May 17


Cross-Cultural Workshop in Lisbon, Portugal

½-day "About Japan" Cross-cultural Workshop Series in the EU

In cooperation with local members of the Enterprise Europe Network, the EU-Japan Centre organises cross-cultural workshops in the EU to introduce European companies to the basic principles of Japanese business culture.
The goal of the workshops is to prepare European companies for doing business with Japan.

Led by an expert consultant with coaching experience at all levels of corporate hierarchy from normal employees to top leadership, the workshops covers the following points:

  • Japanese Business Etiquette
  • General do & don’ts
  • Communication with Japanese
  • General differences in communication style (high context vs. low context)
  • Common misunderstandings
  • Gestures and body language
  • Doing Business with Japanese
  • Meetings & decision-making process
  • Negotiating / project management 

Cross-Cultural Workshop in Lisbon, Portugal

This workshop is targeted at the SME clients of Portuguese Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation 

• Workshop date: 17 May 2017

9:00 - Registration and welcome coffee
9:15 - Introduction host organisation and presentation of EU-Japan Centre's activities
9:30 - Workshop part 1 - Interactive expert presentation
10:45 - Coffee Break  
11:00 - Workshop part 2 - Interactive expert presentation
13:00 - Q&A
13:15 - Conclusions/Networking lunch

• Workshop location: Agência para a Competitividade e Inovação, I.P. (Portuguese Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation)
Estrada do Paço do Lumiar, Campus do Lumiar, Edif. L 1649-038 Lisbon, Portugal
• Content of the workshop: in the following Link

The Expert: Ulrike Froehlich, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) 
Event co-organisers: Portuguese Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation and the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation

Lisbon, Portugal

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