Successful International Assignments: Deployments Overseas

November 17, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

A logical step for an expanding business is to look overseas for growth opportunities and then potentially deploying staff overseas to manage that new customer base. Expatriate assignments are costly but critical to the success of many organisations overseas development strategy.

However, often times expatriate assignments fail due to family stress and cultural inflexibility costing the expanding company thousands of pounds to replace them. This can be avoided with proper preparation and understanding on the part of HR and Personnel departments.

This half-day course will give you the necessary tools for successfully deploying staff internationally to handle your organisational expansion and will save you thousands of pounds with only an “ounce” of preparation. Gain an overview into each of the elements required to make your assignments and those undertaking them more successful.

This course will provide:

  • An understanding as to the different types of assignments
  • Tips on how to assess the right people to undertake them
  • Clarity as to the cultural implications
  • To raise awareness as to the impact on both the family and the organisation

About The Trainer:

The course is delivered by Louisa Scanlan, who has personally operated in the Middle East in a professional capacity and has extensive experience of placing and preparing employees into overseas assignments.

Does the location/date/time of this course not work for your organisation? We’re flexible, contact us about bringing the training to your facility through in-house or bespoke courses at a date and time that is most convenient to you!

Training location

Chamber Training Centre - Blackpool Fylde Coast
Amy Johnson Way, Blackpool FY4 2RN, United Kingdom
Price :
Members: £79; Affiliate: £99; Non-Members: £119
Contact :
Chamber Training Team Email:; Or by telephone 01253 347063

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