Objective: To train transnational leaders who are culturally competent and who possess necessary communication skills to compete globally.

Transnational professionals have strong work ethics and are able to use problem-solving methods embedded in a culture of research.

A transnational professional needs to be culturally competent which entails being culturally and socially aware of his/her own place in both a local and global context.

Required communication skills for culturally competent transnational professionals include: English proficiency, job-specific communication skills, visual and technical/technological literacy.

Based on (Bolten, 2007)

Strategic competences:

  1. Development
  2. Organization
  3. International Vision
  4. Critical Thinking

Social Competences:

  1. Conflict Resolution
  2. Challenging Perspectives
  3. Team Building
  4. Meta-Communication
  5. Reciprocity

Professional Competences:

  1. Business Ethics
  2. Diversity Management
  3. Decision-Making
  4. Negotiation and Problem-Solving

Individual Competences:

  1. Self-Expression
  2. Style Switching & Flexibility
  3. Role Distance
  4. Uncertainty/Ambiguity
  5. Self-Motivation
  6. Creativity