Open Seminars

At Home in the World with SinaLingua

Every year we offer open seminars on cross-cultural management topics.

Though the topics vary from year to year, classics such as "Successful in China", "Successful in Brazil", "Successful in the USA" or "Successful in India" can always be found.

We not only offer country-specific cross-cultural training courses, but also cross-cultural special seminars such as "International Negotiation" or "Intercultural Human Resources Management".

Important for you to know: Each of our seminars is interactive and practical!

In 2020, we offer our open seminars at a special anniversary rate! Be sure to have a look!

 

Our open seminars in our anniversary year

Asia seminars 2020

This seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have business partners, colleagues, customers or suppliers in China and who travel there for business.

Where: Heidelberg

When: March 19, 2020 (10-18h)

Contents:

  • Culture & society in China
  • (Business) Communication and face
  • Dining etiquette and dinner invitations
  • Project and teamwork in China
  • Meetings, presentations, feedback, securing results
  • Upon request: preparing for an international assignment

Experience China at the anniversary price of 890€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more.

This seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have business partners, colleagues, customers or suppliers in Korea and who travel there for business.

Where: Heidelberg

When: May 7-8, 2020 (10-18h and 9-17h)

Contents:

  • Culture & society in Korea
  • First contacts and business communication
  • Etiquette and handy tips for business delegations
  • Project and teamwork in China
  • Meetings, presentations, feedback, securing results
  • Upon Request: preparing for an international assignment

Experience Korea at the anniversary price of 1.290€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more.

This Blended Learning seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have business partners, colleagues, customers or suppliers in Japan.

Where: Heidelberg

When: May 18, 2020 (9-17h)

Contents:

  • Geographical and economic aspects of Japan
  • Patterns of Japanese society and their effects on Japanese business culture
  • First contacts and self-presentation in Japan
  • Communication: The meaning behind the statement / Communicating critical facts
  • Team- and project work with Japanese colleagues
  • Action strategies for dealing successfully with Japanese colleagues and partners

Our Blended Learning approach

In our digital learning platform we accompany you before and after the classroom training and thus ensure the sustainable transfer of the seminar contents into your practical everyday work.

Experience Japan at the anniversary price of 990€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more.

This Blended Learning seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have business partners, colleagues, customers or suppliers in China and who travel there for business.

Where: Heidelberg

When: June 23, 2020 (10-18h)

Contents:

  • Culture & society in China
  • (Business) Communication and face
  • Dining etiquette and dinner invitations
  • Project and teamwork in China
  • Meetings, presentations, feedback, securing results
  • Upon request: preparing for an international assignment

Our Blended Learning approach

In our digital learning platform we accompany you before and after the classroom training and thus ensure the sustainable transfer of the seminar contents into your practical everyday work.

Experience China with our Blended Learning approach at the anniversary price of 990€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more.

This transnational Blended Learning seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have business partners, colleagues, customers or suppliers in China, Japan or South Korea and who travel there for business.

Where: Heidelberg

When: August 27-28, 2020 (10-18h and 9-17h)

Contents:

  • Leadership in Asia – Managing different working styles skillfully
  • "Yes, maybe" and "I'm not sure" – Deciphering communication and filtering the essentials
  • Conducting employee appraisals
  • Delegate tasks so that they are implemented as planned
  • Decoding decision-making structures and using opportunities to influence them
  • Tips for sales and negotiations in Asia

Our Blended Learning approach

In our digital learning platform we accompany you before and after the classroom training and thus ensure the sustainable transfer of the seminar contents into your practical everyday work.

Experience East Asia with our Blended Learning approach at the anniversary price of 1.390€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more. With 2 or less participants it may take place as 1-day intensive seminar.

This seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have business partners, colleagues, customers or suppliers in Vietnam and who travel there for business.

Where: Stuttgart

When: October 9, 2020 (9.30-17.30h)

Contents:

  • Culture & society in Vietnam
  • (Business) Communication and face
  • Project and teamwork in China
  • Meetings, presentations, feedback, securing results
  • Dining etiquette and dinner invitations
  • Upon request: preparing for an international assignment

Experience Vietnam at the anniversary price of 890€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more.

This transnational seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have business partners, colleagues, customers or suppliers from all over Asia.

Where: Heidelberg

When: November 5-6, 2020 (10-18h and 9-17h)

Contents:

  • Concentration on the Asian countries of the participants' choice, e.g. China, Korea, Japan, India, South-East Asia
  • Country information on history, politics, religion, economy and society
  • The different business cultures and their impact on everyday business
  • Establishing and maintaining business relationships
  • Transfer exercises for business dealings and communication with Asians: important rules of conduct and business etiquette, appropriate virtual communication
  • Negotiation strategies and negotiations with Asian business partners
  • Conflict cause and conflict resolution strategy

Experience Asia at the anniversary price of 1.290€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more. With 2 or less participants it may take place as 1-day intensive seminar.

This Blended Learning seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have business partners, colleagues, customers or suppliers in India and who travel there for business.

