Working with Portugal

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Target audience

Professionals who work with Portugal


No prerequisite


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

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

  • Adopt an intercultural approach
  • Understand the context and culture of Portugal
  • 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 Portugal
  • Decoding the Nomad’ Profiler
  • Alternating theory and practical exercises
  • Access to Digital Learning for one year
  • Sharing  best practices
  • Personalized action plan


Adopting an Intercultural Approach

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

Understanding Portuguese Culture

Understanding Portuguese Cultural Codes

  • Know the cultural basics of Portugal
  • A European nation, a southern European state
  • A strong national identity
  • A multicultural society with a Catholic background
  • Class-based society and patriarchal culture

Understanding Portuguese values

  • The family is a reference point and anchor
  • A culture of hospitality and tolerance
  • Soccer, a true religion
  • Fado and fatalism

Optimize your professional action with Portuguese people

Communicating with Portuguese people

  • Sense of humor and self-deprecation
  • The importance of personal relationships
  • Outgoing and frank
  • Implicit and non-verbal

Adapting work methods

  • Establish trust: rigor and professionalism
  • Manage effectively: leadership, attention and open-mindedness
  • A strong work ethic: diligence and dedication
  • Manage the work environment to reinforce efficiency

Conducting successful meetings and negotiations with Portuguese people

  • A hierarchical and procedural structure, the importance of formalism
  • Act sincerely and explicitly
  • Appreciate the value of time
  • Succeed the post-negotiation period

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 courses Duration: to define
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