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How to close deals across cultures

Do We have a Deal?    In this CUBE IN webinar, Jan Vincent Meertens, a consulting and training expert who has worked in over 8 countries and is the celebrated author of the book, “Do We Have a Deal”, will show you which factors influence negotiations and co-operation. After watching this webinar you will:
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How to increase effectiveness in cross-cultural environments

Nonverbal communication is key for building trust and cooperation. The goal of our webinar is to create greater awareness of your own body language, to uncover sabotaging patterns in your nonverbal communication and how to communicate more authentically. The webinar will provide you with guidelines on how to distinguish cultural specific cues, how to react to them, and how to create greater trust and cooperation with your peers.

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How to manage across cultures

    This webinar explores Cultural Intelligence as a critical mindset and skill set for managing across cultures. We will discuss how to master three aspects of being a culturally intelligent global leader, which include: openness, curiosity, and knowledge.
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How to manage employees from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Eritrea

    “In 2017, there was a reduction to 651 thousand in the number of first time asylum applicants in the EU-28. Syrian citizens accounted for the highest number of applicants (102 thousand), followed by Iraqis (48 thousand) and Afghani citizens (44 thousand).”*
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How to win a business assignment in China

  The goal of this document is to give some specific details on how business is conducted and to give a few pointers on how to win business assignments in China. For further reading see the related articles as follows:   Attract, Retain and Find Employees and Partners in China Consumer Needs and Behavior in China Dealing with the Government and Legal hurdles in China  Meetings and Behaviour in a Business Context China’s Country Profile   
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How to win a business assignment in India

The goal of this document is to give some specific details on how business is conducted in India and give a few pointers on how to do and win it. What should be highlighted and some aspects of Indian culture that might help you win. 
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How to win a business assignment in Latin America

This paper will give you some tips on how you may win, or lose, a business in Latin America if you pay attention, or do not, to local culture.
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How to win a business assignment in South Asia

The goal of this document is to give some specific details on how business is conducted in South Asia and to give a few pointers on how to win business assignments in South Asia.
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India and Machine Tools: Learning Circle for European SMEs

As a part of CUBE IN, ICUnet developed a training and mentoring package for European SMEs that want to reach out to emerging markets like India. This Learning Circle taking place in Bangalore was about India and the Machine Tools sector.  
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India innovation opportunities

Opportunities, challenges and tips for innovating in India!
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Indian Jugaad - Learning Circle for European SMEs in the Mobility Sector

As a part of CUBE IN, ICUnet developed a training and mentoring package for European SMEs that want to reach out to emerging markets like India. Seven European SMEs participated in this Learning Circle about Indian Jugaad in the mobility sector in Mumbai and Bangalore.       
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Innovation in Robotics and Automation: Learning Circle for European SMEs in China

As a part of the CUBE IN, ICUnet developed a training and mentoring package for European SMEs that want to reach out to emerging markets like China. This Learning Circle taking place in Tianjin and Shanghai was about robotics and automation.  
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Introduction to Intercultural Management

The 6-D Model Professor Geert Hofstede conducted one of the most comprehensive studies of how values in the workplace are influenced by culture. He defines culture as “the collective programming of the mind distinguishing the members of one group or category of people from others”. The application of this research is used worldwide in both academic and professional management settings.
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Iran innovation opportunities

Opportunities, challenges and tips for innovating in Iran!
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Is your organisation ready to go international?

    In this webinar, Piotr A. Gryko, Senior Associate Partner at Hofstede Insights,  asked the question, "Is your organisation ready to go international?"
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Learning Circle about Solar industries in Mexico

  As a part of CUBE IN, ICUnet developed a training and mentoring package for European SMEs that want to reach out to emerging markets like Mexico. The European SMEs participating in this Learning Circle about Solar industries in Mexico discovered an innovative solution for the foreign market as well as for the home market. This project is financed under the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Union and owned by EASME, the European Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises.  
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Malaysia innovation opportunities

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Managing wastewater treatment in India

India has the second largest population in the world. As the country races towards a more developed economy, one of the casualties has been the deteriorating state of the environment. Rapid industrialisation has, unfortunately, increased pollutants in the surrounding areas. One of these pollutants is wastewater. In this document, you will find information about innovation and current development of wastewater treatment in India, and also more about business activities in wastewater treatment in India and the contribution of EU in India.
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Meetings and behavior in business context in Latin America

