Martje Pool (2 ECTS)
This part of the course will be focusing on your own cultural background andhow they influence the way you give meaning to the things you experience.
- Understanding Culture
- Understanding Communication
- Understanding Intergroup processes
- Understanding Categorization and Stereotyping
- Intercultural communication skills
Anzelika Krastina (2 ECTS)
Cross-cultural entrepreneurship in the arctic context:
Based on insights from international entrepreneurship and small business internationalisation theory
Defining Entrepreneurship. Innovation as a tool of an entrepreneur
Understanding circumpolar Arctic context ( Economic, geopolitical trends and entrepreneurship)
International entrepreneurship: cross-border entrepreneurship cases in the Arctic
One-two international SME´s companies invited and/or visiting to company (TBC)
Bernd Schwien (1 ECTS)
Major principles of Non-Profit-Management:
This part of the course is designed to introduce students into the field of managing Non-Profit Organisations (NPO). This field is part of the Tertiary sector, the so called Third Sector of social services. The students should get an idea about the key factors for a sustainable economy and the specific Non- Profit-Management regarding formal goals and substantial or factual targets to motivate the social oriented and often volunteering staff. The rules and necessity of the Social Capital in an economy. Standard managerial tools plus an understanding for the social workers and their needs / vision and a sensitisation for them to develop their position for future needs will be communicated and discussed in the course (e.g. CSR). Complex welfare companies who deal with senior, youth and health care plus disabled people at the same time request a differentiated Holistic Management System which addresses the administrative and social staff at the same time.
Katerina Evmenova (1 ECTS)
Features of national styles of negotiation, negotiation skills in an international context.
Setting the goals of the negotiation process. Differences in procedures and techniques to negotiate with representatives of different countries, taking into account the features of national cultures. The influence of culture on the process of negotiations. Negotiation models.
Michael Campion (1 ECTS)
Enterprise and culture
Teresa Chen (3 ECTS)
Managing business activities across cultures
- Managing Across Cultures
- Marketing Across Cultures
- Business Ethics Across Cultures