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Advanced Global Connections
 Training Programs

Our training programs are designed to meet your specific needs and give you a competitive advantage in the global marketplace.

WE PROVIDE:

  • Unique Programs in Corporate Diversity Training, Cultural Diversity Training and Organizational Leadership Training

  • Practical and Interactive training techniques

  • A Staff of Experts in international business, management, and cross cultural communication skills

  • Customized Programs

  • Personalized Service

  • Skills, Attitude, and Knowledge for success

The AGC unique approach reflects today’s business world - highly dynamic, creative, and diverse. Led by experienced intercultural trainers, and based in San Francisco, AGC programs provide participants an unmatched opportunity to acquire the skills necessary to compete effectively in today’s global business environment.

Our Training Programs include:

101 The American Experience: Cultural Orientation for Working and Living in the USA

102 Cultural Orientation: Family Support

103 Global Business Communication Skills

104 Multicultural Team Building

105 Motivating a Multicultural Workforce

106 Web Based Cross-Cultural Training

107 The Korean Experience: Cultural Orientation for Working and Living in Korea

108 American Business & Cultural Training Program

109 Global Negotiation Skills

110 Global Business Etiquette


Seminar 101:  The American Experience: Cultural Orientation for Working and Living in the USA

Overview:

This one or two day cultural orientation training program provides employees from abroad with the necessary tools for making their transition to the United States a smooth, successful one. This cross-cultural training program focuses on each individual’s unique situation, both at home and in the work place. This results in a culturally fluent, well-adjusted international employee.

Program Objectives:  

To identify and put into practice the cultural skills, knowledge and awareness for effectively working and living in the U.S.

To provide cross-cultural training and ongoing support for employees as they complete their international assignment

How You Will Benefit:

  • Successful completion of international assignments
  • Well-adjusted, more productive international employees
  • More confidence, less stress in the transfer process
  • Clearer communication among employees
  • A comprehensive, ongoing support system
  • Quicker, smoother cultural orientation and adjustment

 

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Seminar 102:  Cultural Orientation: Family Support

Overview:

International employees are often accompanied to the United States by family members .  Because spouses or children often don’t have the structure and support of a workplace, it is not unusual for them to struggle with the process of adjusting to life in the United States.  Feelings of isolation, frustration and unhappiness are not unusual.  Through cultural orientation training and counseling, AGC’s Family Support Program helps family members overcome cultural barriers and navigate their way though the challenging transition of living in a new country.

Program Objectives:

To provide effective cross-cultural training and cultural orientation assistance to accompanying family members. To reduce culture shock and facilitate the transition of living in the United States.

How You Will Benefit: 

  • Happier, more well-adjusted accompanying family members
  • Less stress on employee, who is more likely to complete international work assignment
  • Ongoing support following the cross-cultural training program
  • A confidential cultural resource for employees and families



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Seminar 103:  Global Business Communication Skills

Overview: 

This series of communication programs offers non-native English speaking professionals the opportunity to expand their speaking and writing skills.  Components of this module include Business English, Everyday English, Phone Skills, E-mails Skills, Presentation Skills and Business Writing Skills. Each module can be customized to fit your specific needs and is a great complement to our cross-cultural training programs.

Program Objective:

To maximize specific speaking and writing skills for non-native business professionals.

How You Will Benefit:

  • Improved speaking and writing skills
  • More effective cross-cultural communication skills
  • Self awareness of individual communication style (& its impact)



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Seminar 104: Multicultural Team Building

Overview: 

This cross-cultural training program is designed to address cultural diversity in the workplace. Through this interactive half day workshop, participants gain the cross-cultural skills and understanding necessary for functioning competently in a multicultural environment.

Program Objective:

To inform and empower employees in a multicultural environment and promote organizational collaboration and cohesion at work.

How You Will Benefit:

  • Increased understanding cultural differences among team members
  • Increased awareness and respect for cultural diversity in the workplace
  • Clearer channels of communication
  • Increased production and results from your multicultural workforce
  • Workforce solidarity
  • Building of trust and identification of common goals



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Seminar 105: Motivating a Multicultural Workforce

Overview:

This workshop focuses on how to inspire, influence and achieve results with a multicultural workforce.

