British Culture Training

No matter whether you’re planning a visit to the UK, relocating with your family, or expecting more expats to be joining your company, British Culture Training prepares you for prosperity, clear communication, and easy adjustment to your fellow workers. Our training delivers insights and actionable advice that introduces British culture letting you be yourself in both social and business interactions. Both one-on-one training and group presentations are provided via Skype, Facebook or WhatsApp, showing you everything that you need to thrive in any environment.

What many don’t realize is that even though “Westernized” countries like the UK and US share many similarities, there are still core cultural differences which lead to miscommunication, frustration, poor productivity and failing relationships if they’re overlooked

The traits that make one popular or define one as successful in your homeland may not necessarily be the same in the UK. British culture training enables you with the skills and information needed to both interpret local culture clearly and to appreciate the differences found. This enables relationships to flourish, allowing you to get your intentions across in the way that you hoped rather than being misunderstood due to nothing but societal nuances.

Hundreds of individuals including a large number of British citizens themselves have learned the value of British culture training first-hand. Being raised in the UK certainly gives you an advantage in a British workplace but grasping the full scope of local customs, traditions, colloquialisms, and references helps relationships with expats from other countries as well. Having a person outside of your enterprise or circle of friends helps British communications to be completely understood with parallel benefits that span everything from clarity of thought, to clear delegation which is appreciated, and the eagerness to seize collaborative opportunities.

British culture training is a bespoke service uniquely customized to the business environment, societal influence, and culture impacting the individual at hand. You are to a complete comprehension of British values, societal influences, etiquettes, and the foundations of common behaviors

British Culture Training is Perfect For:

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Executives and their families in the process of relocating to the UK

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All individuals who do business with British citizens

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Any group of business delegations or other staff visiting the UK

Format:

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Training is provided via both one-on-one video sessions via Skype, WhatsApp, or Facebook and group training sessions are available

Topics Covered

British Culture Training answers questions including:
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What is valued by the British in work and friendship?

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How do I make a favorable impression?

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How do I earn the respect of my colleagues?

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How do I communicate without causing offense?

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What is a British work ethic like?

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What are my nationalities stereotypes?

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What are the expectations of my nationality?

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How do I make and grow meaningful relationships & friendships?

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How do I network with British citizens?

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What is the social or dating culture of the UK?

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How is parenting handled in the UK?

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What’s a good conversation starter?

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What are most British people interested in?

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What non-verbal cues or body language should I stay aware of?

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What is standard British etiquette for voice calls, meetings, dining or gifts?

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What is the British style of negotiations, presentations, or getting things done?

As is seen to be relevant, these additional subjects are integrated into your bespoke British culture training program:
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Basic cultural awareness training taking you through working in a multicultural environment

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Expat transition training whereby you are given the skills to thrive through the personal and professional transition of moving to another country

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Educational introductions to basic British history, politics, society & geography

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Educational introductions to basic British history, politics, society & geography

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Practical living suggestions and recommendation for everything from making friends to public transport, medical aid, day-to-day shopping, and career advancement

Key Benefits

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Gain insight into the foundations of British business and the culture of mainstream society

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Learning to recognize core British values and practices in practical implementation

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Developing the skill the recognize why things are not progressing as per your plan and purpose and knowing how to respond in a British manner

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Lowered risk of potential misunderstandings and unintended offense

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A localized British mindset allows you to put cultural interactions and interpersonal experiences into perspective

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British cultural training enables you to ask anything that you want confidentially – that’s right from dating advice to dealing with kids, no question is too obscure

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An unbiased outside overview of how your personality and presence is received by citizens of the UK

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Awareness of your strengths and challenges within the UK

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Confidence that your personality and professional work ethic is clearly conveyed and not lost in translation

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The highest chance of success for you and your family while living and working in the UK

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Insight, tips & living recommendations covering practical aspects of life in the United Kingdom

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Relevant historical, political and geographical context relevant to your individual placement & circumstances in the UK