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Professional Global Awareness

GEO 116W

Professional Global Awareness

GEO 116W

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 2 and MATH LEVEL 2.

Heightens awareness of cross-cultural understandings. Develops strategies in building business relationships in the global market. (15-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate an awareness of cross-cultural concepts.

Objectives:

  • Identify the main social and economic characteristics of the twelve realms of the world.
  • Identify the common misunderstandings Americans have of people from diverse cultures and the similar misconceptions of Americans.
  • Identify the priorities, goals, or processes used as a basis for decision-making in cross-cultural interactions.

Identify strategies and techniques used in communications with multicultural business associates.

Objectives:

  • Identify effective verbal and non-verbal communication techniques via personal contact, phone, e-mail, or writing.
  • Identify elements of culture shock when moving to and living in cross-cultural environment.

Perfrom writing tasks to promote learning.

Write effectively for a specific audience and purpose.

Demonstrate the learning of concepts through writing.