Online Japan Cultural Awareness Course

This e-Learning course is perfect for anyone who wants to understand more about working effectively with the Japanese.

The fully online course provides an introduction to Japanese business culture as well as useful tips focused on improving communication and co-operation.

professional online courses


Designed by intercultural specialists

24/7 online access with no time limits

Video footage with business presenter

Approximate duration: 1 hour plus resources

Certificate upon assessment and completion



Watch chapter 1 for free then buy a license to get started in minutes!

e-Learning on Japanese Culture

This course is suitable for learners of all levels.

It has been produced with a professional audience in mind and is useful for anyone working remotely with the Japanese, or for those moving to or working in Japan.

The course addresses many of the common cultural challenges faced by foreigners working with the Japanese, whether clients, colleagues, suppliers or anyone else.


Japan Course Content

This unique training course is made up of 8 chapters focusing on specific aspects of Japanese culture, the people and their approach to work and business.


1. Overview
2. Religion
3. Royal Family
4. Values
5. Communication Style
6. Business Culture
7. Etiquette & Taboos
8. Stereotyping
Framing the course content and its benefits to foreigners working with the Japanese.
Uncovering the key influences behind Japanese society, its core beliefs and identity.
Learning about the role of the monarchy in Japan and the importance within mainstream culture.
Understanding core Japanese values and their impact on the Japanese way of doing things.
Exploring the Japanese approach to communication, how they share information, give opinions and managing disagreements.
Covering critical aspects of Japanese business culture, such as relationship building, consensus building, negotiations and meetings.
Appreciating common taboos and etiquette to ensure foreigners present themselves positively.
Affirming that when working with anyone from Japan, it is important not to draw upon stereotypes.


Assessment is carried out during the course.

You will be asked multiple choice questions as well as questions based around case studies and workplace scenarios.

With a pass mark of 75%, the answers are marked automatically so you know instantly whether you have passed. If you don't pass, then not to worry! You can take the test as many times as you need and there’s no extra charge.


Blended Learning

Although the e-Learning course is perfect as a stand-alone solution, it can also be used as part of blended learning.

Professionals looking for tailored support or specific insights to help them with their roles can participate in a follow-on live webinar or face-to-face training, tailored to meet their needs.


Team & Group Licenses

As well as individual licenses, we also provide team, group and organisational licenses.

Discounts are available as follows:

• 5% discount for orders of 5+ licenses
• 10% discount for orders of 10+ licenses
• 20% discount for orders of 50+ licenses
• 30% discount for orders of 100+ licenses
• 40% discount for orders of 500+ licenses

Please contact us to discuss your needs and how you can license our course.

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White labelling & Reselling

All our courses are also available for white labelling and reselling.

If you would like to generate revenue through sales of our courses or want to buy a license to present our courses as your own, simply get in touch with one of the team.

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