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Global Fluency: Cross Cultural Communication for Business

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April 23, 2019

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Clemson One, 1. N Main St. Greenville, SC 29601


The World Affairs Council Upstate in partnership with Upstate SC Alliance invites you to a half-day workshop designed to develop strong and effective cross-cultural business skills, an expert panel discussion, and a networking reception on Tuesday, April 23 at Clemson One, 1 Main Street, Greenville, SC all at an affordable price. This is a unique professional development opportunity to acquire training from internationally known experts right here in Greenville. The current global economy calls for employees to possess the necessary skills to interact effectively with people from different cultural backgrounds. Knowing how to market in an appropriate context, negotiate and not alienate, forge trust and successfully communicate are keys to success. This workshop provides participants with the tools to be successful in any global business setting with a focus on the differences between Germany and France, and China and Japan. Brad Gosche, Senior Director of the Global Fluency Institute in Columbus, Ohio, will lead the workshop. The afternoon Panel Discussion will shed light on the dos and don'ts of global business dealings. Led by our moderator, Dee Kivett, panelists will share their first-hand experience in international business and the do’s and don’ts that come through years of experience at the top of their fields. Pete Selleck, retired President and CEO, Michelin North America, along with others including Ralph Heredia, VP Business Development, Zipit Wireless, will give you a better understanding of why Global Fluency matters in the workplace and how you and your employees can become more globally fluent. $150.00 - Includes ½ day Workshop, Lunch, Expert Panel Discussion and Networking Meeting $25 - Includes Expert Panel Discussion and Networking Meeting $10- Student pricing. With student I.D, includes Expert Panel Discussion and Networking Meeting. Register now at for the Workshop, Lunch, Panel Discussion and Networking Reception or register for the Panel Discussion and Reception only.