Program Objectives:

To understand how to successfully motivate a culturally diverse team through building trust and bringing out the best in your workforce. To appreciate and embrace cultural diversity in the workplace and facilitate team members in adapting to change.

How You Will Benefit:

  • Increase cross-cultural communication skills
  • Build trust and foster productive relationships
  • Enhance cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Develop global leadership skills



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Seminar 106: Web Based Cross-Cultural Training

Overview:

Designed for professionals working across cultures who cannot physically attend training courses, we offer a number of Advanced Global Connections cross-cultural training programs online.

Program Objective: 

To provide remote training services for clients working across cultures.

How You Will Benefit:  

Worldwide access to intercultural and cross-cultural training  Convenient training and flexible scheduling allows minimal work disruption  Improved intercultural skills, knowledge and awareness

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Seminar 107: The Korean Experience:  Cultural Orientation for Working and Living in Korea

Overview: 

This one day, pre-departure cultural orientation training program provides employees with the necessary tools for successfully working and/or living in Korea.

Program Objective:  

To identify and put into practice the cultural skills, knowledge and awareness for effectively living and doing business in Korea.

How You Will Benefit:

  •  Clearer understanding of Korean behavior and values
  •  Increased self awareness
  • Expanded cross-cultural communication skills
  •  Enhanced prospects for successfully doing business in Korea
  •  Increased cultural confidence and competence


                          
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Seminar 108: American Business & Cultural Training Program

Overview:

This cultural orientation training program is designed for non-U.S. companies looking to expand their employees’ cross-cultural skills. Through a combination of classroom presentations by renowned international business experts, along with hands-on, real life activities in the local community, participants gain valuable cross-cultural communication skills and cultural understanding.

Program Objectives:

To promote cultural self-awareness and understanding of cultural differences and similarities. To improve knowledge of U.S. business practices. To increase awareness and understanding through cultural orientation training and practical, personal experience. To augment cross-cultural communication training and develop English language skills.

How You Will Benefit:

  • Expanded cross-cultural communication skills, both in and out of the workplace
  • Heightened cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Increased confidence in business and social settings
  • Greater understanding of American business culture


                        
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Seminar 109: Global Negotiation Skills

Overview:

Good negotiation skills are essential in the global marketplace. This cross-cultural training program will provide you with the skills, insights, and mind set needed for successful cross-cultural negotiation. Learn the impact of culture on negotiation, and how this affects negotiation styles of different countries. Understand the myth of the fixed pie, and how to create win-win results.

Program Objectives:

To gain a clear understanding of desirable negotiation principles and how these are affected by cultural differences. To learn how to utilize negotiation tools for mutual solutions and benefits. To understand the factors that affect cross-cultural negotiation and management strategies.

How You Will Benefit:

  • Learn specific strategies that will enhance your organization’s negotiation capabilities
  • Enhanced global capabilities for successful cross-cultural negotiation
  • Learn how to use negotiation as a solve problem-solver
  • Understand the determinants of culture and how they affect negotiating
  • Recognize the difference between win-win, win-lose, and lose-lose negotiation
  • Learn the seven steps for successful deal making
  • Understand the ‘deal’ mindset vs. the ‘value’ mindset
  • Create a new negotiation mind-set


                          
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Seminar 110: Global Business Etiquette

Overview:

This program focuses on the social and business skills necessary to develop clients and business contacts in the international arena, as well as strategies and tactics needed to compete in the global economy.

Program Objectives:

To learn global business etiquette and understand how they affect the creation and development of business relationships. To understand various business communication styles, and how to develop effective conversation skills in business and social settings.

How You Will Benefit:

  • Learn how to make an impression of an expert within 10 seconds of the first meeting
  • Understand the differences between Eastern and Western business etiquette
  • Learn and practice how to work the international room to create and develop business relationships
  • The ability to master introductions and proper responses
  • Learn the way to foster respect and good will
  • Learn the specific elements of American, European, and Continental styles of dining
  • Understand effective business travel guidelines


For more information on south korean culture, diversity issues in workforce and cross cultural communication please call us: (415) 348-6256

 
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