When it comes to business activities between Japan and Germany/Europe, there are often misunderstandings based on cultural differences and language barriers. A competent and targeted cross-cultural training or intercultural consultation will support you with your cross-cultural challenges, aiming at raising your cross-cultural awareness when working within another culture and increasing your possibilities to act in a feasible in certain situations.
Working and Living in Germany – Training for Japanese Expatriates and their families
It often happens that Expatriates are sent to Germany for work at short notice and therefore have no or very limited time to prepare themselves for their living and working in a new environment. The training “Working and Living in Germany” for Japanese Expatriates and their families enables Japanese assignees to quickly adapt to their new environment and supports Japanese families to feel comfortable with their new everyday life in Germany.
The training focuses on providing information on the German country and people, immigration regulation and other formalities, points of contact and facilities for Japanese nationals, medical care, advise on various matters of everyday life such as banking, shopping, public transportation, living in German houses and apartments, schools and kindergartens, leisure activities, what to do in case of emergency and much more…
Seminar for Germans/Europeans: Cooperation with Japan – Success through knowledge
Why do the Japanese not say “no”?
When do I know if the other party really agrees?
Why does decision making take so long?
Why do Japanese always collect so much detailed information?
Why do they work so long hours?
In this seminar you receive important background knowledge to understand the working style of your Japanese colleagues, customers and business partners. You will learn more about the systematic communication style, the decision making, the hierarchy and the employment system in Japanese companies and how this knowledge will guarantee a successful cooperation with Japanese colleagues, customers and business partners. On top of that, you receive information about the country, the society and etiquette and also advice on typical mishaps and how to avoid them.
For a perfect match with your training needs, the program will be adjusted to your individual company situation.
Working and Living in Japan – Preparation for Expatriates and their families
In this seminar you and your family will receive comprehensive information and advise on living in Japan, so that you are perfectly prepared and confident for the adventure of your overseas assignment.
The training focuses on providing information on the Japanese country and people, immigration regulation and other formalities, points of contact and facilities for German nationals, medical care, advise on various matters of everyday life such as banking, shopping, public transportation, living in Japanese houses and apartments, schools and kindergartens, leisure activities, what to do in case of emergency, how to cope with culture shock and more…
To get the most out of this training, we will discuss your personal background and your concrete questions prior to the training.
You can find more training and advise for the cooperation with Japan at my cooperation partner Japan Intercultural Consulting for whom I also work as a Consultant.