Today’s World is ever more interconnected. Workplaces are increasingly filled with a mix of people from wide variety of places, with a mix of cultures. Understanding how to communicate effectively in such a complex and diverse scenario is therefore more important than ever! This course will introduce you to the cultural profiling that can support you in better understanding the World around you, in improving your success and help you to communicate with confidence, no matter who is in front of you. You will learn how to enhance diversity and inclusion, to turn them into unique advantages.
You will learn about the Geert Hofstede Framework and its dimensions: power distance index, Individualism, Uncertainty Avoidance, Assertiveness, Long Term vs Short Term orientation, Indulgence vs Restrain. You will initiate the journey to build your global leadership skills and become a valuable and confident person, capable of thriving across cultures, and to transcend national boundaries.
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for anyone working in a mixed culture workplace or at large for anyone looking to communicate effectively with people of different cultural backgrounds. Professionals working in a team will benefit from understanding how to work with peers from different cultures. Anyone who works with business partners or with customers from a different culture will appreciate the opportunity of building a stronger rapport and overall better relationships.
This course is a good resource to further develop soft skills such as problem solving, negotiations, conflict resolution, stress management, emotional intelligence, interpersonal communication, and how to effectively coordinate and turn different cultures from a challenge to an opportunity for growth. The World is ever more interconnected, developing a set of skills that will support you in navigating this complexity will grant you the confidence needed to give your contribution to your team and your organization. If you want to develop your career as an International Executive, a cross cultural mindset is one of the keys to becoming a true global leader.
Benefits of Attending
- Discover the cultural value orientations or dimensions
- Understand the value of cultural intelligence as part of your leadership model
- How to communicate effectively across languages and cultures
- Build awareness and ability to turn cultural understanding into competitive advantages
- Lay the foundations for your own personal culture intelligence development plan
Marco began his corporate career as Project Manager for the Italian subsidiary of an American international corporation in the medical industry. He then served as a Director for a European industrial group in Italy and USA from 2003 to 2008.
In 2009, Marco left the corporate world and started his own advisory practice to focus on project management and strategic consulting. He is currently an independent advisor with focus on feasibility studies, business plans and the integration of business and technology. Since 2017, he had also been a senior advisor at Seles Italy, a strategic consulting firm and an affiliated consultant for BEAT Consulting in Malta, a specialised firm in corporate and project management consulting.
Marco is a well-travelled professional, having held positions of leadership and business management in Italy, USA, and Ghana as a resident expatriate. Marco has also been involved in project management and procurement consulting in Malta, Bulgaria, Denmark, the Netherlands, Nigeria, South America, the Middle East and Papua New Guinea with clients in construction, oil and gas, automotive, logistics, healthcare and technology. His approach to training is very practical and he strives to engage his learners in a positive and enabling environment which supports learning and knowledge-sharing.
Attend In-Person or Remotely
Attend In-Person or Remotely
|HYFLEX COURSE FEE|
Pricing excludes 5% VAT, which will be charged where applicable.
Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments for in-person learners. Delegates who attend all sessions and successfully complete the assessment, will receive a Informa Certificate of Completion. A hard copy will be provided to in-person learners and a soft-copy will be provided to virtual learners.