Success in today’s globalised economy requires cultural awareness and an ability to adapt to different cultures

Most employees are collaborating more and more with people and organisations from other countries in their day-to-day work. To be successful in cross cultural business environments it is essential to be highly aware of cultural diversity, understand how differences can positively and negatively influence the business success, and use the learnings in communication and collaboration to continuously deliver positive outcomes.

Collaborating across cultures is a highly interactive learning programme that helps participants to develop an understanding of cross cultural interactions and learn to turn cultural differences into assets. Besides trainer led presentations, the course is based on discussions, training games, group work and modelling real experiences and work based situations.


This highly interactive 2 day learning experience is suitable for everyone in the organisations who works across cultures, equipping them with skills to communicate effectively and turn cultural differences into assets and opportunities.



Everyone in the organisation who is involved with cross cultural interactions


 Key outcomes

  • Learn about cultural diversity and how to address cultural differences
  • Comprehend cross cultural interactions and their potential opportunities and pitfalls
  • Use tools and models that help you be successful when you work across different cultures
  • Improve cross cultural communication skills
  • Learn to turn cultural differences into assets



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This course is typically held over 2 days


 You will leave this course able to:

  • Understand the key challenges associated with global collaboration
  • Recognise culture and understand the impact of stereotypes
  • Use tools and models to successfully work across different cultures and clearly understanding cross cultural differences
  • Evaluate the combined strengths and skills when two or more cultures come together to form a single organisation or environment
  • Question the impact of culture on a variety of work related norms and behaviours
  • Proactively assess the potential communication issues that may occur during any cross cultural collaboration
  • Identify how to manage cultural issues to negotiate effectively
  • Create a reference resource of information that can be accessed the next time you are collaborating across cultures


 Delivery options

This course can be delivered in-person or virtually

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Contact us for further information on how Collaborating Across Cultures training can be tailored to your business