European Master and Certification Program
in Risk Engineering and Management

Business Communication and Management of Intercultural Differences

June 5, 2015
Stuttgart, Germany

Lecturer: Aleksandar S. Jovanovic

In the times of ever increasing globalization, cultural differences and multilingual issues play an important role in the area of business communication which can easily fail on apparently banal issues. This could be of particular importance also in collaborative international projects. A cognitive approach toward cultural and national differences will be used throughout the training.

The purpose of this course is to ensure that engineers, managers and IT experts can understand the importance of these aspects for the success of their collaboration with partners from other cultural background. It will address issues such as

  • Intercultural value systems
  • Differences in cultural practices
  • Cross-cultural project management
  • Individualism vs. Teamwork
  • Successful management of cultural differences as a factor of success in international projects
  • What one should know, do or not do in an EU project
  • Case studies: US, Japan, India, China ...

This course will focus on interaction with attendees and require their active participation. In particular, the course will cover the successful management of cultural differences as factor of success in risk engineering, risk management, IT and other projects. Working in an international atmosphere, essentials of multilingual business communication, elements of business ethics and Human Resources Management as applicable in collaboration with foreign firms.

The course is designed for:

  • Engineers
  • Managers of IT and other companies
  • Project managers



Get more info and register for the course now:

Registration deadline: May 29, 2015
Course venue:

Venue address:

Room R7
Lange Straße. 54
70174 Stuttgart, Germany
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For more info about the European Master and Certification Program in Risk Engineering and Management
For more info send an email to or call +49 711 1839 781 or +49 711 1839 647
In the case of cancellation of the course by the organizers, the participants are entitled to the full reimbursement of the prepaid fees.
In the case of participant's cancellation less than 1 week prior to the course, the fees will be retained in full.
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