Cultural Intelligence: Building Competencies for Global Leadership

Credit points: 6

Unit code: ATS3064

Location: Monash Prato Centre, Italy

Coordinator: Dr Nadine Normand-Marconnet

Program type:  Arts Semester in Prato


Program details

The unit aims to equip students with intercultural skills which will enable them to effectively engage in global networks. Introducing students to Cultural Intelligence, the unit will provide critical tools for intercultural management, a key competency for studying and working in transnational environments. Students will complete guided intercultural interactions in and outside classroom, in order to produce written self-reflection on their cultural experience. Fostering crucial graduate attributes such as cross-cultural collaboration, teamwork, cultural awareness and critical thinking, this unit will enable students to build their profile as global leaders.


2017 Sem 2 Program 
Pre-Departure Session (Compulsory) 17 May 2017
Overseas Dates 20 November – 15 December 2017 (Block 3)
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Deposit: $300 (Paid on application)

Balance: $0

Total program fee (includes deposit + balance): $300

Tuition fees: Monash students will be charged fees according to their verified funding status. This fee will appear on your Monash Fee Statement. Non-Monash students must contact to enquire about tuition fees.

Accommodation: Students participating in the Semester in Prato program must stay in Prato during their program dates.  There are many great options close to the Prato Centre that you will book independently.

Travel: International return airfare* and associated transfers

Other Costs: Meals and spending money.

* Please note, students should not book flights until after your application has been endorsed by the Faculty and the Faculty has confirmed the program will be going ahead.

How to Apply

Applications open: Applications for 2018 Semester 2 will open November 2017.

Applications close: Applications for 2017 Semester 2 are now closed.

Application process: 

  1. Read the full application process 
  2. Complete the online application form. Incomplete applications will not be assessed.

* Art Study Tour units have a minimum number of students to be able to go ahead. Students should not make any travel arrangements until the Faculty has endorsed their application and confirmed the program will be going ahead.