Dealing with the French

Understanding your neighbors

Do you work with French people or are you planning to expand your business to the French market? In this interactive workshop we will map the French culture and discuss practical aspects of how to do business with French people.

Who is it for?

  • People who work with French colleagues/partners/clients
  • People who are planning to expand their business to or in France


In this interactive session we will:

  • Share our experiences to learn from each other
  • Reflect on the influence of cultural values and beliefs on our ways of perceiving, thinking and doing
  • Identify crucial aspects of the French culture and cross-compare them with participants’ cultures
  • Get practical advice on how to do business with the French (oral/written communication, negotiation, building trust/relationships, organization, leadership etc.)



  • Clear understanding of the French culture fundamentals
  • Awareness of cultural-self (how does our own culture influence us?)
  • Practical tools to do business with the French
  • 3-hour interactive workshop including a 10-minute break
  • Maximum 25 participants
  • Will be confirmed for each session