Where: Stuttgart

When: November 11, 2020 (10-18h)

Contents:

  • Geographical and economic aspects of India
  • Patterns of Indian society and their effects on Indian business culture
  • Setting up a business in India
  • Dealing with business partners in India
  • Communicating with partners and colleagues in India
  • Conflict and project management
  • Customer and supplier management and negotiations with Indian business partners
  • Meetings and presentations
  • Dining etiquette and dinner invitations

Our Blended Learning approach

In our digital learning platform we accompany you before and after the classroom training and thus ensure the sustainable transfer of the seminar contents into your practical everyday work.

Experience India with our Blended Learning approach at the anniversary price of 990€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more.

This Blended Learning seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have business partners, colleagues, customers or suppliers in China and who travel there for business.

Where: Cologne

When: December 3, 2020 (10-18h)

Contents:

  • Culture & society in China
  • (Business) Communication and face
  • Dining etiquette and dinner invitations
  • Project and teamwork in China
  • Meetings, presentations, feedback, securing results
  • Upon request: preparing for an international assignment

Our Blended Learning approach

In our digital learning platform we accompany you before and after the classroom training and thus ensure the sustainable transfer of the seminar contents into your practical everyday work.

Experience China with our Blended Learning approach at the anniversary price of 990€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more.

Special seminars 2020

This special seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have business partners, colleagues, customers or suppliers all around the world.

Where: Munich

When: February 27-28, 2020 (9-17h and 8.30-16.30h)

Contents:

  • Cross-Cultural Competence: a soft skill or strategic factor of success?
  • Latest findings from the neurosciences
  • Cultural self-perception and perception of others
  • Business cultures in comparison
  • Presenting, negotiating and selling in an intercultural environment
  • Testing of new methods for successful negotiation processes

Experience our special seminar Global Business Success at the anniversary price of 1.290€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more. With 2 or less participants it may take place as 1-day intensive seminar.

This special seminar is aimed at all managers and employees whose business partners and colleagues are based all around the world and who mostly collaborate virtually.

Where: Heidelberg

When: March 10-11, 2020 (10-18h and 9-17h)

Contents:

  • Requirements of virtual leadership ("Remote Leadership")
  • Leadership styles, application areas, role of the team leader
  • Critical factors in leadership, communication and securing results at a distance
  • Successful project work in a virtual team
  • Working in a multicultural team
  • Conflict management

Experience our special seminar Global Virtual Leadership at the anniversary price of 1.290€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more. With 2 or less participants it may take place as 1-day intensive seminar.

This special seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have to negotiate internationally and want to adapt and improve their strategies to suit the respective culture.

Where: Heidelberg

When: April 29-30, 2020 (10-18h and 9-17h)

Contents:

  • Preparaing for international negotiations
  • Team composition and selection of the negotiator
  • Understanding global negotiation styles
  • Interpreting concessions
  • Building trust (tailored to the target nation)
  • Effective communication in negotiations
  • Decoding decision patterns and using possibilities to influence them
  • Conflict management

Experience our special seminar Strategies for International Negotiations at the anniversary price of 1.290€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more. With 2 or less participants it may take place as 1-day intensive seminar.

This special seminar is aimed at all HR managers, project managers, trainers and all other persons who are responsible for and have to shape the active involvement of foreign specialists.

Where: Munich

When: May 14-15, 2020 (9-17h and 8.30-16.30h)

Contents:

  • Attractiveness of Germany as a business location
  • What do international workers need (other than an employment contract)?
  • Interaction between life satisfaction and work performance
  • Cross-cultural employee retention – what to do?
  • Sustainable and comprehensive integration of foreign employees
  • Intercultural teams as value creation drivers

Experience our special seminar Binding Cross-Cultural Skilled Workers at the anniversary price of 1.290€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more. With 2 or less participants it may take place as 1-day intensive seminar.

This blended learning seminar is primarily aimed at HR employees who work together with international colleagues and employees.

Where: Munich

When: November 6, 2020 (10-18h)

Contents:

  • Different business cultures and their influence on personnel management
  • Knowledge transfer in a cross-cultural context
  • Evaluation of cross-cultural personnel development measures
  • Cross-Cultural Talent / Leadership Development
  • Cross-cultural competence as value creation driver
  • Cross-cultural expertise and its significance for HR managers in mergers & aquisitons and integration projects

Our Blended Learning approach

In our digital learning platform we accompany you before and after the classroom training and thus ensure the sustainable transfer of the seminar contents into your practical everyday work.

Experience our special seminar at the anniversary price of 990€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more.

America seminars 2020

This Blended Learning seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have business partners, colleagues, customers or suppliers in Mexico and who travel there for business.

Where: Heidelberg

When: April 21, 2020 (9.30-17.30h)

Contents:

  • Mexican culture & society
  • (Business) Communication with Mexicans
  • Presentations and meetings
  • Negotiating with Mexicans
  • Building trust and relationship management in Mexico
  • Conflict management
  • Teamwork and leadership
  • Delivering know-how
  • Upon request: preparing for an international assignment

Our Blended Learning approach

In our digital learning platform we accompany you before and after the classroom training and thus ensure the sustainable transfer of the seminar contents into your practical everyday work.

Experience Mexico with our Blended Learning approach at the anniversary price of 990€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more.

This seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have business partners, colleagues, customers or suppliers in Brazil and who travel there for business.

Where: Heidelberg

When: June 4-5, 2020 (9-17h)

Contents:

  • Brazilian culture & society
  • What's happening in Brazil at the moment
  • (Business) Communication with Brazilians
  • Dining etiquette and (private) dinner invitations
  • Customer and supplier management in Brazil
  • Leadership and teamwok in Brazil
  • Local business culture
  • Upon request: preparing for an international assignment

Experience Brazil at the anniversary price of 1.290€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more. With 2 or less participants it may take place as 1-day intensive seminar.

This Blended Learning seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have business partners, colleagues, customers or suppliers in the USA and who travel there for business.

Where: Munich

When: October 23, 2020 (10-18h)

Contents:

  • Culture & Society in the US
  • (Business) Communication stratgies for the US
  • Project and teamwork in the US
  • Dealing with conflicts
  • Customer and supplier management
  • Leadership and motivating employees in the US
  • Upon request: preparing for an international assignment

Our Blended Learning approach

In our digital learning platform we accompany you before and after the classroom training and thus ensure the sustainable transfer of the seminar contents into your practical everyday work.

Experience the USA with our Blended Learning approach at the anniversary price of 990€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more.

This transnational seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have business partners, colleagues, customers or suppliers from all over Latin America.

Where: Heidelberg

When: November 25-26, 2020 (9.30-17.30h and 9-17h)

Contents:

  • Culture & society in Latin America
  • Business communication with Latin Americans
  • Presentations, meetings, invitations
  • Negotiating with Latin Americans
  • Establishing and maintaining business relationships
  • Conflict management
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership and hierarchy in Latin America
  • Upon request: Safety Aspects
  • Upon request: preparing for an international assignment

Experience Latin America at the anniversary price of 1.290€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more. With 2 or less participants it may take place as 1-day intensive seminar.

EMEA seminars 2020

This transnational seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have business partners, colleagues, customers or suppliers from various Arabic States.

Where: Heidelberg

When: October 15-16, 2020 (10am-6pm and 9am-17pm)

Contents:

  • Culture & society in Arabic States
  • German vs. Arabic culture: a comparison
  • Business communication with Arabic business partners
  • Understanding the Arabic business culture
  • Do's and Don'ts for a successful cooperation
  • Negotiating with Arabs

Experience the Arab World at the anniversary price of 1.290€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more. With 2 or less participants it may take place as 1-day intensive seminar.

This seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have business partners, colleagues, customers or suppliers in France.

Where: Bonn

When: October 16, 2020 (9am-5pm)

Contents:

  • What is Culture? What is Cross-cultural competence?
  • Clichés and prejudices about the French
  • Project and teamwork with French colleagues
  • Misunderstandings and communication
  • Geographical and social aspects of France
  • Differences in the discussion and meeting culture
  • Discussion culture in France
  • Different understandings of hierarchy
  • Recognizing and solving typical cultural conflicts

Experience France at the anniversary price of 890€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more.

In this seminar you will learn how to adapt to German life and your new working environment. Using role plays and case studies as well as your personal experiences, we will try out how to put the best of your own and the German culture into practice at your workplace or with German friends.

Where: Heidelberg

When: November 7, 2020 (9.30am - 5.30pm)

Content:

  • Stereotypes and perceptions: What do Germans think of us?
  • Patterns of German Society
  • Communication with German colleagues and business partners
  • Everyday life in Germany
  • Dealing with conflicts
  • Leadership, project and teamwork
  • Negotiating with German business partners

Optionally, this seminar can be held in another language (e.g. Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese) and with another trainer if all participants prefer the alternative.

Our Blended Learning approach

With our digital learning platform we accompany you before and after the classroom training and thus ensure the sustainable transfer of the seminar contents into your everyday work life.

Experience Germany at our anniversary price of 990€!

Guaranteed performance for 2 or more participants.

This transnational seminar is aimed at all managers and employees who have business partners, colleagues, customers or suppliers in Southeast Europe.

Where: Munich

When: November 26, 2020 (9am-17pm)

Contents:

  • Concentration on the countries of the participants' choice in Southeast Europe, e.g. Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Slovenia, etc.
  • Country information on history, politics, religion, economy and society
  • The different business cultures and their impact on business life
  • Establishing and maintaining business relationships
  • Transfer exercises for dealing and communicating with Southeast Europeans: Important rules of conduct and business etiquette, appropriate virtual Communication
  • Sustainable change management

Experience Southeast Europe at the anniversary price of 890€!

Guaranteed to take place for 2 participants or more.

We Reach People

No matter whether you participate in one of our cross-cultural classroom seminars, a blended learning seminar or a special seminar: Because we attach great importance to the active involvement of our participants, the methods are always varied, and the topics always presented in diverse ways.

Our variety of methods includes: Trainer input, exercises, simulations, discussion rounds, case studies and sometimes even small intercultural surprises! Here you can find more detailed information about our training concept.

Our open seminars take place throughout Germany.

Enrollment

Please use the button to register for an open seminar or send an email to: info@sinalingua.de

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