Certification in Intercultural Management

  • Date: March 12-15 2018
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Price: 5500€ —
  • Location: Helsinki, Finland

Our exclusively offered certification courses have the endorsement of Professor Emeritus, Geert HofstedeOur main goal is to offer high-quality education in the field of culture and management based on a fusion of academic research and practical experience.

Our “Certification in Intercultural Management – Accredited Practitioner” course is targeted at management consultants and trainers interested in using our know-how in the field of culture and management in their work.

Courses on Intercultural Management are based on Hofstede’s 6-D Model© on National Culture, including new research developments which are based on the research of Hofstede. Only a very select group of people can participate in this course, which only takes place twice a year.

⇒ Please note that you can only participate if and when you also want to become a member of the Hofstede Insights Network, for which you need to fill the following requirements and apply by sending a CV and motivation via the form below or to our email: info@hofstede-insights.com. Participants are required to read the following book before the course: Hofstede, G., Hofstede G. J., & Minkov, M. (2010). Cultures and organizations: Software of the mind. Revised and Expanded 3rd Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill.

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A 4-day intensive course by lead by the most senior and experienced members of Hofstede Insights. 

  • Gain deep insight into the 6-D Model© of Hofstede
  • Navigate the topic of culture and management, based on combinations of the 6 dimensions both on a theoretical and practical level
  • Access to all our materials, such as case studies, exercises, presentations, background information and PR materials
  • Option to work under the strong brand of Hofstede Insights, to use our references and to get assignments from our headquarters
  • Access a platform to exchange and interact with experienced intercultural and management colleagues
  • Opportunity to further develop mutual understanding and respect among people from different cultural backgrounds
  • Invitation to our annual conferences, focused on the exchange of information among colleagues and sharing the latest cultural insights
  • Receive a certification to show that you are sufficiently knowledgeable and able to service your clients as a lecturer, trainer, and consultant based on Hofstede’s 6-D Model© and its applications

What you receive:

  • A 4-day intensive course
  • Opportunity to participate in courses conducted by our trainers for their clients
  • Course binder with reading materials, case studies and exercises
  • Access to our intranet, which contains a wealth of information
  • Course facilities, lunches, refreshments and two dinners
  • First year membership fee of Hofstede Insights, including access to the yearly conference on intercultural management
  • In addition to the course fee, you will need to agree to our license terms

Demand for these courses is very high and places are limited. If you would like to move forward with your certification, send us your CV and a letter of motivation at info@hofstede-insights.com. 

 For organisations we offer a modified attendance to this course, aimed at enabling corporate HR trainers to use our materials for internal capability development. Please contact us for further information.


Event Details

Start date: March 12, 2018

End date: March 15, 2018

Start time: 09:00 a.m.

End time: 05:00 p.m.

Venue: Helsinki, Finland

Directions: Floor 5, first door on the right.

Email: info@hofstede-insights.com

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