Study programme 2020-2021Français
Business Across Cultures (Q2)
Programme component of Master's in Economic and Social Policy à la Warocqué School of Business and Economics

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UW-M1-POECSO-024-MOptional UECLOSSET NathalieG600 - Service Enseignement
  • CLOSSET Nathalie

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Anglais
Anglais15600033.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
V-LANG-830Business Across Cultures AAEP150000Q2
V-LANG-831Business Across Cultures AAEHP06000Q2
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Independently or collectively mobilise the skills acquired through training, in social and political fields.
    • Demonstrate independence and persevere, despite the difficulties or initial errors, to find an optimal solution.
    • Listen to team members and encourage expressing a shared opinion. Accept and discuss a different point of view than theirs.
    • Appropriately mobilise expertise taking into account the constraints and resources in the situation encountered.
  • Be critical and have a general overview of the analysis of problems and implementation of actions in the economic, social and political fields.
    • Monitor knowledge and methodological approaches in order to evolve their thinking and practice.
    • Assess their practices and be able to question it.
  • Communicate, orally and in writing, in a structured and relevant way.
    • Communicate and interact in a clear and structured manner, orally and in writing in French and English, on issues, analyses and projects.
    • Present and structure data in a clear, precise, neutral, and non-oriented way.
    • Present (orally and in writing) a personal and adapted summary to the public concerned (to colleagues, non-specialists, sponsors or hierarchy), resulting from their own productions or not.

Learning Outcomes of UE

Students, at the top of this level, will be able to :

Recognize different cultural identities;
Learn how business is conducted around the world;
Adapt behaviour to avoid faux-pas and negotiate successfully;
Gain intercultural intelligence.

Content of UE

The student will be given the tools to :

Recognize cultural identities;
Embrace cross-cultural differences;
Adjust your behavior;
Limit misunderstandings;
Avoid cultural faux-pas;
Develop an intercultural sensitivity;
Analyze and resolve a cultural problem;
Gain your collaborators' trust;
Create new bridges;
Manage across cultures;
Prove that he is a global citizen.

Prior Experience

B2/C1 level in English

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Practical test
  • Graded tests

Q2 UE Assessment Comments


Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Oral examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Mixed
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
V-LANG-830Not applicable
V-LANG-831Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
V-LANG-830Not applicable
V-LANG-831Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
V-LANG-830Not applicable
V-LANG-831Not applicable
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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