Cultural Differences and Similarities



*This credential is only available to current RMIT students

As workplaces become increasingly diverse, employers are seeking employees who are able to appreciate that there are cultural differences.

By undertaking this credential you'll learn to identify cultural similarities to help bridge cultural differences and expand your cultural perspectives.

This credential is developed in partnership with SBS.

Skills and learning outcomes

  • Identify how different cultures view the concept of time
  • Explain how communication styles may be influenced by cultures
  • Describe how to use cultural similarities to initiate and build a relationship
  • Recognise the differences and similarities amongst diverse cultures


Module 1: Cultural differences

Module 2: Finding similarities

How does it work ?

Assessment includes completing:

  • An activity - Are you a direct or indirect communicator
  • An activity - Your cultural perception of time
  • A final assessment

When can I do it ?

    Apologies, there are no available sessions to enrol into right now.