The Middle East (Advanced)

Online Middle East & Arab Cultural Awareness Course

MiddleEast Online Course LMS

This e-Learning course is ideal for anyone who wants to boost their prospects when working in the Middle East.

As an advanced level training course, it provides a thorough overview of Arab culture as well as practical tips focused on improving communication skills and navigating the local business culture.

professional online course about Arab business culture


Designed by experts in Arab culture

Fully online course with no time limits

Business presenter, slides and resources

Approximate duration: 2-3 hours

Certificate upon assessment and completion


Who Can Benefit From the Course?

This e-Learning training course is suitable for professionals who either work with Arabs remotely, or for those visiting or moving to the Middle East.

The course addresses many of the common cultural challenges faced by foreigners working with Arabs and consistently receives excellent feedback from learners.

Countries covered in the course include Saudi Arabia, The UAE, Iraq, Qatar, Kuwait, Egypt and Jordan.


Middle East: Course Content

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


1. Intro & Aims
2. Cultural Understanding
3. The Middle East
4. Understanding the People
5. Doing Business in the Middle East
6. The Communication Style
7. Etiquette Tips
8. Learning Summary
Framing the course content and its benefits to foreigners working in the region.
Uncovering the what cultural awareness means, exploring self-awareness and stereotypes.
Learning about the history of the region, the religion of Islam and identity in the region.
Learning about some of the key values in the region such as honour and shame as well as the role of hospitality and spirituality.
Understanding core Arab values in business and their impact on the local way of doing things.
Exploring the Arab approach to communication, how they show politeness, give opinions and manage disagreements.
Appreciating common taboos and etiquette to ensure foreigners present themselves positively when in the region.
Summary of course learning points and guidance on assessment and certificate.



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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 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 into the Middle East (or specific countries) 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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