Norway, Oslo

Intercultural Management: A Scandinavian Perspective

when 27 June 2015 - 24 July 2015
duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 1530

The course focuses on comparing Scandinavian and Norwegian cultures with other cultures in the international business arena. This context will provide the backdrop for understanding and applying research on culture, communication and management.

Participants examine intercultural management in specific global industries where Norwegian firms have excelled. We will also investigate how people from different cultures meet in a Scandinavian context where values of gender equality dominate and specific employment rules and rights must be applied.
The course consists of lectures, case studies, group work and company visits.

In addition the summer program provides students with carefully planned social activities that further ensures understanding of globalization and Norwegian culture.

Course leader

Sangeeta Singh

Sangeeta Singh completed her doctoral studies at the Kent State University in the USA after obtaining an MBA from Kent State University and another MBA from the University of Allahabad in India. Her bachelors degree is in mathematics and

Target group

In today’s global world an understanding of what happens when people from different cultures meet and work together is quite essential for managers and leaders. This course strives to train BSc and MSc students on intercultural management and help them apply this knowledge to both business and research.

Course aim

The course focuses on comparing Scandinavian and Norwegian cultures with other cultures in the international business arena. This context will provide the backdrop for understanding and applying research on culture, communication and management.

Participants examine intercultural management in specific global industries where Norwegian firms have excelled. We will also investigate how people from different cultures meet in a Scandinavian context where values of gender equality dominate and specific employment rules and rights must be applied.

Fee info

EUR 1530: Program costs: Covers both tuition and social activities, but excludes additional costs, such as housing.

Scholarships

Tuition fee waiver

The tuition fee is waived for students from BI's partner universities who are nominated as an exchange summer programme student by their home university.

Students from BI partner universities who are not nominated get a 50% tuitio