Course Title: Intercultural Management and Communication

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Intercultural Management and Communication

Credit Points: 12.00

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

Course Coordinator: George Nguyen

Course Coordinator Phone: +848 3776 1300 Ext. 2024

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

The course covers effective methodologies to devise real solutions for challenges in intercultural management and communication faced by today’s technology leaders.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course contributes to the following program learning outcomes:

3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
3.5. Orderly management of self and professional conduct.
3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership.

On completion of this course you should be able to:

1. Communicate with intercultural teams and the community at large to investigate and present different technology techniques.
2. Describe the importance of delivering intercultural business value to clients via technology.
3. Describe the challenges of intercultural management and communication.
4. Mediate between different cultures to generate synergies.
Communicate in a variety of international and intercultural contexts.

Overview of Learning Activities

Learning activities will take the form of:

  • Face to face and online seminars
  • Tutorials
  • Class debates
  • Team work

Overview of Learning Resources

Learning resources will consist of recommended references and class notes which may be accessed through "myRMIT" if you are in Melbourne and via "RMIT online" if you are based in Vietnam.
The set of references is deliberately broad, including books, journal publications, government reports, industry standards and handbooks, and web-based resources.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment 1: Written assignment
Weighting (%): 25
This task assesses the following learning outcomes:
PLO 3.2, 3.5
CLO 1, 2

Assessment 2: Class debate
Weighting of final grade (%): 25
PLO 3.5, 3.6
CLO 1, 3, 4

Assessment 3: Project presentation
Weighting of final grade (%): 20
This task assesses the following learning outcomes:
PLO 3.2, 3.6
CLO 1, 5

Assessment 4: Project Report
Weighting of final grade (%): 30
This task assesses the following learning outcomes:
PLO 3.2, 3.5, 3.6
CLO 2, 3, 4