Joint English And Intercultural Communication Training

Language and Global Mindset Training for International Executives

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Culture is communication and communication is culture

Edward T. Hall

Working in international teams means communicating and managing multicultural employees – are you linguistically and culturally fit?

Sometimes it is said that the native speakers of English are at an advantage in international meetings as they are speaking in their mother tongue.

Do you feel that you are not quite yourself when speaking English at work and that you remain quiet because of lack of confidence? Is this your experience?

If you would like to gain confidence using English at work and brush up other important communication skills that will give you confidence in the international arena, this training is for you.

You can choose from the following modules:

  • International Presentation Skills

  • International Writing Skills

  • Running International Meetings

  • Virtual Communication Skills

  • Developing a Global Mindset/Intercultural Competence

What is the offer

Courses can be booked as a 1-1 group/team training for a full day face-to-face or online (in shorter blocks).

My training courses can be adapted to suit your organization needs.

I also recommend supporting this training with 1-1 coaching on The International Profiler, a tool for developing intercultural competences if you are working cross-culturally on a regular basis.

Globally speaking we are all connected these days, but do we all have a global mindset?

 

Find out more in my latest course Managing With A Global Mindset.

This course provides mobile professionals with the skills to thrive when working across cultures.

The course has 6 recorded modules with practical assignments and ends with a live 1-1 coaching session where we can look at any global dilemmas you may be facing at the moment.

 

Meet Me

My name is Vanessa and I am a trainer and teacher, helping professionals to work more effectively across cultures.

My training is in person or virtual, one-to-one or in groups.

Find out more about me

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Vanessa is extremely knowledgeable in all intercultural concepts and models and has examples to share from an abundance of international work assignments she has completed

Sarah Grötzinger

What I liked the most – she is able to involve all the students to participate in the discussion. Her workshops prepared me well for my first years living abroad, made me more conscious, and helped to avoid many adaptation problems

Alexandra Demidova

Vanessa is a great trainer who has helped me polish my interview skills in English. The lessons were varied, interesting and we had a lot of fun too. I loved the discussions about social behaviour in Austria and England.

Raphaela Stefandl-Herburger

Vanessa’s cultural knowledge helped me to relocate from Europe to the States

Vanessa Zwinselman

Vanessa is a true professional with a talent for connecting with her audience in an authentic way. She’s delivered several presentations and a webinar for The Interchange Institute; all glowing reviews from participants. She is organised, responsive, and always delivers high quality content. We’ve already booked Vanessa for future events. Tasha Arnold (Ed.D.) Executive Director of The Interchange Institute

“I thoroughly enjoyed Vanessa’s interactive and eye-opening intercultural webinar “It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it. Through her webinar, she helped me remind me what I know about intercultural communication and taught me many new points about being more effective on intercultural communication. I can definitely recommend Vanessa for intercultural communication training. Thank you, Vanessa!” Ronald Minkyu Kim Interculturalist I Cross-cultural Teams

She has such in-depth knowledge about cultures and communication based on different global industries

Nikhil Rustagi

Vanessa has a great deal of knowledge that she’s gained through years of focused work with intercultural communication. Refining my professional intentions, I met with her to tap into her experience in this field. She introduced me to many resources I would not have otherwise known about. Our work together was useful, saved me time, and helped me gain even more clarity with direction for obtaining my goals. Thank you! Joan Ruffels ESL COACH

She proved to be able to transfer her own intercultural experience and sensitivity to others in a motivating way. Participating in her lectures was highly rewarding. Without the insights gained during her lectures I might not have chosen to go for a Master’s degree in cross-cultural communication afterwards.

Dorothee Simpfendörfer

Vanessa was my English professor at the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences. What she taught us about cultural differences and their impact on international cooperation was incredibly valuable and interesting. Vanessa is not only a highly professional teacher, but also a very lovely human being.

Sarah Kohl

Vanessa has a great deal of knowledge that she’s gained through years of focused work with intercultural communication. Refining my professional intentions, I met with her to tap into her experience in this field. She introduced me to many resources I would not have otherwise known about. Our work together was useful, saved me time, and helped me gain even more clarity with direction for obtaining my goals. Thank you! Joan Ruffels ESL COACH

She proved to be able to transfer her own intercultural experience and sensitivity to others in a motivating way. Participating in her lectures was highly rewarding. Without the insights gained during her lectures I might not have chosen to go for a Master’s degree in cross-cultural communication afterwards.

Dorothee Simpfendörfer

“I thoroughly enjoyed Vanessa’s interactive and eye-opening intercultural webinar “It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it. Through her webinar, she helped me remind me what I know about intercultural communication and taught me many new points about being more effective on intercultural communication. I can definitely recommend Vanessa for intercultural communication training. Thank you, Vanessa!” Ronald Minkyu Kim Interculturalist I Cross-cultural Teams

Vanessa is a great trainer! Throughout my classes with her, I enjoyed not only business English but intercultural components of working abroad. She is very disciplined, knows where to focus and always finds the ways to motivate you!

Elif Arikan

She has such in-depth knowledge about cultures and communication based on different global industries

Nikhil Rustagi

Vanessa is extremely knowledgeable in all intercultural concepts and models and has examples to share from an abundance of international work assignments she has completed

Sarah Grötzinger

Vanessa was my English professor at the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences. What she taught us about cultural differences and their impact on international cooperation was incredibly valuable and interesting. Vanessa is not only a highly professional teacher, but also a very lovely human being.

Sarah Kohl

Thanks to her support, I am now constantly developing my communication skills, reaching positive outcome from any interaction with people from all around the world.

Federico Stoppello

I enjoyed working with Vanessa on a few occasions as she contributed to our corporate Insights blog. Vanessa wrote articles specialising in language learning and culture, often proposing subjects and researching for submissions. Given that Marketing didn’t have an in-house copywriter, Vanessa’s editorial work over the years has been instrumental to some of our core Marketing campaigns. She is reliable, easy to work with and receives feedback well. I look forward to reading more of her in-depth articles.” Charleen Parkes Founder and Head of Digital Content  Travel & Lust

My ambition to become a “Competent Trainer” took me to you. You have oceans of “International Cultural Knowledge” & “International Communication Skills”. During our sessions, I learnt a lot from you. But still I am done yet. I love all my trainers and you are one among my elite group of trainers. Love you Mam..!! Anand Dwipesh Train the Trainer I International Customer Service I Communicator

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