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Cultural Awareness Workshop

Tony Rich Teaching Centre, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex. CO4 3SQ

Thursday 26th April 2018
9:30am - 12:00pm

Discover the cultural considerations that are key to making a good first impression in International Business at our Cultural Awareness Workshop. 


Good cultural awareness will help enhance your communication with clients and will increase employee engagement.  This workshop will benefit managers and leaders in sales, marketing, operations and HR learn how to deal with cultural difference in business and the work place.  Whether its a face-to-face conversation or a professionally written email exchange, a meaningful message entails establishing a connection that leaves a powerful impression.

  • Have you ever thought about whether a simple hand gesture could be interpreted to mean something very different in another country?
  • Can you imagine the difference it could make to your overseas meeting or presentation?
  • Or perhaps you work in a multicultural environment?
  • Have you considered how miscommunication and misunderstandings can directly affect your workplace?

Join us along with our Cultural and Language experts, PAB Language Centre, for this interactive workshop to help you  learn the business etiquette you need to increase your effectiveness in today’s multicultural environment. 

'effective communication leads to better performance'

There will also be ample opportunity for Q & A’s so you can gain specific knowledge.

Date: Thursday 26th April 2018 between 9.30am and 12.00pm (Refreshments included)
Venue: Tony Rich Teaching Centre, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex. CO4 3SQ
Cost to attend: (Inc. VAT) £25.00 Members and £40.00 Non-Members


About the Presenter -

Iwona Lebiedowicz
is a founder and director of several successful UK based businesses and international projects, including PAB Languages Centre. She holds a distinguished Masters in Management with specialisation in International Relations, is NLP Certified Practitioner.

Iwona has successfully provided professional support to UK businesses that required advice in cross-cultural business awareness, effective communication across borders, managing communication in diverse workplaces.

PAB Language Centre are proud to be an award-winning company, recognised by private and public sector organisations for the quality of translation and interpreting services. Working across a wide range of sectors including local and national government bodies as well as multinational corporates and SMEs. They have built a strong team of professional translators, experienced interpreters, lecturers and language experts and effectively deliver expert language and cultural support for over 200 languages.

PAB take quality assurance seriously to validate this we gained ISO9001 accreditation in 2011 and ‘Quality Translation’ status in 2012. They have been APSCo Affiliate Members since 2015 and are Members of European Language Industry Association (ELIA).

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Please note – if you do not receive confirmation 48 hours after booking your place, please contact the International Trade Team on 01702 560100.

All event bookings need to be made and paid online only unless we have agreed alternative arrangements with you in advance of the event.  If you have any queries, please contact our Accounts Manager Rachael Hogg on 01206 363721.

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