Webinar 124: Cross-cultural Issues: A first encounter (Part 2)

02-10-18 | 10:30 h - 11:30 h

How can I turn my first encounter with Japanese business partners into a success?

A first encounter with Japanese business partners can be quite challenging. Having a realistic view of what can be achieved at all and what pitfalls are to be avoided, is of vital importance. Not only do you need to know about the basic business etiquette. You will also have to be acquainted with Japanese communication and presentation styles. No matter if you meet up with your potential business partners in Japan or your home country. This webinar will give you all the hands-on advice you need for a first get-together. 

The webinar is targeted to EU companies seeking to get prepared for a visit meeting with Japanese partners.

Registration deadline: 01/10/2018

In 40 minutes from your desk, you will discover:

  • Basic Japanese business etiquette from bowing to exchanging business cards
  • The background and art of Japanese indirect communication
  • How to read and understand the Japanese
  • How to express yourself in an appropriate way
  • How to present your company in a professional way
  • All about “after-five” activities and how to behave at social events like dinners
  • How to treat and receive Japanese guests in Europe 
  • General Do’s and Don’ts in Japan

Programme:

  • Introduction
  • Expert’s presentation
  • Q&A Session
  • Conclusion

Speaker: Angela Kessel, Consultant and Trainer for intercultural communication and marketing at ACCESS CULTURE 
Moderator: Gwenael Beauvais - Business Support Coordinator, EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
Organiser: EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation - Brussels Office