Self-Guided Courses

Self-Guided Courses for Cultural Competence in the Workplace

To increase your cultural competence in the workplace, you need to have a clear path to follow. Aperian Global offers Self-Guided Courses, online tools specifically designed to facilitate the mastery of the multicultural competencies you need to succeed in today’s global business environment.

Self-Guided Courses are online learning tools that guide users through steps to develop knowledge and skills necessary in an effective global workplace. Our courses can address any learning objective and can include webcasts, video, interactive modules, assessments, live learning events, and more.

Each Self-Guided Course is valid for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification.

Enhance Cultural Competence with the Help of a Variety of Learning Assets

Regardless of your specific learning objective, our courses give you access to a variety of online learning assets. These include videos, webcasts and e-Learning modules covering a wide range of topics, all of which are designed to boost your cultural competency. Many of the topics can be customized to meet the unique needs of your organization. They can be utilized as stand-alone learning programs or incorporated with virtual or face-to-face programs.

Develop Your Cultural Agility One Step at a Time

The step-by-step process greatly simplifies the learning experience. You’ll have the flexibility to complete the steps sequentially or non-sequentially and knowledge checks can be incorporated, enabling you to assess your level of cultural competency along the way.

Creating an Inclusive WorkplaceSM

Understand key dimensions of diversity that can affect business results and gain access to real, proven strategies to create a more inclusive and innovative workplace. Explore our companion program on Unconscious Bias.

Leveraging Diverse StylesSM

Access knowledge & advice on engaging effectively with other cultures, while understanding the “why” behind certain behaviors, the impact culture has on the work place & strategies for improved global collaboration.

Country Briefings

Build a foundational understanding of the key cultural & communication factors that can impact your business relationships in when working with specific cultures. Currently available for Brazil, China, India, Russia & the United States.

Managing Competing PrioritiesSM

An innovative, game-based branching scenario designed to help employees work more effectively & handle challenges that arise in matrixed organizational structures.

Working with WesternersSM

Through greater awareness & understanding of Western culture, global employees are better positioned to create sustainable & collaborative relationships with their Western counterparts.

Cultural FoundationsSM

Identify and bridge cultural differences using the GlobeSmart ProfileSM to improve interactions with global colleagues.

Available for purchase in combination with the GlobeSmart ProfileSM.

Virtual Teamwork: MeetingsSM

Enhance global, virtual team collaboration through exploring key challenges in today’s virtual meeting environment and learning strategies that will lead to greater collaboration and productivity amongst virtual teams.

Managing ExpatriatesSM

Designed for receiving managers, gain knowledge and resources to support expatriates, maximize time to productivity on assignment and develop effective global leadership skills.

Managing RepatriatesSM

Designed for managers of repatriating employees, access practical tools and strategies to effectively manage repatriating employees and fully leverage their global experience.

International Assignments: Self-Selection Toolkit

Through self-assessment & reflection activities, candidates for international assignments are better positioned to consider personal & professional readiness for an international assignment.

International Assignments: Repatriation Toolkit

Access resources & strategies to manage the post-assignment transition back home for assignees and their families.

Leading Virtual TeamsSM Toolkit

Enable team leaders & their global colleagues to successfully navigate common challenges faced by virtual teams.