Japan Cultural Awareness

Our 'Japan Cultural Awareness' training course, can be delivered in a classroom setting or via webinar. It is possible for webinar recordings to be uploaded to an eLearning platform, along with supplementary resources, quizzes and case studies for future access.

Aims of the course

Japanese business culture differs greatly to UK business culture.  By understanding the culture of your Japanese counterparts you will greatly enhance your chances of delivering productive and successful business transactions. You will also appreciate the expectations that your Japanese counterparts have of you and gain the skills and know-how to develop an effective business strategy.  You will also gain an understanding of business etiquette and an appreciation of behaviours which are likely to cause offence and damage relationships. 

This is an online course, developed by Japanese business experts and run by our sister company, 'Commisceo Global Consulting'. 

The course can be accessed via the Commisceo Global Consulting website, or, uploaded to in house learning management systems. 

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Who will benefit from attending?

  • Anyone working on fixed projects with Japanese counterparts
  • Negotiation teams
  • Exporters
  • Anyone attending meetings in Japan or welcoming Japanese counterparts to the South West
  • Ref Nr:
  • Experience Level:
  • Group:
    Main Group

Participants will learn to:

  • The Japanese World View Japanese value systems, attitudes and beliefs
  • Society and social norms
  • The Japanese approach to communication
  • Common communication challenges for foreigners
  • Strategies for effective communication
  • Building trusting, productive relationships with counterparts
  • Strategies to navigate important business processes such as negotiations, sales, presentations and meetings etc.
  • Tips on how to enhance collaboration
  • Strategies to ensure effective virtual communication
  • Dos and don’ts when working virtually
  • Key tips for e-mail, telephone and teleconferences
  • Cultural no-nos, taboos and etiquette
  • Hierarchy and formalities
  • Relationship building and hospitality

Key topics covered:

  • Understanding Japan
  • The Communication Style
  • Working with the Culture
  • Working Virtually with Japanese Teams
  • Making a Good Impression

What's included?

The majority of our courses are customised and delivered in house. Our standard fee for customised course delivery over the duration of a day is £950.00, which includes diagnostics, course customisation to ensure the course meets the specific needs of your organisation, materials and delivery to groups of up to 15 people. This equates to a training investment of £65.00 per head. Certificates are issued upon completion of the training for all participants.

Our South West training teams cover Dorset, Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Wiltshire. Whether you're in Exeter, Bath, Bristol, Taunton or Salisbury, we have experts trainers at the ready to deliver high impact training to your staff. 

Contact us to discuss further. 

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