Cross-Cultural Management (5 op) - JOHT3002 - syksy 2018




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Verkkotyöskentelyä Moodlessa vk 44-01 (29.10.2018-6.1.2019).

Ilmoittautuminen ja hintatiedot

Opintojakson hinta on 140€. Yksittäiselle opintojaksolle ilmoittautuessa maksetaan verkkomaksuna Tampereen kesäyliopistoon 90€. Vaasan avoimen yliopiston rekisteröintimaksun 50€ opiskelija maksaa Vaasan avoimeen yliopistoon ILPA-rekisteröitymisen yhteydessä. Ohjeet ILPA-rekisteröitymisestä lähetetään sähköpostilla ennen opintojakson alkua.

Sisältö / Content: 

The subjects covered on the course include the role of culture and its impact on individuals, organizations and management; cultural differences and dimensions of culture; cross-cultural interaction.

Oppimistavoite / Learning goals

By the end of this course students should have a more in-depth understanding of culture in situations such as: working abroad, international meetings, working in international projects/teams, and dealing with workplace diversity.  The course also supports students’ development of global mindset and encourage them to value diversity as well as to increase knowledge of cultural frameworks.

Suoritustapa ja arviointi / Learning tasks and evaluation

Written assignments, introduction video. All course assignments can be submitted in Finnish or English. You should have at least one of the course books at hand from the first week of the course.

This course is organized fully online. Since discussions and participative lectures are not present, the responsibility of a student is even bigger in reaching his/her learning goals. Student must reserve time for active reading of course book and searching for additional academic material and writing the assignments on time. Students should be familiar with the basic HRM vocabulary (Human resource management), and be able to follow the videolectures and read course material in English.

Opiskelumateriaali / Learning material

1) Understanding Cross-Cultural Management, Pearson Education, by Marie-Joëlle Browaeys and Roger Price, 2011. 2) Cross-Cultural Management: Essential Concepts, Sage, by David Thomas, 2008. 3) International dimensions of organizational behavior. Cengage Learning, by Nancy J. Adler, and Allison Gundersen, 2007. 4) Videos on Moodle. You should have at least one of the course books at hand from the first week of the course.


Lisätietoja opinnoista saa koulutussuunnittelija Anu Urhemaalta p. 040 706 5606 ja koulutuskoordinaattori Vappu Saloselta p. 040 081 3717.

Piia Uusi-Kakkuri
There are available places on the course
29.10.2018 - 6.1.2019
Enrollment begins
21.6.2018 00:00
Enrollment ends
Credits 5
Course fee 140,00

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