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GLOB 279 - Global Workforce Skills Capstone


PREREQUISITES: Program Chair approval
PROGRAM: Global Workforce Skills
CREDIT HOURS MIN: 3
TOTAL CONTACT HOURS MIN: 3
DATE OF LAST REVISION: Spring, 2020

This course provides a culminating experience designed to demonstrate mastery of global competence; intercultural communication skills in practical and personnel situations; ethical and responsible behavior and the ability to work with diverse individuals and groups; comprehension of global networks that impact Indiana economies and cultures. May require a research project, local internationalized experience, practicum, presentation, and/or global workforce skills portfolio.

MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course the student will be expected to:

  1. Demonstrate in a portfolio the knowledge and appreciation of cultural and social differences globally, locally, and nationally and demonstrate their relevance for organizations and businesses.
  2. Engage with contemporary global problems and issues and articulate their complex economic, geographic, political, and sociological contexts and their relevance to business and global citizenship.
  3. Analyze and document experiences relating to extended intercultural experience that include travel, virtual exploration, internship, externship or interaction with a group(s) culturally different from their own.
  4. Create a written statement of global leadership philosophy that draws on personal, professional experiences as well as research.
  5. Explore a specific challenge in the global workplace, evaluate potential solutions, and propose a plan of action in the form of written paper.


COURSE CONTENT: Topical areas of study include -  

  • Indiana’s place in a global economy
  • The global workplace
  • Diverse collaborative teams
  • International historic, religious, and cultural issues that affect the workplace
  • Culturally sensitive communication practices

 
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