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Let’s Talk Business vol. 2 Effective Leadership for International Business

08:30 - 16:00

2017
06.10
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Let’s Talk Business is a series of meeting for people who work in an international environment. They host international experts who share their knowledge and insight that helps to work more effectively with foreign business partners and clients. Let’s Talk Business is meant for managers and business owners who run branches of global corporations, work in international teams or sell their products and services on foreign markets.

This year’s seminar, titled “Effective leadership for international business” will consist of 3 highly practical presentations delivered by Bob Dignen, a Director at York Associates, a British training company. An introductory key note will be presented by Krzysztof Herdzik, a manager with over 15 years of experience in the business process off shoring industry, on managing diversified global teams in the light of the 4. technical revolution.

Bob Dignen will present the following topics:

Understanding the challenges of working internationally

Developing skills for doing business internationally

Case study: managing conflict internationally

You will learn:

  • how to leverage diversity quickly in an international team
  • how to create a positive mindset in your international team
  • best practices for writing effective emails
  • 6 ways to improve your international communication skills

The seminar will be concluded by a discussion panel.

Detailed information and registration is available at https://letstalkbusiness2.evenea.pl

Residents of Olivia Business Centre are eligible for a 50% discount. To get it use code 50OBC17 during registration.

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Agenda

8:45      Opening key note by Krzysztof Herdzik, You Can Business

9:15      Understanding the core challenges of working internationally (Bob Dignen)

  • Differences between working internationally and domestically
  • The impact of culture in international business
  • How to leverage diversity quickly in an international team

10:45    Coffee break

11:15    Developing skills for doing business internationally (Bob Dignen)

  • How to create a positive mindset in your international team
  • 6 ways to improve your international communication skills
  • How to co-create an effective communication culture in your team

12:45    Lunch

14:00    Case study: managing conflict internationally (Bob Dignen)

  • Tips for working in virtual teams
  • Best practices for writing effective emails
  • How to develop a learning culture in your team

15.00    Panel discussion: Key Success Factors for International Success

15:30    Closing remarks

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Bob Dignen

Bob Dignen is a director of York Associates. He has worked in the field of business and specialist English and international communication training for over twenty-five years. He delivers professional language training both in the UK and internationally, and also runs seminars and coaches in the field of international team and leadership competence. He specialises in international project training, coaching those leading complex project environments, and facilitating international project (kick-off) meetings and team-building sessions. As an author, his titles include Leading International Projects (Kogan Page), Communication for International Business (Harper Collins) and Communicating Across Cultures (CUP).

Details

Date:
6 October 2017
Time:
08:30 - 16:00
Event Category:
Website:
https://letstalkbusiness2.evenea.pl/

Organizers

LEC Centre
York Associates

Venue

Olivia Sky Club (budynek Olivia Tower, 12. piętro)
ul. Grunwaldzka 472
Gdańsk,
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