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ASEAN - Philippines Intercultural Biz Nite (E-AS01)



Purpose:

Discuss and learn about philippines culture, communication and working style online - whilst enjoying the local food and drink.

  • Understand key differences and closeness with Japan - and discuss how to do diverse teamwork between the two countries - mixing the best of both.

  • Enjoy the history, culture, arts, sports and innovation of the Philippines and its relations with Japan.



Date:

ASEAN - Philippines Jan 15, Mon,21:00 - 22:30




Participants :

  • Philippines and Japanese business people who work with or love each other's countries. Other nationalities interested in learning more about the Philippines.


Workshop Flow (90 mins) :

This event will repeat regularly so we'll just cover two or three items per part in each workshop, to make sure you have time to talk together in breakouts.

  • Part 1: Quick Tour

    1. Introductions

    2. Food and drink, restaurants etc: kampai!

    3. Country overview - past and future

    4. Relationship with Japan

    5. Useful phrases

BREAKOUT 1: Our mutual connections.


  • Part 2: Business Culture Focus

    1. Intro: Intercultural communication:, working styles (Differences and similarities with Japan)

    2. Expat and locals here - interviews

    3. Economy/Companies/brands

    4. Innovation/Inventions

    5. Business trends/global projects (Eg sustainability/Clean energy)

BREAKOUT 2: Our business culture experiences (Approx 10 mins)


  • Part 3: Lifestyle Culture Focus

    1. Lifestyle Focus (Region/City)

    2. Daily customs and lifestyle

    3. Fashion/Art/Music/Movies /Sport /Comedy

    4. History/famous people

    5. Flag and story

    6. Geography/Travel Spots

Team quiz: (option)


BREAKOUT 3: Our enjoyable experiences

Benefits:

  • The Philippines offers a cost-effective and skilled English-speaking workforce, making it a favorable destination for Japanese companies seeking business process outsourcing services.

  • Much of the fun of traveling is meeting local people, learning about the culture and enjoying food and drink. Biz Nites help you travel the world from the comfort of your sofa.

  • Experience a welcoming and friendly community to practice intercultural communication and language skills while networking. Our events showcase the Philippines and other countries, featuring new topics in each repeat session. You can "visit" events from different countries, including the Philippines, to enrich your cultural understanding and connections.


Preparation:

Purchase drinks and food related to the country and toast together during the event! Philippines items: A) Instant Noodles, B) Canned Food, C) Dried Mango, D ) Coconut Products, E) Tahoe Mix, F) Philippine Coffee: Baraco Coffee, Capen Baraco, etc...


Upcoming Biz Nites: (Via Zoom, all times JST)


UK - England, Xmas Dec 19, Tue 21:00 - 21:30

ASEAN - Philippines Jan 15, Mon 21:00 - 22:30

ASEAN - Thailand Jan 22, Thu 21:00 - 22:30

EU- Ireland Jan 30, Wed 21:00 - 22:30

Australia Feb 5, Mon 21:00 - 22:30

ASEAN - Malaysia Feb 13, Tue 21:00 - 22:30

EU - Italy Feb 26, Mon 21:00 - 22:30

China Mar 11, Mon 21:00 - 22:30

EU - France Mar 14, Thu 21:00 - 22:30

US Mar 25, Mon 21:00 - 22:30








  • China Mar 11, Mon 21:00 - 22:30

  • EU - France Mar 14, Thu 21:00 - 22:30

  • US Mar 25, Mon 21:00 - 22:30







 



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