Korean Culture Business Training Series
The Greater Kokomo Chamber of Commerce presents a five-part series of special events aimed at helping the business community prepare for interactions and opportunities surrounding the new $2.5 billion electric vehicle battery plant being constructed by StarPlus Energy.
There is no cost to attend the events but you must register in advance to attend. Space will be limited. It is not required that you attend all five sessions. All sessions will be 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the auditorium at Inventrek Tech Park, 700 E. Firmin St., Kokomo.
April 24: Business Etiquette
This session will teach the basics of business interaction, introductions and name clarifications, hand-shaking and bowing, business card exchanges and gift giving.
May 23: Cultural Norms
This session will teach the typical day in the life of Koreans, specifically focusing on weekdays and weekends, as well as colleagues, families and friends. Click here to watch the training
June 27: Food & Beverage
This session will teach the importance of sharing food, Korean food scene, chopstick training, connecting through food, and beverage knowledge. Click here to watch the training
July 18: Cultural Practicum
This session will teach scenario based-training, body language, showing appreciation, conflict management, how to apologize, gift giving situations and cultural faux pas. Click here to watch the training
August 29: Tie It All Together
This session will be a panel discussion on networking events for Koreans and Americans. This will also give the opportunity to practice components learned in previous workshops. Click here to watch the training