Leadership and management

International management

This course provides you with practical tools and techniques to improve your interaction when working with or leading virtual and international teams.

2 days

Members: £1,095 + VAT
Non-members: £1,350 + VAT
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International management


£1,095.00 Plus vat
Non Members:
£1,350.00 Plus vat


This course provides you with practical tools and techniques to improve your interaction when working with or leading virtual and international teams.

With more and more virtual and cross-cultural working, it is increasingly important to understand how to get results, and influence individuals and teams while maintaining and developing relationships.

This two day course will provide you with practical tools and techniques to improve your interaction when you are working with or leading virtual and international teams. The course will also introduce you to the barriers that you might face when working across cultures and how you can prepare yourself and your team.

Who should attend?

This programme is suitable for line managers leading teams who are based internationally and project managers working virtually.

How will I benefit?

After the course you will be able to:

• Understand the role of culture and its effect on people and organisation. 
• Improve your impact when communicating with global audiences. 
• Develop skills for more effective cross cultural communication. 
• Adapt to cultural stereotypes and know how to prepare for them. 
• Understand your own influencing style, and how you can adapt this to improve your ability to influence others. 
• Understand the principles of best-practice remote team working. 
• Be able to leverage a number of tools to secure higher performance in remote teams.
Contributes 14 CPD hours

Course was adapted on the go to meet our requirements. The second day was really good as all the learning came together.

Dave Desideri Toyota

Key topics

• Purpose, people, links and time.
• Dealing with the challenges of trust - Building relationships.
• Performance management.
• The challenge of motivation.
• The power of influence.
• Communicating effectively through technology .
• Cultural images. 
• Cultural dimensions.
• World business culture.
• Action planning: a best-practice approach to great remote leadership.

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: C and D

  1. Responsibility, management or leadership - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Provide Technical and commercial leadership’
  2. Communication and inter-personal skills - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills’

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach International management.

  • John Hattam

    John Hattam

    John has built a successful consulting business in both the private and public sectors, specialising in sales and marketing, product and customer development, and business planning.

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At a glance

  • Duration:
    2 days
  • CPD Hours:
  • UK-Spec:
    C, D

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