Berlitz/TMC and Fluent In Foreign team up to bring Cultural Navigator® to businesses expanding abroad.

International Business Expansion and Leadership Training Companies     Partner to Prepare Businesses for the Road Abroad


Princeton, NJ (March 6, 2013) Fluent In Foreign Business™ (FIF) and TMC, a Berlitz Company, today announce a partnership to offer business and government entities the Cultural Navigator ™  – yet another potent tool designed to help exporters, manufacturers, franchisors and direct investors to successfully enter foreign markets or expand their existing international operations.

With the help of the TMC’s Cultural Navigator™ and Fluent in Foreign’s Road Abroad™ Toolbox, the process of researching and entering foreign markets, selecting the right partners, working to overcome language and culture gaps is greatly simplified.

“No other organizations’ approach to international expansion is as fundamental as TMC and its parent company Berlitz and Fluent in Foreign Academy,” Mr. Ken Belanger, Global Business Leader, TMC Director, Global Leadership Training (GLT), Berlitz North America. “Together, FIF and TMC are unparalleled resources helping companies prepare to enter foreign markets and expand existing international operations in the most efficient and risk controlled manner possible.”

The Cultural Navigator™ provides timely information and insights of a wide range of global business and cultural topics important for businesses of all sizes looking to expand overseas. The Cultural Navigator provides valuable information in support of critical business performance objectives including:  READ MORE



About Alexander Gordin
An international merchant banking professional with over twenty years of business operating and advisory experience in the areas of export finance, international project finance, risk mitigation and cross-border business development. Clients include foreign governments, municipalities and state enterprises as well as Fortune 500 and small/medium enterprises. Strong entrepreneurial instincts, combined with leadership and strategic skills. Transactional and negotiations experience in over thirty five countries. Author of the highly acclaimed "Fluent in Foreign Business" book and creator of the "Fluent in OPIC", "Fluent in EXIM","Fluent In Foreign Franchising", "Fluent in FCPA",and "Fluent in USTDA" seminar/webinar series. Currently developing "Fluent In ......" seminars and publications. Co-author of the Fi3 Country Business Appeal Indices. Extensive international business development and project finance transaction experience in healthcare, aerospace, ICT, conventional and alternative energy infrastructure, distribution and hospitality industries. Experience managing international public and private corporations. Co-Founded three companies abroad. Strong Emerging and Frontier Market expertise. Published and featured in numerous publications including: The Wall Street Journal, Knowledge@Wharton,, The Chicago Tribune, Industry Week, Industry Today, Business Finance, Wharton Magazine Blog, NY Enterprise Report, Success magazine, Kyiv Post and on a number of radio and television programs including: Voice of America, CNBC, CNNfn, and Bloomberg. Frequent speaker on strategy, cross-border finance and international business development. Executive MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. B.S. in Management of Information Systems from the Polytechnic Institute of NYU. Specialties Strategic Management Advisory, Export Finance, International Project Finance & Risk Management, Cross-border Negotiations, Structured Finance transactions, Senior Government and Corporate officials liason

One Response to Berlitz/TMC and Fluent In Foreign team up to bring Cultural Navigator® to businesses expanding abroad.

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