  This document provides general guidelines to help the reader understanding the way Latin Americans usually behave on a meeting or other business occasions. Thus, the reader may also know how to both act and react on these situations.   
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Meetings and behavior in business context in Mexico

  If you are looking to establish successful business relationships in Mexico, this document offers some key guidelines on how to navigate key cultural aspects, and show up in a way that is conducive to effective meetings.
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Meetings and behaviour in business context in Brazil

If you are looking to establish successful business relationships in Brazil, this document might offer you some initial guidelines on how to navigate key cultural aspects, and show up in a way that is conducive to effective meetings.
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Meetings and behaviour in business context in China

China is a beautiful and diverse country with many customs and norms that are quite subtle and can be missed by even the most savvy business person. The goal of this document is to give some specific details on how to behave in business context and in meetings in China, what to do and what not to do.
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Meetings and Behaviour in Business Context in South Asia

The goal of this document is to give some specific details on how to behave in business context and in meetings in South Asia, what to do and what not to do.
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Mexico innovation opportunities

When confronted with the differences between your own market and the market of Mexico you will likely feel that you have to adapt your product/service significantly to make it fit t
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Negotiating Across Cultures

Adapting to local styles of doing business is often the difference between success and failure. 

In this webinar will Jean-Pierre Coene and Marc Jacobs, authors of the book Negotiate like a local, give you the keys to adapting your style and to understanding the underlying reasons for "why" we act the way we do.

 

 

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Negotiation in China

The goal of this document is to give some specific details on how negotiations  are conducted in China and give a few pointers on how to do and win it. What should be highlighted and some aspects of Chinese culture that might help you win.
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Negotiation in Latin America

The goal of this document is to give some specific details on how negotiations are conducted in Latin America and give a few pointers on how to do and win it. 
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Nigeria Innovation Opportunities

Opportunities, challenges and tips for innovating in Nigeria!
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Online Learning in Higher Education for Technological Development in Indonesia

Online learning has become one of the sought after means of education. Many universities have begun entertaining the idea of transitioning to an online system of education, breaking free from the shackles of traditional brick and mortar education. In this document, you´ll learn about the problems of going online, how the face of education in Indonesia is changing and what it means to the traditional universities that depend on physical infrastructure, as well as what are the possibilities for EU investors. 
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Pakistan Innovation Opportunities

Opportunities, challenges and tips for innovating in Pakistan!
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Peru Innovation Opportunities

Opportunities, challenges and tips for innovating in Peru!
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Qatar Innovation Opportunities

Opportunities, challenges and tips for innovating in Qatar!
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South Africa Innovation Opportunities

Opportunities, challenges and tips for innovating in South Africa!
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State of Water Supply and Water Facility in Rural and Urban Areas in Vietnam

With this document, you will learn more about the water management sector in Vietnam and it will help to identify available opportunities. You can find here information about the relevant policies for development of the water supply and the water infrastructure in Vietnam, more about business activities and EU contributions in the sector.
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STI (science, technology and innovation) Landscape in China

In this free webinar you will get to know more about the Centre of Excellence ENRICH in China and its service offer, as well as some insights of the current situation of Innovation in China, through a PESTLE (Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal and Environmental) analysis. Please find more information about ENRICH under http://china.enrichcentres.eu/.  
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STI (science, technology and innovation) Landscape in China

This webinar will be conducted in cooperation with the project ENRICH.
ENRICH is a global network of centres and hubs that promotes the internationalisation of European science, technology and innovation (STI).

Please find more information about ENRICH under http://china.enrichcentres.eu/.

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Strengthening the Design and Capacity of the Transportation Sector in Peru

The economy of Peru has been doing modestly well with an average growth rate of 5.9% over the past decade and has consistently outperformed its neighbours. Nevertheless, it could have done better, an efficient transportation sector helps in the expansion of the national markets and enables integration of economic systems.In this document you will learn more about Peru´s transportation sector and the EU-Peru regional cooperation.
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Thailand Innovation Opportunities

Opportunities, challenges and tips for innovating in Thailand!
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The Business Prospect of Green Transportation in Peru

This document provides an overview on green transportation with special attention to the global Electronic Vehicle (EV) market and Peru’s current position. The document is specifically designed for EU investors who want to further their understanding about business prospect for green transportation in Peru or Latin America, and3 for related businesses who operate in the EV market in Peru and elsewhere.
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The Explainer: Reverse Innovation

A 2-minute video that simply explains what Reverse Innovation is.