How Culture Shapes Behaviours

Julien uses humor to make you reflect about how your culture influences you more than you think. Through entertaining stories and visual examples, you will learn about verbal and non-verbal communication, social norms, rituals and values that influence interpersonal interactions across cultures.



All year


60 min


S$ 5,500

What you are going to learn

A few more words about this course

The lecture is based on Julien's simple illustrations which help us understand culture and cultural differences in a funny way.

You will learn to understand better and communicate more effectively within multi-cultural environments and learn to be more aware of your own behaviors and how they may be misinterpreted by people of other cultures. The lecture improves communication at work and provides practical tools to understand how to connect with people having a culture different than yours. 
Julien is a Canadian rocket scientist specialized in astrodynamic engineering. He studied and lived in a variety of countries where he adapted his lifestyle to the local cultural norms and rituals. ... Julien is also the author of three books on the Scandinavian cultures.

How Culture Shapes Behaviours

"How Culture Shapes Behaviours" is aimed for an international audience. Previous clients include NATO, Geberit,, Signet Jewelers and PWC, to name a few. The lecture uses a number of examples from the Scandinavian cultures which provide a great contrast to understand differences. It aims at providing general tools to interact with people of different cultures, independently of which culture they are from.​
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