Lots of PhD students come from another country, and several Belgian PhD students work in an intercultural environment and will themselves go abroad later.
In this 2 day interactive course, by Ann De Ron of FishGrowFeet, we explore how you can get to know our foreign colleagues a bit better and learn from each other. We take out time to get to know each other in this workshop too. The key is that you always meet a person, not a culture.
On the program:
- cultural dimensions
- discussing your own cases with 3 models for intercultural communication
- testing your ability to adapt to different communication styles.
You get the opportunity to look up your own personal profile according to the 8 cultural dimensions of Erin Meyer (INSEAD Business School).
We also introduce a different model, one that in contrast to most, does not focus on culture, but on communication and this on meeting people, not cultures.
After having attended this workshop, you will be aware of/know about...
An important part of preparing for any further professional step is becoming (more) aware of the competences you have developed and/or want to develop. In the current workshop, the following competences from the UHasselt competency overview are actively dealt with:
When and where?