Working with Mexicans

Working with Mexicans

Understand and manage the impact of Mexican culture on your relationships with employees, customers, suppliers, and partners.


Build relationships of trust with Mexican colleagues, employees, suppliers and clients.


1 day – 7 hours, face to face or by video conferencing.


2 – 14 participants


Participants should preferably have some work experience with, and exposure to, multicultural environments. Proficiency level required (TOEIC 750) for the course in English.

Course language

English or French

Course certificate

Certificate of course completion

Participant profile

This “Working with Mexicans” program is designed for any manager in charge of business development and planning on an international level dealing with Mexican trading partners, suppliers and /or colleagues.


Understand the foundations of Mexican culture through an overview of key historical events, demography, geography, societal development, geopolitics, and traditions.

Understand the impact of Mexican cultural values on people’s behavior, communication and work style.

Be able to adapt to Mexican professional mind-set more effectively, building stronger relationships with employees, suppliers, and clients.


Before the seminar:

Each participant will carry out a personal cultural assessment with the online tool Country Navigator™. This tool will enable each participant to understand her/his personal values and cultural preferences and compare them to professionals of other nationalities.

During the seminar:

Our training is very participatory and experiential. Our approach includes alternating between theory and practice, simulations, and group activities.  A variety of case studies and group interaction are programmed into this training course. Our objective is to engage learners mentally, emotionally and behaviorally, aligning them to the complexities and richness of intercultural exchanges with the Mexicans.

Some possible key topics

Stereotypes et perceptions

The role of religion in Mexican society

Mexican hospitality a pillar of the society

Culture-specific values and their impact on Mexican communication

Developing interpersonal relationships and trust

Concepts of time, flexibility and multitasking   in Mexican work environment.

Project management in Mexico and relationship to quality, risks, deadlines

The decision-making processes in Mexico

Motivating Mexican employees

Mexican negotiation tactics and attitudes

Tips for business appointments and everyday life

This seminar has been conducted  for the following companies:

ALSTOM, AREVA, General Electric, EM Lyon Business School, le groupe Sanofi, Volvo Trucks, Biomerieux.

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