India Cultural Awareness Training

As more businesses take advantage of the huge opportunities in India different cultural and business norms are often of concern.

‘Doing Business with India: Understanding Indian Business Culture’ is a one-day, interactive training workshop that explores Indian culture and business culture and how it differs from Europe.

The focus is on building practical skills for communicating, working and doing business with Indian colleagues, customers, partners and business contacts, with particular reference to outsourcing partners in India.

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  • Key Indian cultural values and their influence on business culture.

  • Cultural differences between US, European and India in business, and where they cause problems.

    • Virtual communication styles.

    • Giving and receiving feedback, and the meaning of ‘yes’ and ‘no’.

    • Approaches to team-work, collaboration, challenging people, conflict and conflict-resolution.

    • Attitudes towards deadlines, schedules and ‘pro-activity’.

  • Indian perceptions of the US and US business-culture.

  • Taboos and things to avoid in the Indian work environment.

  • Practical cross-cultural communication skills for

    • Managing Indian partners and avoiding cultural misunderstandings.

    • Effective virtual communication and choosing communication methods to get the best results.

    • Giving and getting productive and useful feedback.

    • Dealing with deadlines and schedules. Persuading, influencing, building motivation.

  • What would you do if…? Extended group discussion exploring strategies for dealing with challenging incidents in the virtual work environment.

  • Bringing it all together – action-planning to transfer learning to the individual work environment.

Successful delegates leave ‘Doing Business with India: Understanding Indian Business Culture’ with a framework for understanding Indian business culture, business-etiquette, business practices and business structures

They will learn practical communication, management and work skills to help get things done with Indian clients, colleagues, offshore and outsourcing partners, and other business contacts.

The result is more effective and productive working relationships with India.

‘Doing Business with India: Understanding Indian Business Culture’ will benefit anyone with face-to-face or virtual contact with India including:

  • virtual team leaders and members working virtually with India

  • expatriate assignees

  • international executives

  • global managers

  • negotiators

  • global HR and training professionals

‘Doing Business with India: Understanding Indian Business Culture’ is available in the following formats:

  • One-day interactive in-depth group training workshop

  • Half-day concise group training seminar

  • One-to-one coaching

  • Tailored webinars

Costs for ‘Doing Business With India: Understanding Indian Business Culture’ vary according to training duration and delegate numbers.

Call + 44 (0) 20 7387 5521 for more information.