Level 2- Introduction to Cross-Cultural Management

300.00  excl. VAT

An open virtual programme hosted by Hofstede Insights consultants.  

Our Introduction to Cross-Cultural Management programme provides participants with insights into how multicultural team members work differently and how to improve synergies among the team members. It was designed with the needs of managers working with international teams in mind.

To participate in this level you need to have completed level 1

Using a multi-method approach consisting of case studies, simulations, and exercises, the Cross-Cultural Management virtual programme is flexible and offers 3 levels of depths.

Pre-requisites for Level 2 is Level 1

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Level 2 – Applications: Gives participants an understanding of the impact culture has on motivation and Trust within multicultural teams. Provide participants with concrete tools and strategies to improve leadership and develop long-term relationships with global colleagues and contacts.

Level 2 includes:

  • A case study to solve before each webinar
  • 2 Webinars (45 min + 15 min Q&A)
  • Handouts
  • Additional resources

Part 1. Introduction to Motivation Across Cultures 

What motivates you isn’t necessarily what motivates others. In the webinar, you will be introduced to the effect of culture on motivation and will leave with a better understanding of how you can motivate each team member. 

  1. Case study to solve before the webinar
  2. Webinar (45 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A )
  3. Handout
  4. Additional resources

Webinar objectives: 

  • Differentiate the preferred management styles in different cultures
  • Reflect on your assumptions on motivation within a multicultural team with respect to your own cultural preferences
  • Assess ways of overcoming motivation obstacles across cultures

Additional resources to support you: 

  • Identify motivational approaches across cultures

Case Study:

  • “Management techniques”

Part 2.  Introduction to Trust Across Cultures  

Trust is an essential component of human interaction. In this webinar, you will understand the mechanism behind trust and how you can build it inside your team.

  1. Case study to solve before the webinar
  2. Webinar (45 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A )
  3. Handout
  4. Additional resources

Webinar objectives: 

  • Identify the relationship between trust and the impact national cultures have on the creation of Trust
  • Distinguish the behaviours that produce trust within your multicultural team

Additional resources to support you: 

  • Recognise actions to create trust across cultures

Case Study:

  • “Promoted and Expatriated: A British Manager in Romania”

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October 19 and 26 – 16:00 CEST

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