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A changing global economy creates an immediate need to understand other cultures. 
Customers, colleagues and co-workers speak different languages and come from different cultures. Fox Valley Technical College offers seminars that value diversity and teach multi-cultural communication. Choose from training in over ten foreign languages, and multiple seminars and service offerings for organizations that do business internationally.

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Cultural Awareness & Culture Coaching

What should you do to prepare for successful international business communication and travel? A lack of cross-cultural understanding and etiquette can lead to misunderstandings, mishaps and missed opportunities. Cultural awareness training and coaching is designed for professionals interested in developing an understanding of cultural differences in societies and professional practices. Learners compare and contrast cultural patterns and cultural biases as they pertain to work-related practices.

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International Trade Series

Gain critical international trade skills to become an effective player in the global economy. Custom workshops and series are available to assess international trade feasibility, market entry strategies, global value chain, products and services for global distribution, trade finance and international sales and marketing strategies. Ready yourself and your organization with the multi-skills needed to do business globally.

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Language & Culture

The FVTC Global Education & Services team provides world language training in Arabic, French, German, Hmong, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and intensive English. Training is customized and available in group setting or one-on-one to meet the needs of your busy global professionals.

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Professional English

*Professional English* offerings are designed for professionals, whose native language is not English, and wish to enhance and improve their English skills through a series of intensive professional training activities. Participants will improve their listening, speaking and presentation skills, as well as learn techniques to understand and communicate effectively with colleagues.

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Spanish for Occupations

Accelerate your use of Spanish in workplace settings by scheduling 1 day to 18-hour basic Spanish language training for career-related fields. Topics include pronunciation, greetings, vocabulary, and common phrases and commands necessary for workplace activities. Training is available for many professionals including banking, childcare, construction, customer service, health care, human resources, law enforcement, manufacturing, real estate sales, safety, school staff and security.

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Translation & Interpretation Services

FVTC's translation services meet rigorous quality, confidentiality, and timely completion standards. Our experienced translators, assisted by translation software, offer state-of-the-art translation and interpretation services in numerous languages. Benefit from timely quotes and short turn-around completion times.

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Workplace English

*Workplace English* is designed to provide training for adults whose native language is not English. Instruction from beginners to advanced can be offered at a company site. Training focuses on developing reading, writing, speaking, presentation and career skills through an English language acquisition experience. Workplace communication will be incorporated.

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FVTC also offers import/export, culture coaching, and language training in:

Arabic  |   English  |  French  |  German  |  Hmong  |  Italian  |  Japanese  |  Mandarin Chinese  |  Portuguese  |  Russian  |  Spanish

Share your needs. FVTC will develop a customized training program: one-on-one or in group setting, at FVTC or at your company. Contact us today to identify and develop your training program.


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Fox Valley Technical College
Global Education & Services
1825 N. Bluemound Drive 
P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277

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