Learning to Live in America

Course Overview

America has been called “the land of opportunity,” by many, over the years. The American economy is the worlds’ largest and its economy still has reverberating effects on the economies of the world. Living and working in America does create great opportunities for those willing to work hard; but, the adjustment can be a challenging one.
It is important to understand American communication styles, values and attitudes in order to live successfully in America.

KurNiv Success is Tied to Your Success

Learning to Live in America the KurNiv way will allow you to:

  • Understand America’s cultural nuances – historical, social, religious and spiritual.
  • Develop coping mechanisms for cultural adjustment as they relate to housing, transportation, shopping and extra-curricular activities
  • Creating an awareness of seeking assistance with the housing market, medical services, banking services and other day to day living necessities
Course Content
  • Historical and political overview of America
  • American economic environment: past and present
  • The importance of spirituality in the American culture
  • The role of community service in the American culture
  • Understanding stereotypes and their role in the American culture
  • Communicating successfully – friendly, cordial, respectful
  • Living with the weather
  • Getting it all done on your own – grocery shopping, banking, traveling etc.
  • Navigating the Yellow Pages to find what you need
  • General strategies for living successfully in America – ex. Traveling within the country
Course Delivery

KurNiv’s Learning to Live in America courses are designed based on the business or individual seeking the training. These courses will also take into consideration the level of familiarity a client has with America and the American culture. Additionally all client goals along with duration of stay will also play a role in the training.
Learning to Live in America courses are conducted at client offices, in any location worldwide.

  Business Success Courses:
  Business Writing
Public Speaking and Presenting
Customer Service
Managing Team Diversity
Creating Organization Charts
Creating Employee Manuals
Conducting Effective Meetings
Team Building
  Cross Cultural Success:
  Understanding the Indian Business Mindset
Learning to Live in India
Understanding the American Business Mindset
Learning to Live in America
Working with Culturally Diverse Teams
  Skills Success Courses:
  Basic English
Diction & Speech
Use Your Voice
First Impressions
Thought Processes
Goal Setting
Creative Writing
  Success Tools:
  Business Evaluation
Business Evaluation Recommendations
Achieving Business Success
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