TMC and Global Leadership Excellence Announce Partnership with Complementary Tools to Help Businesses Become Globally Ready Business Wire PRINCETON, N.J. -- May 3, 2013 Global Leadership Excellence LLC (GLE) and TMC, a Berlitz Company, announce today a partnership in which TMC now will be offering GLE’s Global Competence Aptitude Assessment (GCAA)® as a complementary tool to its Cultural Navigator™ to help businesses become globally ready. “The GCAA® provides objective diagnostic metrics as to individual or group global competence aptitude and it indicates appropriate areas for development,” said Ms. Christi Hunter, Chief Executive Officer of GLE. “We are pleased to partner with TMC as their training programs offer solutions to support such assessment insights.” “When used in conjunction with TMC’s Cultural Navigator™, individuals, teams and organizations can use the GCAA® to pinpoint opportunity areas for ‘global competence’ development and work towards improvement through a series of Communication, Culture and Leadership skill development experiences,” said Mr. Ken Belanger, Managing Director, TMC. “This approach gives organizations and managers quantitative insights to prioritize developmental needs, so that individual and organizational training efforts are effectively supporting talent development in order to effectively execute global business strategies.” The Cultural Navigator™ provides timely information and insights to a wide range of global business and cultural topics important for businesses of all sizes looking to expand overseas in support of critical business performance objectives including: *Creation of business models in emerging markets *Innovation with a market/customer focus *Attraction, development, retention, and deployment of global talent *Reducing the incidence of assignment failure in international postings *Addressing culture-based issues that interfere with productivity and job satisfaction *Helping to effectively manage multicultural teams *Leverage employee mobility and diversity/inclusion as competitive assets The GCAA® is an assessment tool designed to identify an individual’s likelihood to succeed in a global context. Using eight distinct scales, it serves as an indicator of the level of both Internal and External Readiness. This provides a sound developmental perspective and individual benchmark for subsequent training development programs. There is cross-referencing throughout the GCAA® as each of the eight dimensions of global competence is evaluated from a variety of angles, using different styles of questions, and varying degrees of difficulty. Additionally, the assessment items are based on all the regions of the world, with particular emphasis placed on those countries that make significant contributions to the world's population and economy. The result is a more complete measure of global competence. About Berlitz Corporation – a Benesse Company - has been recognized as the world’s premier provider of language training and cross-cultural services. Headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey with more than 550 locations in over 70 countries and 40 million clients worldwide, today Berlitz is a global leadership training and education company with a comprehensive portfolio offering communications skills development, testing and assessment, global leadership training and customized dynamic solutions for cultural competency through a variety of delivery platforms. About TMC – a Berlitz Company – is headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey. TMC’s mission is to help companies leverage differences and similarities for maximum performance to reduce risk, and enhance innovation and effectiveness. Cultural Navigator and Cultural Orientations Indicator are Trademarks and/or the intellectual property of Training Management Corporation. About Global Leadership Excellence, LLC – headquartered in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, Global Leadership Excellence LLC has conducted statistically analyzed research, polling, and pilot studies of internationally renowned experts in aspects related to global competence, as well as global executives, international educators, and students. The GCAA® is the result of 10 years of original research and development, and it is based entirely on extensive international investigation of the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to become globally competent. The research population included Fortune 500 company human resource managers, senior international education administrators from numerous countries, national and international government officials and intercultural consultants on several continents. The GCAA® is used around the world to objectively assess the global readiness of working professionals and students. Follow TMC on Twitter Visit TMC’s web site Visit GLE’s website Check out GLE on Linkedin Follow GLE on Twitter Contact: Stanton Communications For Berlitz Languages, Inc. Cara Greene, 212-616-3601 email@example.com
TMC and Global Leadership Excellence Announce Partnership with Complementary Tools to Help Businesses Become Globally Ready
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