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Cross Cultural Training

  • Develop cultural agility and improve personal, team and organisational performance by learning to work in partnership across diverse cultures.

  • Identify your cultural style and adapt your approach situationally.

  • Explore areas of commonality and divergence, paving the way to success.

 
 

Our Services

Cross-Cultural Workshop

Available for groups of 4 to 30 - duration 1 to 3 days

  • Prework: Online Cultural Assessment Using the Culture Active Platform:

    • Makes the training specific to the team

    • Helps compare team members’ behavior, values and beliefs

  • Interactive Workshop:

    • Informative and entertaining

    • Personalized experience with actionable learning

    • Includes eye-opening exercises

    • Discussions of the results lead to a collaborative analysis of the learnings

    • Deeper dive into specific aspects of business practices

 

Deep Dive Workshops

Available individually or as a series, as a complement to the Cross-Cultural Workshop

Communication

      With peers, employees, & 3rd parties

Leadership

      Reaching objectives across cultures

Giving Feedback

      Being effective without offending

Pitching

      Presenting ideas so they are adopted

Negotiating

      Getting what both parties want

Networking

      How it is done across cultures

Managing Meetings

      Expectations and effectiveness

Decision making

      Navigate different approaches

Conflict management

      Avoiding it and fixing it

Individual Cultural Mentorship

For newly arrived employees, an introduction to cultural differences utilizing materials from the above workshops and deep dives. Package tailored on demand.

CultureActive

 

Cultural profiles and team support tools

 

In support of the workshops we utilize an award-winning suite of online tools used worldwide by companies, global organisations, business leaders, professionals, politicians, diplomats and academics in industry groups and sectors across the world.

Assessments

Find out your own cultural style and compare to your target country.

Are you typical of your nationality? CultureActive’s groundbreaking interface integrates personal and country profiles, offering a myriad of perspectives from which to compare yourself with target cultures, your co-workers and negotiating partners.

Use the Horizons tool to explore cultural differences and identify common ground - bringing concrete benefits to personal and team performance:

  • Be understood

  • Gain trust

  • Achieve consensus

  • Sell to your target markets

Assessments available in 10 languages.

Team Development

Boost communication and promote understanding to improve performance within multicultural and remote teams.

CultureActive brings together your cultural profile with that of your team, helping everyone manage everyday interactions, enhancing collaboration and connection.

Our unique focus on communication, values and interaction styles provides a practical framework, readily understandable and immediately applicable to real-life situations. Particularly invaluable during periods of transition, in organisations expanding into new territories, or managing mergers and acquisitions across cultures.

Identify how your cultural style impacts colleagues, across 50 key areas including:

  • Thinking

  • Decision-making

  • Communication patterns

  • Leadership styles

360° Feedback System

The new 360° Cultural Profile System is the next step in cross-cultural team-building.

Applying the proven CultureActive model to team dynamics, this versatile and exclusive tool goes beyond national culture to illuminate how individuals perceive their personal working styles, setting it alongside how they are perceived by others.

Teams work with accredited CultureActive trainers to analyze the feedback and identify clear and practical action points to deepen communication, secure common investment in established processes, and transform collective performance.

Country Reports

Roadmaps to 105 cultures.

 

CultureActive’s extensive online resource of more than 100 National Cultural profiles draws on decades of research and fieldwork, supplemented by regular feedback from cross-culture professionals working on the ground globally.

20,000 interactive profile comparisons allow you to compare your core values, beliefs and communication style with that of your target cultures.

  • Establish trust and credibility

  • Identify common ground and build consensus

  • Develop your awareness of cultural hot spots

  • Navigate cultural norms and customs (e.g. meetings protocol, managing assumptions and expectations)