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Continuing Professional Development Programme
Space for Reflective Learning


2021 Edition 1, Trimester 1: March, ONLINE
Target: All residents working in international collaborations
2 Sessions*:
  • 08/03/2021 09:30 - 12:00;
  • 11/03/2021 09:30 - 12:00
* You should attend all sessions


Cross-cultural working: understanding diversity for enhanced scientific performance


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.




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 preference
  • 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

The course consists of several sessions. You should be able to attend all of them.

Study commitment

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


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Alicia Marin Muniesa
Alicia Marin Muniesa

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.

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