Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Students demonstrate knowledge of
major approaches to and recent research into intercultural communication
such key notions as culture, language and identity and how their different conceptualizations may impact research and practice
the effects of the global operating environment with its multilingual and multicultural challenges on communication practice

Students demonstrate skills in
analysing corporate situations with a combination of communicative, cultural, and managerial perspectives
addressing cultural diversity and multilingualism in both corporate and interpersonal communication
culturally intelligent attitude and behavior

Credits: 6

Schedule: 02.03.2021 - 06.04.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Anne Kankaanranta

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Anne Kankaanranta

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The course focuses on the effects of the global operating environment on communication practice in general and multilingual and multicultural challenges in particular.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Assignments 100%

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Contact teaching  24h
    Individual and team work 136h


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Indicated or provided by the instructor.

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    No substitutes.

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    5 Gender Equality



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