Working with Americans: US vs. India Culture Differences

Introduction to American Business Basics courses for Indian professionals who want to work with Americans
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (17 ratings)
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Working with Americans: US vs. India Culture Differences
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (17 ratings)
1,338 students
Learn about four key culture difference areas between the US and India on: Time, Communication, Social Status, and Information Sharing.
Provides an overview of the CMD Framework (to Command your Career) that will be covered in the other courses.
CMD stands for Communication, Meeting Management and Documentation which are key behaviors that arise from the culture differences.

Requirements

  • English
  • Bachelors or higher graduate degree - to qualify for American client-facing roles

Description

This free course has two key components as an introduction to American Business Basics - now on Udemy under Working with Americans.

About American Business Basics (ABB)

Provides an overview of the CMD Framework (to Command your Career) that will be covered in the other courses on this site. CMD stands for Communication, Meeting Management and Documentation. Each of these topics will be covered in separate CMD courses:

  • Effective Communication

  • Effective Meeting Management

  • Effective Documentation - release planned by mid 2020

US-India Culture Differences

Learn how to adapt your behavior to work more effectively with Americans across four key areas. These will be discussed more fully within the sections of the CMD Framework courses.

  • Time

  • Communication

  • Status

  • Information Sharing

Who this course is for:

  • Indian professionals - consultants, IT, customer service or technology who want to work with Americans
  • Indians in the US or India who work for American or Global corporations, or local captives that serve Americans
  • Indian students who want to work with Americans after graduating

Course content

5 sections • 5 lectures • 52m total length
  • Introduction to Working with Americans
    11:29

Instructor

American Executive helping Indian Professionals
Careen Foster
  • 4.7 Instructor Rating
  • 20 Reviews
  • 1,353 Students
  • 3 Courses

Hi, I'm Careen Foster, an American Executive based in the San Francisco Bay Area. I founded American Business Basics, an online course program, to help Indian professionals boost their careers by learning how to effectively work with Americans.

Former Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Client Experience at Fractal Analytics - Indian founders from IIT/IIM serving Fortune 500 companies

35 years executive experience leading product management and marketing teams at American corporations

Coached over 50 consultants, product managers, marketeers, and senior leaders on hundreds of content pieces targeting American business executives