International Business Academy

If you are new to either Swedish or UK business culture – this is the course you have been looking for. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce’s International Business Academy gives insights into Swedish and British business cultures and provides participants with the tools necessary to understand and excel in their foreign workplace environments.

Contents of the course

This half-day course prepares delegates for their career in a Swedish or British company and enables them to discover ways of working more efficiently within the management structures. 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 get an introduction to the differences within employment and commercial law and be given a crash course into Swedish and British culture and perceptions.

The course is for British, Swedish or international professionals who have recently taken on, or are about to take on, a position in a Swedish or British company, and for those who further on in their career want to improve their interaction with HQs in respective countries.

The course will help you to

  • Gain insight into Swedish and British business cultures respectively and their unique characteristics
  • Discover ways of working more efficiently within the management structure
  • Understand differences in workplace behaviours
  • Understand differences in communication practices
  • Understand the UK business law landscape
  • Learn from professionals who have experience from both business cultures
  • Gain new and useful connections with professionals on a similar journey to yours

Speakers

Carsten Amdi Jensen

Carsten Amdi Jensen

Deputy Head of Corporate Banking, Danske Bank

Anna Crona.

Anna Crona.

Head of Business Services, Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK

Olga Beck-Friis

Olga Beck-Friis

COO & Co-Founder, PocketLaw

Ranj Begley

Ranj Begley

Chief Content Officer and Managing Director UK, Readly

Thomas Heneker

Thomas Heneker

Head of Content Operations, Readly

Richard Hildebrand

Richard Hildebrand

Co-Founder, TandonHildebrand

Tania Tandon.

Tania Tandon.

Co-Founder, TandonHildebrand

Elisabet Vinberg Hearn

Elisabet Vinberg Hearn

Co-founder Think Solutions & AI Forum Advisory Board member

Agenda

2.00 PM: Welcome and introduction

Keynote: A quick-dive into Swedish-British Business Culture

Workshop: Experiences at the workplace 

Panel Discussion:  What I wish I had known

Coffee Break 

Business Law (Corporate, contracts and employment)

5.00 PM: Networking and drinks

Participation fees (incl VAT)

Member rate: £225
YP member rate: £110
Non-member rate: £675

Application

The International Business Academy is currently closed for applications.
Please stay tuned for the next edition of the programme.  

Get in touch

Are you interested in finding out more about the International Business Academy? Please get in contact with Head of Business Services Anna Crona.

Anna Crona

Head of Business Development Services

anna.crona@scc.org.uk

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