Helena Bernáld

 

     Intercultural Skills and

     Successful Communication

 

 

 

 

Recent Projects & Testimonials:

 

 

Annually recurring: Guest lecturer at Bath University, UK, Faculty of Science, for Master’s Students in Computer Science, (2013-) The Importance of Intercultural Competence in Today’s Global Society

 

Annually recurring: Guest lecturer at Uppsala University, Sweden, Department of Information Technology, forMaster’s Students in Human-Computer Interaction (2012 -): The Importance of Intercultural Competence in Today’s Global Society 

 

 Annually recurring: Guest lecturer at Uppsala University, Sweden, Department of Information Technology for Master’s Students in Computer Science, (2009) Developing Intercultural Competence 

 

Annually recurring: Guest lecturer at Uppsala University, Sweden: Cultural Awareness seminars for students from Uppsala University, Sweden, Department of Information Technology and the Rose-Hulman Institute, Indiana, USA (2007-)

 

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Management training at KTH (The Royal Institute of Technology), Stockholm, Sweden (May 2014): Inclusive Leadership, Diversity Management, Culture and Communication

 

Intercultural Presentation Skills courses for Vattenfall employees in Stockholm, Berlin, Hamburg and Amsterdam (Oct-Dec 2013)

 

Guest lecturer at a seminar for Supervisors in Third Cycle Programmes, Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden, School of Education, Culture and Communication (Oct 2013): Intercultural Communication Skills

 

Guest speaker at a lunch seminar for teachers and staff at Uppsala University, Sweden, Department of Information Technology (Dec 2012): Intercultural Competence in the Classroom II

 

Guest speaker at a lunch seminar for teachers and staff at Uppsala University, Sweden, Department of Information Technology (Feb 2012): Intercultural Competence in the Classroom

 

Guest lecturer at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, Indiana, US. Three days of lectures and seminars forteachers, staff and students – cross-departmental. (Jan 2012): Campus-wide seminar: The Importance of Cross-Cultural Competence in Today's Global Society

 

Guest lecturer at Uppsala University, Sweden, the Faculty of Science and Engineering (Sep 2011). Seminar about working with international students – values, communication, learning and leadership: International Students at the Faculty

 

Guest lecturer at Uppsala University, Sweden, Department of Information Technology, a workshop for the international students (May 2011): Intercultural Communication

 

Guest lecturer at Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, for students at the Department of Computer and Instructional Technology Teacher Education, (Feb 2011): Cultural Awareness

 

Keynote speaker at “Educating the Global Engineer”, an international workshop organised by CeTUSS (‘a national center for pedagogical development in technology education in a societal and student oriented context’) Uppsala University, Sweden (June 2009): Cross Cultural Competence (http://www.it.uu.se/research/group/cetuss/events/2009-06/) 

 

Guest lecturer at the Department of Information Technology,Uppsala University, Sweden, at a departmental teachers’ training day (June 2009): Cross Cultural Competence

 

Cultural Awareness Seminar, Swedishness in Business, for Swedish Handelsbanken in Bath, UK (May 2008)

 

A visual, auditive and palatal Swedish Presentation for the Opening of Handelsbanken in Bath, UK (Oct 2007)

 

 

 

 

TESTIMONIALS:

 

Comments from previous clients and students:

 

" Excellent. Enjoyed the business approach + understanding the culture."

 

" Well presented, easy manner. Very relevant. Helped with understanding the philosophy behind Handelsbanken's 'Our Way'. Good examples tying in culture with Handelsbanken."

 

"Brilliant, inspiring way of teaching!"

 

"(---) a very interesting guest lecture. It has a flavour not often seen in technical education, but it felt very much relevant to what we do, especially when it comes to collaborating with students and/or professionals from other countries and, thus, cultures.." 

 

" Helena has created a generous, warm and safe atmosphere - a very good platform for learning."

fessionals from other countries and, th

" Besides the actual knowledge, I have picked up many ideas and tips for my role as a trainer. This is the way it should be done!"