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Expat Academy GloMo Training - The In-house Global Mobility Function - For Service Providers

GloMo Training – The In-house Global Mobility Function – For Service Providers

For Global Mobility Service Providers. The aim of the course is to expand your understanding of an in-house Global Mobility professional’s role. Learn how to empathise and build mutually beneficial working relationships with your clients.

VENUE: London
TIME: 9.45am - 4.00pm
EARLYBIRD DEAL: £420 + VAT until 31st March
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Venue / London
Equus Software

1 Norton Folgate,
London, E1 6DB

10.00am                 Welcome, aims and objectives

10.30am                 Global Mobility operating models – Examine how HR & Global Mobility fit into an organisation

11.15am                  The role of the Global Mobility manager

12.30pm                 Lunch

1.00pm                   The sugar dip

1.30pm                   GM trends, predictions & priorities – What we are hearing from our corporate members

2.30pm                  Tea/coffee

2.45pm                  Building trust and adding value

3.45pm                   Wrap up

4.00pm                  Close

Expat Academy GloMo Training - Essential Global Mobility

GloMo Training – Essential Global Mobility

Our Essential Global Mobility training is an engaging one-day course which lifts the lid on the secrets of Global Mobility. Covering the fundamentals of the assignment life cycle, tax, and immigration, this training course provides a solid grounding in Global Mobility.

VENUE: London
TIME: 9.45am - 4.00pm
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Venue / London

55 Baker Street,
London, W1U 7EU

Who should attend
  • been in a Global Mobility role for less than 12 months
  • a non-Global Mobility specialist who wishes to broaden their Global Mobility knowledge
Why you should attend

The aim of the day is to demystify the Global Mobility world, explain the fundamentals of Global Mobility practice, and aid your professional development. You will end the day with a greater understanding of Global Mobility and have the confidence to put your newly-learnt knowledge in to practice as soon as you get back to your desk

What to expect
  • split into small groups to share experiences and raise questions
  • mix, mingle and chat during regular breaks and over lunch to grow your network
  • course handbook to add notes to and take away for reference
What you will learn
  • understand the jargon used by your Global Mobility colleagues and be able to explain information to assignees
  • be aware of how organisations support their assignees and families whilst overseas
  • how to spot any tax compliance issues and seek further professional advice as appropriate
  • help the business to take proactive steps to minimise immigration challenges
What our members have to say:

"This course covered all the Global Mobility basics and allowed me to consolidate my knowledge in key areas such as tax and immigration. I would recommend this course not only to those new to Global Mobility but also to professionals who wish to refresh and update their knowledge.  I am really looking forward to continuing with the next course."

Jorge Capella, Deloitte

"The course gives you a greater appreciation for how complex the world of Global Mobility is. It will certainly help in the way we approach and engage with GM Managers. It was great and makes me even more determined to promote the value of some of the support services. Thank you for sharing your knowledge and experience!"

Teresa Wighton, BUPA

"In one day I have learnt what I could have in shadowing for a month. I have come away with lots and lots of knowledge and the handout will be really useful."

Chloe Freedman, Brambles

"Immigration responsibilities are transferring to the GM team so the training today will help hugely.  The training booklet will be really helpful when relaying the information to the rest of the team"

Amy Farricker, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Expat Academy GloMo Training - Global Mobility Policies

GloMo Training – Global Mobility Policies

Delve into how Global Mobility policies are segmented; the differences between key policies and the impact this has on the cost of an international assignment and level of services provided. Plus find out about emerging policies we see amongst our in-house GM community. Suitable for anyone looking to fill the gap in their policy knowledge and gain insights into the latest trends with a focus on cost effective policies.

VENUE: London
TIME: 9.45am - 4.00pm
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Venue / London

55 Baker Street,
London, W1U 7EU

Course Outline
Global mobility policy design and segmentation

A review of the typical drivers for international assignments and how these impact Global Mobility Policy Design and strategy.

Relocation policy

An introduction to the “typical” components of a relocation policy for globally mobile employees.

The home based approach

A re-cap on the traditional expatriate “balance sheet”, how to adapt this for your more junior “rising stars” and your VIPS.

Host packages

When to consider the Host approach, the pros the cons and understanding when it just won’t work.

Local plus

A review of the typical additional benefits organisations use to supplement Host packages in some locations.

STA and Commuter policies

What is common practice for those moving on a short term basis or requesting to commute between home and host locations.

Alternative policies

An opportunity to discuss emerging Global Mobility policies such as Regional, Self-initiated, localisation policies, split family, pioneer, STBV frameworks and more fluid policy models.

Case studies to apply key learning outcomes
What our attendees have to say:

"We are about to review our policies so this was a really helpful summary of what we could do and why we might benefit from adapting our approach. It also helped me realise that there is a gap in one of our procedures that needs correcting!"

Caroline McCoy, Computacenter

“This course  helped to grow my knowledge about the different policies which will really help me when dealing with my clients." 

Francesca Conidi, Topia

Expat Academy GloMo Training - Working Effectively Across Cultures

GloMo Training – Working Effectively Across Cultures

Increase knowledge of cultural values, attitudes and their impact on international working and raise awareness of your own working preferences and communication style.

VENUE: London
TIME: 9.45am - 4.00pm
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Venue / London

55 Baker Street,
London, W1U 7EU

Course Outline

This training session will give you an understanding of  the key cultural challenges of the cultures represented by your colleagues and clients, and will help you to develop intercultural skills to build more effective business relationships across cultural boundaries.

The course will delve into the following:
  • Learn an effective model to identify cultural behaviour and values
  • Understand the impact of culture on work behaviours
  • Identify culturally appropriate responses
  • Learn how to adapt your communication style to be culturally effective
  • Examine how to bridge the cultural gap

This training session will be great for anyone who interacts directly with the internal Global Mobility team and in particular those who work in business development.


Want a copy of our 2018 Conference brochure?

The Expat Academy community of members and partners got together for the Global Mobility collaboration event of the year at our Annual Conference on 24th September.  The day was packed full of opportunities to be inspired, learn about the latest trends and gain valuable industry insights. If you do not have a copy of the brochure, featuring informative and educational articles by our partners, click on the link below to download your own copy (it’s a 10MB, 61 page pdf file).

Download the 2018 Annual Conference brochure


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