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Doing Business in Nigeria and the African Continent

  Are you interested in learning more about doing business in Nigeria or elsewhere in the African continent?   This webinar provides you with an overview of the culture and the business practices in Nigeria, and advice on how those may differ from other parts of the African continent. Download webinar slides
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Doing business in Qatar

  Are you interested in doing business in Doing business in Qatar or pursuing a partnership in the area?   This webinar provides you with an overview of the cultural values and advice on how to enter the market or form partnerships in the region. Download webinar slides  
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Doing business in Qatar

  The Three most important things for doing business in Qatar  
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Doing Business in South Africa

  The three most important things for doing business in South Africa:  
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Doing Business in South Korea

Korea or the Republic of Korea (ROK) has a highly competitive business environment and is one of the favourite markets among foreign investors due to the widespread use of English and the thriving economy.
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Doing Business in Thailand

Thailand is the founding member of ASEAN and the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA), and thus enjoys strong trade agreements with other countries in the region including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, and Brunei. These integral relations and the location of Thailand makes it a good business platform.
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Doing business in the Philippines

We expect the content for this document to be added in early 2018  
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Doing Business in the Philippines

 
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Doing business in United Arab Emirates

  The Three most important things for doing business in the United Arab Emirates  
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Doing Business in Vietnam

Vietnam is the second fastest developing country in Asia behind China, and offers multiple business opportunities. After entering the World Trade Organisation in 2007, many companies have flocked to Vietnam due to the cheap labour costs.
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e-learning China 2018

    Nĭ hăo Welcome to this introductory e-learning on doing business in China! Here you will learn about different aspects of the Chinese culture in order to be better prepared, develop opportunities and achieve your business objectives most efficiently in China or with the Chinese.  Keep in mind that your learning experience will be enhanced by taking advantage of the wide range of tools offered by the platform such as the forum and the tools.
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E-Learning India

In this e-learning, you will learn from your hosts Divya and Nadir will teach you the "why" behind some of the most frequently encountered issues and give you tips and tricks for a successful venture in India.
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e-Learning Introduction to Intercultural Management

This introductory course is a source of inspiration and imagination for professionals working in international businesses, institutions and organizations. In the following pages, we will help you understand the impact of culture on your daily life and how to work effectively and confidently despite differences in culture and experience. In addition, you will gain a better understanding of Hofstede’s 6-D model, a practical and scientifically-based tool for intercultural management. 
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Egypt Innovation Opportunities

Opportunities, challenges and tips for innovating in Egypt!
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How to close deals across cultures

Do We have a Deal?    In this CUBE IN webinar, Jan Vincent Meertens, a consulting and training expert who has worked in over 8 countries and is the celebrated author of the book, “Do We Have a Deal”, will show you which factors influence negotiations and co-operation. After watching this webinar you will:
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How to effectively manage a multicultural workforce

  In this webinar, George Lupascu will introduce different dimensions of culture that influence the way we behave and relate to each other in business. He will offer insights into how to manage such a multicultural workforce.    
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How to manage across cultures

    This webinar explores Cultural Intelligence as a critical mindset and skill set for managing across cultures. We will discuss how to master three aspects of being a culturally intelligent global leader, which include: openness, curiosity, and knowledge.
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How to manage employees from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Eritrea

    “In 2017, there was a reduction to 651 thousand in the number of first time asylum applicants in the EU-28. Syrian citizens accounted for the highest number of applicants (102 thousand), followed by Iraqis (48 thousand) and Afghani citizens (44 thousand).”*
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How to win a business assignment in China

  The goal of this document is to give some specific details on how business is conducted and to give a few pointers on how to win business assignments in China. For further reading see the related articles as follows:   Attract, Retain and Find Employees and Partners in China Consumer Needs and Behavior in China Dealing with the Government and Legal hurdles in China  Meetings and Behaviour in a Business Context China’s Country Profile   
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How to win a business assignment in India

The goal of this document is to give some specific details on how business is conducted in India and give a few pointers on how to do and win it. What should be highlighted and some aspects of Indian culture that might help you win. 
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How to win a business assignment in Latin America

