Who We Are
Global Training Specialists is an independent provider of intercultural training, consulting and coaching solutions. Our services develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes professionals need to interact successfully while working across countries abroad or across cultures at home.
How We Help You
Our intercultural training, consulting and coaching develops communication and behavior that is both effective and appropriate in intercultural interactions – saving businesses time, money and frustration while leveraging cultural diversity for innovation and growth.
A collaborative initiative of global, intercultural, management and leadership training experts, Global Training Specialists is backed by more than 40 years of combined experience. Our training practices tap into a dynamic network of leading intercultural researchers, trainers and business leaders to remain current, innovative and highly interactive.
As a certified trainer, coach and digital consultant, Elizabeth is active in the research and development of dynamic intercultural initiatives and platforms that connect people on a global scale.
Over the past twenty years she has partnered with organizations, individuals and intercultural leaders to develop and deliver innovative Cross-cultural, Leadership, Communications and Global Business support programs and products. Her specialty areas have been influenced by working across multiple assignments in the U.S., France, Norway, Germany, the U.K. and Ireland.
She holds Master Degrees in Digital Marketing Strategy and International Journalism and has provided training throughout Europe with multinational corporations in the Banking, Health, IT, Science and Education sectors.
As a certified trainer and experienced intercultural and diversity consultant, Hollie specialises in Cross-cultural, Personal, Leadership & Management, and Customer Service Training for multinational organisations.
Her expertise is in improving understanding between people and cultures to create positive exchanges that impact growth and development. As a seasoned instructional designer and facilitator, Hollie creates and delivers highly effective training that is interactive, enjoyable, and meets the specific needs of the client.
Hollie has extensive work experience in Asia, the US, and Latin America and has provided training at IKEA Taiwan, Motorola, Philips Semiconductors, PepsiCo Latin America, the Colombian Petroleum Institute and Spar Ireland, among others.
Dr Johanna Clancy
Business Development Consultant
Johanna specialises in business development and strategic growth, with clients ranging from start-ups to multinational companies. She is also research-active in the area of multinational subsidiary innovation and its impact on local economies.
With over 10 years lecturing experience in Strategic Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Cross-Cultural Management, Johanna has designed and facilitated innovative programmes, flexible to be delivered in both academic and industry settings. Her training and consultations are interactive, engaging, and tailored to meet the exact requirements of the client.
Johanna holds a PhD in International Business Management and a Masters Degree in Corporate Strategy & Human Resource Management.
Our Associate Network
A network of associate training experts – specialists in their country-specific knowledge or experienced leaders in international leadership and management – are part of the Global Training Specialists team to design and deliver training, coaching and consulting solutions that meet your global business requirements. From our initial consultation with you, on through to delivery and follow-up, our experienced team works to deliver the best possible solution for your needs.
Gloabal Training specialists helps businesses and individuals working across cultures and countries to work smarter for better performance. We provide cultural tools, experience and knowledge to deliver cost-effective, tailored training, consulting and coaching services that improve business relations and collaboration.
Our client portfolio include businesses of all sizes and across multiple sectors – and individual professionals wanting to upskill for international roles.
Our clients include:
Companies with International Teams
Companies Exporting Products or Services
Companies Looking to Enter a Foreign Market
Companies with a Multicultural Work Force
Foreign Companies Working in Ireland
Human Resource Teams Supporting Global Mobility / Staff Expatriation
Professionals Living Outside Their Passport Country