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2023 - Year
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Chinese Etiquette & Protocol
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Communicating Across Cultures
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Cultural Savvy training, coaching, consulting San Francisco headquarters
Celebrating 23 Years Assisting Global Clients

"An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action
rapidly is the ultimate competitive advantage."
~Jack Welch, former GE CEO


Globalization has created unlimited, unprecedented business opportunities around the world, but at the same time business has become more complex, dynamic, and competitive. Underestimating the impact culture has on business can lead to misunderstandings, communication breakdown, missed opportunities and loss of reputation. By integrating the benefits of training, coaching and consulting, the learning experience is maximized.

Cultural Savvy specializes in designing a hybrid learning solutions that blend the benefits of training and coaching in order to effecrively address the specific needs and challenges of our clients. Our team of experts is a global network of experienced trainers and leadership coaches.

Working with CHINA Working with TAIWAN Working with JAPAN
Working with KOREA Working with VIETNAM Working with INDIA
Working with PHILIPPINES Working with ISRAEL Working with MENA
Working with SPAIN Working with FRANCE Working with GERMANY
Working with IRELAND Working with MEXICO Working with BRAZIL

Explore More Global Learning Solutions...

Develop successful global leaders Build and manage effective global teams
Build a culturally competent organization Develop effective global communication skills
Prepare for important global meetings Prepare personnel for global assignments
Introduce company-wide orientations Create an inclusive workplace environment
Benefits of Cross-cultural Training & Coaching
  • Culturally savvy employees are more effective and productive
  • Training reduces incidents of cultural shock for employees & families
  • Culturally competent employees are more effective in leadership roles and
    managing multicultural teams
  • Cultural sensitivity is the key to building successful relationships
  • Training is an effective way to minimize breakdowns in communication, costly misunderstandings and business blunders. While the cost to a company when communication breakdowns occur might be difficult to calculate, it is clear that the
    cost of providing effective training solutions is minor by comparison
  • Culturally competent employees are valuable company ambassadors
  • Cross-cultural training is an investment that will pay long-term dividends
  • Companies providing cross-cultural learning solutions have a competitive
    advantage over their competition
Not Offering Cultural Learning Solutions in Your Organization?
  • There is no budget for cultural training this year, but will consider it for next year
  • Our employees can't take the time to be away from their work
  • We had a training once but, while it was interesting, it didn't help our employees develop the practical and sustainable skills they really need
  • It seems like things are progressing pretty smoothly, though miscommunication with some teams is an issue
  • We have a number of challenges that are frustrating but not sure what the best solutions might be
  • Not sure how to evaluate the best trainers and coaches for our company


CONTACT US to discuss how our training, consulting, and coaching services can help your company become culturally savvy. 


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