Guatemala, officially called The Republic of Guatemala, is a Central America country with coastlines on two oceans, bordered (starting in the east and heading clockwise) by Mexico, Belize, the Caribbean Sea, Honduras, El Salvador and the North Pacific Ocean. While the Mayan civilization flourished here in ancient times, today the country has a population of over 15 million people and an economy that includes products such as sugarcane, corn, bananas, textiles, petroleum, metals and tourism.
This course provides ideas and information to help you gain control and success on your business in Guatemala. At the end of this course you should be able to:
+ List key facts about Guatemala.
+ Describe key concepts and values of the Guatemalan culture.
+ Explain what are the typical workplace schedules and dress code for professionals working in Guatemala.
+ Describe how to establish appropriate business relationships with Guatemalan colleagues, clients and suppliers.
+ Explain how to select and present an appropriate business gift when working with people from Guatemala.