International Expert in Cross-Cultural Communication

Founder of "Cross-Cultural Competence" Project

Author of educational programmes, lecturer, trainer, consultant and academic in the field of cross-cultural communication
Professor, author, lecturer, trainer, consultant and academic in cross-cultural communication with a demonstrated history of working in the field of international relations, global business, academic and professional education.

Lecturer at the leading Russian universities (MGIMO, RANEPA, ITMO and others).
Founder of the international project "Cross-Cultural Competence".
Cross-cultural advisor to Swiss Dragons Management SA (Geneva).
Executive Director of the Russian-Egyptian Business Council at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.

Education:

▪ PhD in Philosophy of Culture from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
PhD Thesis: "Sociocultural Aspects of Muslim-Christian Interaction (сase-study of Mass Communications and Education Systems in Russia and Egypt)"

▪ Specialist Degree of Germanic Philologist from The Moscow State University.
Qualification: "Teacher of English Language and Western European Literature, Professional Translator"
Diploma: "The Category of "Otherness" in Modern English Literature. The Case of Novels by Angela Carter"

Certification:

⋱ Course "Islam Through Its Scriptures" from Harvard University
⋱ Course "Christianity Through Its Scriptures" from Harvard University
⋱ Course "Religious Literacy: Traditions and Scriptures" from Harvard University

Spheres of Interests:

✔ Philosophy
✔ Religious Studies
✔ Cross-Cultural Psychology
✔ Anthropology
✔ Ethnology

Membership:

International Association for Cultural Studies
International Association for CrossCultural Psychology
SIETAR Europa
Association for the Sociology of Religion
Society for the Scientific Study of Religion
Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs
Russian Philosophical Society
International Middle Eastern Studies Club
Dr. Mona Khalil
  • Basic information about the Arab region
  • Background knowledge
  • The Arab World from inside
  • Arabic character and psychology
  • Features of social communication
  • Value orientations
  • Etiquette norms
  • Tabooed behavior patterns
  • Desired behavioral patterns
  • Features of business communication
  • Specifics of negotiation process, etc.
Cross-Cultural Competence.
The Western World
  • Basic information about the West
  • Background knowledge
  • The Western world from inside
  • Character and psychology of Western people
  • Features of social communication
  • Value orientations
  • Etiquette norms
  • Tabooed behavior patterns
  • Desired behavioral patterns
  • Features of business communication
  • Specifics of negotiation process, etc.
  • Basic information about Russia
  • Background knowledge
  • Russia from inside
  • Russian character and psychology
  • Features of social communication
  • Value orientations
  • Etiquette norms
  • Tabooed behavior patterns
  • Desired behavioral patterns
  • Features of business communication
  • Specifics of negotiation process, etc.
  • History of cross-cultural studies
  • Theories of cross-cultural communication
  • Role, mechanisms of formation and debunking of negative stereotypes
  • Specifics of communication in the global world
  • The role of axiology in communication practices
  • Cultural classification theory
  • Religious literacy
  • Interreligious interaction: challenges and prospects
  • Features of cross-cultural communication within one country
  • Adaptation strategies in a foreign environment
  • The problem of tolerance in contemporary world
  • Cultural awareness as the key to individual growth and social development, etc.
Cross-Cultural Competence.
Specific Countries
  • Elaboration of tailor-made programmes for specific countries upon request.
Consulting Services
Consulting services in the field of cross-cultural interaction with partners from the Arab world, Russia and The West*:

  • Psychological evaluation and analysis of current working issues
  • Defining motivation of the partners
  • Cross-cultural expertise of conflicts, misunderstandings and disputes
  • Working out recommendations for the adequate and most efficient patterns of handling cooperation

* Consulting services require preliminary analysis of the cross-cultural situation under consideration

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