Did you know that French is the official language in over 30 countries world-wide?
This Business Culture and Language workshop is part of Enterprise Europe Network and UKTI's series of highly-rated courses invaluable for those who wish to show their commitment to their chosen export markets.
The day-long courses will help you to convince, communicate and collaborate with key stake-holders in your overseas markets.
Culture: The key-techniques that open doors. Understand the deep-set cultural attitudes and behaviours of business in French-speaking markets.
Language: The key-words that open doors. Everyone can learn a language. Find out what type of language learner you are. You’ll be speaking key phrases by the end of the day.
By the end of the session you will:
Be able to understand the deep cultural differences that drive negotiation and business styles.
Be able to understand social and business etiquette across the French speaking world.
Be able to meet and greet clients and introduce your business.
Have a list of key phrases for business emails.
Get through a French-speaking switchboard.
10:00 What is your learning style?
11:30 How to look at French culture
12:45 Lunch and networking
13:30 Speaking French
14:30 Building on a first impression
15:00 Future resources - UKTI and Enterprise Europe Network