Embarking on an international experience? Make sure you’re equipped!
MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR ADVENTURE
Setting off on an international internship, course or volunteering scheme is hugely exciting. But meeting and engaging with people from different cultural backgrounds can be both thrilling and surprising. Learning how to understand different cultural behaviours, how to anticipate the challenges you may face and how to avoid cultural misunderstandings can be a key factor in ensuring that your placement is all you want it to be.
Drawing on over 80 years of experience in cultural relations, the British Council’s Intercultural Fluency training is specially designed to equip you with the understanding and techniques that you need to work and communicate more effectively across cultural and geographical boundaries.
EQUIP YOURSELF FOR THE FUTURE
Being able to operate and communicate within different cultural contexts is fast becoming the definitive skill in today’s interconnected world. Developing intercultural fluency will support you now and far into the future. Our practically focussed face-to-face course will deepen your intercultural awareness, increase your confidence and strengthen your interpersonal skills.
HOW CAN INTERCULTURAL FLUENCY TRAINING HELP?
- Build lasting relationships with partners and communities through effective and inclusive collaboration.
- Become an enabling, respected global citizen.
- Equip yourself with essential skills that will support you now and in your future career, no matter what it may be.
BEGINNING YOUR INTERCULTURAL JOURNEY
The course will be on 23-24 July 2016 in Cape Town at a cost of R 3 000.00 per candidate.
Through a variety of interactive activities you will gain a range of strategies that you can immediately apply from the start of your placement to become more effective in the way you collaborate, communicate and build relationships with people in the communities you meet and work with.
This two-day course is delivered in collaboration with GVI. To register email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.gviservicelearning.com/intercultural-fluency-training