Modules of the study course Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in International Management

Intercultural Competencies

Intercultural Competencies
International Course Intercultural Competencies

Intercultural competence is the body of knowledge and skills to successfully interact with people from other ethnic, religious, cultural, national, and geographic groups. The traditional job profiles of specialist and executive staff must therefore be supplemented by intercultural communication and decision-making skills that enable them to act appropriately in cross-border business activities or work successfully in international project groups.


Intercultural Management

  • Introduction to culture and interculture management and competencies
  • Principles, theories and models of cultural studies and dimensions (Hofstede, Trompenaar, GLOBE, Hall &Hall etc)
  • Concepts and dimensions of corporate culture
  • Doing business in selected countries from a intercultural perspective (China, India, Middle East, USA etc to name a few). One can come with other possible list of countries that is relevant for the group.
  • EPRG Model from Perlmutter, Expatriate and Repatriation Management for global recruitment policies.

Keyfacts zum Modul "Intercultural Competencies":

  • Präsenzstunden: 48 Unterrichtseinheiten (á 45 Minuten)
  • ECTS: 7
  • Dauer: 1 Semester
  • Prüfungsleistung: Klausur (à 4 UE)
  • Kosten: 480,00 €
  • Studienorte: Ob dieses Modul auch an Ihrem Studienstandort angeboten wird, erfahren Sie bei dem für Sie zuständigen FOM Hochschulzentrum.


  • Bei Beginn im Sommersemester: Vorlesungen von März bis August
  • Bei Beginn im Wintersemester: Vorlesungen von September bis Februar