This course focuses on managing cultural diversity in the international business context. Its aim is to provide participants with a conceptual and practical understanding of the role of culture and diversity in the achievement of organization’s strategy, with specific attention for the complexity of managing people in a cross-cultural environment. Participants are challenged to increase their knowledge and understanding of the relative contribution of Cross-Cultural Expertise to management and business effectiveness. The course provides hands-on knowledge on the impact of cultural factors in management and business, intercultural communication, working with cross-cultural teams, and international HR management.
About the lecturer
Adrian Stanciu is a leading Organizational Development consultant in Romania, specializing in organizational culture management and change. His work touched more than 50 organizations, large or small, in Romania and other countries, and many hundreds of managers and leaders.
Prior to being a consultant, his career included management positions such as Managing director of Xerox Romania, Business Unit director of Xerox CEE and General Manager of Arexim, a Romanian IT systems integrator company that he cofounded and subsequently sold to Xerox Corp.
Also, Adrian is a founding member of the Erudio foundation, an organization dedicated to bringing creativity and expressivity in the field of leadership, and the organizer of the Erisma executive development program in Creative Leadership.
In the management development field, Adrian has developed and delivered numerous Executive Training programs to customers of various sizes and of various industries, such as IBM, Xerox, Orange, Raiffesen Bank, Citibank, Allianz, and many local entrepreneurial companies as well as coaching top executives from various industries.
In the academic field, Adrian has graduated as a MSc in the Bucharest Technical University in 1985. He has taught various subjects in graduate business programs in the Bucharest Technical University, the National School of Political Studies, the Academy of Economic Studies as well as the Change Management course in the University of Ottawa and the Canadian-Romanian MBA, and the OBHRM and Change Management courses for CEU Business School.
Adrian is also a constant voice in the Romanian business press, with more than 50 articles published. You can also read him at http://www.adrianstanciu.ro
We are now offering you the option to join one of our EMBA courses. You will join us for a half day of the class, which will give you a taste of the EMBA experience, whilst also giving you the chance to meet the lecturers and current students. We have limited places for guests per each course, so please register here.