The Intangibles of
Doing Business Internationally
It’s not just finance, processes, export
licenses and customs. Help your clients with the subtle and powerful aspects
they may be missing.
Our featured speaker:
As a dual citizen of Switzerland and the United States,
has worked, over the past 20 years,for Swiss, Taiwanese,
South African, Argentinean, Brazilian, and American employers, selling and
purchasing products in the international arena, while managing Russian, Chinese
and Indian sourcing agents. She has had the opportunity to experience,
first-hand, what type of skills are needed to succeed internationally.
Consultants don’t have to be the international business expert for all their clients.
But they need to recognize when international expertise is needed. Many
companies engage in an "international strategy” that is nothing more than
projecting their current language, culture and processes into a different
geography. Simple, right?
Hear about case examples of successful as well as
hopelessly naïve approaches to working with international clients, some that
located in Portland as well as clients located overseas.
provides corporate training through a trademarked program, "Professional
Passport™: Work Anywhere with Confidence". The series of 16 specialized
classes tackles international business from four necessary angles to enable
troubleshooting and solutions for companies that encounter problems while
engaged in international transactions.
7:00am - Registration
7:20am - Breakfast Buffet
7:45am - Program Begins
9:00am - Meeting Adjourns
Note: Chapter general meeting breakfast event prices increase February 2012 - Members $30 for early bird pricing; Guests $40. After deadline 5 days prior to event: $40 and $50 respectively.
Questions? Please contact Kathie Nelson, CMC - OR/SWW Chapter President at Kathie@KathieNelson.com