Intercultural Trainings

Doing Business in Austria

This culture-specific training for Austria offers a targeted insight into the Austrian culture. Specifically, the particularities of the Austrian conversational culture, its conventions and forms of conduct are targeted. The specific thematic emphases can be arranged according to your wishes and interests with Dr. Karin Schreiner. The Austria training forms the core of Dr. Schreiner’s offer and she has been carrying it out successfully for years.

Target Groups:
– International specialists, executives, managers and project leaders who are in Austria
-Foreigners scholars who are active in Austria

Topics:
– Cultural standards in Austria
– Conversational culture in Austria
– Special features of a typical work day
– Habits and manners
– Avoiding typical mistakes and misunderstandings
– Practical exercises and case scenarios

Methods:
Theoretical input, interactive exercises, analysis of case studies, moderated discussions

Customer’s Benefit:
Targeted insight into the Austrian typical work life can assure that you maintain smooth relations with your business partners and colleagues in Austria. You learn how to avoid typical cultural faux pas and indicate your professional intentions so that your business and professional exertion within Austria runs smoothly!

Language: German, English, French
Number of Participants: by arrangement
Duration:1 day from 9am to 5pm, or by arrangement
Questions and Registration: office@iknet.at

 

 


Doing Business Abroad – Culture Specific Trainings

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These culture specific trainings offer targeted insights into business and everyday life of the desired culture. Dr. Schreiner lived and worked in many of the listed countries and gathered work experience in all of them. She has been offering culture specific trainings for these countries for years and can revert back to a rich pool of experience, which she combines with the newest methods in comparative culture.

Culture Specific Trainings upon request:
– Western Europe: France, Belgium
– Northern Europe: Finland
– Middle, East and South-East Europe: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina
– Asia: India, China, Japan, South Korea

Target Groups:
– Austrian specialists and executives who will be working abroad
– Austrian entrepreneurs who conduct business abroad
– Austrians in higher education teaching at universities abroad

Topics:
– Cultural standards in the target countries
– Cultural differences in conversational culture and management
– Cultural differences in habits and manners
– Typical intercultural misunderstandings
– Case studies

Methods:
Theoretical input, interactive exercises, analysis of case studies, photo and film materials, moderated discussions

Customer’s Benefit:
Insight into the cultural differences in conversational culture, habits, and manners ensures that you will work well with your future business partners and work colleagues. You learn how to avoid typical mistakes in the work life and how you can advance to ensure your professional enterprises will be successful!

Language: German, English, French
Number of Participants: by arrangement
Duration: 1 day from 9am to 5pm, or by arrangement
Questions and Registration: office@iknet.at

 

 


Culture Sensitivity Trainings – Cultural Awareness

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These trainings do not prepare for a specific culture, but offer a funden insight into intercultural subject matter, the current methods of comparative culture and the core areas of intercultural communication. The expansion of cultural awareness and a positive handling of cultural differences form the emphasis. Dr. Schreiner recommends these trainings in the forefront of culture specific trainings. Both trainings together make for a funded basis within the intercultural subject matter in general and with respect to the distinctive features of the target culture.

Target Groups:
– Everyone who deals with other cultures professionally or privately
– Everyone who will be re-located abroad
– Everyone who wishes to do business abroad

Topics:
– Culture and cultural identity: expanding cultural awareness
– Dangers and misunderstandings in intercultural relations
– Current methods of comparative culture
– A Positive handling of cultural differences
– Case studies

Methods:
Theoretical input, interactive exercises, analysis of case studies, moderated discussion

Customer’s Benefit:
Engagement with cultural perception, cultural identity and the core areas of intercultural relations entrenches the awareness of one’s own culture and the culture of others. The introduction of the newest methods of comparative culture deliver the tools for a positive handling of cultural differences and can be put into practice immediately.

Language: German, English, French
Number of Participants: by arrangement
Duration: 1 day from 9am to 5pm, or by arrangement
Questions and Registration: office@iknet.at