Beth Urech presents Speaking Globally
Business Book Roundtable
December 6, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaking Globally is guide on how to communicate with other cultures in a business setting. Learn more.
$22.00 if registered by 12/2. $25.00 at the door.
6:00 p.m.- 6:45 p.m. Cocktails and Networking
Mary Kupjack, '79
Beer, wine and appetizers provided. Copies will be available for sale at the event. Our author will be available before and after the event for book signing.
The global economy is here. Whether you are traveling to foreign shores or just across town to address an international conference, you need to navigate between cultures and build bridges for successful relationships worldwide.
In this lively and informative talk, Beth Urech highlights cultural expectations, critical behavioral codes and offers practical advice for seasoned speakers and reluctant novices alike.
Although the lingua franca in the business world is currently English, countries and cultures retain their traditions and customs. It is to your advantage to know when it is appropriate to:
As Urech says, “An innocent faux pas will not cause an international incident, but your behavior influences how you, your firm and your home country are perceived.”
Come with questions and comments to make this an interactive presentation.
Speaking Globally will be available for purchase at a special price. In addition to helping you create and deliver successful speeches, its 50 Country Profiles give up-to-date tips on protocol, dress code, body language and sensitive issues. Speaking Globally helps you choose your words and your wardrobe so you put your best foot forward—not in your mouth!
Beth Urech is an internationally acclaimed communication consultant. The author of Speaking Globally, she travels the globe, helping top professionals succeed on the international business front. Based in Zurich for 20 plus years, Urech moved to Chicago two years ago and established Speaking Unlimited, Inc. to work with US companies requiring her international communication expertise. Corporate clients include Amgen, Dow, Medtronic, Proctor & Gamble, Nestl�, Swarovski and Zurich Financial Services.
Born in New York and raised in the Midwest and Los Angeles, she is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate with BA and MA degrees from The University of Michigan.
You can find more information at www.speakingunlimited.com