Working with Brazil

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Target audience

Professionals who work with Brazil


No prerequisite


Significantly increase participants’ effectiveness in their professional relations with people from Brazil

At the end of the training session, participants will have the tools to:

  • Adopt an intercultural approach
  • Understand the context and culture of Brazil
  • Decipher cultural codes and analyse sources of misunderstandings
  • Adapt their communication and work methods
  • Decode decision-making and negotiation processes

Added value

  • Conducted by an expert consultant specialized on Brazil
  • Decoding the Nomad’ Profiler
  • Alternating theory and practical exercises
  • Access to Digital Learning for one year
  • Sharing  best practices
  • Personalized action plan


All our training courses are accessible to people with disabilities. Each training project will be the subject of a case study by our teams, in order to adapt the training program.


Adopting an Intercultural Approach

  • Develop awareness of participant’s cultural biases
  • Understand the impact of cultures on behavior
  • Identify and overcome stereotypes

Understanding Brazilian Cultural Codes

Discovering the cultural basics of Brazil

  • A diverse giant with marked regional differences
  • The legacy of the Portuguese colonial past and slavery
  • The Brazilian federation, or the balance of power
  • Mercosul, ALENA and international aspirations

Understanding Brazilian values

  • Religion-anchored behaviors
  • Conviviality, humor and hospitality, physical closeness
  • A strong patriarchal structure
  • An informal but solid hierarchy

Optimize your professional action with Brazilians

Communicating with Brazilians

  • Interpersonal sociability and the importance of networks
  • The power of the media in Brazil
  • Humor and non-verbal communication
  • Brazilian Portuguese: a language in its own right

Adapting work methods

  • Build trust: the importance of Persolanismo
  • Jogo de cintura: establishing authority
  • Delegate and consult, value individual ambition
  • Respect rank and age

Conducting successful meetings and negotiations with Brazilians

  • Increase credibility: rigor, punctuality and precision
  • Manage conflicts: patience, mediation and honor
  • The importance   of the contract and its significance

Adopting best practices

  • Recognize key principles
  • Avoid pitfalls, mistakes and misunderstandings
  • Create a tailor-made action plan

Available Inter-company courses Duration: 7 hours

1 day

Intra-company coursesDuration: to define
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