Why Doing Business in Poland? Poland’s unique history and geography has shaped the customs and distinctive personality of the Polish people. Today, Poland emerges as a culturally rich and proud nation where the contemporary meets the traditional. The seventh largest nation in Europe and a member of the EU, Poland has recently experienced significant economic, social and political reform. Now one of the most successful economies in Central Europe, Poland provides foreign businesses with numerous investment and trade opportunities. For those looking to enter into this vibrant new market, an understanding of Polish business culture is essential to successfully doing business in Poland.
Communicaid’s Doing Business in Poland cultural awareness courses are ideal for professionals and teams who endeavour to build more successful business relationships with Polish colleagues, suppliers and clients. You will be provided with essential tools to maximise the competitive advantage of doing business in Poland through a combination of in-depth background information and hands-on practical tips and business solutions.
Communicaid’s Doing Business in Poland courses will provide you with:
- A clear understanding of the key drivers that motivate your Polish business counterparts
- A comprehensive framework for understanding Polish business and culture
- Practical strategies for doing business with Polish counterparts more effectively
- A better understanding of the challenges of doing business in Poland
- Greater ability to establish successful relationships with your Polish colleagues, clients and
Who should attend
A Communicaid Doing Business in Poland course will be of benefit to you if you are:
- Considering doing business in Poland
- Expanding your business into Poland
- Establishing a network of Polish suppliers
- Experiencing the challenges of doing business in Poland
- Employing Polish nationals within your organisation
All our Doing Business in Poland training courses are designed to meet the specific needs of our clients depending on their specific requirements and existing skills set. A Doing Business in Poland course typically includes:
- Historical, political and economic overview of Poland
- Polish culture: religion, language, beliefs and customs
- Polish business etiquette, cultural values and attitudes in the workplace: hierarchy,
relationships, time orientation and authority
- Management and working styles for doing business in Poland
- Polish business communication, meeting and negotiation styles
- Challenges and solutions for doing business in Poland
Doing Business in Poland programmes are available seven days a week, 365 days a year, either at one of our training centres in London, Paris, Frankfurt and New York or at your offices in any location worldwide. We usually recommend a one or two day course but can also offer a more flexible format to suit your schedule.
Suitably tailored materials will be used throughout your course and your trainer will provide a balance of structured input and discussion of case studies and scenarios relevant to your own particular context.
The most appropriate training format, content and approach for your Doing Business in Poland course will be discussed during your diagnostic consultancy (please click here to read more about our approach).
Doing Business in Poland Course Trainer
Your Doing Business in Poland trainer will be assigned to you following the results of your diagnostic consultancy according to your objectives and areas of focus. Detailed below is the profile of a member of our Polish culture training team.
GA - Cultural Awareness Trainer - Poland
PhD in Sociology, Graduate School for Social Research, Polish Academy of Sciences , Warsaw , Poland
MA in Sociology, Lancaster University, UK
A Canadian by birth, GA has extensive experience living, studying and working in Poland from 1995 to 2006. He has worked for the International Organisation for Migrants in Warsaw and Krakow as a coordinator for language and culture training programmes, co-owned and directed a language and cultural awareness training provider in Warsaw , worked for the Central European University in Warsaw and administered the Canadian International Schools in Warsaw . His research area for his PhD was Cross-cultural management in Central and Eastern Europe and he has been providing cross-cultural training and coaching for executives for several years. GA is now based in the UK . He is the author of the Book: Culture Smart Poland, a cross-cultural guide to Poland.