Corporate Education Sector

An Expert's View about Education in Switzerland

Posted on: 25 Aug 2012

Switzerland is home to many multinational companies and international organisations. They are all using English as their business language and have significant training needs.

Corporate Education Sector in Switzerland Switzerland is home to many multinational companies and international organisations (United Nations, World Health Organisation, International Red Cross, CERN…). They are all using English as their business language and have significant training needs. Market overview These companies and organisations generally have a large budget for staff training. Switzerland offers very good business opportunities to corporate training providers. Switzerland being a very developed market, the competition (local and international) is also very high. Specialised UK companies working on niche sectors/topics are more likely to succeed. It is a plus if training courses can be delivered in French and/or German, in addition to English. Previous experience is working with international organisations like the United Nations is a door-opener to start negotiation with other organisations. Key opportunities ξ E-learning ξ Leadership & Management ξ Communication & Presentations skills ξ Cross-Cultural communication ξ Team building ξ Conflict management ξ Negotiation ξ Coaching ξ And other “soft-skills” training… Latest export opportunities – Education & Training Latest export opportunities - Switzerland Getting into the market Our UKTI Team in Geneva is in regular contact with the Heads of Learning & Development from these organisations and large companies. From individual programme of meetings, to the organisation of master classes and mini- exhibitions, we can help you get face to face with your potential customers in Switzerland. More about doing business in Switzerland Contacts Market intelligence is critical when doing business overseas, and UKTI can provide bespoke market research and support during overseas visits though our chargeable Overseas Market Introduction Service (OMIS). To commission research or for general advice about the market, get in touch with our specialists in country - or contact your local international trade team. ξ Marie Gow, British Embassy UKTI Geneva. Tel: +41 (0)22 918 24 78 or email: marie.gow@fco.gov.uk. ξ Eleanor Baha, British Embassy UKTI Geneva. Tel: +41 (0) 22 918 24 21 or email: eleanor.baha@fco.gov.uk Contact your local international trade team Major Events Salon RH (Human Resources Trade Fair) 3-4 October 2012, Geneva www.salon-rh.ch Personal Swiss 9-10 April 2013, Zurich www.personal-swiss.ch UKTI Events UKTI runs a range of events for exporters, including seminars in the UK, trade missions to overseas markets and support for attendance at overseas trade shows. Latest events – Education & Training Latest events – Switzerland Useful links More about OMIS and other UKTI services for exporters
Posted: 25 August 2012