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Online Summer Intercultural Communication and Leadership Academy

ACCEPTING CLOSED COHORTS ONLY FOR SUMMER 2021 Participants will strengthen their English language skills and learn about Canadian culture through the exploration of a variety of themes related to intercultural communication and leadership. Live sessions will focus on interaction and the expression of ideas, while asynchronous assignments and exercises will further develop participants' use of the language and provide additional opportunities for interaction with classmates and the facilitator. Throughout each module, participants will engage in a digital storytelling project to creatively share their opinions and experiences. Guest speakers will include Royal Roads faculty and industry experts who can contribute firsthand knowledge from their areas of expertise.
For more information about this program please contact the Global Learning & Language Centre

This program will help you:

  • Gain the confidence to express ideas and opinions in English
  • Learn useful digital literacy skills 
  • Learn how to effectively work and communicate with people from different cultures
  • Enhance self-awareness
  • Maximize your ability to be a leader and inspire others

English Level Equivalency: Moderate: 5.0 IELTS, TOEIC 600,TOEFL iBT 60, ability to discuss topics and ideas in English

Minimum Age Requirement: 16+

Duration: 2-4 Weeks | 10 hrs/week (3 live sessions per week + asynchronous assignments and project work)

The Online Summer Intercultural Communication and Leadership Academy will be offered for closed  includes two 2-week modules. Register for one or both modules! You will receive a Certificate of Completion for each module completed.

Sample Program Schedule:

 Module 1 - Leadership 

Mon Aug 2Tues Aug 3Wed Aug 4Thurs Aug 5Fri Aug 6
1 hr 15 min Live Session: Welcome and Program Overview; Introduction to LeadershipIndependent Study and Project Work1 hr 15 min Live Session: Personal Leadership 1 hr 15 min Live Session:  Guest SpeakerIndependent Study and Project Work
Mon Aug 9Tues Aug 10Wed Aug 11Thurs Aug 12Fri Aug 13
1 hr 15 min Live Session: Situational LeadershipIndependent Study and Project Work1 hr 15 min Live Session: Team LeadershipIndependent Study and Project Work

2 hr Live Session: Final Class and Project Presentations

 

Module 2 - Intercultural Communication

Mon Aug 16Tues Aug 17Wed Aug 18Thurs Aug 19Fri Aug 20

1 hr 15 min Live Session: Welcome and Program Overview;

Introduction to Intercultural Communication

Independent Study and Project Work1 hr 15 min Live Session: Cultural Context and Cultural Differences1 hr 15 min Live Session: Guest SpeakerIndependent Study and Project Work
Mon Aug 23Tues Aug 24Wed Aug 25Thurs Aug 26Fri Aug 27

1 hr 15 min Live Session: 

Developing Intercultural Self-awareness

Independent Study and Project Work1 hr 15 min Live Session: Developing Intercultural CompetenceIndependent Study and Project Work

2 hr Live Session: Final Class and Project Presentations

 

Program Dates:

  • August 02, 2021 - August 13, 2021 (Module 1)
  • August 16, 2021 - August 27, 2021 (Module 2)

Tuition & Fees: 

1 module: $450 CAD

2 modules: $900 CAD

This program will be offered to closed cohorts only in Summer 2021.  For more information , please contact our Global Learning and Language Centre