Seminar tackles expats’ guide to managing Filipino workers
(The Philippine Star) - January 18, 2016 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines – How do you really deal with Filipino white-collar and blue-collar workers most effectively? Win them to your side and you have the most loyal and productive people in your company.

Understanding the Filipino psyche and the cultural diversities among the different regional groups in the Philippines can boost your leadership and management performance and even marketing campaigns for the Philippine market.

Whether you are handling one or 1,000 of them, there is a right way to manage your people successfully.

The Center for Global Best Practices, in collaboration with ITAP International — the specialists in doing business internationally and across borders and cultures — presents the premier launch of this one-day special seminar titled, “Expats’ Guide to Managing People in the Philippines to be held on Feb. 10 at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City.

This will feature the best practices and global gold standard in cultural diversity training that could help locals and expats of different cultures in knowing how to lead people effectively, communicate clearly, negotiate more successfully, work harmoniously with culturally diverse teams and gain more respect from subordinates, peers and superiors.

Lecturers in this program include Marie Segura, who has done extensive cultural awareness programs in various multinational organizations in the Asia-Pacific region including Deutsche Bank, WHO and ADB. She is a certified culture coach specialist of ITAP International and is also the official Ken Blanchard leadership programs global facilitator.

It will also feature Louie Agnir-Paraan, Ph.D., who handles cultural diversity training for various foreign executives to acquaint them with Filipino culture. She is the only Filipino currently accredited by the US Embassy to train US Embassy staff in professional communication using a socio-cultural approach.

For details and a complete list of upcoming best practices seminars including Filipinos’ Guide in Handling Expats and Foreigners — The Right Way, Best Leadership Practices in Fast and Effective Change Management, Leadership in Action: Mastering EQ and Body Language, Best Practices for Manager of Managers and more, log on to www.cgbp.org or call (02) 556-8968/ 69, Cebu lines: (032) 512-3106/ 07 or Baguio line: (074) 423-5148. Early-bird and group discounts are available.

This seminar is applicable to expats and locals who are handling people from different regions in the Philippines, business leaders, professional managers, HR practitioners, business consultants, and those who want to manage people effectively. Pre-registration is required in this limited-seats-only event.

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