Current Offerings

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Organizations
  • Intercultural Skills Training with optional country specific training
  • Global Teams Training or Virtual Teams Training
  • Global Leadership Certificate Program
  • Expatriate Relocation Training
  • Business English Courses

For who?

Companies, organizations, and individuals who want to:

  • communicate better with anyone from anywhere
  • thrive throughout their international transition
  • apply problem solving strategies to intercultural issues
  • know how to live and work in a specific country
Time

.5, 1, or 2 days

looks like

Up to eight 2-hr modules that will expand your awareness of intercultural communication issues and focus on real solutions.

Can include country specific training if needed.

delivery

face-to-face, online, or blended

For who?

Global companies or organizations that work across cultures who want to:

  • minimize misunderstandings
  • maximize effectiveness
  • save time and money on travel and ineffective meetings
  • understand how to work across language and cultural differences
Time

1 day training + 1 coaching session per participant + team leader debrief

looks like

Before: participants take the Global Competencies Inventory (GSI) and trainers analyze the results.

During: One module on personal intercultural skills,  1 module assessing and building the skills of your specific team

After: One-on-one coaching session for each participant + team leader debriefing/goal setting session.

delivery

face-to-face, online, or blended

For who?

Global leaders who want to:

  • make informed decisions
  • communicate well across differences
  • solve real problems
Time

Group: 2-3 days + 3 coaching sessions + ongoing support for 6 months

Individual: 6 coaching sessions + ongoing support for 6 months

looks like

This certificate program empowers global leaders to make informed decisions, communicate welll across differences, and solve real problems.

It includes work with the Global Competencies Inventory, Intercultural Communication Training, Global Teams Development, and ongoing coaching sessions to create real change.

delivery

Training: onsite

Coaching: online

For who?

Individuals or families who want to:

  • be prepared for a new culture and language
  • decrease the effects of culture shock and relocation issues
  • meet people, feel at home, and become productive members of the new culture as quickly as possible
Time

Half-day training + 6 coaching sessions

looks like

A combination of intercultural communication skills, country specific skills, and language training.

If taught in target country, can also include relocation assistance.

delivery

Onsite, online, or blended

For who?

For teams who want to:

  • take their English to the next level
  • improve their communication in specific situations like customer service, presentations, or plant visits
Time

1-4 hours per week or intensive sessions of 16+ hours per week

looks like

Targeted English coaching to meet the needs and purposes of the group

delivery

Onsite, online, or blended

Individuals
  • English Language Coaching
  • Business Coaching for Entrepreneurs
  • Global Leadership Certificate Coaching

For who?

English learners who want:

  • focused instruction
  • goal-oriented language training
  • using English for the global market
Time

Hour sessions by the month, or 16-hr per week intensives

looks like

work with an English language instructor to take you to the next level of communication

delivery

Onsite, online, or blended

For who?

Entrepreneurs and small business owners who need help:

  • developing their product and brand
  • time management and systems tools and strategies
  • understanding and connecting with their clients’ needs
  • mapping and planning online marketing strategies
  • professional-sounding emails, presentations, and communication
  • correctly communicating with any English speaker in any situation
Time

1.5 hr coaching sessions, 6-session group coaching program, or 3-session Break the Language Barrier:

Targeted coaching sessions with a professional coach and fellow entrepreneur to take your business to the next level

delivery

Onsite, online, or blended

For who?

Global companies or organizations that work across cultures who want to:

  • minimize misunderstandings
  • maximize success
  • save time and money on travel and inefficient meetings
  • effectively work across language and cultural differences
Time

6 coaching sessions + ongoing support for 6 months

looks like

This program empowers global leaders to make informed decisions, communicate well across differences, and solve real problems.

It includes work with the Global Competencies Inventory, Intercultural Communication Training, Global Teams Development, and ongoing coaching sessions to create real change.

delivery

Onsite, online, or blended

Academic
  • Campus Assessment
  • Best Practices Workshops for Working with International Students
  • English and Academic Culture for international students
  • Training & Workshops for domestic students

For who?

Schools and Universities who want to:

  • prepare for an increasing number of international students
  • create organizational structures to support international students, faculty, staff, and domestic students
Time

One week process

looks like

Before: interviews with key personnel During:  full-day campus visit After:  delivery of assessment results and recommendations to organizers

delivery

Blended

For who?

School faculty & staff who want to:

  • use effective tools and strategies to work with international students in and outside of class
  • understand cultural differences of your international students
  • set fair rules, policies, expectations, and assignments for international students
Time

half or whole day workshops

looks like

professional development workshops

delivery

onsite or blended

For who?

International Students who:

  • are new to campus
  • are adjusting to US culture and academia
  • have academic language difficulties
  • need assistance or orientation integrating into the US school environment
Time

intensive English classes,  workshop series

looks like

program development & implementation of orientation programs, academic English classes, workshops on listening skills, study skills, etc)

delivery

onsite

For who?

Domestic students in leadership positions who:

  • work with international students as RAs, group leaders, peer mentors, tutors, or conversation partners
  • need tools and skills to assist international students with English and academic skills
  • are planning to study abroad themselves
  • want to better understand the process of acculturation, culture shock, language acquisition, and apply these skills to a variety of situations
Time

Workshop series

looks like

Program development and implementation of peer mentoring or peer tutoring programs, conversation partners, RA training, pre- and post- training for study abroad students, etc.

delivery

Onsite or blended

 

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