Cultural Sensitivity—Malaysia

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Cultural Sensitivity—Malaysia

Overview

 Duration: 1 hour

Malaysia, a peninsular country, has two-fifths of its land covered with dense evergreen rainforest, with a variety of rich flora and animal life.

Rich in mineral resources and mining, the country is one of the prominent exporters of rubber, tin, petroleum and natural gas. Malaysia comprises of diverse population such as Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims and Chinese and has trade relations with its neighboring countries as well as the USA.

A tour of Malaysia can be full of surprises if you are unacquainted with its history, culture or climate. For instance, did you know that Malaysian business executives prefer to spend a great deal of time on social pleasantries before getting down to the business at hand? In addition, they consider it unclean to eat, pass or receive food with their left hand?

As a tourist planning a trip to Malaysia, a 360-degree perspective of this country will help you carry yourself with poise in formal as well as informal situations. As a business personnel or an employee dealing with an Malaysian personnel, it becomes all the more important to acquaint yourself with social and cultural norms of this land.

In this course, you will explore more about Malaysia and things to expect even as you travel through this land of surprises. Further, the course will examine communication patterns and etiquettes specific to this country. Come; let us learn more about Malaysia.

To communicate effectively with your clients and counterparts hailing from a different country of origin, it always helps to learn more about their social and cultural norms.

Here, in this course, you will explore the cultural, social and political setup of Malaysia. Further, you will learn how to conduct yourself confidently while interacting with your Malaysian counterparts. Some of the aspects of this country that you will explore in this course have been outlined below:

  •   An Introduction to Malaysia
  •   Facts
  •   History
  •   Ways of Life
  •   Business Etiquettes

In this course, you will:

  •   Examine how to conduct yourself confidently in unknown situations.
  •   Describe how to develop a strong business rapport when you arrive at your destination.
  •   Examine business, dining and dressing etiquettes specific to this land.

This course is meant to benefit:

  •   Business executives and management personnel:
  •   Who interact with customers or personnel belonging to a different culture over phone and e-mail
  •   Who work onsite at the customer’s place and want to equip themselves with intercommunication skills

 

  •   Individuals who are planning to take up overseas travel and would like to equip themselves with knowledge about a different culture
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