Quick facts about this short course.
What makes this course a great choice?
This 4 weeks course offers a comprehensive knowledge on intercultural communications. It is designed to study social attributes, thought pattern and culture of different groups of people, which will lead participants not only to theoretically understand and value cultural differences but also to having skills of intercultural communications. Identity and culture are also studied within the discipline of communication to analyze how globalization influences ways of thinking, beliefs, values and identity within and between cultural environments.
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The course content of our Intercultural Communication short course
To comprehend the intercultural communications skills
To understand and value cultural differences within the society
To comprehend globalization as a historical process and its aspects
To comprehend the concepts of social change and understand it theoretically
To introduce the issues of social changes in Bali as the impacts of globalization
To understand the local perspectives in seeing the issues and conflicts arising from social changes
To develop the competency to manage the issues of social changes in Bali from wider perspectives
To develop understanding of public use of communal space
To study and discussed many aspects of Bali’s conflict management and how Balinese facing the dynamic conditions came from globalization that also bought many different values on it.
To discuss ecological distribution conflict, i.e., socio-environmental conflict which arises from uneven distribution of the benefit and cost of environmental change using the Benoa Bay conflict as a case study
Communal Space and case study (Gogibung)
Globalization, Tourism and Social Change
Intercultural Communications skill; understanding culture with mindfulness, verbal and non verbal communications and case study (Lontar Preservation)
Language Course - Bahasa Indonesia
Political Ecology (Conflict Management)
Site Visit To Desa Adat (Customary Village): Kesiman Kertalangu (week 1)
Site Visit To Traditional Market: Pasar Kumbasari (week 2)
Site Visit To Puri Kauhan Ubud (week 3)
Site Visit: Balinese House (week 3)
Site Visit To Benoa Bay Reclamation Area (week 4)
These amazing field trips are part of your short course in Bali.
As an Upskill student in Bali, you will not only get to know the incredible biodiversity of the island, but also experience local culture and explore all the activities you can do on the island of gods. Our field trips are some of the favorite parts of our Upskill alumni. Here's what you can expect from it:
Your classroom: The Balinese community.
Intercultural Communicaton as well as Conflict Management are two very important topics in Bali where people from many different cultural, religious, social and ethnical backgrounds live together. Therefore this course will include a series of activities and trips during which you will be able to observe a wide range of communication processes and daily challenges that appear within such a society. Main focus will be on the question how problems and conflicts appear from the cross-cultural interaction and how the people in Bali can deal with these conflicts.