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LI19SP Bachelor Degree Programme in International Business

Course Description

Code4 LIF5235
NameMulticultural Environment
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student will increase his or her intercultural awareness and understanding of cultural diversity and the impact of culture on human behaviour and interaction.
ContentThe concept of culture, intercultural learning, values, perception, communication, stereotyping, culture shock, concept of time.
RequirementsAn assessed journal and assignments based on the lectures, exercises and reading material.
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course materialLewis, Richard D. 2006. When Cultures Collide. Leading Across Cultures. 3rd edition. Nicholas Brealey Publishing.

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Savonia UAS

Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.