Intercultural training Tunisia

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Successful interaction and collaboration with Tunisian business partners through our Intercultural Tunisia Training.

CultureWaves is looking forward to advising you!

Extend your knowledge about the Tunisian culture and develop intercultural awareness for the collaboration with Tunisians.

The Tunisian Republic in Northern Africa has been influenced by the rulership of the Ottomans and the French, as well as by Islamisation. It has now become an independent Arabic emerging market. The geographical proximity and the former French rule are mainly contributing to the fact that the Arabic-Islamic country is, despite its traditions, still under foreign influence.

The Tunisian economy, which shows similarities to the European economic system, benefits mostly from exports. France, Italy and Germany are the most important trading partners. Natural resources such as petroleum, natural gas or zinc, the industrial sector as well as the tourism industry are mainly contributing to Tunisia’s competitiveness on the African continent.

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Learn more about the cooperation with Tunisian business partners and improve your intercultural competencies when dealing with Tunisian customers, suppliers, colleagues and employees by enrolling in our Intercultural Training Tunisia.

CultureWaves offers background know-how and practice-oriented recommendations for Tunisian day-to-day business to you and your employees.

We are looking forward to advise you and to tailor the Intercultural Training Tunisia to your specific Needs!

You can reach us via phone +49 (0)2227 908 6252 and email contact@culturewaves.com. Or just use our contact form.

What you can expect from our Intercultural Training Tunisia

By completing the training participants will:

  • Sharpen their perception and develop a broader understanding of different perspectives
  • Understand the impact of cultural values on people’s behaviour, communication and work style
  • Gain a better understanding of Tunisian society and traditions as well as their impact on work life
  • Anticipate what behaviour may irritate Tunisian business partners and gain a deeper understanding of their reactions
  • Understand which competencies are important to operate with intercultural sensitivity
  • Know helpful strategies to communicate successfully with Tunisian business partners

We are looking forward to advising you and to tailor the Intercultural Training Tunisia to your specific needs!

You can reach us via phone +49 (0)2227 908 6252 and email contact@culturewaves.com. Or just use our contact form.

Intercultural Training Tunisia – Possible content:

Understanding Tunisia

Self-perception and perception by others

  • The impact of historical, geopolitical, philosophical and societal developments on Tunisian business mentality
  • Significance of religion in business
  • Gender-specific behaviour in Tunisian business life
  • Reflecting on one’s own and other cultures

Communication with Tunisian business partners

  • Networking with business partners
  • Meaning of pride and reputation of certain names
  • Significance of the family in Tunisian culture
  • Business languages in Tunisia: Arabic, English and French
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Meetings, team- and project work

  • Procedures within Tunisian companies: priorities, concepts of time and processes
  • Meetings: behaviour, seating order and body distance
  • The meaning of bank holidays and religious rituals for Tunisian day-to-day business

Leadership

  • General welfare versus individual benefit
  • Cultural characteristics of management styles – motivation and task delegation of Tunisian employees
  • Introducing and implementing change processes
  • Respecting hierarchical structures

How to behave in challenging situations and in case of conflict

  • How to deal with misunderstandings and misinterpretations
  • Giving feedback without criticising – Saving face of your dialog partner and yourself

Presenting and negotiating in Tunisia

  • Communication patterns – how to decode verbal and nonverbal messages
  • Understanding the intentions of your business partners
  • Speeches and presentations – how to structure them and keep the audience listening
  • Contracts and agreements in Tunisia

Business trips – tips and recommendations

  • Business trips to Tunisia – Information for your stay abroad
  • Invitations in a private context – topics for small talk, local customs and giving presents
  • Your role as a host or as a guest

Summary of key learnings

Wrap-up and practical recommendations for working with Tunisian colleagues and business partners

Do you have specific needs?

CultureWaves tailors your Intercultural Training Tunisia according to your current needs and business-specific challenges.

Intercultural Training Tunisia – How, where and for whom?

  • Customized to target group and main topics
  • for employees of all levels, professionals and leaders
  • individual or group training
  • face-to-face or virtual
  • on-site or off-site

We are looking forward to advising you and to tailor the Intercultural Training Tunisia to your specific needs!

You can reach us via phone +49 (0)2227 908 6252 or email contact@culturewaves.com. Or just use our contact form.

Intercultural Training Tunisia – methodology

CultureWaves offers behaviour-oriented trainings which are characterized by focussing on participant needs’, an interactive approach and practical relevance.

Our approach comprises background information to better understand business mentalities, interactive group exercises, up-to-date videos and graphics. Further included is working on case studies in groups, discussing and reflecting as well as practice-oriented recommendations for your business success.

If you are interested please feel free to contact us!

We are looking forward to write an offer for you or to answer any remaining questions.

You can reach us via phone +49 (0)2227 908 6252 or email contact@culturewaves.com. Or just use our contact form.

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About CultureWaves

Since 1999 CultureWaves has been supporting collaboration in companies with organisational change as part of internationalisation processes.

Our team of more than 120 experts offers consulting, coaching, trainings, workshops, key-note speeches and process support for international businesses and their employees worldwide.

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