Professional success overseas can depend on many factors. One extremely important aspect is frequently underestimated: intercultural skills.
Professional success when working overseas or dealing with foreign partners depends on many factors. One of the most important is frequently underestimated: intercultural skills.
The way we communicate is a direct result of the culture we live in. That's why in an unfamiliar environment, and especially in the business world, misunderstandings can easily arise. Experts estimate that more than half of all international business deals collapse because of cultural differences.
Understanding the differences
Whether your focus is the Arab world, China, India or Japan, DW Akademie's intercultural training prepares you for the region of your choice. If your job is to maintain contact with foreign business partners and customers from your base in Germany, or if you’re travelling abroad, we can design intercultural training courses with variable components to match your specific needs.
Head of Media Training division