#Intercultural Training
Intercultural training is tailored to the challenges of your specific international projects and to your existing knowledge.
All training is designed around your requirements and your time constraints. The sessions are held at your company premises, in a conference hotel, or even outdoors. My highest priority is a solution-oriented and practice-relevant approach utilizing the very latest knowledge.

If required, the training can be conceptualized with a blended learning approach.

I am specialized in the following target cultures:

- China
- Taiwan
- Singapore
- Malaysia
- Asia
- the USA and
- Germany

The training can be held in English, German, or Chinese.

Intercultural training can be based on one or more target cultures:

- Intercultural awareness training to raise general awareness of cultural differences, tailored to the requirements of your enterprise
- Intercultural team-building or team-development training for monocultural or multicultural teams working face-to-face or virtually
- Intercultural team-building events
- Preparation for foreign sojourns and the reintegration of expats and their families
- Management development training for managers and leaders working at international interfaces
- Intercultural coaching for managers and executives

In the international arena and in global enterprises, many employees have a lot of international experience or experience with people from other cultures. At the same time, globalization is leading to ever closer cooperation. Closer cooperation means – as in any close relationship between people – that it is necessary to come to grips with the values of your partners as well as with the resulting expectations and behaviors:

- What is important to my counterpart?
- Which motivational structures underpin his expectations and the way he acts? What is individual and what is a result of his culture?
- How do we define and achieve a common goal?

In the training you will learn why your business partners or colleagues from the other culture are "so different" and how this cultural "otherness" has an effect on behaviors and expectations, negotiations, communication, decision processes, conflict situations, training measures, and many other situations in day-to-day business.

But above all you will learn how to react appropriately to these differences, allowing you to form a more successful and more effective relationship.

Tell us your requirements. We will develop the optimal solution for your business and personal success.
#Feedback
"Many thanks again for the fantastic training session! I enjoyed it very much."

(High-tech company with 2,000 employees)
"Many thanks again for one of the most informative and useful training sessions of my career!"

(Corporation with 22,000 employees)
What Customers Say
Many thanks for a very successful seminar. I haven't been able to speak to all the participants, but what I have heard so far has been universally positive. I think you have left an excellent impression with us.

(International SME with 16,000 employees)
I wanted to drop you a message from my new home and give you a short update on my first 2.5 months in Shanghai, and especially to report on the implementation of your training content in practice …

First I want to say that without your training I’d have done pretty much everything wrong. I’m still not doing everything correctly. But at least I realize when I make a mistake and can explain to the Chinese why I acted so “German”.

Even after 2.5 months in China I am still happy here and enjoying the Chinese way of life. At the moment there is no sign of any culture shock … I have transferred significantly more responsibility to the employees, and I regularly look at and comment on the progress. I think I have been well-received here. At least that’s what my German colleagues who have been here longer say. The Chinese colleagues have suddenly knuckled down and work with enthusiasm. What is especially pleasing is that this week I received, together with my Chinese team, the first large order from my newly acquired customer.

I have a lot of fun with my Chinese colleagues. Especially in the introductions to the Chinese culture, which interest me greatly. Only when it comes to the food do I still have a few problems, especially with the picking off of turtle shell, although my Chinese colleagues insist that this is the tastiest of all the meats …

I wish you continued success with your training and can confirm that the information you give is absolutely correct …

Best wishes from Shanghai!

(Technology company with approx. 3,000 employees)
The ... World ... Convention in Beijing has been a tremendous success, for which your participation as one of our guest speakers has undoubtedly been of paramount importance.

I would like to seize the opportunity to thank you on behalf of ... for your excellent contribution to the Intercultural Workshop, and I hope that this experience has been as enjoyable for you as it has been for us.

I very much look forward to future opportunities of co-operation.

(International federation with offices in 65 countries)
Please find below the overall results of the assessment of the training.
All trainings resulted in a constant high level regarding satisfaction with the training. In particular, the following aspects were evaluated as excellent:

The trainer was very competent in the subject matter.
The trainer presented the topics in an interesting way.
The trainer was sufficiently open to feedback and requests.
The course atmosphere was supportive and constructive.

The following feedback on the courses and on what was particularly appreciated describe your work particularly well:
Very effective learning; many practical and understandable examples in consideration of the cultural background; knowledge of trainers about China; many "real world" examples; high expert competence; well adapted to our requests; very open atmosphere, allowing effective teamwork; course leader reacted very flexibly to questions and problems; course material; the way the lecture was delivered.

I am convinced that the colleagues will benefit from the content of your training in their cooperation with their South-East Asian colleagues.

(Corporation with 35,000 employees)
Many thanks again for the highly successful event. I would like to pass on my manager's feedback to you:

The training was undertaken well in terms of content and method.
The learned information is very helpful for the day-to-day work with the Asian colleagues.
The training is highly recommended for employees who are already working with Asian colleagues or who will be.
Overall, a great success, and one that was also very enjoyable.

(Limited company with 41,000 employees)
"Many thanks for the interesting training. I was able to make use of my newly acquired knowledge on my very next trip to China."

(Limited company with 1,500 employees)
We have spoken with each other again about the seminar on Friday and both agreed that it was very helpful for us and above all very genuine. Above all the many concrete examples helped us a lot in better understanding the Chinese mentality. Many thanks again for the time you spent answering our questions.

(Consultancy firm)
From a company newsletter:
"Everyone was in agreement: excellent preparation for the country, for its people, for a foreign culture and ultimately also for our trade show appearance. Perfectly done, well prepared and the 'Chinese of Mindelheim' are highly motivated for the project."

(Limited company with 3,000 employees)
I would like to thank you enormously for the exciting and interesting training! My wife and I enjoyed it greatly and we are now looking forward to China even more! Hopefully we will see each other again in Shanghai!

(Corporation with 15,000 employees)
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