How about diving into Japanese life & culture without going to Japan? – A new bilingual course at Ecole BER, Geneva


Interested in what’s inside Japan?

Want to know more about Japan?

Want to know more than a traveler?

Wish to understand the values behind the polite behavior of people and beauty of the arts in Japan?

Want to understand the Japanese customers?

If you say, “YES” to one of the questions above, the course is for you!

Let’s go into Japan with interesting videos, exercise of Origami and discussion with a senior Japanese expert!

Who should attend?

  • People who said “YES!” to any one of the questions above.

Your benefits 

  • To learn much about the Japanese society and way of thinking with fun!
  • To have deeper insights of Japanese culture, while enjoying interaction with other participants and a senior Japanese expert
  • To better manage business with the Japanese
  • To drive knowledge acquired at the course to action, adjusted to individual work and issues with Japan.

Course contents

  • Ice breaking exercise
  • Japanese values
  • Let’s experience — Origami exercise
  • Five clues of Japanese communication
  • From Knowledge to practice

Date & Time: Two sessions from 18:30 to 20:00

  • April course: Wed. 20 and 27 April, 2016
  • June course: Wed. 15 and 22, June, 2016

Fee CHF 120 (If one session only, CHF 80)

BER’s students will enjoy 10% discount.

Course language —  English with French translation

Information & Registration


Rue de Lyon 87


Tel. 022 340 12 81



Author: Yoshiko KURISAKI (栗崎由子)

I am Yoshiko Kurisaki, Japanese, executive consultant specializing in cross-cultural management between Europe and Japan. Being based in Geneva, I travel between Europe and Japan. Culture may be a stop factor in business. That said, if you go beyond that, culture is a vaIuable source of inspirations and innovation. I help European businesses to turn cultural barriers to innovation.   栗崎由子(くりさき よしこ)、ダイバーシティ マネジメント コンサルタント。約30年間欧州の国際ビジネスのまっただ中で仕事をしてきました。その経験を生かし、日本発グローバル人材を育てるための研修やコンサルティングを行なっています。文化の違いは”面倒なこと”ではなく新しい価値を生み出す源泉です。日本人の良さを国際ビジネスに生かしながら、違いを資源に変えて価値を創造しましょう。

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