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Cultural Awareness seminar - Living and working with Danes

Do you want to get a head start to understanding the Danes? learn more about Danish culture and values? or find out why Danes behave the way they do?! Then join this seminar for international researchers, accompanying partners, and international staff at AU. 

2017.12.20 | Anne Pletschette Langer

Date Thu 25 Jan
Time 10:00 12:00
Location International Centre (Dales Café), Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 4, bldg. 1653, 014 (basement), 8000 Aarhus C
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Why join this seminar?

The seminar ensures that you get a head start to understand the Danes, learn more about Danish culture and values and find out why Danes behave the way they do! 

Whether you are here for a short or long period, this seminar will help you settle well and get knowledge and tools on living and working with Danes. You will learn how to interact with your Danish colleagues, how to get new friends and how to navigate the Danish workplace culture. You will get an introduction to how to achieve a good social life inside and outside the office with Danish friends and networks. Danish cultural training will give you knowledge about communication and collaboration in a Danish context.  

  • Increase your cultural self-awareness
  • Crack the Danish workplace and social codes
  • Strengthen communication and collaboration with Danish colleagues and network
  • Get useful introduction to Danish society and tips to social and professional life  

What topics will we cover? 

  • Introduction to Danish culture, values and society
  • How to navigate in the Danish workplace culture with Danish and international colleagues
  • Making friends and networking in Denmark
  • Management structure, decision processes and teamwork
  • Differences that make a difference
  • Communication, collaboration and managing expectations
  • The written and unwritten rules  

Who?

Open course for international researchers, accompanying partners, staff at AU 

Time and location 

  • 25th of January, 2018 from 10-12
  • Deadline for registration: 22nd of January, 2018
  • International Centre (Dales Café), Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 4, bldg. 1653, 014 (basement), 8000 Aarhus C  

Language

English 

Price

Free for AU staff and international accompanying partners 

Sign-up

Please sign up by sending an email to Intercultural trainer, Inge Aagaard, iaa@au.dk

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