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How to increase effectiveness in cross-cultural environments

Wednesday May 16, 2018 - 14:30 CEST

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.

MICHAEL SILLER: Michael creates awareness and builds up the competences needed to turn cultural differences into an asset. He helps his clients create lasting change and intrinsic motivation by using the energy of the conflicts to shift group dynamics.


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Managing employees across cultures

Tuesday December 18, 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 CET

In this final CUBE IN webinar of 2018, we will discuss how culture affects employee motivation, their expectations and what kind of balance they strive for in their life.

Egbert Schram
A Dutch native, living in Finland, Egbert helps global leaders and managers deal with the challenges (and fun) of working in unpredictable and impossible situations and create more awareness about the importance of people in today´s work environment.

Negotiating Across Cultures

Tuesday August 28, 2018 - 15:00 CEST

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.



JEAN-PIERRE COENE: Jear-Pierre offers his clients pragmatic and workable tools to solve cultural problems in real business life.

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MARC JACOBS: Marc is passionate about using intercultural management and organisational culture as management tools to help you optimise the performance of your organisation.

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How to effectively manage a multicultural workforce

Tuesday September 4, 2018 - 15:00 CEST

In this webinar, George Lupascu will introduce different dimensions of culture that influence the way we behave and relate to each other in business. He will offer insights into how to manage such a multicultural workforce.



GEORGE LUPASCU PRUNA: George solves complex, vague problems, for companies and people that have great visions and want to implement them in the smoothest long lasting way. Full profile at:

Global Virtual Teams

Wednesday May 30, 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 CEST

The goal of the webinar is to make participants better equipped to successfully conduct virtual meetings in an intercultural environment.  The webinar will provide you with the required tools to successfully manage, be better prepared and meet the aims and objectives of a meeting.



RALF VAN HAASTREGT: Ralf has over 10 years experience in managing multinational teams. He prepares project managers for understanding the importance of culture in a world where project teams become more and more international, diverse and physically separated.

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Is your organisation ready to go international?

Tuesday February 20, 2018 - 15:00 CET

In this webinar, Piotr A. Gryko, Senior Associate Partner at Hofstede Insights, will ask the question, "Is your organisation ready to go international?" Piotr will cover topics such as:
Organizational Culture
What is it?
Why should it matter for SME’s?
What is essential when going international inside the organisation?
Tools available



PIOTR GRYKO: Piotr dealt in his professional practice with strategy development and deployment, widely understood organisation development, including personnel management and development as well as executive development. His professional interests are visual strategising as well as designing and implementing deep transformations in organisations. He has over 25 years of experience gained from various areas and cultures.

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How to close deals across cultures

Friday January 19, 2018 - 15:00 CET
In this CUBE IN session, 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, in order in prepare yourself and leverage cultural knowledge to conduct successful negotiations across countries.
JAN VINCENT MEERTENS: Jan Vincent has studied, lived and worked for more than four decades in different countries around the world. He took a MBA at the American School for Global Management, Thunderbird, Arizona.
He has been a country manager for a large Dutch corporation in the Americas and build his own training and consultancy company which he successfully sold.
Today, Jan Vincent is author and publishes articles and books on intercultural management. He is also an experienced trainer and coach with a focus on leadership and negotiation skills. Jan Vincent assists global managers in both the public and private sector, focusing on developing sound cross-cultural business strategies, enhancing cultural competencies, and preparing for international business missions and complex cross-cultural negotiations.
He has founded, a non-profit foundation to help improve communications between migrant and host communities in the European Union.



How to manage across cultures: Cultural Intelligence as the key to success

Tuesday April 10, 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 CEST

This webinar explores Cultural Intelligence as a critical mindset and skillset 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.


ELIZABETH TULEJA: Elizabeth is a professor of Intercultural Communication and Global Leadership for MBA and Executive MBA programs at the University of Notre Dame, USA. She also teaches and leads cross-cultural immersion programs in Shanghai and Chengdu every year.

Her mission is to enable global effectiveness through first understanding oneself  in order to understand others 

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How cultural knowledge will help you succeed in emerging markets

Tuesday December 12, 2017 - 14:00 CET
This webinar, the first one in a series of monthly webinars, explains what culture is and why it is important to know about culture when going to emerging markets.
This webinar will also explain how to best make use of this portal.

Egbert Schram, CEO of Hofstede Insights

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