Global Mindset

Is business taking you across borders? Read our stories from the training room to better understand the global mindset facilitated through Aperian Global.

International Students Brock University

Instructor Susan Melnichuk teaches the Masters Preparatory Certificate in Education (MPCE) program at Brock University in Ontario, Canada. All of the students in the September 2018 cohort had completed undergraduate degrees in their home countries, but few had ever been to Canada before. The majority of students came from China, but two students came from […]

Priorities at Work

Imagine you’re assigned to a new project at work with new team members, whom you know very little about. Would you likely dive right into the project, or are you the type who wants to get to know your new colleagues a bit before charging ahead?   If you’ve ever taken the GlobeSmart Profile, you […]

IWD #BalanceforBetter

  What does #BalanceforBetter look like? Every International Women’s Day, employees at Aperian Global take time to pause, reflect, and make a new pledge to work towards gender parity. With 9 offices around the globe and each office made up of a diverse mixture of individuals, our pledges often look different office to office, department […]

Our Shanghai office released its very first ebook: a compilation of our most popular WeChat posts on global talent development. If you can read Chinese, it is a great way to review 10 best practices for global talent development. If you don’t read Chinese, ask one of your global colleagues to help you out 😊. Download 10 Best […]

Cultural Competence in Chinese Academics

For a young student, studying abroad can provide invaluable global leadership skills and cultural competence they will have for the rest of their life. But what about students who are unable to study abroad but still want that experience? Aperian Global Consultant Dan Kerr sat down with Elizabeth Tuleja, China Fulbright Scholar and Sichuan University […]

How to Mend Strained Work Relationships On a Global Team

The winter holidays are typically a time of happiness and celebration, as well as a time to reflect on the new year to come. Before you step away from work to enjoy the holidays, consider mending any strained work relationships. Addressing an unresolved fight will likely allow you to better relax and enjoy the break […]

University of Chernivtsi, Ukraine

In light of International Education Week, we at Aperian Global have been thinking about the immense benefits of studying in another culture, and the impact it has not only on the individual who studies abroad, but how it helps drive innovation, foster global understanding, and open new markets. Recently, one of our consultants, Dr. Daniel Kerr, […]

Developing Global Talent in China

| Posted in: Global Leadership, Global Mindset
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An Interview by Betty Zhou Michael Shen, Aperian Global’s Senior Global Account Manager in Shanghai, recently sat down with Human Resources and Talent Development Specialist Betty Zhou for an interview. The following is a translated version of the original Mandarin interview.  I recently interviewed Michael Shen, Senior Global Account Manager of Aperian Global, a company […]

Attitudes Towards Women

| Posted in: Diversity & Inclusion, Global Mindset
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It can be easy to get lost in our own immediate reality and forget how different life can be for others around the world. Whether you are located in North America or across the world in South Asia, it is undoubtedly an interesting time for women. There have been many recent events, spanning from Brazil […]

We are often asked how we support companies in diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives. The truth is, diversity can look very, very different, depending on geography, industry, organization, culture, and a number of other factors. For this reason, successful inclusion initiatives tend to vary widely. Inclusion best practices must be customized to the unique diversity […]