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Saudi Arabia Cultural Awareness Course (CI)

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

For more information see below.

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Course Contents

This fascinating Saudia Arabia online course is made up of 8 chapters focusing on specific aspects of Saudi culture, the people, their religion and their approach to work and business.

Chapter 1: Overview

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

Chapter 2: Religion

Uncovering the key influences of Islam in Saudi society, its core beliefs and how it shapes identity.

Chapter 3: Royal Family

Learning about the role of the Royal Family in Saudi Arabia and its importance within the local culture.

Chapter 4: Values

Understanding core Saudi values and their impact on local culture and the way of life.

Chapter 5: Communication Style

Exploring the Saudi approach to communication, how they share information, show politeness, give opinions and manage disagreements.

Chapter 6: Business Culture

Covering critical aspects of Saudi 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 Saudi Arabia, it is important not to draw upon stereotypes.

Course Audience

This e-Learning course is suitable for learners of all levels who either work with Saudis remotely, or for those visiting or moving to the country.

It has been produced with a professional audience in mind and is useful for anyone looking for cultural insights to help them in their roles.

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

Learning objectives

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

You will:

  • Develop a detailed understanding of Saudi business culture.
  • Understand the influence of Saudi culture on the Saudi 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 certificate is available to download on completion of the course.

Additional information

Access Duration:


Available for Immediate Enrolment:

Available for immediate enrolment: Yes

Completion Criteria: Yes

Course Duration in Minutes: 45

Course Publisher: 45

Language: 45

Level: 45

Suitable Devices: PC, Tablet & Phone

Video: PC, Tablet & Phone


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