Our History

Richard_D_Lewis_BW_500-201x300Richard Lewis Communications Oy (RLC) began operations in 1990, but our roots in Finland go back to 1952. Our Finnish operations were founded by Richard D. Lewis, one of Britain’s foremost linguists and a leading global cross-cultural specialist. In 2009, for his cross-cultural consultancy services at the Finnish Ministries, he was awarded the rank of Knight Commander, Order of the Lion of Finland.

To find out more about our chairman and founder, read his Wikipedia page.

With nearly 60 of years experience in training and consulting, we have gained an incomparably extensive knowledge and understanding of Finnish needs, helping them succeed in today’s globalised business.

Core Services

Corporate Language Training:  Individual and group programmes completely tailored to the participants’ business needs, focusing on improving their performance generally at work or on specific projects/event.
Communication Skills Training: Functional company/project/case-based communication skills courses facilitating the participants to become more persuasive and powerful in their international interactions

Cross-Cultural Competence Development: Our own academically-verified model of culture provides the basis for designing country/company/function-specific cultural training programmes to lead, collaborate and network more efficiently in our global markets.

What Now

If you have all the information you need and you want to take the first steps to greater global success through intensive and completely customised English communications training, begin booking your course with us below now.

Join us and improve your business communication skills, just like staff from…
  • Vaisala
  • Johnson + Johnson
  • Nokia
  • VR Track
  • Honeywell
  • Skanska
  • Biogen
  • Haaga-Helia
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