“Working in Japan” Training Course
We offer training courses for business people of various levels not only in Japanese language but English language as well. All our training courses are customized to fit your specific needs as we don’t believe that stuff from the bookshelf, ready-made training courses are not necessarily applicable to the actual needs of working.
Below are some of the contents that we suggest for your business training needs.
Companies with both foreign staff, Japanese staff who speak English are welcome to take our courses.
Listed here are just some of the contents that are available for you.
Workplace communication ? (HORENSO)
Horenso ? is the Japanese word for spinach. Much like the way Popeye the sailorman eats his can of spinach and gets empowered, doing the Japanese “Horenso” can empower your working environment. Issues arise at work, outcomes, solution brought forth and operational methods are to be informed to the rest of the group for smooth operations of the company. HORENSO is an indispensable tool or a method to running the work smoothly.
- 1.Difference between Japanese and Western workplace communication
- 2.In what cases is this necessary?
- 3.How to relay information in a Japanese organization etc…
Business and culture
How does culture impact modern business? What are the areas businesses and their personnel need to be aware of in order to ensure their success on the international stage? Our Business & Culture course is aimed at offering individuals and organizations an understanding of how cross-cultural dynamics impacts them, their roles and their organization.
- 1.What is the basis for Japanese value systems?
- 2.BushidoーKnightly Precepts
- 3.Japanese culture in daily business etc…
Diversity and Intercultural etiquettes
The issue of diversity is now a matter of. It is imperative that employers take cultural diversity seriously for the harmony of the workplace. Our cultural diversity content is designed to help companies and organizations with their multi-cultural diversity issues in the workplace.
- 1.What to do when you meet a Japanese first time for a business?
- 2.What if my values are different?
- 3.How to avoid cultural faux pas etc…
Japanese business manners and etiquettes
Conforming to Japanese business etiquette during a lunch or meeting can make even the most confident executive shake in their loafers. While there are many rules, customs, and traditions, your hosts will probably forgive all but the worst faux pas (violating social norms) anyway. Demonstrating a small knowledge of Japanese culture and traditions shows that you have a genuine interest in the success of the meeting
- 1.From Greeting to Goodbyes
- 2.Business card exchange
- 3.Business meetings and meals etc…
What is the meaning of time management? Time itself can't be managed. It is constant and it always goes forward, never backwards. Everyone has the same amount of time in a day. Therefore, if you are managing time, you are not trying to manipulate time; you are trying to make the best use of your time. Time management is a set of principles and skills to assist you in getting more value out of your life. Those sets of principles aim to do this by maximizing your productivity and efficiency in order to improve the quality of life.
- 1.Definition of time management
- 2.To-Do lists
- 3.Prioritization etc…
There is a Native American proverb that says: Listen well or your tongue will keep you deaf. Listening is an essential part of communication, and it is different from mere hearing. Being a good and patient listener helps you not only solve many problems at work or home, but also to see the world through the eyes of others, thereby opening your understanding and enhancing your capacity for empathy widening your horizons. In addition, you learn a lot from listening. As simple as listening to and acknowledging other people may seem, doing it well, particularly when disagreements arise, takes sincere effort and lots of practice.
- 1.Importance of active listening
- 2.Practical tips
- 3.Practice session etc…
Motivation is defined as the process that initiates, guides and maintains goal-oriented behaviors. Motivation is what causes us to act, whether it is getting a glass of water to reduce thirst or reading a book to gain knowledge. It involves the biological, emotional, social and cognitive forces that activate behavior. In everyday usage, the term motivation is frequently used to describe why a person does something.
- 1.Definition of motivation
- 2.Components that make motivation
- 3.Role of values and beliefs…
Practical tips (Phone conversation, E-mails, Business card exchange, Meetings etc.)
As we mentioned above, the well-oiled and rehearsed business practice, habits, etiquettes and methods can be quite a feat to achieve for even the well-meaning person. Practice makes perfect right? So why not start practicing now?
- 1.Phone conversation with Japanese
- 2.E-mail communication
- 3.How to carry yourself in a meeting etc…