Intercultural Training Certificate

What employers want....

The Association of American Colleges and Universities [AAC&U] has a national initiative called Liberal Education and America's Promise.  As part of this initiative AAC&U conducted a survey on what learning outcomes business leaders want colleges and universities to emphasize. 

The results of this study are below, and outcomes that can be gained through completion of the ITC certificate are highlighted.

 

Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World

 

Science and technology

82%

Global issues

72%*

The role of United States in the world

60%

Cultural values/traditions (U.S./global)

53%*


Intellectual and Practical Skills

 

Teamwork skills in diverse groups

76%*

Critical thinking and analytic reasoning

73%

Written and oral communication

73%

Information literacy

70%

Creativity and innovation

70%

Complex problem solving

64%

Quantitative reasoning

60%


Personal and Social Responsibility

 

Intercultural competence (teamwork in diverse groups)

76%*

Intercultural knowledge (global issues)

72%*

Ethics and values

56%

Cultural values/traditions--U.S./global

53%*


Integrative Learning

 

Applied knowledge in real-world settings

73%

* Three starred items are shown in two learning outcome categories because they apply to both.

These findings are taken from a Survey of Business Leaders commissioned by the Association of American Colleges and Universities and conducted by Peter D. Hart Associations in November/December 2006.

 

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