These generic seminars explore the impact of cultural differences on international business. Practically-based exercises give delegates an insight into the influence of culture on both day-to-day and strategic issues.

A wide variety of topics are covered and examples given from many different cultures. As a key element in raising levels of cultural awareness, delegates are encouraged to assess their own cultural approach and its role in shaping an individual’s view of the rest of the world.

Typical issues covered might include

  • Overcoming personal bias
  • International meeting styles
  • Decision-making processes
  • Attitudes to hierarchy
  • Relationship-building across cultures
  • Leadership styles
  • Ethics and compliance
  • Communicating effectively
  • Gender issues
  • Entertaining