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Global Mindset

Global Mindset

Code: SCS8PO030
Scope: 5 ECTS
Timing: 5.9.2019 - 31.12.2019
Language: English

STARTING LEVEL AND LINKAGE WITH OTHER COURSES

No prerequisites

LEARNING OBJECTIVES AND ASSESSMENT

This course is suitable for all students who are interested in working and/or studying in an international environment and is highly recommended for students who will complete their student exchange or internship abroad during their studies. The course aims at increasing students´ employability in international environment. The course advances the following outcomes and comptences: intercultural confidence both in home country and in an international environment, ability to network in a global and intercultural business  environment, cultural sensitivity, an increased competitiveness on a global job market and a solution-oriented mindset towards cultural issues.

Grade 1
The student shows poor work orientation. S/he can identify and understand a few contents of the course.The instructions of self-assignment are not followed. The student has difficulties in accomplishing an individual assignment.

Grade 3
The student understands and is able to define contents of the course. S/he knows different cultural dimensions and how to adapt to different study and business styles. The student is able to operate according to instructions. The student completes the assignment task and presents it appropriately and relatively independently in English.

Grade 5
S/he has a professionall grip on the contents of the course. The student has operated according to instructions of the self-assignment and all the given tasks are completed. The assignment is done without difficulties and presented with strong publishing/ communication skills in English.

Passed courses are assessed on a scale of 1 to 5. The assessment criteria are presented for grades 1 - 3 - 5.

COOPERATION WITH THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY

The students might work/study/network in multicultural contexts with international students, guest lecturers and partner institutions.

INTERNATIONALITY

International learning materials and cases.

CONTENTS

Cultural awareness, knowledge of different business and study cultures
Global mindset and flexible way of thinking and seeing cultural differences
Conflict prevention and management
Changing situations in international communication
Internationalisation plan
Learning diary / report

LEARNING METHODS

Lectures/ workhsops combined with independent studies or
This course could be completed totally as a virtual online course with independent studies
Individual assignment
The assessment of one’s own learning

ASSESSMENT

Independent study and assignment: learning diary/ report.

COURSE TEACHER(S)

Mari Austin

LEARNING MATERIALS

Provided by instructor on Moodle.

 

Enrolment for the course

Enrolment startsed on Mon 26.8.2019 at 8.00. Unfortunately this course is already full.

Haaga-Helia students enrol to the course during Haaga-Helia enrolment period through MyNet (SCS8PO030-3005). There is a quota of places for Haaga-Helia students in the course.