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Japan Cultural Awareness eLearning Course

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* If you are looking for tailored training on working with Japanese culture, then > refer to our webinar.

Our e-Learning course is ideal for individuals and organisations who want off-the-shelf training about Japan, its business culture, communication style and etiquette.


The guidance and tips offered will help people create winning habits when working with the Japanese.

Learners will gain invaluable insights into the Japanese culture that will enable them to act more effectively by:

  • Interacting more confidently and avoiding cultural faux pas
  • Responding appropriately to Japanese expectations and minimising confusion
  • Communicating clearly and handling conflict carefully
  • Improving negotiation skills and persuading convincingly

 * For professionals who only work virtually with the Japanese, we have another, more specific course, here.


Simply pay via PayPal and you will receive your access details within minutes!



If you are looking for a team or organisational licence, please contact us.

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Here some answers to some common questions we receive about our Japan e-Learning course.


Who is the course for?

Literally anyone who works with the Japanese in any professional capacity.

It has been designed with a broad audience in mind and is ideal for those that already work in the country or only visit occasionally.

For professionals who only work virtually with the Japanese, we have another, more specific course, here.


Are there any prerequisites for learners?

Not really as it’s aimed at all levels of learners.

Some knowledge of cultural awareness would be useful but not necessary. We have a free course available should any learners want to expand their knowledge.


How many people can take the course?

It’s up to you.

We will give all your learners their own logins and they can take the course in their own time.

We can even give you statistics on your learners’ progress as and when you want it.


Is there an assessment for the course?

Assessment is carried out during the course.

This is via multiple choice questions as well as questions based around case studies and workplace scenarios.


Do learners receive a certificate?

Of course.

Once completed all learners can download their certificate and show it off to everyone they know!


Do you offer courses on any other countries?

We currently offer online courses for:

Middle East
Saudi Arabia
USA for Indians


If you have a question left unanswered, please get in touch and let us know.


Japan Course Content

Our off-the-shelf online course consists of 8 chapters focusing on the topics below.


1. Overview
2. Religion
3. Royal Family
4. Values
5. Communication Style
6. Business Culture
7. Etiquette & Taboos
8. Stereotyping
Key Learning
+ 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.

Develop Your Own e-Learning Course on Japan


If you would like to use our online course or to adapt it to your own needs, then it’s very easy.

We can design and develop new content or amend current content, to fit your specific requirements – whether that be in using specific case studies, changing quiz questions or anything else.

Read more about our Custom eLearning Courses.


Blended Learning


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

Teams looking for tailored support or specific insights on working, or doing business with the Japanese can participate in a follow-on webinar or online coaching, tailored to meet their needs.


Team & Group Licenses


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

Our e-Learning course is available in SCORM or we can also host your course and learners on our own LMS.

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

Read our FAQs page for more information on purchasing our courses.


White labelling & Reselling


All our e-Learning 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.

Read our FAQs page for more information on purchasing our courses for your LMS.

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