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December 27, 2018

Work Confidently with US Americans with our Cross-Culture Training Tailored to YOU!

US Culture training works to achieve successful and effective collaboration with offshore and onsite team members. 

If you work on a day to day basis with stakeholders in the United States and wonder how to work more effectively on your virtual team or in a face-to-face office environment, we are here to help.

We specialize in building better business relationships with those who work together on a day to day basis in the same office or across the oceans. Whether you want to improve your understanding of verbal or non-verbal cues, we are here to understand your team dynamics and help you to relate better and build context with your counterparts in the US with ease. 
Build Effective Virtual Teams with Our US Cross Culture Training

Create Your Own Program
Take a look at the modules below. Based on what your team needs, we can piece together a customized program for you.

Module: American Cultural Acclimatization
Topics: Holidays & Vacations in the US, Diversity & Stereotypes, Professional Etiquette Expected by American Clients 

Module: Communication and Soft Skills
Topics: American English vs Indian English, E-mail Etiquette, How to Hold Meetings, Greetings, Casual & Small Talk, Phone & Conference Call Mannerisms, Presentation & Public Speaking Skills, Push Back / Negotiation, Group Discussion (GD) Skills for Cross-Border Team Meetings 

Module: Client & Service Provider Relations (Culturally Speaking)
Topics: Virtual Presentation Skills (for demos), Sales Skills, How to be a Consultant

Module: Employability Skills and Freshers' Orientation
Topics: Finishing School at Work, Transitioning from Student to Professional, Working as New Employees in American Companies

Module: US Work and Office Culture & Workplace Values
Topics: Time Sensitivity & Time Management, Accountability & Initiative, Streamlining, Equality, Task Assignment & Delegation, Work/Personal Life Separation, Phone and Conference Call Etiquette

Module: Working with the US Americans from India – Offshore Team Skill Building
Topics: Tailored to your team's needs

Module: Working with the Americans in the US
Topics: Travel Preparation to the US, A Typical Day in an American Office – Expectations, Dos and Don'ts, Accommodation/Housing Expectations, Area-Specific Destination Orientation with Safety Tips (Custom-made), Meal-time/Restaurant Etiquette in the US, Phone & Voice Mail Protocol, How to Dress for Success, Hotel and Rental Home Basics

Executive Coaching: NRI Adjustment into Indian Workplaces (For NRIs and Local Indians)

Outcomes and Success Stories:
"The client can no longer complain that Dhruv doesn't take the initiative to add value to his portfolio. Since attending coaching, Dhruv has spent extra time analyzing the financial data to forecast predictions that benefit the client. He also discusses his findings in an open forum with his US client. I am impressed to see Dhruv's ability to implement brainstorming and critical thinking skills after attending the coaching sessions." 

Utilize Our Ready-Made Syllabus (Which can be tailored to your needs) 
Get Ready for Short-Term Business Trips to the USA
Going Onsite to the USA: Prepare for Long-Term Expat Assignments to the USA 
Present on Virtual Teams with Confidence 
Small Talk With US Americans: Cross-Culture Training 
Virtual Meetings that Impress Americans & Get Work Done
Working With India: Cross-Culture Training
Write Emails That are Read and Answered

Rapport building with Americans

Prepare your team to confidently interact with US Americans through these interactive sessions. Whether your team communicates virtually, face to face, hosts the US counterpart in India or travels to the US for onsite visits or has to balance India and US teams as the Onsite POC (Point of Contact), these trainings offer tips for various levels and types of interaction. 

The principle facilitator and Managing Director of Authentic Journeys, Jennifer Kumar, is an American citizen from who has lived in India for almost a decade since 1998. She has extensive experience studying (earned her Master's Degree at Madras Christian College), working (owning her own business), and living (married into an Indian family) in South India (Kerala and Tamil Nadu).   

Jennifer and her team look forward to working with you! Contact us to start the conversation.

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.