Digital learning will not make face-to-face training disappear, says Béatrice Rivas Siedel in this interview with Argonaut. She gives her view as a trainer deep in the digital learning revolution about what we can to do take every advantage. Her insights are relevant for trainers, training providers, client organisations and the learners themselves.
This is the story of Béatrice Rivas Siedel’s professional transformation as an intercultural trainer. In two years she moved from being an outsider to the technological revolution in coaching and training, to being a full participant, driver and advocate of blending online and face-to-face learning.
Intercultural coach and trainer Béatrice Rivas Siedel shares her tips for trainers who are shifting from classroom training to remote sessions.
The best things in life are free. But not in business. Usually, a higher price indicates a higher value. So why should we be interested in something that is free? And if that thing is intercultural training, when is the right time to go for the free option, and when is the right time to invest?
How can we take training participants’ instinctive reaction and curiosity and bring transferable understanding? Here are 12 aspects of culture that can bring that “ah-ha” moment of insight in intercultural training.
Two example programme structures for blending online and face-to-face in intercultural training and coaching. Download the editable files and customise for your specific case.
Techniques which succeeded in a monocultural working environment my fail when that environment becomes multicultural. The intercultural skills of a manager can help achieve results. Here’s how.
It is an amazing feeling when you are part of lively network that is truly global. Here’s what I learnt about making it as a Cultural Correspondent for CultureConnector when I coordinated Argonaut’s Cultural Correspondent community.
Irene Hotz Glanzmann has been a Cultural Correspondent in the Argonaut community since 2006. The role has continued to inspire her work as an interculturalist because the Cultural Correspondent assignments challenge her to research and reflect on different aspects of her culture, in a comparative context.
Your business location is likely to be an office space in a city or a plant at the edge of an urban area, not a domestic setting. So how to offer a global welcome mat where you are? At Argonaut, we’ve been receiving guests of all cultures for many years and learned a few tricks for making international visitors welcome.