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Sign-up for free short courses aimed at business professionals

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Our MBA alumni have the chance to pilot two new three-week short courses for free from September – and we only want your feedback in exchange!

One, ‘Essential skills to succeed in the multicultural work place’, will teach you how to successfully navigate and thrive in multicultural settings, exploring how culture impacts all tiers of business from client and customer relations to management and leadership style. This course will equip you with the skills to identify, manage and use cultural difference in a global/multicultural environment to everyone’s advantage.

The other, ‘Chinese cultural competency for successful business relations with China’, introduces you to core concepts of Chinese culture and how this manifests in Chinese business relations, from communication, management and leadership styles, to etiquette, tradition and language. This course will equip you with the cultural know-how to succeed when working withChina, whether they are customers, clients, and business partners or you are embarking on new business in the Chinese market. In addition, you will be introduced to basic Chinese phrases, language and important greetings to make a lasting impression, all of which are designed to give you the upper hand for successful business relationships.

These are just two of a range of new short courses being developed to equip professionals, in the private or public sectors, with new and valuable skills.

If you are a MBA alumni and would like further information and to pilot either of these courses for free – please email and confirm which course you are interested in sampling. They are not for academic credit and there is no obligation to finish.

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