Internship in Business (Summer)

Universidad de Granada

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Internship in Business (Summer)

  • Host University

    Universidad de Granada

  • Location

    Granada, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Internship

  • Language Level

    Intermediate, Advanced, Superior

    Hours & Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Students are expected to:

    • Reflect on which elements define the corporate culture of a multinational company, and all the areas that form part of it.
    • Reflect on the corporate world and the role of companies in society. Learn about the origin of corporations, their evolution and objectives. Also take a look at the obligations and corporate social responsibility of a company as an institution at the service of society.
    • Establish which areas in a multinational company need vigilance so as to prevent potential cultural clashes.
    • Learn about some of the key components of Spanish corporate culture and establish what aspects differ from the corporate culture in the students’ own country.
    • Develop strategies to successfully interact with native speakers in conflicts arising in the workplace
    • Broaden their vocabulary of terms used in the business world and express themselves with a better grasp of the jargon used in the workplace and the labour market.
    • Widen their knowledge of what elements and stages need to be considered when facing a job interview.

    Content
    INTRODUCTION: Zara: corporate culture in Spain and internationalization
    1.- CORPORATIVE CULTURE IN SPAIN:
    1.1.- Communication style, leadership and status in Spain.

    2.- INTERCULTURAL COMPETITION:
    2.1.- Resolution and mediation in labour disputes: management styles.
    2.2.- Emotions and neutrality in the workplace.

    3.- BASIC NOTIONS:
    3.1.- Grammatical competence, lexical competence.
    3.2.- Grammatical competence, lexical competence.
    3.3.- Grammatical competence, lexical competence.

    4.- THE BUSINESS WORLD:
    In this module aspects related to the business world will be dealt with as well as Hispanic corporative culture such as a job interview, job satisfaction, the corporation as a social institution, etc.