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Saudi Arabia Cultural Awareness Training

Saudi arabia cultural awareness online training

Our customised webinars are perfect for professionals looking for hands-on training and expert advice on how to work with Saudis.

We give teams the shortcuts needed to ensure they navigate the culture safely and successfully.

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Let's Get Started On Your Webinar!

If you would like us to start developing a webinar for you or your team, simply contact us to discuss your needs in more detail, or use the form below.



Why Cultural Awareness Training?

With a richer awareness of Saudi culture, society and how people approach business, learners will:

  • Present themselves positively and avoid cultural faux pas
  • Manage expectations and reduce wasted time or delays
  • Communicate clearly with Saudi counterparts and carefully manage conflict 
  • Anticipate cultural challenges and successfully encourage collaboration

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If you are looking for off-the-shelf training on Saudi business culture, then click here to see our online course.



What's Covered in a Training Webinar?

We customise the contents of all our cultural awareness webinars to ensure they meet the unique business needs and challenges of our learners and their organisations.

Our expert will carry out a training needs analysis prior to the webinar, ensuring it delivers practical learning that can be easily transferred to their roles.

Here is an example of what a course could look like.


1. Understanding Saudi Arabia
2. The Communication Style
3. Working with the Culture
4. Working Virtually with Saudis
5. Making a Good Impression
Core Learning
The Saudi world view
Identity, values and beliefs
Islam and the Ruling Family
The Saudi approach to communication
Common communication challenges for foreigners
Strategies for effective communication
Building trusting, productive relationships with counterparts
Strategies to navigate important business processes such as negotiations, sales, presentations and meetings, etc.
Tips on how to enhance collaboration
Strategies to ensure effective virtual communication
Dos and don’ts when working virtually
Key tips for e-mail, telephone and teleconferences
Cultural no-nos, taboos and etiquette
Hierarchy and formalities
Relationship building and hospitality


FAQs - Online Cultural Training Webinars

Got some questions? Most people do! So here are some answers to our most frequently asked:


1. Who are the webinars for?

Literally anyone who works with Saudi Arabia in any sort of professional capacity. The training can be adapted according to the learners’ specific situations, interests or needs.They are useful if you work in Saudi, from afar or if you provide services to Saudi customers/clients.


2. How many people can we have on our webinar?

It’s up to you. We have delivered to hundreds and we have also delivered to people on their own. It all depends on what you want. Remember though, the more people, the less interactive.

Let us know what you need and we can talk through options.


3. Can we record the webinar?

Yes, if you want - you will receive an MP4 recording once the training has been completed.

We can even go one step further and incorporate the webinar file onto an eLearning course for you with additional content, quizzes and/or case studies. Learn more about our Custom eLearning Courses.


4. What can you teach us about Saudi culture?

Our experts can pretty much focus on whatever aspects of Saudi Arabia and its culture that you like, whether than be about business or society in general. Let us know a bit about your aims and objectives and we can also offer some advice on important topics.


5. Who are your experts?

Our training webinars are designed, developed and delivered by training professionals with a rich personal and professional knowledge of Saudi Arabia and its business culture.


6. Do you cover any other countries?

Indeed, we can cover most countries in the world but our main areas of focus are:

Middle East
South Korea

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