New e-Learning Course to Prepare Students for Studying Abroad

Give your students a competitive advantage. Effective preparation will help students to benefit from their study abroad experience in ways that will change their life and make them more effective in multicultural situations – both domestically and internationally.
Webinar participants will learn about MyCQ for Study Abroad, a new and exciting e-Learning course educators can use to enhance student’s study abroad experiences and learning.
Students who complete the course will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop intercultural competency
  • Improve competitive advantage in the job market
  • Learn the value of goal setting and accountability
  • And more

During the webinar we will highlight a variety of techniques used in MyCQ™ for Study Abroad to engage student’s attention (videos, examples, exercises, and student interviews). Webinar Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and participate in live polls.

Your Presenters for This Event

Sandra Upton, DSL leads our work with schools and universities through her role as Vice President of Educational Initiatives. In addition, she’s a regular speaker, trainer, and consultant on cultural intelligence with companies and non-profit organisations. As a former business school dean and organisational consultant, Sandra understands how to effectively integrate CQ with organisations’ D&I initiatives and global leadership programs. She has also facilitated study abroad experiences in places such as China, Europe, Israel, and South Africa. Sandra finds her greatest pleasure in spending time with her husband and two children. She also enjoys travel, reading, watching a good film and long walks.

Linn Van Dyne, PhD oversees the ongoing research on cultural intelligence and works with Dave Livermore in developing the long-term strategy for the Center. Linn is one of the pioneering researchers on cultural intelligence and worked together with colleague Soon Ang to design the CQ Scale. She is a Full Professor at Michigan State University where she has taught and conducted research for 24 years. She has also taught at the University of Minnesota and has served as a Visiting Scholar at Indian School of Business and as Senior Fellow at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.