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Cultural Navigator

Delivers an engaging and powerful learning experience through an innovative platform that has been designed to leverage the diversity of stakeholders, partners and workforce for maximun performance.

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Berlitz Cultural Navigator is an innovative platform that offers individuals and businesses the tools they need to navigate cultural differences effectively. As the world becomes more interconnected, understanding and managing cultural differences has become a critical skill in personal and professional settings. The Berlitz Cultural Navigator platform provides users with valuable insights, tips, and strategies that help them build cultural competency, manage cross-cultural relationships, and achieve their goals in diverse environments.

The Berlitz Cultural Navigator platform was developed by Berlitz Corporation, a leading global language education and cultural consulting company with over 140 years of experience in the industry. The platform draws on Berlitz's extensive expertise in language and cultural training to provide users with an immersive and interactive learning experience.

The platform's content is designed to help individuals and organizations develop cultural intelligence, or the ability to recognize, understand, and adapt to different cultural norms, values, and behaviors. The content is based on the latest research in the fields of cultural psychology, anthropology, and communication studies and is tailored to the specific needs of users from different backgrounds and industries.

One of the key features of the Berlitz Cultural Navigator platform is its user-friendly interface, which allows users to access a wide range of resources and tools from any device with an internet connection. The platform offers a variety of learning modules, including interactive quizzes, case studies, and simulations, that help users build their cultural competency in a fun and engaging way.

It also provides users with access to a global network of cultural experts and consultants who can offer personalized advice and guidance on specific cultural challenges. The platform's online community forum allows users to connect with peers from around the world, share their experiences and insights, and learn from each other's perspectives.

The Berlitz Cultural Navigator platform is an essential resource for anyone looking to develop their cultural competency skills and succeed in today's globalized world. Whether you are a business professional, a student, or a traveler, the platform offers valuable insights and strategies that can help you navigate cultural differences effectively and achieve your goals in diverse environments.

    Cultural Orientations Indicator

    • The Cultural Orientations Indicator(COI) is web-based, self-reporting tool that provides a reliable assessment of an individual's cultural preferences. The COI serves to bridge cultural gaps, leading to more effective business relationships and successful projects. The assessment is organized into three dimensions: Interactive Style, Thinking Style, and Sense of Self.
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    • Individuals receive instant access to their results in an easy-to-understand report that includes interactive features like audio debriefs and scenarios to help them apply the insights to their own work situations. The result can also be compared against the individual's organization, function and teams to recognize potential cultural challenges. The report includes recommendations for Learning Paths, activities, and resources based on the individual's cultural preferences. The COI is available in over 10 languages.

    Valuable Features

    The COI assesses a user’s work style and cultural preferences. The resulting recommendations can serve to bridge cross-cultural communication gaps, leading to strengthened business relationships and successful initiatives. The assessment is organised into three dimensions: Interaction Style, Thinking Style, and Sense of Self. The report generates instant results and features valuable tools such as audio debriefs to aid with application of the findings. The report includes recommendations for further learning including learning paths, activities and resources based on the user’s cultural preferences. The COI is available in over 10 languages.

    Cultural Orientations Indicator

    Learning paths are at the core of the Cultural Navigator experience and provide a customised strategy to improve the user’s intercultural communication agility by: Connecting to material relevant to their needs in a linear series of steps Previewing activities and estimated completion time within a learning path Tracking progress and resuming their learning from the last completed activity when convenient Receiving learning assignments from their organisation as pre-work for upcoming programs or in alignment with organisational initiatives Accessing recommended online enrichment opportunities through eLearning modules, articles, podcasts, and videos on topics of interest.

    Guided Learning Paths
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    Customized Benefits

    Virtual teaming:

    Enhanced collaboration through self-awareness building and cross-cultural communication training can result in more effective working relationships across an organization’s worldwide locations.

    Communicating and collaborating:

    Connect easily to local and global colleagues with the social media components embedded into the Cultural Navigator, and leverage different work-style preferences to improve intercultural communication and collaboration in your organisation across geographic and functional boundaries.


    Enable and maximise today’s mobile workforce to quickly adjust to new cultures and work environments by enhancing awareness and understanding of the underlying local customs and traditions that inform how people live and work in the host country.

    Diversity and inclusion:

    Understand the impact of diversity in the workplace, and leverage individual contributions to foster creative problem-solving and maximize innovation.

    Country guide:

    Country guides deliver a wealth of original research into cultural norms and management customs to provide users with rich knowledge about their country of interest. Users can learn to effectively connect with colleagues abroad by educating themselves on the target cultures of their business partners, colleagues and stakeholders.

    When a user has completed the COI and virtually visits a country via the Cultural Navigator, they will receive an alert on the right-hand side of each country page that displays the potential cross-cultural communication gaps they may experience when working with people from the country. Selecting the gap alert will launch a detailed chart organizing those gaps by dimension. Country guides also provide information on the current time and weather for selected cities in each country, providing a means by which users can initiate conversations and organise meetings with their international counterparts.

    TMC, The Cultural Navigator, The Cultural Orientations Indicator and all TMC products and services are components of the Berlitz GLT (Global Leadership Training) integrated solutions suite and are Trademarks and/or the intellectual property of Training Management Corporation.