Become certified to use the
Intercultural Readiness Check
If you are looking to support your clients, students or employees in becoming interculturally more effective, you can now become certified to use the Intercultural Readiness Check.
The Intercultural Readiness Check (IRC) is a powerful internationally recognized tool for improving your intercultural effectiveness. Using the IRC’s unique methods, devised and refined by academics, practitioners and executives in major companies, will get you ready for today’s multicultural world.
Intercultural Readiness: The Four Competencies
How actively you are interested in other people, their cultural backgrounds, needs and perspectives
How much you notice when interacting with people from other cultures
How mindful and self-reflective you are when communicating with other cultures
How effectively you adjust your style to meet the expectations and needs of people from different cultures
How much you invest into developing relationships and diverse networks
How creative you are in developing solutions that satisfy the interests of different stakeholders
How well you deal with the complexities of greater cultural diversity—how comfortable you are in this complexity
How effectively you use cultural diversity as a source of learning and innovation—how diversity becomes your tool for creativity
The IRC Certification Course is a rich source of information on intercultural management and intercultural competence assessment. The Intercultural Readiness Check brings this multitude of ‘things to do to be effective when abroad’ back to the core competences that make a difference. The way this course combined in-depth discussion, sound methodology and hands-on cases and examples made me want to use the IRC tools right away for my students international business.Floor de Groot
IRC courses and certification can be custom designed to suit a range of organisations
Universities with a significant cohort of international students benefit from teaching staff and students who understand intercultural effectiveness. Staff can become certified in using the IRC within their campus.
Companies who are negotiating contracts outside of their countries or who have offices in overseas locations will benefit from a management team who are able to communicate effectively with different cultures. An IRC consultant can work closely with your team to deliver the most suitable learning for your business
Successful outcomes from high level discussions, negotiations and trade agreements between countries depend on excellent intercultural skills. The IRC is the best in its class, with one of the largest sources of information on intercultural competencies world-wide.
Enquire about IRC Certification
If you are looking to support your clients and staff in becoming interculturally more effective, you can now become certified to use the Intercultural Readiness Check.
Contact us directly
Dr. Ursula Brinkmann
+31 35 62 94 269
IRC certification is available worldwide.