Globalization is the buzzword of the decade. Increasingly, businesses are keen to grow globally and operate on an international scale. John Bowen, Director of Global Partnerships at Computer Aid and an experienced global management consultant, discusses the benefits and the pitfalls of expanding globally.
In this course, you will learn about general skills necessary for business, and specific skills and knowledge people working in international business should possess. Bowen will talk about critical knowledge needed to successfully operate internationally, including an understanding of international economics, business practices, economics, accounting and finance. You will learn why one should have basic knowledge of the country one is operating in, including an understanding of local history, ethnic diversity, local language, concepts of time and important cultural issues such as how to greet people and how to dress. You will also learn why it is important for international business leaders to possess strength of character and integrity, and have people around them who can advise them on matters like international economics, government treaties and free trade agreements.
Who Should Attend
This self-paced e-learning course is based on an exclusive interview with John Bowen, Director of Global Partnerships, and a Management Consultant.