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Japan Cultural Awareness Course (CI)

This online course provides insights and direction for business professionals working with the Japanese.  By taking the course, learners will gain the skills and understanding to successfully navigate the key cultural challenges commonly faced by individuals working with the Japanese.  The course will also equip learners with the ability to build positive, trusting relationships and to maximise their business outcomes.

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Course Contents

This unique Japan Cultural Awareness online training is made up of 8 chapters focusing on specific aspects of Japanese culture, the people and their approach to work and business.

Chapter 1: Overview

Framing the course content and its benefits to foreigners working with the Japanese.

Chapter 2: Religion

Uncovering the key influences behind Japanese society, its core beliefs and identity.

Chapter 3: Royal Family 

Learning about the role of the monarchy in Japan and the importance within mainstream culture.

Chapter 4: Values

Understanding core Japanese values and their impact on the Japanese way of doing things.

Chapter 5: Communication Style

Exploring the Japanese approach to communication, how they share information, give opinions and managing disagreements.

Chapter 6: Business Culture

Covering critical aspects of Japanese business culture, such as relationship building, consensus building, negotiations and meetings.

Chapter 7: Etiquette & Taboos

Appreciating common taboos and etiquette to ensure foreigners present themselves positively.

Chapter 8: Stereotyping

Affirming that when working with anyone from Japan, it is important not to draw upon stereotypes.

Course Audience

This course is suitable for learners of all levels.

It has been produced with a professional audience in mind and is useful for anyone working remotely with the Japanese, or for those moving to or working in Japan.

The course addresses many of the common cultural challenges faced by foreigners working with the Japanese, whether clients, colleagues, suppliers or anyone else.

Learning objectives

In this online course, you’ll gain essential direction and guidance relating to Japanese culture to help you maximise your business performance and drive the best possible outcomes:

You will:

  • Develop a detailed understanding of Japanese business culture.
  • Understand the influence of Japanese culture on the Japanese communication style.
  • Gain strategies to ensure your communication approach facilitates the best possible outcomes.
  • Understand how to build trusting relationships that help motivate positive results.
  • Examine business critical areas such as decision making, negotiation and sales and gain an appreciation of how to approach these practices effectively.

Course assessment and certification

Assessment is carried out during the course.

You will be asked multiple choice questions as well as questions based around case studies and workplace scenarios.

With a pass mark of 85%, the answers are marked automatically so you know instantly whether you have passed. If you don’t pass, then not to worry! You can take the test as many times as you need and there’s no extra charge.

A downloadable certificate is available on completion of the course.

Additional information

Available for immediate enrolment: Yes

Course Duration in Minutes: 45

Suitable Devices: PC, Tablet & Phone


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£35.00 excluding VAT

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