Culture, Communication and Development

The UBC Certificate in International Development program is being phased out and will end by March 31, 2023. We invite you to review the updated schedule and register for courses so you can successfully complete the program by March 31, 2023. Applications will be accepted until January 15, 2022.

Learn to recognize the effect of different cultural approaches on international development work and develop ethical strategies for increasing understanding and respectful collaboration. Examine how our communication style, what we value and how we define development are all affected by our culture. Appreciate the challenges of nurturing equal partnerships in view of our histories of privilege and oppression.

This course is a required course for the UBC Certificate in International Development.

Course Format

The format of this course is 100% online. One week prior to the start of the course, an email will be sent to all registered students containing instructions on how to access the online Learning Management System.

Available Sessions

Course currently not available for registration.