Managing differences through interculturalism

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Intercultural Expatriation Training: for
the expatriate, his/her spouse, family
and groups


Our training programs teach techniques to simplify the integration of an expatriate and
his/her family to environments with unfamiliar values, habits, forms of reasoning, and
behaviors.

. What is cultural shock?
. Lost in translation: the problem of communication among different cultures
. Cultural Quiz
. Learn and Decipher
. Peculiarities
. Typical Meal
. Doing Business in Brazil / other cultures
. An etiquette guide to the culture at issue
. Living in São Paulo or in the expatriate's host city
. Spouse's redeployment: educational / voluntary
. Testimonial
. Traveling in Brazil
. Gift Basket

Location: In company / Differänce
Suggested duration: 1-3 days according to customization
Our training can be provided for foreigners arriving in Brazil and for Brazilians going abroad as well. We produce material for any country. To this end, we always count on professionals who are specialized in the culture that will be approached.
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Intercultural Training for children

Techniques with dynamics that prepare children for better integration into the new
culture.

Location: In company / Differänce
Suggested duration: 1 day
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Intercultural Repatriation Training:
for the expatriate, his/her spouse,
family and groups

To expatriate is difficult. To repatriate can be even more difficult. Techniques that facilitate the readaptation process of the expatriate and his/her family, who are now internationalized and have new integrated values.

. What is cultural shock in repatriation?
. The Overseas personality
. Lost in translation again?
. Cultural Quiz
. Seeing with new eyes: "Did I used to see things that way before?"
. Peculiarities
. Typical Meal: gastronomical update
. Doing Business in Brazil / other cultures: "Don´t I do that anymore?"
. Living in Sao Paulo or another city of destiny for the repatriate: "What's new?"
. Spouse's redeployment: educational / voluntary
. Testimonial
. Traveling in Brazil: "Did I use to see my country that way before?"

Location: In company / Differänce
Suggested duration: 1 day
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Integration Tour

Bilingual (at least) professionals with educational background in the expatriate's field of
interest accompany the expatriate and his/her family in tours around the city. The aim of
the tour is to promote the foreigner's integration in the city through familiarization with
the local lifestyle:

. Use of public transportation (subway, busses, cabs)
. Districts description (supermarkets, open air markets, pharmacies, gyms, restaurants,
etc)
. Typical touristic tours
. Different touristic tours
. Insider's tips
. Networking

Suggested duration: 1-2 days according to customization
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Spouse's redeployment - Educational

Support for local academic programs and activities include, without limitation, information about open courses, undergraduate and graduate programs, and validation of certificates.

Location: In company / Differänce
Suggested duration: 3-8 hours of consultancy
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Spouse's redeployment - Volunteering
in Brazil


We offer volunteer opportunities for the spouse of the expat in Brazilian NGOs selected by DIFFERÄNCE.

Voluntary redeployment is your company's SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.

Location: In company / Differänce
Suggested duration: 3 hours of consultancy
Courtesy
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Intercultural Workshop
in the Human Resources field


Developing Human Resources´ capacity to work with expatriates and companies' internationalization.

. The globalization and internationalization of your company
. The role of the strategic Human Resources in your company's internationalization
. What is cultural shock?
. Lost in translation: the problem of communication among different cultures
. Development of intercultural competency
. Integration of Cultures
. Knowing the expatriation process
. Developing the expatriation policy
. Difficulties in the expatriation process
. The return of the expatriate
. Intercultural Management: the search for the synergy resulting from differences

Location: In company / Differänce
Suggested duration: 1-3 days according to customization
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Intercultural Workshop for the Local
Team


Developing the capacity of global professionals and multicultural teams. Through
expositive seminars, dynamics, simulations and dramatization of practical life situations
for the discussion of subjects related to interculturality, intercultural communication,
Brazilian culture/specific culture, we will develop your team´s capacity to deal with
cultural shock.

. The globalization and internationalization of your company
. What is cultural shock?
. Lost in translation: the problem of communication among different cultures
. Development of intercultural competency
. Peculiarities: The Brazilian way of doing things (a.k.a. "jeitinho brasileiro") / peculiarities of other cultures
. Doing Business in Brazil / other cultures
. International etiquette guide
. Intercultural Management: the search for the synergy resulting from differences

Location: In company / Differänce
Suggested duration: 1-2 days according to customization
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Intercultural Workshop for professionals
of hotel/tourism industries


Enablement to deal with clients from different cultures:

. What is cultural shock?
. Lost in translation: the problem of communication among different cultures
. The globalization and internationalization of your company
. Cultural Diversity
. Development of intercultural competency
. Dynamics, simulations and/or critical case studies
. Peculiarities: The Brazilian way of doing things (a.k.a. "jeitinho brasileiro") / peculiarities of other cultures
. Doing Business in Brazil / other cultures
. International etiquette guide
. Intercultural Management: the search for the synergy resulting from differences

Location: In company / Differänce
Suggested duration: 1-2 days according to customization
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Intercultural Workshop for
Sport professionals

Enablement to deal with clients from different cultures:

. What is cultural shock?
. Lost in translation: the problem of communication among different cultures
. Cultural Diversity
. Development of intercultural competency
. Dynamics, simulations and/or critical case studies
. Peculiarities: The Brazilian way of doing things (a.k.a. "jeitinho brasileiro") / peculiarities of other cultures;
. Competing in Brazil / other cultures
. International etiquette guide
. Intercultural Management: the search for the synergy resulting from differences

Location: In company / Differänce
Suggested duration: 1-2 days according to customization
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Lecture: Getting to know your new home
Brazil / host country


Exhibitions and Lectures on historical, social, economic, political, and cultural aspects of
the most diverse countries; safety; day-to-day living in another culture; red tape;
education & training; communications; cooking, general culture; tourism.

Location: In company / Differänce
Suggested duration: 2-4 hours
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Lecture: Doing Business

Exhibitions/Lectures about negotiation styles in several cultures.

Location: In company / Differänce
Suggested duration:
2-4 hours
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