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Managing Japanese Business Relationships: A Workshop for US Business People

  • 05 Apr 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • JASO 3rd floor Conference Room, 221 NW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97209


  • Must be current Gold, Platinum or Diamond to attend.
Curious about Japan and want to learn more about its culture, business practices and trends today? Interested in doing business in Japan, but don’t know much about the business practices or the culture? Been doing business in or with Japan for years, but still have some burning cultural questions?

Join us on April 5, 2018 for this workshop led by Sue Shinomiya of Global Business Passport. Sue has over 25 years of experience, 10 of them in Japan, working with companies to develop their intercultural competencies and inclusive leadership practices. Sue will guide us through key Japanese concepts, case studies and hands-on skill-building exercises.
  • Not your 1980’s Japan: Keeping up with Japan today, and the case for doing business there in 2017
  • Getting to Know You: Protocol for Making a Good Impression
  • Fostering Good Relationships: the secret sauce to your success
  • Perceptions, Values and Key Japanese Terms for Business (that don’t quite translate)
  • Communication: Did they really get the message?
  • What to expect from Meetings in Japan - avoiding the pitfalls of virtual meetings
  • How to Avoid Unintended Offense - a few cultural navigation tips
  • Case Studies, Scenarios and Applications
  • Q and A

Free for Gold members and above, go online here and register up to 4 employees total. To upgrade your membership to the Gold level, contact Graham at 503-552-8813 or Kaoru at 503-0552-8811.

Japan-America Society of Oregon is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. 221 NW 2nd Ave #202, Portland, OR 97209

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