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PMI UK Webinar: Cultural Pitfalls in International Project Management. 29th July 2020

PMI UK Webinar: Cultural Pitfalls in International Project Management. 29th July 2020

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PMI UK Webinar

Cultural Pitfalls in International Project Management

29th July 2020 at 12 pm


With an increasing number of projects managed internationally there are numerous opportunities to collaborate, perform and build new relationships. But - with each new opportunity comes hidden pitfalls around culture, ways of working and communication, not to mention language barriers. Only when project managers learn to appreciate and understand subtle cultural differences are they able to work, communicate and collaborate more effectively with colleagues, clients, and partners in multicultural settings.


Who should attend?

  • Project professionals that want to enhance their cultural competencies
  • Those who are working on culturally diverse projects  


Learning outcomes

  • Create cultural awareness for the successful management of international projects
  • Understand the different communication styles in cultural, social and virtual settings
  • Develop clear communication strategies to prevent cultural misunderstandings


Outline of subjects you will cover:

  • Problem-Solving in International Project Management
  • Decision-making in International Project Management
  • Hierarchy in International Project Management
  • Workstyles in International Project Management
  • Time-Management in International Project Management

Event Properties

Event Date 29-07-2020 12:00 pm
Event End Date 29-07-2020 1:00 pm
Individual Price Free
No. of Leadership PDUs 1


Marina Ibrahim

Marina Ibrahim. The Cultural Agility Expert, a global mindset coach, she helps executives, experts and expats to hit the ground running and thrive on their international projects even if they are unaware of potential cultural clashes. Her international marketing and project management experience includes 25 years working worldwide where she has taught global intercultural skills to directors and teams of both SMEs and international blue-chip organisations including BP, Bentley, BMW, Caterpillar, DEA, EMI, Kellogg’s, Nike and PepsiCo. From a cosmopolitan and multi-lingual background, she uses cultural capability building tools and personal experiences to help delegates learn new skills to work effectively across cultures. Fluent in both English and German with further language skills in French and Arabic.