This series of training seminars is tailored to the needs of professionals working in an international context.
The following seminar modules are offered:
Trainer: Patrick Schmidt (CV)
Whether you are a diplomat, an engineer, a business executive working abroad, or somebody often required to communicate with foreign colleagues, customers or suppliers, you will be aware of the hidden pitfalls of dealing with foreign cultures. The objective of this training seminar is to assist participants to increase their awareness of national cultures and provide them with an opportunity to develop their intercultural competences and aptitude for working in multicultural environments, be it in Vienna, São Paulo, New York, Beijing or wherever your international career takes you.
The seminar includes:
Trainer: Maria Kuglitsch (CV)
This interactive course is ideal for business people, diplomats and anyone who needs to ensure they can effortlessly follow the correct rules of behaviour in their professional lives. It demonstrates common rules of protocol and etiquette in an intercultural context. Participants are invited to take part in discussions and other hands-on activities.
The seminar comprises topics such as:
Trainer: Thomas Karabaczek (CV)
Media attention frequently increases upon the outbreak of a crisis. Dealing with journalists is therefore an essential part of crisis management. The aim of this seminar is to give participants an idea of how they may benefit from media interest but also how they can avoid negative reporting. We will examine examples of the media, both good and bad, and try to extract general rules and best practices.
Central points of the seminar are:
Trainer: Robert Weibel (CV)
This highly practical and participatory seminar is tailor-made for professionals dealing with international negotiation processes of different sorts. It is a practical immersion programme with a learning-by-doing methodology: hands-on, realistic and participatory with a mix of presentations, simulation exercises and personalized debriefings. Video recording and analysis are central to this training seminar.
The seminar explores topics such as:
Trainer: Wolfram Zunzer (CV)
The seminar explores key issues in practical mediation and conflict resolution methodologies. Real-life cases deal with socio-political mediation and dialogue processes, as well as with mediation processes within organisations with the intention of building more effective teams. Content and exercises are focused on typical work situations and combine theoretical concepts with practical applications.
The seminar comprises the following key issues:
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