Expatriates and/or their Spouses
Relocation Services Organizations
Anyone who works or assists people working in a multicultural environment
Provide you with tools to adjust and integrate fast in a new country and make it your new home.
Interactive Workshop (including Group Exercises)
I. THE “CULTURAL SHOCK”
1. What is culture shock ANYWAY?!
2. Who experiences the culture shock?
3. What are the main impacts?
4. Why does one experience it?
5. What is culture fatigue?
II. THE 5 EMOTIONAL PHASES OF THE EXPATRIATION PROCESS
1. The anxiety of the preparation
2. The excitement or early withdrawal
3. Getting in touch with the reality
4. The compromise
5. Taking responsibility
6. Surrender and enjoy the Ride!
Why attend this Expat Workshop?
Being an Expatriate or evolving in a multicultural environment has its challenges. Indeed, it takes a while to adjust to another culture, and it can be incredibly frustrating when assumptions about the similarities between cultures are proven untrue. Numerous international corporations capitalize on the success of their homegrown talents by relocating top executives and middle management to an assignment in subsidiaries abroad. With the increased international connectivity stemming from globalization and the internet, many people feel that they know exactly what they will face when they relocate to a new land. However, knowing that you can find fish and chips, French pastries or Chilean wine in your destination does not mean you will immediately feel at home. The preparation to become an expatriate and to embrace a new culture also expose to new opportunities. Through the experience, people have the choice to gain the skills required to strive in a new culture or to struggle and waste their energy fighting the change.
What We Believe We Will Help You To Accomplish
By attending this workshop series you will be in a position to understand the cultural challenges of international relocation and working in a multicultural environment. You will prepare yourself, your employees or your clients for the transition. In addition, your two Executive and Expat Coaches, will offer additional services to help you face far fewer roadblocks forging new partnerships. This will impact your life positively; allow you to open up to future career opportunities and to optimize organizations 'performance. It is important to keep in mind that a settled household and spouse are essential to the success of any international assignment. Not only will we assist you in the adjustment phase by helping you to develop a sense of belonging and purpose but we will also accompany you to embrace the experience fully and stress free. In this transition we assist you in:
Developing Balance and Quality of Life Maintaining Professional and Personal Performance
Demonstrating Leadership Development in a Multicultural Environment Forming the Professional Identity in the case of the Accompanying Spouse
Setting Ambitious Goals Constructing Cultural Awareness
Networking Global Network Opportunities Finding One's Life Purpose
Expat Workshop Part I
Expat Workshop Part II
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Workshops available in major cities in the US and in Canada.
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