How to Succeed in the International Arena

October 07, 2011  |     |   0 Comment

Sensible Strategies to Broaden Your Global Awareness

By now it’s no secret that competition in today’s international business arena has grown by leaps and bounds, making it imperative that the protocol skills required to compete effectively be developed and employed. Protocol is no longer relegated to the international diplomatic community alone. A knowledge of business protocol is necessary for anyone engaged in global business and exchange. We must be an envoy for the firm we represent, equipped with a knowledge and understanding of the business and social customs of the persons with whom we are negotiating. It is this know-how that will bring success.

This seminar is for anyone whose job requires communicating, negotiating and socializing in the global marketplace. You don’t have to be a cosmopolite nor do you need years of experience working for a multi-national company; but you do need to have a keen awareness and continually feed your mind with global oriented information.

How to Succeed in the International Arena will reinforce the considerable talents you already possess and provide valuable soft skills to help you compete in the global economy – an economy that demands diplomacy to tip the scales in your favour no matter where you conduct business.

This seminar will provide you with sensible strategies to broaden your global awareness – strategies you can use to gain an international edge. They include:

  • Broadening Your Global Awareness
  • International Clients – Pre-Meeting Action Plan
  • Negotiating to Win
  • Appropriate Business Attire and Accessories
  • Recognizing Rank and Status
  • Business Card Protocol
  • Business Customs and Terminology
  • Electronic Communications
  • Master the First Meeting
  • Business Introductions
  • Forms of Address
  • Eye Signals and Eye Contact
  • Body Language
  • World Class Handshakes
  • Make an Effective Entrance and Mingle
  • Remembering Names
  • Projecting Cultural Awareness
  • Global Communication Styles
  • Polychronic and Monochronic Time
  • Perceptions and Misperceptions
  • Gift Giving Protocol

Who Should Attend?

Anyone whose job requires communicating, negotiating and socializing in the global marketplace.

Should you or your business have specific needs, BloomStra Consulting will create customized briefings, seminars and/or coaching services to ensure they are met within the timeline that you desire.

 


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