Virtual Intercultural Management Certification Programme

    • Date: Starts on March 15th (detailed programme below)
    • Price: 6000€
    • FULL (join the next programme)
    • Location: Virtual

Our intensive blended learning programme is designed for consultants and managers interested in using our know-how in the field of culture and management. Please note that you can only participate if and when you also want to become a member of the Hofstede Insights Network.

The Intercultural Management programme consists of seven parts:

  • Self-paced sessions including readings, Culture Compass, and E-Learning
  • Virtual live sessions led by Senior Hofstede Insights Consultants spreading across multiple continents
  • Group assignments and peer learning sessions
  • Network opportunities with our 150+ consultants and your peers
  • Six coaching sessions targeted to your needs in the areas of personal branding, sales, and training development
  • Face-to-face session
  • Observation and feedback

⇒ 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: [email protected]

Are you an internal consultant?  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.

Download the brochure here.

More information and application


To facilitate effective knowledge transfer, as a prospective Hofstede Insights Associate Partner, you need to challenge your own knowledge. This Certification will support you in the process of understanding the 6-D Model of National Culture as well as provide you with tools to leverage knowledge and practical resources.

This dedicated online learning includes:

Self-paced learning

Virtual instructor-led Sessions

  • Experiential learning facilitated by a Master Trainer
  • Interactive tasks developed for problem-solving
  • Synergy building activities including breakout sessions

Face-to-Face Session

  • Get to know your Hofstede Insights peers
  • Finish the last part of the training in Helsinki

Post-course assignments
The goal of the post-course assignments is to ensure your continuous development as a Hofstede Insights consultant.

  • During six coaching sessions, you will work together with your assigned coach on improvement points suggested by our learning specialists. You will observe a member of the network during a training programme.
  • You will be observed by a member of the network during a complete first project, including the acquisition of an assignment, the preparation and the delivery.
  • Your Coach will then evaluate your first delivery. The minimal grade to obtain the final certification is 4 (scale 1-5).

What you receive:

  • A 7-part intensive programme
  • Opportunity to participate in courses conducted by our trainers for their clients
  • Virtual Course binder with reading materials, case studies and exercises
  • Access to our intranet, which contains a wealth of information
  • 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

Only a very select group of people can participate in this course, which only takes place twice a year. The demand for this course 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 [email protected]

For more information on our cancellation policy please follow the link

The programme:


Module 1 Kick-off & Introduction Webinar: March 15th 15.00 to 17.00 EET
Module 2 Dimensions Webinar: March 17th 15.00 to 18.00 EET
Module 3 Applications Webinar: March 24th 15.00 to 18.00 EET
Module 4 Combination of dimensions Webinar: March 31st 15.00 to 18.00 EEST
Module 5 Culture Clusters Webinar: April 7th 15.00 to 18.00 EEST
Module 6 Developing a Training Session Webinar: April 14th 15.00 to 18.00 EEST
Module 7 Developing a Case Study Webinar: April 21st 15.00 to 18.00 EEST
Module 8 Available tools and marketing guidelines Webinar: April 26th 15.00 to 17.00 EEST
Module 9 Sales Pitch Webinar: April 28th 15.00 to 18.00 EEST
Coaching Sessions Six coaching sessions starting from Module 9 To be agreed upon between Participant and Coach
Module 10 How to Make a Proposal Webinar: July 28th 


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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Event Details

Date: March 15, 2021

Venue: online

Email: [email protected]