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Intercultural Differences | Online Course

Learn to turn intercultural differences into an asset for your business. Enroll in this online course and explore the impact of culture and values on the work environment. You will learn how to solve effectively solve cultural conflicts and dilemmas to help your business thrive in the age of globalization.


Online Self-paced

5 hours


Single course

only available as part of a certificate program


3 Modules

9 video lessons + case study and quizzes

What you will do

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Build effective and productive intercultural teams

Discover how you can tackle D&I issues in an international business context. In this online course, you will learn how different elements of Trompenaar’s model influence the workplace. You will also explore the different tools you can use to build a functional diverse environment and the best practices you can apply to merger and acquisition intervention.

+ course structure


Managing Culture & Diversity in Your Organization


Using The Power of Cultural Differences


Leading Culture Change

Download the syllabus for a detailed overview of all lessons, assignments, reading materials, and bonus content.

+ meet your instructor

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Fons Trompenaars

Culture Guru, Thought Leader and Author


Fons Trompenaars is widely known for his accomplishments as a consultant, trainer, and author. For more than 25 years, he has helped Fortune 500 leaders overcome business and cultural dilemmas to increase effectiveness and performance, with a special focus on globalization, mergers and acquisitions, leadership development, and HR.

Intercultural Differences

Explore the impact of culture and values on the work environment, and how you can build awareness, recognition, and respect for cultural differences.

Conflict Management

Learn about the 10 dilemmas between stakeholders and six steps to solve dilemmas that arise from cultural differences.

Build International Teams

Understand the impact of culture on business success and the steps you can take to turn differences into opportunities for your organization.

Culture Transformation

Find out how to build and implement a full culture change process to support the vision, mission, and strategy of your business.

Download syllabus

Download the syllabus for the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Certificate Program (includes the Intercultural Differences course).

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The Intercultural Differences course is available as part of our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Certificate Program.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
2 modules
Diversity & Inclusion 2.0
5 modules
Inclusive Communication Skills
1 modules
Organizational Culture
3 modules
Intercultural Differences
3 modules
Capstone Project
1 modules
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Why should I enroll in this online Intercultural Differences training course?

To help your organization thrive in the diverse 21st-century workplace, you need to be able to confidently and effectively manage cultural differences. This online training course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to build and sustain international teams that work well together. You will also be able to solve cultural conflicts and dilemmas that might arise in an international business context.

Why is this course not sold individually?

To optimize the quality of your learning experience, the Intercultural Differences course is not available for standalone enrollment. The course is part of our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Certificate Program and also included with the Full Academy Access License.

Why is this course not sold individually?

To optimize the quality of your learning, it is not possible to enroll in this training as a standalone course. This course is part of our Diversity & Inclusion Certificate Program, where you can also learn other skills to create an inclusive and welcoming workplace. Aside from studying intercultural differences, you’ll have the opportunity to master the foundations of D&I 2.0, inclusive communication strategy, and organizational culture transformation.


+   Is there a fixed schedule?

No. This training is 100% online and self-paced! When you learn and how much time you spend each day, week, or month is up to.

In total, you will need to invest approximately 5 hours to finish the course.

+   How long do I have access to the course?

In total, you will have 12 months of access to the member portal, all lessons, and learning materials.

+   Are there subtitles available?

Yes. All our online trainings come with English subtitles.

+   Is this online course the right fit for me?

If you’re not sure if this course is the right fit, we are here to help you determine which training best fits your goals and needs! Simply talk to one of our admissions advisors or send them an email at [email protected]

Are you ready to turn intercultural differences into an asset?

Learn to build successful international teams