Country Induction and Cultural Training

1 or 2 day programme on a specific country, i.e. South Africa, based on outline.
Spouses should ideally attend
Fee quoted for a full day, a minimum daily charge applies (equivalent to 2 people attending)

  • 1 day and 2 day programme available
  • Provided to expatriates from all levels in the organisation including junior up to middle management
  • Detailed country specific programme to equip the expatriates with knowledge and understanding of the country for a successful assignment
  • Provide to expatriates and their spouses
  • Can accommodate expatriate groups of up to 10 people
  • Spouses and children over 12 years of age can join
  • Conducted by our skilled and well trained experts with strong background in training and country history

Training aims:

  • Enable expats to understand and effectively interpret the imperatives of South African working environment.
  • To enable the expat and family to have a safe, educational and enjoyable deployment to the host country.
  • To decrease the amount of time taken for an expat and their family to operate effectively in her/his new environment.
  • Enable more effective country-specific planning and decisions making.
  • Facilitate better working relationships between expat and local employees when building teams.
  • Enable smoother skills transfer.
  • Minimise the risk of reputational damage to company.

Training Structure:

  1. South Africa – history and why it matters, geography, politics, economics, important current events
  2. South Africans and their cultures – societal structures, cultural concepts, communication, cultural pointers and social etiquette, dos and don’ts, safety and security, issues to be aware of
  3. Working in South Africa – business and working environment, BBBEE, labour, unions and union culture, management styles and business etiquette
  4. Living in South Africa – practical guidance – housing market, schooling, social lifestyle, spouse social integration and support

Additional information


1 Day, 2 Days


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