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Our CultureCourse is the foundation of CultureBound. We teach you the cores of culture so that you are able to communicate and build successful relationships with those you come in contact with on a daily basis.

Topics include:

  • Relational Learning

  • Cultural Balance

  • Empathy

  • Attitude and Mindset

  • CultureBound's Culture Tree

  • Know Your Personal Culture

  • Culture Stress

  • Looking for Patterns

  • Languages of Culture

  • Asking Good Questions

  • Active Listening

  • CultureBound's Learning Cycle

  • Communicating Across Cultures

American Patterns


In this course, you will have the opportunity to explore patterns of American culture and how it may influence interactions with other cultures. This is a great introduction and is offered free of charge.

CultureCourse Introduction

This course gives you a brief overview of our full CultureCourse. If you want to sample the material before committing to the investment, this is a great option for you. This is offered for $25.

CultureCourse Cohort

This format allows you to join others from all over the world as you learn the foundations of culture. Each day includes online video lessons, field trips to complete in your location, and live training sessions with peer interaction. This missions-specific course includes lessons on relational theology, God's culture tree, and forming a culturally appropriate ministry. At the end of this approximately 30-hour course, you will receive a certificate of completion.


CultureCourse Custom

This format allows you to work with our trainers to modify our basic course to fit your specific needs. Whether for business, education, or small group, we work with you to align our lessons to your context. Course includes video lessons, field trips to complete in your location, and live training sessions. At the end of this approximately 30-hour course, you will receive a certificate of completion. 


CultureCourse Self-Directed

This format allows you to complete our training on your own, at your own pace. This is ideal for someone who prefers independent learning or who doesn't have the time to attend our week-long course. Course includes video lessons, worksheets, suggested activities, and more. This course doesn't include live training or a certificate upon completion.



This course includes a 3-hour live session with a trainer and activities and worksheets for you to do with your kids. You'll talk through culture and language-learning as a family and how you can work through our training together. We recommend that you take this course the week before your online training so that your kids can participate with you during your CultureCourse training week.


CAST Workshop

Cultural Awareness for Short-Term Teams is a 3-hour workshop preparing teams of youth and adults to effectively serve people from a different culture while on a mission trip less than 6 months in length. This workshop is held at your location close to Portland, Oregon. If you would like us to travel elsewhere, please inquire. We provide training for teams traveling inside and outside their homeland. Apply today to bring our CAST workshop to your team.