Learn how to discuss complex global issues with international colleagues


Do you find it challenging to have meaningful conversations? Do you find yourself having conversations that focus on small talk?

Building long-term relationships in business means sharing ideas with international colleagues and customers and having conversations about important issues not related to work. This requires the ability to have meaningful conversations about complex issues. It means communicating concisely, providing insights and ideas and using culturally sensitive language that emphasizes diversity, equity and inclusion.


Who is this Workshop For?

This workshop is designed for non-native English speaking professionals who want to share ideas and engage in meaningful discussions about important global issues. By using a global communication style and appropriate language, they build trust and gain influence, while avoiding common mistakes that undermine credibility.


What You'll Learn

In this workshop, trainees learn how to participate in meaningful discussions about the pros and cons of globalization,

Trainees learn:

• how to use a global communication style, including inclusive, empathetic language to build trust

• how to use culturally-sensitive language when expressing ideas and presenting opinions

• how to discuss the pros and cons of globalization using high-quality language

• how to present persuasive ideas by focusing on key issues and providing support

• how to use inclusive language to express ideas, manage different viewpoints and avoid confrontation


What to Expect

This interactive workshop, which is delivered in a supportive learning environment, combines insights into global business communication style with the communication skills and professional language needed to engage in meaningful discussions about globalization. Trainees collaborate to share ideas about the pros and cons of globalization. They learn to present ideas in a structured way using language that is in line with global standards in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.


3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 5:50 PM
Training Workshop


  • Brian Mc Closkey (GM at NextGen Corporate Language Training)

    Brian Mc Closkey

    GM at NextGen Corporate Language Training

    Brian is a meticulous, goal-oriented and energetic professional with 30 years of experience in China and Taiwan in the field of education and training. He has broad industry experience including Training Design & Delivery, Instructional Design & Content Development, Operations Management, Performance Management, General Management, Marketing, Sales, Human Resources and Business Leadership.

    Brian is a specialist in designing blended learning training programs that integrate e-learning content with face2face Instructor-Led Training events. An experienced and talented content developer, Brian combines vision, creativity and a deep understanding of teaching and learning theory to design innovative training content for corporate clients.

    With strong management, leadership and communication skills, Brian excels in building, leading and motivating teams. Planning and implementation are his strengths and he’s passionate about setting and achieving goals and objectives. Brian has a proven track record of establishing, managing and growing educational companies and business units both in the online virtual space and in offline training facilities.

    Specialties: Corporate Language Training. Educational Design & Delivery. Project Planning & Execution. Leadership & Management. Operational Management. Performance Management. Communication & Organizational Skills. Analytical & Problem Solving Skills

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Non-Member Price

Talent Development Workshop entry for those who are not BCCT members.

Standard Price TW$ 1,000
BCCTaipei Member Price

Price for entry to Talent Development Workshop for BCCT members Only

Standard Price Complimentary


British Chamber of Commerce in Taipei

26F, President International Building
No 9-11 Song Gao Road

Taipei, Taiwan

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