Asian Cross-Cultural Training Institute (ACTI)

Programme Detail: Cross-cultural Training

Language of this entry English (UK, International)
Name of Programme / Training Resource Cross-cultural Training
Type of Training Individual standalone programme
Reference Number
Description A 6-Weeks integral residential training in Chiang Mai/Chiang Rai (4 weeks) and in Singapore (2 weeks) which includes 28 courses: spiritual formation, team building, phonetics and linguistics, cross-cultural communication, acculturation and worldview, Honor & Shame, church-planting strategies, security & safety, folk religions, ritual and witchcraft, story-telling, contextualization, rural ministries, tripartite partnerships, self-awareness, soul care & boundaries and others. Combination of formal, informal & non-formal learning
Keywords residential cross-cultural training integral holistic community living urban cities Asian training
Languages Programme Available in English (UK, International)
Other Languages
Country and region where programme is available Singapore / Countrywide; Thailand / North
Area of Ministry and Focus Pastoral Encouragement and Counselling / Pastoral Care and Counselling; Personal Life and Holiness / Practical Skills and Fitness; Mission and Evangelism / Evangelism and Apologetics; Mission and Evangelism / Cross-Cultural Mission and History; Mission and Evangelism / Church Planting and Multiplication; Mission and Evangelism / Missionary Team Care and Skills
Residential/Non Residential Residential
Full-time or Part-time Full-time
Level Certificate
Cost Range US$500 or more
Actual Cost SGD$2,650
Bursaries/scholarships available Yes
Actual Length 6 weeks
Average hours of study per week 30
Methods of instruction classroom lectures, discussion, case-studies, reading assignments, reflections on topics taught, creating & presenting a masterplan for ministry, cross-cultural community living, personal interaction, mission trips in Chiang Rai,
Percentage of time spent in formal learning (e.g. lectures, structured reading, work-books, etc.) 55
Percentage of time spent on non-formal skill-based learning (e.g. learning on the job and supervised practice, etc.) 20
Percentage of time spent in informal unstructured learning (e.g. prayer times, teamwork). 25
Average number of students who take the programme per year (or, if this is a new programme, the number who can be accommodated) 20
Prerequisite Programmes Long-term missionary candidates of church/agency. Short-term workers of 6 months and above. Mission leaders/staff of church/agency. Professionals working overseas. Some English language ability.
Other Prerequisites Intention to be involved in cross-cultural ministry or involved in administration and care for missionaries.
Qualifications gained Certificate
Qualifications this programme is part of
Programme Accredited by Not accredited