As you advance your career globally, you will need a comprehensive set of skills to navigate new challenges, cultures, and business environments. New experiences in new places may be both stimulating and a bit disorienting.
Finding yourself a part of an expanding international team or organization brings exciting new opportunities. This 7-week online course will equip you with global leadership and entrepreneurship skills which will help you deal with new challenges and understand where to focus so you can enhance your career potential and achieve your goals.
The course is aimed at professionals who work closely with multinational stakeholders: whether they are professionals who seek to build their careers in international organizations, or executives and entrepreneurs who target international markets, or state officials and volunteers establishing relationships with foreign governments, donor organizations and initiatives.
Based on the Global Leadership and Management Essentials Certificate Program by Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University.
Clarify and describe your cultural values and grow in self-awareness
Apply cultural value dimensions to better understand the frame of reference used by colleagues or business contacts in other countries
Formulate strategies to lead global teams effectively. Create shared goals and manage effectively across time zones
Hone your negotiation skills for success in a global environment. Overcome obstacles such as unfamiliar laws, regulations, and ideologies
Develop a global mindset and the communication skills to adapt to a cross-cultural context. Make meaningful connections and build solid international working relationships
Understand how culture affects conflict resolution and promote cohesion in global teams
Dr. Artem Kliuchnikov received his Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Regent University, USA and has led extensive research projects focusing on cross-cultural aspects of leadership. He is a strategy consultant working primarily with businesses and foundations.
In an academic capacity, Dr. Kliuchnikov has served as a visiting professor at the Indiana Institute of Technology in their Global Leadership Ph.D. program. He also partnered with Tiffin University to develop two courses for their freshly minted Ph.D. program in Leadership.
Currently, he serves as a Visiting Professor at International Leadership University in Nairobi, Kenya where he develops and teaches on the MA in Leadership program.
1.1 Meet AUK Founding Rector Dr. Roman Sheremeta
1.2 Course pathway: an overview
1.3 Scheduling and time management
2.1 Concept of culture
2.2 How to assess culture
2.3 The globalization enigma: do cultures converge?
2.4 Self-awareness and cultural orientation
3.1 Stereotypes and generalizations
3.2 Thinking outside the box of your own culture
3.3 Collaborating with individuals, groups, organizations, and systems unlike my own
3.4 Development model of Intercultural sensitivity
4.1 Global & virtual teams
4.2 Global team challenges
4.3 Global leadership & style switching
5.1 National culture and communication style
5.2 Becoming an effective cross-cultural listener
5.3 The issue of trust in cross-cultural communication
5.4 Feedback in cross-cultural settings
5.5 Business etiquette and netiquette
6.1 Negotiations: foundations
6.2 National culture and negotiation style
6.3 Managing the negotiation process
7.1 Your conflict management style
7.2 Cultural conflict management styles
7.3 Dealing with cross-cultural conflict
7.4 Working with different conflict management styles
8.3 Celebrating course completion
The course is fully delivered in English. All learning materials, including reading and video are in English too. Your individual and group assignments are expected to be prepared in English as well.
As the course is delivered in English, participants are expected to have B2 or higher level of English. AUK does not request any language certificates or other forms of confirmation. Participants are also expected to have at least three years of working experience, though this is a recommendation which will help you better fit to the group, rather than a prerequisite.
This course includes two-hour live sessions with instructors every Monday. You will also be receiving some homework, including individual and group assignments. The estimated time dedication for this course is 10-15 hours per week. You may also be invited to attend some master classes offered to AUK students exclusively. Attendance of these master classes is voluntary.
American University Kyiv offers wartime scholarships to all Ukrainian citizens who enroll in AUK’s programs. This course, in particular, has a 45% scholarship which is reflected in its price.
Yes, the credits earned at this course may be counted in your UG or PG programs should you decide to pursue one
Upon successful completion of this course, you will get a certificate issued by the American University Kyiv
Upon registration, you will receive an email with the link to the payment page. You may request an invoice from our accounting department. American University Kyiv does not accept cash payments.
All live sessions will be recorded, so you may watch them later via a shared link.
If you do not meet the course completion requirements, you will not be entitled to receive a certificate of completion. This course will be offered on a repeated basis, and you may enroll one more time.