Project Description

Understanding The Asian Business Mindset

Cross-cultural business intelligence goes way beyond chopsticks, business cards and manners. Failed international trade negotiations or business mergers and acquisitions are often riddled with incorrect assumptions. Business practices and communication styles you’re familiar with may be incompatible with other cultures. Under the pressure of closing a deal, it’s easy to forget that what works internationally won’t necessarily work in Asia.

This global business program provides foreigners with cultural insights critical for winning over and influencing colleagues, clients and stakeholders in Asia.

  • Cross-cultural communication: when to speak, when to be silent, and how to interpret non-verbal cues
  • Expectations around building and maintaining relationships
  • Asian mindsets for negotiating, leadership and teamwork

Designed for business and government professionals who lead, participate, or engage with Asia-based businesses

Coaching, face-to-face or via video link
1-on-1 or small groups (max 3 participants) or face-to-face group training

Half-day, full-day or two-day options.

Increase success rates of international business deals in Asia.
Minimise risk associated with navigating the cultural minefields of international trade, mergers and acquisitions.

Includes ready-to-apply strategies on how to build rapport with your Asian counterparts, and how you can build cultural competence across your team e.g. when organising or hosting international clients.

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