Pre-departure Training

10 Day Intensive
Business
Communication Seminar

Interact in global business

Today's international business world calls for new requirements for employees, among which is the ability to communicate effectively. Traveling abroad, whether for business or pleasure canoftenbe a stressful process, yet with the essential communication skills taught in this course, the process of reaching your target destination and interacting in the various surrounding situations can be made much easier.

The main aim of the course is to help students overcome language barriers in the shortest time possible. This seminar allows students to acquire the necessary skills to travel or move abroad and conduct business confidently. We will provide the knowledge of the most widely used everyday business vocabulary; improve listening and speaking skills ina number of settings encountered when traveling abroad on business. During this GDI Communication Intensive 10 Day Business Communication Training Seminar participants will learn a number essential skills and techniques to successfully interact on the global business playing field.

Number of Participants 1 - 12 Students - Larger Group Training Available Upon Request
Duration Intensive: 10 days (80 hours) Semi-Intensive: 20 days (20 hours x 4)
Time 8:30 AM ~ 5:30 PM 4 Weeks (Mon - Sun) 4 Hours per Day
Note: Training duration and times can be customized to meet your requested schedules.

Learning Objectives:

  • Relationships/ Cultural Understanding
  • Business Travel Communications
  • BusinessEmail / Phone Communications
  • Business Meeting Training
  • Business Presentation Training
  • Business Negotiation Training

Overseas Survival
Pre-Departure
Communication Training

Overcome cultural and language barriers

Overseas Survival Pre Departure Communication Training is a 5 day / 40 hour training course aimed at helping students overcome cultural and language barriers in the shortest time possible. We will introduce various cross-cultural communication facts and skills which enable participants to understand and effectively communicate globally. We will open eyes to the varied communication techniques and tools used worldwide; develop active listening skills and assertive communication to enable participants to interact in a variety of settings encountered both domestically and when traveling abroad on business or for study purposes.

In addition when conducting business or studying in various countries, employees and students will encounter a diverse number of cultural differences related to interactions and etiquette. In this seminar we will look at different important aspects of international interaction and cultural diversity including non verbal communication skills used worldwide. Body language, assertive communication, and etiquette are all important aspects of conducting business and studying abroad.

Number of Participants 1 - 12 Students - Larger Group Training Available Upon Request
Duration Intensive: 5 days (40 hours) Semi-Intensive: 10 days (20 hours x 2)
Time 8:30 AM ~ 5:30 PM 2 Weeks (Mon - Sun) 4 Hours per Day
Note: Training duration and times can be customized to meet your requested schedules.

Learning Objectives:

  • Culture ~ What is Culture?
  • Hidden / Visible Culture
  • Global Knowledge / Statistics
  • Understanding your Own Culture
  • Culture Shock
  • Building Relationships
  • First Meetings / Ice Breakers
  • Complimenting
  • Verbal Communication
  • Non Verbal Communication
  • Reading Body Language
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Hi / Low Context Communication
  • Social / Business Introductions
  • School / Company Descriptions
  • Visiting Guests / Meeting People
  • Telephone Communications
  • Customs / Airport Communication
  • Transportation / Directions
  • Inviting / Entertaining
  • Hotel Communication
  • Shopping Communication
  • Restaurant / Dining
  • Hospitals / Ailments

Overseas Survival
Business
Communication Training

English speaking business environment

This 5-day intensive seminar will help you to overcome the language barrier and give the participant the knowledge and confidence to use various expressions in a wide range of business situations. This course emphasizes improving the participant's listening and speaking ability using vocabulary most frequently encountered in business situations.


In addition, the participant will actively develop socializing skills and proper etiquette for doing business with people from various cultures around the world. The participant will also learn non-verbal modes of expression, such as body language, a form of communication which is used very often in other parts of world.


In order to achieve maximum effectiveness from this Survival Business Communication Training Course, a level check will be conducted (free of charge) beforehand for all participants and training will be provided at an appropriate level for their individual needs.

Number of Participants 1 - 12 Students - Larger Group Training Available Upon Request
Duration Intensive: 5 days (40 hours) Semi-Intensive: 10 days (20 hours x 2)
Time 8:30 AM ~ 5:30 PM 2 Weeks (Mon - Sun) 4 Hours per Day
Note: Training duration and times can be customized to meet your requested schedules.

Learning Objectives:

  • Business Telephoning Skills
    • Opening / Closing Calls
    • Messages & Appointments
    • Dealing with Complaints
  • Business Emailing Skills
    • Emailing Formats
    • Opening / Closing
    • Requests / Orders
  • Business Meetings
    • Chairing / Participant Skills
    • Agendas / Minutes
    • Meeting Gambits
  • Business Presentations
    • Presentation Structures
    • Visual Aids / Delivery
    • Q & A
  • Business Negotiations
    • Negotiation Preparation
    • Harvard 7 Elements
    • Negotiation Gambits
  • Business Simulation
    • Preparation & Setting
    • Simulation 1 & 2
    • Course Feedback