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Japanese Business Etiquette Workshop

October 24, 2022
6:30 pm
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This in-person business etiquette workshop is designed to teach basic Japanese phrases and behavioral skills needed in Japanese corporate environments. Participants will learn practical expressions and manners used in various business contexts, such as formal greeting, business card exchange, seating order (Kamiza and Shimoza), proper bowing, unique hand gestures and table manners. The workshop will be conducted in English and is suitable for persons at any level of Japanese language experience, including those who have little or no previous background in Japanese.

For a printer friendly version, please click here: Workshop Information (PDF).

 

Instructor

Ms. Yumiko Kakutani holds a BA in French Literature from Keio University in Tokyo and is a graduate of Japan Society’s Teacher Training Program. She worked for Sakura Bank in the International Planning Division and Foreign Exchange Division for 10 years. She has taught privately in the United States for a number of years (including JLPT and SAT II students). She has been teaching at number of local universities including Baruch College, City College of New York and Fordham University.

 

How To Register

Tuition: $40 nonmembers /$35 Japan Society Individual and Corporate members

Registration may be completed online (recommended) or by phone at (212) 715-1269 or (212) 715-1293. At the moment, we are only taking payment in the form of credit or debit cards (no checks or cash).

Japan Society reserves the right to cancel any course or workshop due to unforeseen circumstances, including but not limited to insufficient enrollment. Enrolled students will be refunded 100% of the tuition paid without incurring a service charge.

For more information, please email us at language@japansociety.org, or call at (212) 715-1269 or (212) 715-1293. Please note that while we are working remotely, we may not always be reachable by phone.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Please register by 12pm on Thurs., October 20, 2022. After this date, please email us to inquire as seats may no longer be available.

Please Note

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations are accepted until 12 pm ET, the business day before a course or workshop begins. With a cancellation, a refund of tuition minus a service charge ($20 for courses, $5 for workshops) will be provided. After this deadline, cancellations are not accepted.

Cancellations are accepted by phone only. We do not accept email cancellations.

By registering for a workshop, you accept and agree to the above terms of the cancellation policy.

Students must be age 16 or older.


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Support for Japan Society's Toyota Language Center is provided, in part, by Mark F. Goldfield and Mary E. Hatch; Christopher Hong; Steven Giordano; Juan Ruiz Gomez; The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles; and Dr. Bic Kanayjorn.