Whether you are traveling for business or relocating to a new country, our relocation and intercultural programs will make your transition easier and less stressful. Develop the intercultural competencies necessary to do business in the country of your choosing. Learn common areas for cross cultural conflict including differences in values, work orientation, power distance, decision making process, concepts of time and communication styles. You will:
- Develop intercultural competence to successfully interact in the new culture.
- Gain basic understanding of country profile, lifestyle and daily living.
- Identify best practices for conducting business within the new culture.
- Create an action plan to manage culture shock and the acculturation process.
- Identify your own cultural filters and their affects on cross cultural interations.
What Our Clients Have to Say:
“[the trainer] was really a very, very good choice. He customized the whole session to our needs ... Very outstanding, professional training!”
-Mario Bauhan, Oxea Chemicals (Germany)
“High marks for training!”
- Dirk Smeets, Director of R&D (Belgium), Celanese Corporation
Topics Covered Include
Culture Shock - Covers the stages of culture shock and the acculturation process, with strategies to make culture shock less severe.
Developing Cultural Competence - Covers basic tenets of intercultural communication theory and its application in daily life in a new country
Country Profile - A brief introduction to the target country. Includes historical, demographic, economic and political overviews.
Lifestyle and Daily Living - Covers social norms, customs, values, and traditions. Includes practical information such as tipping, gift giving, entertaining and nonverbal communication.
Business Applications - Covers norms and protocols for a variety of professional settings including meetings, negotiations, phone conversations, presentations, and social and networking events. Training addresses leadership and management styles and best practices for business communication, both oral and written.
Family and Youth programs available.
Cultural Assessment for Relocation Training
An online cultural assessment identifies trainee's perception of self, as well as similarities and differences with target culture. The feedback includes comparison tools for exploring personal cultural differences supported by information and advice. The online resource also provides personal strategies for dealing with cultural differences identified in the assessment.
CAL Learning Relocation Programs equip employees with the intercultural skills and managerial strategies they need to achieve success in a new culture. Our programs lessen culture shock, facilitate the acculturation process, and help develop confidence to interact in a new culture.
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