Business Culture Foundation Course: MAKING SENSE OF BRITAIN
07 March 8:00 - 13:00
Venue: TBC, Central London

SCC Member Price: £179
YP Member Price: £179
Non-Member Price: £358

The SCC Business Culture Foundation Course gives insight into UK business culture and provides attendees with the tools necessary to understand and excel in their British workplace environment.

This half day foundation course will prepare attendees for their career in the UK and enable them to discover ways of working more efficiently within the management structure of their new company. The course will cover cultural nuances in leadership and management approaches, how to safely navigate the differences in workplace behaviours, as well as exploring differences in negotiation practices, sales techniques and communications. Attendees will also be given a crash course into British culture, an introduction to Employment, Commercial and Tax law, and receive practical tips and advice on their journey from those who have already successfully established themselves in the UK.

This course is for professionals who have recently relocated (or are in the process of relocating) and want to land on their feet, prepared for a career in the UK.

Course director: Tania Tandon, Founder, TandonHildebrand

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AGENDA

Breakfast

Session 1: LEADERSHIP
How to manage your UK/International team including management approaches, workplace behaviours, creating a winning team of individuals. Workplace behaviour: what is acceptable, expected etc.

Session 2: SALES AND THE CUSTOMER
Negotiation skills, marketplace & opportunity
Differences in sales approach, networking

Who are the British customers and what do they want?
Overview of the the perception of the British customer and their expectations, as opposed to their Nordic counterparts.

Session 3: The LEGAL
Basic Business & Employment and Tax Law
An introduction to UK employment Law. Get an understanding of the framework of what employers in the UK can expect from employees, what employers can ask employees to do, and employees’ rights at work. Contracts and basic commercial law: Being aware of and understand the risks in entering into contracts.

Session 4: THE PRACTICAL (panel)
Things I wish I knew before I moved to the UK
Practical life differences.

Session 5: THE CULTURAL
An introduction to British culture, history and mindset.

Session 6: COMMUNICATIONS
Internal and external communications differences and personal branding.

Coffee and Fika

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TO REGISTER
Member fee*: The participation fee is £179 Inc. VAT per delegate
Group package rates available

Non-Member fee*: The participation fee is £358 Inc. VAT per delegate
Group package rates available

Registration* to Anna Ericsson at ericsson@scc.org.uk

*Terms and conditions apply: Fully refundable to and including 28 January 2019. After this date, non-refundable, but at the discretion of the organiser, you can change the name of the person attending.

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