This paper will give you some tips on how you may win, or lose, a business in Latin America if you pay attention, or do not, to local culture.
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How to win a business assignment in South Asia

The goal of this document is to give some specific details on how business is conducted in South Asia and to give a few pointers on how to win business assignments in South Asia.
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India and Machine Tools: Learning Circle for European SMEs

As a part of CUBE IN, ICUnet developed a training and mentoring package for European SMEs that want to reach out to emerging markets like India. This Learning Circle taking place in Bangalore was about India and the Machine Tools sector.  
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India innovation opportunities

Opportunities, challenges and tips for innovating in India!
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Indian Jugaad - Learning Circle for European SMEs in the Mobility Sector

As a part of CUBE IN, ICUnet developed a training and mentoring package for European SMEs that want to reach out to emerging markets like India. Seven European SMEs participated in this Learning Circle about Indian Jugaad in the mobility sector in Mumbai and Bangalore.       
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Innovation in Robotics and Automation: Learning Circle for European SMEs in China

As a part of the CUBE IN, ICUnet developed a training and mentoring package for European SMEs that want to reach out to emerging markets like China. This Learning Circle taking place in Tianjin and Shanghai was about robotics and automation.  
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Innovation Landscape in Brazil

  This webinar brings together the expertise in innovation of Enrich Brazil and the Cultural expertise of a Brazilian expert consultant of Hofstede Insights.   They discuss the current STI landscape and the implication and best practices when doing business in Brazil.    
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Introduction to Intercultural Management

The 6-D Model Professor Geert Hofstede conducted one of the most comprehensive studies of how values in the workplace are influenced by culture. He defines culture as “the collective programming of the mind distinguishing the members of one group or category of people from others”. The application of this research is used worldwide in both academic and professional management settings.
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Iran innovation opportunities

Opportunities, challenges and tips for innovating in Iran!
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Is your organisation ready to go international?

    In this webinar, Piotr A. Gryko, Senior Associate Partner at Hofstede Insights,  asked the question, "Is your organisation ready to go international?"
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Learning Circle about Solar industries in Mexico

  As a part of CUBE IN, ICUnet developed a training and mentoring package for European SMEs that want to reach out to emerging markets like Mexico. The European SMEs participating in this Learning Circle about Solar industries in Mexico discovered an innovative solution for the foreign market as well as for the home market. This project is financed under the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Union and owned by EASME, the European Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises.  
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Malaysia innovation opportunities

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Meetings and behavior in business context in Latin America

  This document provides general guidelines to help the reader understanding the way Latin Americans usually behave on a meeting or other business occasions. Thus, the reader may also know how to both act and react on these situations.   
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Meetings and behaviour in business context in China

China is a beautiful and diverse country with many customs and norms that are quite subtle and can be missed by even the most savvy business person. The goal of this document is to give some specific details on how to behave in business context and in meetings in China, what to do and what not to do.
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Meetings and Behaviour in Business Context in South Asia

The goal of this document is to give some specific details on how to behave in business context and in meetings in South Asia, what to do and what not to do.
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Mexico innovation opportunities

When confronted with the differences between your own market and the market of Mexico you will likely feel that you have to adapt your product/service significantly to make it fit t
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Negotiating Across Cultures

Adapting to local styles of doing business is often the difference between success and failure. 

In this webinar will Jean-Pierre Coene and Marc Jacobs, authors of the book Negotiate like a local, give you the keys to adapting your style and to understanding the underlying reasons for "why" we act the way we do. 

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Negotiating Across Cultures

  Adapting to local styles of doing business is often the difference between success and failure.    In this webinar will Jean-Pierre Coene and Marc Jacobs, authors of the book Negotiate like a local, give you the keys to adapting your style and to understanding the underlying reasons for "why" we act the way we do.  
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Negotiation in China

The goal of this document is to give some specific details on how negotiations  are conducted in China and give a few pointers on how to do and win it. What should be highlighted and some aspects of Chinese culture that might help you win.
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Negotiation in Latin America

The goal of this document is to give some specific details on how negotiations are conducted in Latin America and give a few pointers on how to do and win it.