values, beliefs and behaviours (helps them understand how those with different values and behaviours will interpret their actions through different working styles)
  • Understand emotional responses to cross-cultural situations at work (helps them determine how to express their values through actions that will be effective in culturally diverse workplaces)
  • Recognise and realise how stereotypes obstruct communication
  • Be better able to develop trust in intercultural relationships
  • Be able to practice new intercultural skills in specific situations, and reflect on their behaviour through debriefs of group interactions
  • Be able to develop multiple responses that are acceptable to members of other cultures, enriched by the exposure to other cultures
  • Put their Personal development plan into action: Which situations at work will they manage differently? Which skills will they practice first?

 

This module can also be followed as part of the diploma in European non-profit communicatio


  • Cultural awareness on national/organizational and professional aspects
  • Identification of cultural influences on personal and organisational aspects
  • Working in a complex reality
  • Intercultural competences through communication dynamics
  • Cultural intelligence, Cultural due diligence, Cultural style switching
  • Overcoming self-imposed limits when working with others
  • Develop multiples responses that are acceptable to members of other cultures, that are enriched by the exposure to other cultures

Training methodology

The training methodology is based simultaneously not only on ITT (In The Theory) understanding but also on IRL (In Real Life) activities. Participants will help each other

  • understand the complex system of multicultural rules and procedures,
  • solve a collective challenge to unlock complex situation that  could be temporarily frozen,
  • give and receive feedback on their analysis of different intercultural challenges.

The Learning process will be based on:

  • Participatory experiential learning, appreciative inquiry
  • Individual self-reflection
  • Sharing knowledge and personal experience by alternative means and collaborative dialogue: Photo storytelling, Culture Assimilators, “Think, pair and share”, Sharing circle
  • Group multicultural problem-solving simulation game
  • Reality-check with transferability to participants workplace
  • Video Capsules - films, videos, podcasts
  • Use of annotated bibliography/webography and participant’s manual

This module can also be followed as part of the diploma in European non-profit communicatio

Nonprofit 

Prix

270 euros 

This module can also be followed as part of the diploma in European non-profit communication 

 

Durée

9 hours

Date(s)

To be defined - 2017

More info : esther.durin@galilee.be

Lieu

IHECS Academy

27 rue des Grands Carmes

1000 Brussels

Ljiljana Simic
Ljiljana Simic Interculturaliste @ Institutions européennes

Type de certification

Certificate of attendance

This module can also be followed as part of the diploma in European non-profit communication