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Intercultural Competence

By Simone Hoferer


Innovation and Leadership - two statements on everyones lip’s

But what does that mean practically, how to utilize the underlying concepts and theories and more over, why are both so relevant?

In your course Intercultural Competence – act smart local and global you will gain knowledge and practical methods about Leadership, Intercultural Management, the duties and requirements of both, and innovation. After this course you are able to develop yourself to a new level of expertise and bridge intercultural differences on a local and global scale. In addition, you gain a new perspective and a holistic view on organizational co-creation and how innovation takes place in virtual working conditions.

Join the creation process and discuss with us interactively. We are looking for open-minded practitioners and adaptive experts, we are looking for you. Curious? Join us now!

Kerstin Spurk is professor for Leadership across cultures at the University of Freiburg/ IES – International European School in Freiburg.


play symbol Course Introduction: Intercultural Competence
play symbol Understand the different Layers of emotional Intelligence
lecture locked Expand your Comfort Zone
lecture locked Reflect your mental Model
lecture locked Re-program your Patterns
lecture locked Utilize your full emotional Potential
Quiz for course „Emotional Competence - Explore your Potential“
play symbol Understand the Factors of Resilience
lecture locked Increase your Resilience Ability
lecture locked Learn more about Expandition
lecture locked Create a specific Training Plan
lecture locked Get the Key to Resilience
Quiz for course „Resilience - Increase your Conflict Competence“
play symbol Understand the Requirements of intercultural Management
lecture locked Reduce the Complexity in order to Focus
lecture locked Explore cultural and individual Needs
lecture locked The Manager as a System Designer
lecture locked Focus on Processes not on Functions
Quiz for course „Managing Diversity - Get smarter on the Job“
Quiz for course „Intercultural Competence“


  • Included lectures: 16
  • Duration: 6:14 h
  • Included quiz questions: 61
  • Available documents: 15

Authors of course Intercultural Competence

 Simone Hoferer

Simone Hoferer

Simone Hoferer ist systemischer Business Coach, Trainerin und Moderatorin.
Ihre Coachings und Trainings im Businessbereich sind aus der Praxis für die Praxis: Simone Hoferer war, als staatl. geprüfte Innenraum- und Möbelgestalterin, langjährig als Projektmanagerin und Teamleiterin tätig und hat als Kalkulatorin hochwertige Innenausbauprojekte in über 30 Ländern abgewickelt und verantwortlich betreut.

Im Iran hat Sie die Designabteilung einer Möbelfertigung aufgebaut und geleitet. Bereits während ihrer Gesellenzeit zur Schreinerin zog es sie ins Ausland und so arbeitete sie ein Jahr lang in Jasper, Indiana in den USA in der Qualitätssicherung einer Möbelfabrik für Hotelmöbel.

Simone Hoferer is a system. Business Coach, trainer and moderator.
Her coachings and trainings in business division are made from professional for professionals: Simone Hoferer as Master craftsman in cabinet making, was Project manager and supervisor for the realisation of projects in more than 30 countries.

In Iran she built-on and managed the design department of a furniture fabrication. Already during her journeyman's years of service as a carpenter she was attracted to foreign countries. So she worked in Jasper, Indiana (USA) in the quality management of a furniture fabrication for one year.

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