The workplace today is multi-cultural and Spanish speaking people make up a large percent of the business workforce. The Spanish speaking world is rich in history, music, culture, and traditions. Success in business is not just about your product and service it’s about people, traditions and relationships. This course provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in the Spanish culture, ensuring that you are aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues.
Understand the importance of relationships in the Spanish speaking culture
Recognize different communication styles in the Spanish speaking culture
Identify various roles and relationships in the Spanish speaking culture
Recognize the role of the family in the Spanish speaking culture
Identify the value of knowing names and using correct titles in the Spanish speaking culture
There are no specific prerequisites for this class. It is designed for anyone desiring to enhance their skills or learn the topics covered in the class.
This class is an independent-study course. Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material. A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.
Broadband or high-speed internet access is required. Broadband includes DSL, cable, and wireless connections.
Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Moodle pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.
Windows hardware configurations and processors are acceptable
Mac computers MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (Bootcamp is a free download from Apple's website)
1 GB RAM minimum recommended
Windows XP, Vista or 7 and Mac OS X 10 or higher with Windows
Google Chrome is highly recommended
Internet Explorer is not recommended as it may not display certain menus and links
Cookies MUST be enabled
Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded onto your computer.)
Adobe PDF Reader
Media Plug-ins (These may be required depending on your course media.)
Adobe Flash Player (Required for many of our career courses and ALL of our IT courses.)
Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player
PowerPoint Viewer (Use this if you don't have PowerPoint)