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Developing Managerial Communication Compentencies: A Cross Cultural Perspective

With the advent of new technologies, the world is no longer constrained by borders. With increased diversity, globalization, and fierce competition in and across organizations, professionals today face the challenge of communicating effectively and efficiently in a cross-cultural business environment. For being efficient managers in this global world, comprehending the nuances of communication across the globe is a pre-requisite for steering workflow and delivering results efficiently. 

The course will draw on various communication frameworks, theories and strategies that are useful to manage communication across cultures. An effective communication strategy begins with the understanding that the sender and the receiver of the message are from different cultural backgrounds.   

Find full course description in the course catalogue.    


The grade for the course consists of two parts:

  • Coursework counting app. 40 %
  • 3-hour written exam counting app. 60 %

The written exam is online and presence in Aarhus is not nescessary.

Admission Requirements

Course specific:

A Bachelor's degree in Economics and Business Administration or a related degree.


Exchange students: nomination from your home university

Freemovers: documentation for English Langauge proficiency

You can read more about admission here


Neera Jain


Academic profile


Neera Jain is Professor in Business Communication at MDI Gurgaon, India. Her main academic interests are Business and Managerial Communication, Leadership Communication, Cross cultural Communication, Women Leadership and Negotiation Skills.