A LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATION
learning programme available face-to-face,
as an eLearning or via blended delivery
Available as a consultancy service where we build your cross-cultural leadership plan for you!
Culture eats strategy for breakfast.
– Peter Drucker
Why do this?
One of the most difficult career challenges you can face is to work with a different culture.
Your culture dominates your expectations. It leads you to behave, communicate, show emotion and persuade others in the way which you do; the ways you have grown up with and feel at home with.
Change cultures and you change these invisible expectations. Suddenly things get harder; and the tactics which enabled you succeed in the past can unexpectedly fail you.
But these frustrating cultural difficulties must be overcome. You have your mission. You have your targets. So you either solve the culture problem or you fail to achieve the business success which your organisation requires from you.
Master cross-cultural leadership as an expat professional working in a foreign culture or as
a global manager leading a team with a mix
of cultures different from your own!
What are the benefits?
You will start by recognising exactly why cross-cultural leaders fail so that you can always avoid these traps.
You will capture the key differences between your culture and the target culture; paying close attention to the practical adjustments you will need to make to engender effective collaboration with your new team, colleagues and stakeholders.
Furthermore, you will leave the session with a concrete action plan which you can immediately put to use after the session to hit the ground running.
- The golden rule for persuading and influencing direct reports, peers and stakeholder from different cultures
- Building an accurate picture of the differences between your culture and the target culture in terms of professional behaviour, communication and expectations
- The key causes of intercultural communication breakdown between your culture and the target culture; and how to always avoid them
- Leveraging Cultural Dimension Theory to map the differences in professional relationship management between your culture and the target culture
- Leveraging the 6 Universal Principles of Persuasion to provide a fail-proof, practical guide for building collaborative relationships in the target culture
This is a practical and engaging workshop backed up by robust theories from psychology and communication theory and with role-play exercises replicating the exact challenges you will face on the job.
Employ robust psychological techniques and universal cultural dimensions to quickly master leadership in any
new and different culture
I expected the Audit Report Writing Workshop to be a very dry and theoretical course with instructions on how we write reports in Vodafone.
But to tell you the truth, I came home and I said to my wife: “Susan, today I’ve had the most amazing training I’ve ever had!” – and I’ve had some great training!
The report writing training was fantastic – the difference being that the trainer really knew how to bring the message across. The training was very interactive. It not only taught me how to write in the most efficient and professional way but also how to make a powerful connection with the reader.
All in all, we not only learnt how to write reports, but we also learnt how to communicate effectively which I think is the key. That was the real added value of this course.
Senior Internal Auditor
As a training experience, Financial Report Writing Workshop took our attention from the very start – not just me, but the whole group.
People were saying: “Wow! It’s 9 o’clock on the day of the first session and we have already defined exactly what the key problem is with our report writing.”
I would definitely recommend this financial report writing training. It’s not just about the books and the materials, but it’s important to learn things that you will remember at work and know how to use.
I immediately applied what I learnt from the training into my real business life. The expertise of the trainer and how the training was delivered was the key to success here. What is delivered is important, but how it was delivered was what I would also like to recommend. In this sense, it was better than 99% of the training I have had till now.
Corporate Business Account Manager
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How do we work?
We have a comprehensive catalogue of bespoke learning programmes to help busy professionals master their Leadership Communication and Expert Communication. In addition, we offering fast-track options for Non-Native Communication development for global professionals who do not speak English as their mother-tongue.
All of our programmes are supported by the latest insights from adult learner theory and the 70:20:10 model.
What is more, our programmes are delivered by expert consultants who are thought-leaders in their fields and possess a wealth of experience in both the business environment and formal learning settings.
All of which guarantees maximum ROI for your organisation.