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Intercultural Training:

I believe that paired with a global mindset and empathy, cultural difference can serve as a strength for individuals, teams, and organizations. My goal is to accompany you and your organization on the journey towards successful global communication. 

SERVICES

Intercultural Competence Building

  • Cross-cultural awareness

  • Global Communication Skills

  • Intercultural Management

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Doing Business in a Chinese culture

  • Chinese business culture & etiquette

  • Effective business communication

  • Management and negotiation styles in Chinese culture 

Relocation & Support Consulting

  • Cultural adaptation and acquiring of local knowledge

  • Skills and strategies for successful international living

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Daily Life in Greater China

  • Taipei society & people: cultural and social overview

  • Living in Taipei or other cities in Greater China  

Language consulting

  • English language consulting and training 

  • Corporate training for specific communication needs: email writing, speech giving, meeting skills, etc 

  • Basic and Intermediate level Chinese coaching 

  • Chinese to English language interpretation

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Programs & Packages:

Corporate Trainings & Workshops

Cross-cultural or multi-national teams and organizations need to develop key soft skills in order to elevate their global competence and resilience. Michelle will work with your corporation or organization on customizing an online training package for strategic and successful communication. 

 

Training Topics:

  • Negotiating Across Cultures

  • Leading: Communications and Engagement

  • Creating Agile Teams

  • Presenting & Adapting to your Audience

  • Communicating Objectives and Key Results (OKRs)

  • Teamwork for Global Competence

1 to 1 Leadership Coaching

International leaders and entrepreneurs balance the value systems and behaviors of the East and West on local, multinational and organizational levels. Michelle will work with you on becoming a globally competent leader by first identifying both your strengths and weaknesses, then developing more effective thought and communication habits for greater personal and professional success.

 

This 18-hour online program includes:

  • Interpersonal Skills Assessment: 

      Discover your personal approach to communicating, leading teams,

      and building relationships

  • Awareness: 

      Identify strengths, weaknesses and goals

  • Skills Training: 

      Strategizing, team-building and motivating across cultures

Leading Culturally Diverse Teams in the New Normal

As business travel has slowed and teamwork is increasingly done online, fresh and different perspectives are needed to assess how to communicate effectively across cultural lines. It is essential to train teams in constructive communication, expectation management and developing both emotional and cultural intelligence.

 

Michelle’s intercultural teamwork program is 2-6 online workshop days, and includes:

  • Evaluating personal profiles and team mapping

  • Developing awareness of the team profile (strengths and weaknesses)

  • Learning skills for more effective collaboration and trust

  • Establishing habits for teamwork, negotiating and giving feedback

East-West Teacher Training

Educators teaching abroad or in multinational classrooms need to develop global competence skills in order to not only to understand people (students, colleagues and parents) from different cultures, but also to understand our own cultural influences better.

 

Based on two decades of international teaching and training experience, Michelle leads teachers and study-abroad program facilitators on this training course focused on intercultural awareness and its practical application. Suitable for individuals or groups.

 

This 4, 8 or 16-hour online package program helps you:

  • Develop intercultural awareness

  • Understand and present your own cultural background(s) and intercultural experiences

  • Create links between intercultural education theories to observed behaviors

  • Increase essential skill sets needed to communicate cross-culturally with your co-workers

  • Learn important strategies for teacher-parent communication

  • Create classroom activities on intercultural communication

“In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create the distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.”

-Buddha