Thailand is the second-largest economy in Southeast Asia and the only country in the region that has never been colonized. Buddhism as the predominant religion has a strong influence on many aspects of daily life, culture and business. Thais are famous around the world for their smiles and ‘having fun’ is an important part of Thai life … but visitors need to learn to see behind the facade – not every smile is a happy smile.
Communicating with the Thais:
- Thai history, culture and values
- Interpersonal relationships
- Communication – verbal and non-verbal
‘Doing business’ in Thailand:
- Business in Thailand – features, traditions and ethics
- Thai business culture
- Leading Thai teams
Relocating to Thailand:
- Preparing for the move
- Western perceptions of Thailand
- Thai attitudes to foreigners
- Dealing with Culture Shock
- Increased self-awareness of your own culture as a filter of how you see things
- Improved awareness & knowledge about Thai culture
- Better understanding of Thai norms and practices
- Faster adaptation and increased performance
- Information sharing & discussion
- Case Study analysis
- Video cases
- Group work
- Individual reflection exercises
Note on times
Workshop Part 1: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Lunch break: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Workshop Part 2: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Number of participants: 4-8
The price is valid per person. Ask for group discounts.
The course is possible both virtual and f2f.