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SOAS Enterprise

Japan

Morning Session – Understanding Japan
  • Overview of the Japanese economy
  • Current issues in Japanese politics: back to the future?
  • Current issues in Japan’s international relations: relocating Asia
  • Cultural background to Japanese society

Japanese Lunch (incorporating session on dining etiquette)

Afternoon session - Working with and Understanding the Japanese
  • Japanese business etiquette
  • Business relationships
  • Language and communication
  • Negotiating with the Japanese
  • The decision-making process
  • Common problems
  • What the Japanese think of the British
  • Q & A session