e-Learning & Certification

From Data to Connecting Viewpoints

We enable you to apply and implement our models and methodology with our range of diagnostic products in culture worldwide, underpinned with the bestselling definitive guide to cross-cultural leadership, Riding the Waves of Culture by Fons Trompenaars and Charles Hampden-Turner, now in its 4th edition.

We offer an interactive modular platform composed of online and blended courses, designed to encourage personal growth and to create a culture of dialogue and innovation for those who wish to develop their cultural expertise from beginners to professionals, towards certification.

This allows the client to put our 4Rs model into practice. First, we will guide you to recognize cultural differences, followed by gathering a deeper understanding that allows for respect. Then, the application of the knowledge informed by concrete case studies to learn how to reconcile cultural differences, by extracting value from the opposites. Last but not least, tools and methodologies to realize the cultural integration in every day business.

From Exploring to Professional

Below, you can see our eLearning options. Aimed at everyone, the CultureXplore and CultureXplore+ allows you to Learn the Foundations of our Methodology by giving an overview of the 7 Dimensions of Culture model. If you want to take it a step further, with Professional and Professional+ you can Become a Certified Licensed Professional. Our certified licensees are provided with the essential tools for individual trainers, consultants, managers and coaches, to link data to connections.

We license by certification via our eLearning as well as tailored workshops for organizations, via in house “Train the Trainer” sessions in our 7 Dimensions of Culture, Organisational Culture model and Dilemma Reconciliation Methodology. The application in organizations is supported by our tools and apps. Team work, interactive exercises and cooperation are typical characteristics of our trainings.

We have a world presence with licensed associates and subsidiary operations around the world. We work together with certified licensees to collaborate and enhance deliveries, projects and individual development to enable a thriving Trompenaars Hampden-Turner licensee network across the globe.

Explore the Foundations of our Methodology

Our database with Country Scores at your disposal in CultureXplore


Perfect for everybody who wants to get a basic understanding of the 7 Dimensions of Culture model.

  • Access to our Culture Factory database and resources.
Supported by over 30 years of research, our data is now available for free on our website: world maps, personal profile and generic tips for dealing with different countries.

5 minutes

Gain introductory understanding of Culture and the 7 Dimensions in CultureXplore+


Perfect for everybody who wants a "taster" to get a quick but effective onboarding on Recognising and Respecting Culture.

  • Culture for Business app for 1 year.
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  • Access to the eLearning on the foundations of the 7 Dimensions of Culture for 90 days.
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Interactive quizzes, enriched with videos, to get an overview on Trompenaars Hampden-Turner models and theories.


1 -2 hours e-learning

After completion, there is an option to access the eLearning on an introduction to Reconciling and Realising cultural differences with the Dilemma Reconciliation framework.  Time: 1 -2 hours e-learning

Become a Certified Licensed Professional

Become our official licensed network partner with these 3 modules & graduating webinar with Fons Trompenaars by obtaining a valid license to apply the Trompenaars Hampden-Turner models and methodology. Also suitable for those who do not wish to be licensed but want to ensure their knowledge and skillset are both comprehensive and up to date.


Perfect for professionals, trainers, coaches, consultants, managers and all who would like a deeper understanding of intercultural differences, how they affect behaviors and performance, and how to practically reconcile challenges and root change.

  • Access for one year to and teachings on how to use our tools and resources including Riding the Waves of Culture ebook and the Culture for Business app
  • Access to the in-depth eLearning on the 7 Dimensions of Culture.
  • Access to our eLearning Organizational Culture.
  • Access to our eLearning Dilemma Reconciliation.
  • A final exam & licence.
  • Graduating 2 hours webinar with Fons Trompenaars on becoming a licensee.


24 hours e-learning
+ 2 hours webinar

Option for ICF CCE and CPD credits.

Acquire know-how on a specific specialism.

Available soon for certified Professional.

Perfect for Certified Professionals who want to specialize in one of the specific areas below.

  • Servant Leadership
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Managing Change
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Only available after completion of Certified PROFESSIONAL.
  • A final exam & Certificate for each module.
  • Webinar and collaboration with Fons Trompenaars.

Intensive blended certification program for all Culture for Business Professionals who want to broaden their horizons and get a concrete actionable know-how on a specific domain by using Trompenaars Hampden-Turner’s patented methodology and webtools.


6 hours e-learning per specialism
+ 6 hours webinar with practical exercises per specialism