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October 21, 2012

Completed Cross Cultural Training Projects

See the most current completed projects here.  

This page showcases the clients, client's feedback and project descriptions for previous and ongoing clients through Authentic Journeys.

ASML (Semiconductor Industry)
"Welcome to the U.S.A. Cross-Cultural Training" Train the Trainers

"The Living and Working in the USA Train-the-Trainer program provided perspectives on the US culture, language and business nuances."Vickie Grove, Grove Strategies, LLC
Provided Netherlands based company one-on-one Spoken English, Communication Skills, and Corporate Workplace skills coaching for a Kochi-based offshore talent. 

“Understanding our communication styles helped me to give more direction to discussions with my India-based staff.” ~Job Smulders, Rent Autobus

Contentment India
Provided personalized and targeted soft-skills coaching and American corporate culture etiquette to Bangalore based professionals in the research and analytics field.

“Staying on the same page is easier with his American client, now that Ram is speaking in shorter, clearer sentences.” ~VP Financial Analytics Company, Bangalore

“One-on-one coaching has helped Indians serving US clients achieve real results  when communicating and taking initiative with Americans.” ~Annelise Piers, Contentment India

Global Force, Inc.
"Introduction to American Accent"
Nine hour training exposing US facing employees to various aspects of American accent to help with phone communication and cross-cultural understanding.

“I learned how to combine sounds like s and y to make zh, d and y to make j and t and y to make ch. This will help me to understand all the words better when Americans talk fast.”
“Being direct is not always polite in American English.” – Tony

Infopark- Based Media Analytics Company
"U.S. Cross Cultural Training"
Two to three day American Cultural Training program for employees working offshore with American clients.

“We were enlightened on American values, how to communicate with people across borders, eating manners and so on.” ~Laxmi

“Through role plays, we learned about body language, posture, and how to behave with Americans in in-person meetings and conference calls.” ~New Employee

Jai Bharath College, Kochi, India
Soft skills seminars on a variety of soft skills topics including motivation, leadership and goal setting.

"Your classes exposed me to different ways of pronouncing English." ~Mohammed Shanid

"The sessions were interesting and helps us to evaluate ourselves." ~Sruti Das  

Nazareth College - Department of Social Work
Pre-Departure Planning for Studying Abroad to Kerala, India
India cultural awareness discussion. Topics included travel planning, Indian customs and safety for women.

"Jennifer came highly recommended and proved to be extremely knowledgeable in Indian customs, traditions and culture as well as travel preparation. She also provided contacts in the Malayalam community in Rochester for us to expand our connections.”  Read More...
~ Dr. Carol Brownstein-Evans, PhD, LMSW, ACSW 
~ Professor Mark A. Primus, LMSW 
More about India Culture Preparation.

Sree Narayana Gurukulam College Of Engineering (SNGCE)
Full - Day Teacher's Training for New T
Topics Covered - Communication (Listening), Teaching Styles, using group discussion and role plays.

“My favorite activity was to find out how to teach different kinds of learners. I could actually figure out what went wrong in my class that started one month back. I was teaching only to auditory learners or maybe to some extent visual learners. Now, I will add more demonstrations and illustrations to my classes.” ~Anonymous

“I liked the group discussions and presentations. I am basically a shy person. These activities helped me express my opinions and present them to others. It helped me to improve my stage fear.” ~Anonymous
More about Soft Skills Training Programs.

*Due to the confidential nature of the service provided, not all companies or individuals are listed here. 
*For more on Jennifer's professional background, see her LinkedIn profile, click here.
Updated January 2013, May 2016

Authentic Journeys: Bridging Culture on Virtual Teams

We help build effective, culturally competent global teams with focus on the cultures of the USA and India. Jennifer Kumar, Managing Director, an American citizen, has almost 10 years experience living, studying and working (owning a business) in India. Authentic Journeys Consultancy is registered as a Private Limited in India (Kerala) and an LLC in the USA (Salt Lake City, Utah). We provide onsite and live-online instructor-led courses, facilitation and corporate coaching.