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Myanmar Cultural Awareness Workshop

https://www.ccifrance-myanmar.org/en/event/myanmar-cultural-awareness-workshop

The workshop is conducted by Hana Bui, Intercultural Trainer and Bestselling Author of the book “When Global Meets Local – How Expatriates Can Succeed in Myanmar”

Contact: contact@ccifrance-myanmar.org

  • Time: 6 hours, 3 hours/ session
  • Venue: Online
  • Method: tailor-made, interactive, and learner-centered for a small group (max 6 expatriates)
  • Capacity: This workshop is limited to 6 pax only. First-come, first-served registartion.
  • Price: 200 USD for members, 250 USD for non-members of CCI France Myanmar
  • Who should attend:
    • Expatriates working in Myanmar or coming to Myanmar
    • Expatriates managing teams in Myanmar remotely
  • Objective: To get the best cooperation from Myanmar colleagues in challenging time by understanding the culture, the people, and the current chaotic situation.

CONTENTS:
1. Culture and the expats’ biggest challenge of working overseas

  • Culture shock and the adjustment curve
  • The visible and invisible parts of culture 
  • Understand your own cultural heritage to understand other cultures
  • The biggest challenge of expats working overseas and in Myanmar

2. Understand Myanmar culture 

  • A sketch of the country: history, politics and economy
  • Key culture values of the country, plus key beliefs and attitudes
  • The Culture Contrast: Your own culture vs the country’s culture 
  • Cultural conflicts between expats and locals in Myanmar 
  • An update about the current situation – the difficulties that your Myanmar colleagues are facing

3. How to get the best cooperation from Myanmar colleagues in challenging times.

  • The local business practices and business etiquettes
  • What do Myanmar people think and feel at the moment?
  • What are the causes of current intercultural conflicts?
  • How to communicate and manage local colleagues during this time
  • How to foster relationships and build up trust with local colleagues during this time 

4. Living in Myanmar 

  • Public Behaviours, Social Etiquettes and the expat ghetto
  • Clothing, Dining, and Entertaining
  • Communication, Transportation, Health and Safety 
  • Holidays and Travel

5.    Reflection and handy tips

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