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Corporate Training

  • Sexual Harassment

  • Leadership Training

  • Management Skill Training

  • Cross Cultural Communication Training

  • Coaching Skill Training

  • How to Conduct Performance Review Meeting

  • How to Set Goals

  • Japanese Business Etiquette


We offer classroom-type training as well as live webinar training, for any topics related to the above.  We have ability to customize to each client’s specific needs.  

We are an official training consultant for Honda Motors America for its Japanese suppliers.



Academic Overview of Cross-Cultural Fundamentals 

    • Cultural dimensions by Geet Hofstede

    •  X, Y and Z Theory (Organizational behavior) by Douglas McGregor and Dr. Ouchi

  1. Differences in education system between Japan and US

  2. Japanese Business Culture 

    • Lifetime employment 

    • Work/Life balance, decision-making process by consensus building

  3. Japanese communication; context communication and body language

  4. Japanese business etiquette and expectations in workplace

    • Greetings and exchanging business cards

    • Seating orders and hierarchy


2, 4 or 6 hour classroom type training with discussion and role plays.


Japanese Business Etiquette

  • Doing business with Japanese

  • Relationship of Japanese business etiquette and Japanese history

  • Japanese communication; context communication and body language

  • Greeting, Dress code, Exchanging business card, visiting Japanese customer, Entertaining Japanese customer, seating order


2 or 4 hour classroom type training with discussion and role plays


Please contact us for details of other employee training.

Online Seminar

90-Minute Management Skill Training for Japanese Expats


As a Manager at US Based Company

Learn How to Manage Employees’ Performance and Productivity

In the wake of the Coronavirus, internal power relations in the U.S. are changing rapidly. The initiative that used to be on the side of management is shifting to the employee side, and if management does not accommodate demands from the employee side, employees leave the company.


In this context, we will provide training on how to be a successful manager in the U.S., including topics such as management and employment laws in the U.S., cross-cultural communication, and what knowledge and leadership skills managers should have.


Who should attend: Newly assigned Japanese expat managers


Lecturer:  Eriko Imaizumi, CEO Waterview Consulting Group Inc.  Executive coach, Appointed Honda supplier trainer

Date and time:  

Every 4th Wednesday

3:00-4:30 pm (EST)



ZOOM Online LIVE seminar






$180 per person.


Eriko Imaizumi-Augustus is Founder and CEO of Waterview Consulting Group, Inc., a corporate training, executive coaching and E-Learning development company founded in 2012. After 16 years of her career at Wall Street firms, she established a cross-border consulting company - Izumi Business Solutions LLC - and started providing executive coaching to C-suite Japanese executives in 2010 as she obtained a coaching certification.  Now she offers various seminars and training, such as Cross Cultural Communication, Coaching Skill and Japanese Business Etiquette in both Japanese and English for multi-national companies, along with operating a comprehensive E-learning platform. She has an MSc from London Business School and lives in NJ.

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