Beyond pierogi. What to expect when working with Polish people.

Join our interactive mini-workshop for international professionals eager to master working with Polish colleagues. As Poland emerges as a central IT hub in Europe, understanding the cultural nuances that shape Polish work ethics and communication styles is more important than ever.

This session will delve into critical aspects of Polish culture, history, and values, providing practical insights and strategies to elevate your collaboration with Polish counterpaDon’tDon’t miss this opportunity to enhance your intercultural competence and drive success in your global projects.

 

This workshop is for you if:

  • You work in an international organisation with Polish colleagues or contractors and wonder why Poles do not speak up during meetings.
  • You live in or are considering moving to Poland and are intrigued by why Poles are so BBQ-obsessed.
  • You aim to expand your business to Poland and want to understand the Polish creative attitude towards rules.

 

In this workshop, you will learn about:

  • Communicating with Poles – learn effective communication strategies tailored for working with Polish colleagues.
  • Understanding Polish values – Explore the core values that shape Polish society and how they translate into the workplace.
  • Historical context – Identify significant historical events that shaped Polish behaviours and expressions nowadays.
  • Polish etiquette and superstitions – Discover surprising customs, such as giving an odd number of flowers, and common superstitions, like not saying “thank you” for good luck.

 

Why is it important to join? 

The mini-workshop will help you navigate the murky waters of Polish history to avoid unnecessary misunderstandings. It will enable you to leverage Polish qualities such as creativity to thrive in international teams and ensure a smooth landing while relocating to Poland.

 

When and where

7th of July, 2024, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm Amsterdam time on Zoom.

Save your seat right here: SIGN ME UP! 

 

About the trainer

Katarzyna (Kasia) Domagała has over a decade of experience as a soft skills and technical trainer. She has a proven track record of working in diverse industries, including investment banking (UBS), logistics (Maersk), Jaguar (automotive), and IT (Nokia). She has also contributed her expertise to various NGOs in Poland and Hong Kong, focusing on intercultural and global education topics.

With a passion for cultural exchange and education, Katarzyna is dedicated to enhancing intercultural understanding in the workplace. Her extensive background enables her to design and deliver training programs that bridge cultural gaps, improve communication, and foster collaboration in international teams.

Outside of her professional life, Katarzyna is passionate about Indian classical dance, embracing its rich cultural heritage and artistic expression.

 

Investment:

This workshop is FREE of charge; nevertheless, in exchange, we will ask you to deliver honest and constructive feedback by the end of the session. Please note that a recording of this workshop will not be available.