The Essential Guide to Training Global Audiences is a groundbreaking book that offers a
much-needed guide for anyone who must design and deliver excellent learning
experiences for people from a culture other than their own. The book is filled with
proven guidelines for multicultural training, solid techniques for training international
adult learners, and advice for the preparation of culturally sensitive presentations. The
book represents contributions from more than 65 contributors who have made
presentations for some of the leading organizations worldwide.
This guide also contains instructional preferences, recommendations, communication
sensitivities (verbal, written, gestures) that are most appropriate for thirty countries that
represent various regions around the world including Africa, the Americas, Mexico, Asia,
Australia, and Europe. The book also includes targeted suggestions for dealing with
issues of management, translations, in-person and virtual training techniques, as well as
addressing technological, logistical, and physical concerns for over thirty countries.
Written by Renie McClay and LuAnn Irwin.