Middle East cultural awareness training

‘Doing Business With the Middle East: Understanding Middle East Business Culture’ is an interactive training workshop that explores Middle East culture and business culture and examines how it differs from elsewhere.

The focus is on building practical skills for communicating, working, negotiating and doing business with Middle East colleagues, suppliers, customers and other business contacts.

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  • The Middle East – historical, economic, political and social contexts.

  • Arab and Islamic values and their influence on business and commerce.

  • Getting things done in the Middle East region. Techniques and strategies for building influential networks and sustainable business relationships.

  • Giving feedback, managing conflict and delivering bad news. The importance of courtesy, formality, honour and respect.

  • Best practices in negotiations, meetings and virtual communication, and how to read between the lines.

  • ‘Desert Time’ and Insh’allah. Understanding attitudes to time, deadlines and schedules.

  • Leadership and management in the Middle Eastern region. The importance of loyalty and reputation.

  • Taboos, pitfalls and avoiding ‘faux pas’ when doing business in the Middle East region.

  • Dealing with Gulf States and Middle Eastern governments. What works and what doesn’t.

  • Advice, information and suggestions for your next negotiation or business trip to the Middle East region.

Successful delegates leave ‘Doing Business With the Middle East: Understanding Middle East Business Culture’  with hints, tips and strategies for understanding Chinese culture, business culture, business-etiquette, business practices and business structures

Delegates learn practical communication, management and work skills to help get things done with Middle East business partners, colleagues, clients, customers, and suppliers.

The result is improved working relationships with the Middle East and fewer cultural barriers to sustainable business success.

‘Doing Business With the Middle East: Understanding Middle East Business Culture’ will benefit anyone with face-to-face or virtual contact with the Middle East including:

  • expatriate assignees

  • international executives

  • global managers

  • export and import staff

  • negotiators

  • global HR and training professionals.

‘Doing Business With the Middle East: Understanding Middle East 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 the Middle East: Understanding Middle East Business Culture’ vary according to training duration and delegate numbers.

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

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