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JCO's Pyramid of Excellence.
We specialize in business and management communication skills.
We've been working since 2006 to increase effectiveness in the workplace.

1st Best Supplier Award 2015-2016 Mitsubishi



“To know about Nemawashi was really helpful. Now, we are committed to have a talk on issues with Japanese people before actually going to meetings. Get a better understanding of how is working the hierarchy system is also helpful. I also understand more the manager’s feelings, now.”
Participant, interviewed 6 months after the training

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Upcoming seminars

 Dates for 2018 to be confirmed


June 26,

Seminars - Germany

"Working and communicating with European/German colleagues: A practical approach" (in Japanese)

A seminar for Japanese to strengthen cultural understanding, communication and interaction in the workplace

The one-day seminar will cover the following key areas:

  • Facts about Europe/Germany which influence social characteristics
  • Key concepts of European/German cultures
  • Significant ways in which Japanese and European/German business characteristics differ (meetings, decision-making, negotiation, socializing, promotion, etc.)
  • Working in Europe/Germany: How do Europeans see us? (what are their difficulties working with us?, what do they expect from us?)
  • Case studies
  • Communication (characteristics, role plays and best practices)
  • Protocol and business etiquette
  • Q&A

The trainer, will illustrate the content with many examples from his own or his clients’ experience.

Benefits of the training
By the end of the training, the participant will:

  • Have a deeper understanding of key concepts of European/German cultures and work practices and how they differ within Europe and from his/her own
  • Be more comfortable in managing and motivating national staff, and carrying out performance evaluations
  • Learn to be more efficient in his/her communications with his/her European/German colleagues
  • Become more familiar with Europe/German business protocol


Upcoming dates

Fee: 460€ (VAT excluded)
        For group discount, contact us

Duration: 9:00 - 17:00


Please register at least two weeks in advance, by e-mail or on the website
(see JCO's cancellation Policy)

To enhance the quality of the training, the number of participants will be limited!