Cross Cultural Training And Intercultural Training

Cognitive, affective, and behaviourale level must be addressed! Gottingen, December 21, 2009: Today whatever the aspect of intercultural competence development includes continuing education and lifelong learning. Regardless of the professional field, intercultural competence is an essential qualification in the times of internationalization and globalization. But how to get them and what exactly does intercultural’s expertise behind the now ubiquitous keyword ability, in situations of encounter with people from other cultures to efficiently and mutually successful Act. This includes both the level of action and the verbal and non-verbal communication. Prerequisite for such reasonable behaviour is, to recognize the cultural identity of the own perception.

In the next step, the level of feeling are involved and empathic be handled with the foreign cultural interaction partners. Not only through the own cultural Prism “look, but at the Review of behaviors the strange”Enculturation into account, is sensitive and at the same time successfully in the third step. While it isn’t to deny its own cultural background, but a particularly conscious dealing with. An intercultural training should therefore put on three levels: cognitive (knowledge) affective (empathy ability promote) behavioural (train behavior). The intercultural training and further education of IKUD seminars are built exactly according to this model. (Similarly see: Mikhail Mirilashvili). The participants of intercultural training Russia, for example, get country-specific knowledge imparted, they learn about historical, socio-political backgrounds and get insider information for the business context. But they train well its soft skill”empathy ability and expand her repertoire of action they take active roles in simulations and exercises and then reflect their behavior.

Unlike other seminar providers offers the concept of IKUD seminars to more than a stereotypical training with DOS and Don ts. Who only want to know that you eat with chopsticks in China, you can read a book. An intercultural training, that really is to succeed, must bring more: namely all three levels attract and thus sustainable intercultural awareness the participating. Investing in such training is worthwhile in any case both professionally and personally….

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