Global Diversity (Successful in International Teams) (Workshop)

Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
  • Michelle Eberhard
Umfang1.5 SWS
SemesterSommersemester 2023
Stellung in StudienplänenSiehe TUMonline



After this workshop you will: Be able to analyze situations of your work life in an international team Know how to deal with Culture shock and its symptoms. Know strategies to deal with intercultural situations Have the basics to feel more secure when intercultural situations in your work occur.


Collaboration in international teams is becoming a crucial everyday part of working environments. It brings numerous benefits, but can also lead to misunderstandings, confusions and conflicts that can hinder productivity. The aim of the training is to prepare participants for teamwork from an intercultural perspective and especially to reflect the influence of diversity on the team process in international teams. To achieve this goal, we will work with science-based models, short lectures and numerous exercises with a strong focus on the relevance for your professional and daily life. In the workshop we will individually deal with our own cultural background and its impact on intercultural collaboration Analyze the role and tasks of team leaders in an intercultural context Develop strategies for case studies in international teams.

Lehr- und Lernmethoden

The workshop will be a mix of input, case studies, discussions and group work.

Studien-, Prüfungsleistung

Active participation, Short Presentation (group work), Learning summary (2 pages) (ECTS: 2) Diese Lehrveranstaltung ist folgenden Modulen zugeordnet: CLA20710 Global Diversity Training (2 Credits) Bitte beachten Sie, dass Sie jedes Modul nur einmal in Ihrem Studium einbringen können

Empfohlene Literatur

Gardenswartz, L./Rowe, A. et al. (2003): The Global Diversity Desk Reference. Managing an International Workforce, Pfeifer, San Francisco.