The Cultural Navigator is an engaging and powerful learning platform that enables companies operating in a global context to leverage the diversity of their stakeholders, partners and workforce for maximum performance.Find out more about our Cultural Navigator
Meet the Cultural Navigator
This online application provides comprehensive cultural and business information designed to increase your competitive advantage in today’s global business environment. The Cultural Navigator offers a unique learning experience that can be personalized based on your business interests and customized to your organization’s initiatives.
Intercultural expertise at the click of a mouse
As a first step, you work in your native language to analyze your own cultural preferences and receive an individual report. Second, you can prepare for working with people from more than 100 nations, using the comprehensive e-learning-programs to anchor your knowledge for long-term success. The Cultural Navigator provides you with concrete answers to questions such as:
- What is my own cultural orientation?
- How does it differ from other cultures?
- How should I act in a variety of intercultural situations?
Expanding Global Reach with the COA
Read about the story of how one organization used the COA and the Cultural Navigator to spread cultural competence among employees and leaders in order to facilitate expansion. Read More
“Cultural Navigator … is the only product, platform and approach that we use to develop and enhance the cultural awareness, global mindset and cross-boundary capabilities that are critical to our workforce.”
Executive Director – Enterprise Learning, Merck & Co., Inc.
Understand your cultural preferences
Our cultural assessment, the Cultural Orientations Indicator, is organized into three dimensions to help you identify your cultural preferences across your Interaction Style, Thinking Style, and Sense of Self. The COI is psychometrically validated for reliable results.The assessment and report are available in 12 languages: Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Americano Latino), Spanish (Espanol), and Turkish.
Why Cultural Navigator
To achieve your goals in an international business environment, your employees need to be culturally competent. Cultural Navigator provides a scalable, flexible and measurable way to develop these essential skills.
Beyond handshakes and business cards
We believe that culture goes beyond language and traditions – it’s an essential part of understanding how organizations, teams and individuals function. Our comprehensive approach to culture is behind every part of Cultural Navigator, from our best-in-class assessment and comparison tools featuring a neutral vocabulary to spark discussions and engagement, to our dynamic e-learning activities designed for the adult learner.
Real people. Real expertise
Spanning over 100 countries, with expert managerial, negotiation and inclusion research for nearly 60 of them, our extensive knowledge basehas been and continues to be developed by our network of consultants and researchers. Self-directed Internet research and travel guides can’t match our years of knowledge and experience when it comes to conducting business across borders.
Because everyone’s individual culture is unique, so is everyone’s experience in Cultural Navigator. We make it easy to select topics of interest and build deep knowledge with Learning Paths, which can be chosen by the individual or suggested by managers. The COI cultural assessment and all corresponding individual reports are available in multiple languages. And Cultural Navigator is accessible from anywhere you have Internet access – including tablet devices.
Training that fits with your organization.
You can log in to Cultural Navigator through a personalized portal, or you can log in seamlessly through your corporate intranet. Cultural Navigator can also report completion analytics to your SCORM-compliant learning management system. As a fully hosted solution, deploying Cultural Navigator means no additional hardware or maintenance expense, whether you’re serving 1,000 users or 10,000.
A name trusted the world over.
Cultural Navigator is from TMC, a Berlitz company, recognized as the world’s premier provider of language training and cultural consulting.The training offered through our online learning platform is backed by over 140 years of experience and innovation.
Customize Cultural Navigator to Fit Your Organization
We are committed to making sure that Cultural Navigator meets your needs. Our standard-service tier already includes basic customization, but for an additional one-time setup fee, you get even greater opportunities to integrate Cultural Navigator into your existing learning systems.
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The best way to understand the power of Cultural Navigator is to see it in action for yourself.
Contact us to schedule a free, no-obligation demonstration via webinar.