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Lesson 1 Introduction & Crossword Puzzle

Author: Expatriate FoundationComplexity: Standard

  How many Countries are there in the World? extracted 7/12/2017 Countries in the World: 195 There are 195 countries in the world today. This total comprises 193 countries that are member states of the United Nations and 2 countries that are non-member observer states: the Holy See and the State of Palestine. Not [...]

Lesson 2 International People Management Organisations

Length: 45 minutesAuthor: Expatriate FoundationComplexity: Easy

              International People Management Organisations Extracted 7/4/2017 from: Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) The Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) is the national association representing human resource and people management professionals. AHRI has around 20,000 members from Australia and across the globe. Level 13, 565 Bourke Street Melbourne, Victoria, 3000 Telephone (general enquiries): + 61 […]

Lesson 3 Videos

Length: 75 minutesAuthor: Expatriate FoundationComplexity: Standard

Review definitions and watch all three videos – complete quiz at the end of the lesson. ex·pa·tri·ate NOUN a person who lives outside their native country: “American expatriates in London” ADJECTIVE (of a person) living outside their native country: “expatriate writers and artists” synonyms: emigrant · living abroad · nonnative · foreign · émigré · […]

Lesson 4 Articles/Blogs of Interest

Length: 45 minutesAuthor: Expatriate FoundationComplexity: Standard

  Expat Since Birth by: Ute Limacher-Riebold A blog by a plurilingual expat-since-birth, linguist, researcher, mum of three, living in the Netherlands and writing about bilingualism, multiculturalism, parenting abroad, international life…     This is another infographic about expats (see the sources at the end of the infographic). I chose to post it here on […]

Lesson 5 Best Practices

Length: 75 minutesAuthor: Expatriate FoundationComplexity: Hard

Global Trends extracted 7/6/2017 from September 14, 2010   The majority of organizations are experiencing difficulty attracting employees with critical skills as economic conditions improve according to research by global professional services company Towers Watson and WorldatWork, an international association of human resource professionals. However, there is considerable regional variation in both the extent […]

Lesson 6 Case Study

Length: 60 minutesAuthor: Expatriate FoundationComplexity: Standard

  Please click on the pdf link below to view the Harvard Business School Case Study. Complete the course by taking the final 5 question quiz posted at the end. Note: After successful completion of this final quiz, please return to the first page of this course to view and print your personalized certificate.  The […]


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