Managing Cultural Diversity in APAC - TRAINING

Date and Time: 
04 Oct 2012
08:30 to 12:30
FCCS Meeting Room, 541 Orchard Road, #09-01 Liat Towers
Registration Dates: 
21 Jun 2012
03 Oct 2012

Key Objectives and Takeaways:

The world is going global but managing efficiently across cultures still remains a challenge. Knowing the cultural orientations of your business partners and team members is essential to your success in Singapore and the APAC region.


The key objectives of this workshop are:

  • To develop managers’ cross cultural competencies.
  • To allow them to effectively manage cultural diversity and,
  • Optimise their cross-cultural interactions and enhance their global leadership skills.

Training Content:

Section 1: Cultural Foundation Competency Development:

  • Definition of culture and the iceberg concept.
  • Stages of your intercultural competency development and how to move through the stages.
  • Introduction to the key values in the APAC region.
  • Examples of APAC countries values; Your Personal Values.
  • Self awareness: debrief on gaps and similarities.
  • Behavioural adaptation.


Section 2: Business Competency Development – Managing and communicating effectively in the APAC region:

  • The Dimensions of culture framework.
  • Definition of value based business dimensions and their impact on leadership styles, communicating and doing business in the region.
  • Personal profile on the dimensions: Identification of personal key strengths and potential challenges .
  • Strategy to bridge the gaps; Application on specific country profiles ; Expanding your global skills: Leadership styles and corporate cultures in APAC.


At the end of the workshop, participants will reflect on their action plan for self development and skills enhancement.


4 hours

Number of participants:

5 to 15

Who should participate?

  • Western corporate executives and managers doing business in the APAC region or relocating in this region.
  • Multi-cultural teams managers.
  • Global leaders.
  • HR managers.
  • Individuals willing to develop their self awareness for professional and personal competencies development.

About the Trainer:

Mrs Catherine Claudepierre, Managing Director, Cross-Culture Link


Cross-Culture Link (CCL) helps global managers to develop their leadership competencies and cross cultural management skills by providing tailored one to one and group trainings in the APAC region.

Cross-Culture Link’s Managing Director, Catherine Claudepierre, has more than 10 years professional experience as a trainer, facilitator and coach in the APAC region focusing on helping managers to increase their personal and professional effectiveness in this region.

  • Trainings: Cross-cultural trainings, essentials of leadership (leading multicultural teams, managing people performance, implementing change, coaching...), conflict resolution and Influencing skills, negotiation skills, communication and presentation skills.
  • Personality assessment: MBTI profiling level 1 and 2 for professional and career development, self awareness and team building.
  • Executive coaching.



Terms and conditions:

  • All prices are GST included
  • All payments must be received at least one week before the date of the session
  • No refund if cancellation less than one week before the date of the session
  • The French Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to cancel the session with refund if the number of registrations is below the minimum requested
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