What is this course about?
Seafarers have to work with a big range of different cultures, on board as well as in port. Not knowing the cultural differences of the people involved can lead to a large number of misunderstandings, unnecessary controversies and evitable accidents. Everything you learn in this course you can use in everyday life as well as in critical situations on board. Cross-cultural competences are also very helpful for a future career ashore.
What do you learn in this course?
You will be prepared for cross-cultural issues on board and sensitized for the origins of cross-cultural misunderstandings.
How is the course structured?
- Cross-Cultural Training I – Awareness Training
- Cross-Cultural Training II – Culture Theories
- Cross-Cultural Training III – Background Knowledge about nations
- Cross-Cultural Training IV – Assimilator Training