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Team BuildingCultural LearningLeadershipOrganizational Culture

Learner Career Outcomes

43%

started a new career after completing these courses

23%

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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 8 hours to complete
English

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University of Pennsylvania

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

20 minutes to complete

Course Overview

20 minutes to complete
2 readings
2 readings
Syllabus10m
Meet Dr. Greg Urban10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Why Culture Matters in Organizations

2 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 63 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
13 videos
1.2 What are Teams?5m
1.3 A Closer Look at Culture4m
1.4 Culture as Cultivation6m
1.5 Being Unaware of Culture4m
1.6 Expectations and Realities3m
1.7 The Little Cultural Things that Matter6m
1.8 Culture Shock5m
1.9 Habitus4m
1.10 Characteristic Ways of Speaking within the Team5m
1.11 What We Say Versus What We Do5m
1.12 Hiring and Cultural Fit4m
1.13 High Culture5m
2 readings
Shakespeare in the Bush by Laura Bohannan10m
Hiring as Cultural Matching: The Case of Elite Professional Service Firms10m
1 practice exercise
Why Culture Matters in Organizations30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Crossing Cultural Boundaries

2 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 59 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
12 videos
2.2 Why Police Boundaries4m
2.3 Culture in Motion4m
2.4 Golden Arches East4m
2.5 The Art of Smiling5m
2.6 The Right to Fire4m
2.7 The Law of Jante5m
2.8 Cultural Relativity and Ethnocentrism4m
2.9 Avoid Stereotyping5m
2.10 A Checklist of Little Differences for Business4m
2.11 Gestures as Boundary Marker4m
2.12 Corporate Personhood4m
2 readings
Crossing Cultural Boundaries10m
Cultural Relativity & Moral Judgments10m
1 practice exercise
Corporations in Culture30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Team Rituals and Symbols

2 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 61 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
12 videos
3.2 Team Mascots5m
3.3 The Concept of the Symbol4m
3.4 Transference of Affective Quality4m
3.5 The Motivational Video4m
3.6 People as Symbols4m
3.7 The Pragmatics of Motivational Speech6m
3.8 Symbolic Meaning of Stories4m
3.9 Instrumental Symbols: The Gavel5m
3.10 Individual and Collective Rituals5m
3.11 Types of Rituals in Business5m
3.12 Initiation, Enhancement, and Group Worship6m
2 readings
Symbols10m
Rituals & Culture10m
1 practice exercise
Rituals & Symbols in Organizational Culture30m

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