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Global Diversity Training

Module CLA20710

This Module is offered by Academic Programs WTG.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Module version of WS 2013/4 (current)

There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.

Whether the module’s courses are offered during a specific semester is listed in the section Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature below.

available module versions
WS 2013/4SS 2013

Basic Information

CLA20710 is a semester module in English language at Master’s level which is offered every semester.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Catalogue of soft-skill courses
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
60 h 22 h 2 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


Collaboration in international teams is becoming a crucial everyday part of working environments. It brings numerous benefits, but can also lead to misunderstandings, confusions and conflicts that can hinder productivity.

The aim of the training is to prepare participants for teamwork from an intercultural perspective and especially to reflect the influence of diversity on the team process in international teams. To achieve this goal, we will work with science-based models, short lectures and numerous exercises with a strong focus on the relevance for your professional and daily life.

Learning Outcome

After this workshop you will be able to individually deal with our own cultural background and its impact on intercultural collaboration
- Analyze the role and tasks of team leaders in an intercultural context.
- Develop strategies for case studies in international teams.
- be able to analyze situations of your professional life in an international team.


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Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

Learning and Teaching Methods

The workshop will be a mix of input, case studies, discussions and group work.


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Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Students will deal with their own cultural background in a short group presentation and deeply reflect on the learning outcomes of the workshop in a learning summary (100% of grade).
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