Cross-cultural working: understanding diversity for enhanced scientific performance

Aim:To help participants understand how their own communication style impacts on others and how culture can influence communicative effectiveness. Using these insights, participants will practice techniques for managing cross-cultural communication challenges in the workplace.
Provider: Alicia Marín Muniesa (link)
For:All PRBB staff who work in international collaborative teams

This workshop will develop the skills, knowledge and personal attributes of participants for succeeding in a cross cultural working environment.

You will:

- Increase self-awareness of your communication style
- Understand your own cultural preferences
- Learn to manage cross-cultural communication challenges
- Analyse how culture influences work relationships and performance
- Consider the effect of remote working and learn how to prevent communication difficulties

Study commitment:

Participants will be required to email their cross-cultural challenges to the course leader a few days before the workshop.


Alicia Marín Muniesa has more than 18 years of international business experience. She is a professional coach, team coach, trainer and facilitator. She is also associate professor at IE Business School (Madrid) for the subject Cultural intelligence.

"This course has been an open mind experience" 2018 Edition.
"Really interesting, a “must” for all PRBB’s community." 2017 Edition.

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Next edition in 2020

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