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intercultural training - EXPATRIATION BRAZIL


international mobility – brazil (1 DAY)


Getting used to the country

1. Understanding Brazil
•    The size of the country, diversity of the regions and populations
•    The unsaid in history. The myth of the harmonious mixing of three “races”
•    “Que pais é este? ”. The myth of the friendly man
•    Ransom of the colonial period. Subjugation, alienation or carelessness? Lei de Gerson

2. Brazilian values and behaviours
•    Values: individual vs. group. Family and network
•    Relationships with rules: for enemies of the law
•    The role of religion: syncretism, providentialism and espiritisme.
•    Indian and African heritages; the American influence


Getting used to socialisation patterns

3. Brazilian communication styles
•    First words of Brazilian Portuguese
•    Taste for speech and discussion
•    Communicating beyond words: Brazilian non-verbal language
•    Courtesy, etiquette and dress code
4. Living and socialising  with the Brazilians
•    Racism and the foreigner
•    Carnival, the importance of sport 
•    Celebrations and protagonists
•    Tiradentes or Macounaïma ?
•    Socialising: getting acquainted, being invited, etc.
•    Taboos and sensitive subjects



5. Expatriate life in Brazil
• Moving and everyday life: procedures, accommodation, health, etc
• Leisure, expat communities
•  Schools, extracurricular activities, sports.
6. Focus on your expatriation city
• Getting your bearings, moving around the city
• Unmissable things to see and do

7. Making your expatriation a success
• Preparing for adaptation phases
• Practical advice, questions-answers
• Action plan: plan and objectives for the expatriate and their family.