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Middle East Cultural Awareness eLearning Course

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Expert eLearning course for business professionals who want to perform with impact and credibility when working in the Middle East.

Developed by specialists in the region, this online training course will equip you with strategies to navigate Arab business practices with ease and confidence.


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* If you need tailored training on working in the Middle East or with Arabs, then > refer to our webinar.

What's Covered in the Middle East Course?

The course is made up of 8 chapters exploring a wide range of topics about the Middle East, the Arab people, their values and approach to doing business.

Here's an overview:


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
Key Learning
+ Framing the course content and its benefits to foreigners working in the region.
+ Uncovering 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.

How to Buy

Once you have paid, you get a year's access to the course via our Learning Management System. You will receive an email with a link to allow you to get started on the course straight away!

If you would like to pay using an other method, simply contact us.



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No Credit Card? Make sure you click 'Offline Payment' and then contact us for details.

Watch the Course Sample

This edited version will give you a idea of the content included in the course. It doesn’t include the quizzes, case studies, resources, business section or certificate.

Take the Free Course Quiz

If you have watched the abridged version of the course, then why not take our free quiz and test yourself?

This is an edited version of the course quiz. The full quiz includes many more questions and scenarios.

In order to take the quiz, you will need to set up an account with Easy Generator. Just click 'Sign up here' and follow the instructions.


Download the Free Course Resources

Our Middle East eLearning course comes with additional resources that enrich a learner’s understanding of specific topics we cover throughout the course.

Below you can access the free abridged versions of our resources.


Develop Your Own e-Learning Course

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

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

Please read more about our custom cultural training course development.


Organizational, Education & Charity Licenses

Educational discounts:

We are offering student access for only $1.

If you would like your students to be able to take advantage of this offer, please contact one of the team for further information. We simply need verification of your organisation’s educational status, student numbers and a few other things.


Charity discounts:

Discounts are available for charitable organisations. Please contact us for information.


Organizational licenses:

If you would like to license the course for your own organization, whether on your own LMS or hosted by us, please have a read of our FAQS page first which answers most of your questions, then please do contact us to get you set up.


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