Introducing BCIQ: A Quick and Reliable Way to Measure Cross-Cultural Skills and Knowledge

Post by Capsim
September 13, 2020
Introducing BCIQ: A Quick and Reliable Way to Measure Cross-Cultural Skills and Knowledge

Today’s workforce needs the skills to lead in increasingly diverse cultural and geographical spaces. Aside from diversity and inclusion increasing a sense of fairness in the workplace, increasing diversity increases profitability.

Now, with  Business Cultural Intelligent Quotient (BCIQ), educators have a quick and reliable way to assess test taker’s cultural knowledge, aptitude for jobs requiring cross-cultural interaction, and perform and strive in international settings effectively.

BCIQ can significantly enhance learning in Cross-Cultural Management, International Negotiations, and similar courses and training programs. The test results can be used to assess the test taker’s readiness for the international workplace and identify skills and competencies that need more development. The test can also be taken pre and post the study abroad programs or at the beginning and at the end of training programs to track the progress and development of cross-cultural competencies.

What you can do with BCIQ.

1. Assess Cross-Cultural Competencies

Measure cultural knowledge, skills, and aptitude for jobs that require cross-cultural interaction and cooperation.

2. Identify Gaps in Cross-Cultural Knowledge

Pinpoint the areas in cross-cultural competencies that need more attention and development

3. Track Before/After Program Progress

Take the test multiple times to track changes from before to after the international assignment or cross-cultural training program.

4. Enhance Learning in Courses and Training Programs

Deliver personally-tailored and actionable feedback that learners can use for professional development. 

5. Ensure Reliability and Validity

Rely on results that have been field-tested on more than 5,000 individuals from 50 countries

Integrate Cross-Cultural Learning in Your Program

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