Dec 03, 2023
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:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Create a written statement of global leadership philosophy that draws on personal, professional experiences as well as research.
- 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
Course Addendum - Syllabus (Click to expand)