Many organizations are finding that they need to provide some basic information to their employees who are representing them in areas outside their home region. Business travel requires planning and organization, along with the ability to research another culture and display cultural sensitivity.
Business travel is an integral and enriching part of most business careers. As your organizations become more global, you can expect to spend periods of time in other countries and cultures as a part of advancing in our careers. Even within the borders of your own country, there can be many varied business cultures and common practices. Learning to travel professionally and be culturally aware is a vital skill in today’s business environment. Plus, it is interesting and enlightening to learn about other people and cultures. In this module, you analyze the components of business travel professionalism. You compare our business travel experiences with the fundamental principles of business travel. You examine the expanding importance of cultural sensitivity in international travel situations, and how to avoid cultural misunderstandings.
At the completion of this module, participants will be able to:
• Understand the challenges of business travel to other countries • Learn basic guidelines for understanding global business cultures • Develop more awareness of cultural differences • Make a more professional impression in other countries
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