Intro to Business Practices in the ASEAN Economic Community

The Singapore Business Institute is pleased to organise a workshop on “Introduction to Business Practices in The ASEAN Economic Community”. Upon completion of the workshop, the participant will be given an attendance certificate.

Day/Date: 19 December 2017,  Tuesday
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fee per pax (incl. GST): S$390.00 (Member )  |  S$490.00 (Non-Member)
Venue : 160 Robinson Road, SBF Center, #06-01, S(068914)

This programme aims to provide participants with the fundamental ideas on how to understand and conduct business in The ASEAN Community (AEC). It introduces some of the cultural differences manifested and their impact on communication, social interaction and business practices.

After completing this programme, participants will be able to successfully lead and manage employees, work collaboratively with business people, build trusting business relationships and approach cultural differences that they may encounter in some of the countries in the AEC.

Programme Objectives

On completion of the programme, participants will be able to:

- Understand how culture can influence social, economic and business activity
- Adapt at operating effectively in other cultures
- Work confidently with different nationalities and social contexts
- Determine and contribute to desirable business outcomes

Programme Outline

- What is Culture?
- Cultural Dilemmas
- Elements of Culture
- Analytical Framework for Cultural Issues
- Four Disemsions of Culture
- Effects of Culture on Business Practices
- Impact of Culture on Social Interaction
- Influences of Culture on Managerial Styles and Decisions
- Other Influences on Business
-  Intercultural and Ethical Competency
- Personal Learning Action Plan

Programme Methodology

- Learning technique and processes for human interactions and communications
- Experiential learning activities to enhance practices
- Group discussions and shared learning
- Individual reflections
- Role-plays
- Video clips

Target Audience

This programme is suitable for Singaporeans who have been employed to work in Vietnam, Cambodia or Indonesia with the fundamental knowledge of the cultural practices impacting businesses.

*Programme is accurate at the time of print
Training expenditure qualifies your company for up to 400% tax deductions or up to 40% cash payouts under the Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC). 


Administrative Details:

Please email to to reserve a seat, this will be followed by a confirmation email. 
Upon confirmation, please prepare a cheque to SBF 
(refer to address on above letterhead). 

Cheque should be made payable to “Singapore Business Federation”. Please indicate the Ref No. and company’s name, participant’s name at the back of the cheque.

  • Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis. No cancellation will be allowed upon registration, but attendance by a replacement delegate from your company is allowed. We regret that no refund and full fees will be charged for cancellation or non-attendance.

  • Confirmation of your registration will be emailed to your company upon receipt of full payment.

NOTE:  As a precautionary measure, our advice is for members who are unwell not to attend the session.

For more information, please contact:
Email: (ATTN: Ms Nurulhuda)
Call: 6701 1132

All information, materials and related graphics contained herein and/or provided in the course of the training session(s) (hereinafter referred to as “Information and Materials”) are intended for informational and/or educational purposes only. The Singapore Business Federation does not claim ownership of any of the Information and Materials provided by the external training vendor(s). The information and Materials may from time to time include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors, and changes may be added periodically as may be necessary. Please note that photography, audio and video recording may occur during these event. All photography, audio and video recording may be used by Singapore Business Federation for education, marketing, promotional and/or publication purposes. If you do not wish to have your image recorded or published, for  compelling and legitimate grounds relating to your particular situation, please inform our staff.

*Information is correct at the time of print

12/19/2017 9:00 AM - 12/19/2017 5:00 PM

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