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

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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


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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

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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 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.


SaltaCulturas para cohortes

Este formato le permite unirse a otros alrededor del mundo para aprender las bases de la cultura.

CultureCourse Custom

This format allows you to work with our trainers to modify our CultureCourse 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 training sessions. At the end of this approximately 30-hour course, you will receive a certificate of completion. 


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.



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.


New! KidsCourse & TeensCourse

Teach your kids the foundations of culture as you participate in CultureCourse. Each day includes online video lessons, worksheets, and extra activities that will help your children understand and prepare for interaction with unfamiliar cultures. This course is designed to assist parents who are participating in CultureCourse cohort.