Join a highly selective worldwide network of culture and management consultants with extensive professional experience and knowledge on how to implement culturally sensitive management practices.

Please read the following information carefully, as to be certified to join the Hofstede Insights network there is a financial and personal commitment.


The Hofstede Insights Network is a global community of certified professionals who collaborate with each other to further their knowledge and expertise and implement cultural solutions that work.

With over 90 certified consultants in 39 countries, our highly selective worldwide network of culture and management consultants possess extensive professional experience and knowledge on how to implement culturally sensitive management practices, align working practices with strategic goals and help with creating organisations which have the Best Culture to Perform.

With proven cases from working with brands such as GE, Nike, Siemens, Ericsson and others, we can help you take your organisation from just an international presence to true global effectiveness.

Do you have what it takes?

We appreciate people who believe in creating cultural competence. However, in order to ensure that we fulfil the needs of our clients, our application process is highly selective.

The diverse range of people who join us demonstrate outstanding cultural knowledge, a wide variety of experiences of working and living abroad, and a strong record of consulting experience.

A Hofstede Insights consultant is a unique blend of consultant, trainer, coach, and sales professional. As such, we require:

  • The ability to work independently
  • High standards of professionalism and intercultural empathy
  • Superior didactical skills and the ability to generate creative, innovative, and practical ideas
  • Living and working experiences in at least two foreign countries
  • Fluency in several languages, both written and verbally
  • Strong sales skills to acquire leads and assignments

The 3-step certification process:

The objective of the certification programme is to enhance your proficiency in the field of intercultural management by incorporating Professor Hofstede’s 6D model and our knowledge, concepts, methodology and materials. The certification process consists of:


In this course, you will have to collaborate, discuss, and reflect on the influence culture has on daily activities.


Our 4-day practitioner course, conducted by one or two certification agent(s).

Read more about our courses:

Intercultural Management – Accredited Practitioner

Certification Course on Organisational Culture – Accredited Practitioner


A blend of online and face-to-face tasks, such as preparing a country briefing, observing an assignment, and completing your own assignment.


Membership of an established international network of consultants.

A direct connection to our affiliated scholars: Geert Hofstede, Gert Jan Hofstede and Michael Minkov

A platform for further personal development and inspiration in the field of culture and management with:

  • Online content sharing and discussions
  • Master classes and certification programmes
  • Access to #theculturefactor conferences and selected events
  • Research support

Access to unique materials that will distinguish you from competitors

Demand for these courses is very high and places are limited. For further information please get in touch by using the form below.