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Developing Cultural Competence: Virtual Cultural Exchange

July 28 | 9:00 am - 10:30 am

The Developing Cultural Competence student certificate program provides a theoretical framework for understanding culture, learning about cultural dimensions and improving cultural competency. In four weeks, students build an international network while studying global cultures. The certificate program appeals to students in all academic disciplines and prepares students to:
Develop an understanding of their cultural context.Promote cultural awareness in personal and professional settings.Practice communication skills and implement strategies for working effectively across cultural differences.The summer 2021 virtual exchange experience will bring North Carolina students together with those at our global partner universities. The four-week course includes independent learning, personal reflection and a group presentation component with weekly facilitated discussions scheduled for July 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 9 a.m. The priority application deadline is May 28.