This course is designed for project managers, systems managers, systems engineers and program managers who work on international projects.
This five-day course provides project practitioners with an understanding of cultural challenges, legal concerns, and teaming issues that are likely to be encountered working with international partners. The course addresses two distinct facets of successful international project management: technical knowledge and cultural understanding.
Course materials and discussions provide insights into the characteristics of international teaming that have the potential to make or break a project. The course format features lectures, small group discussion, hands-on practical exercises, and case studies. Instructors are successful NASA project managers from the international arena who discuss their experiences with participants, shedding light on multinational project traps and how to avoid them. Guest lecturers include content experts with international experience and, when available, relevant embassy personnel.
"Very good session explaining intricacies of international customs and of understanding and respecting customs..."
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: