The Contemporary Chinese Business and Culture

Beijing University of Technology

Program Description

The Contemporary Chinese Business and Culture

Beijing University of Technology

The Contemporary Chinese Business and Culture


Tailored to the needs of students interested in China's economics and business culture from other countries, the programme is designed to present a picture of current China's economic and social life to those who intend to do business in China.



I. Programme Structure

The programme consists of two sections with six courses:

Section 1: Mandarin Courses

  • Course 1: Chinese Grammar
  • Course 2: Oral Mandarin


Section 2: Business Courses

  • Course 1: The Business Environment in China
  • Course 2: The Legal Dimensions of the Chinese Business World
  • Course 3: The Business Management in China
  • Course 4: The Chinese Business Culture


II. Course Description and Course Outlines


Section 1. Mandarin (256 hours)

  • Chinese grammar (128 hours): Basic techniques of writing and reading Chinese language.
  • Oral Mandarin (128): Daily used words and expressions for survival in China.



Section 2. Business Courses (128 hours)

  • Course 1: The Business Environment in China

This course introduces the political, social, economic, cultural and historical factors which influence the manner in which business is conducted within the People's Republic of China. The impact of Maoist and Dengist policies are discussed. Greatest emphasis is placed on the contemporary developments and changes in China's business practices.

  • Course 2: Legal Dimensions of the Chinese Business World

This course is aimed at business people who need to understand the legal context for doing business in the People's Republic of China. The course deals with relevant legal institutions and substantive law, with an emphasis on commercial law matters.

  • Course 3: The Business Management in China

This is an executive-level management course illustrated by examples specific to mainland China. The topics are related to the concept of the business environment and national culture as one factor in that environment, how culture influences the company's internal arrangements, how culture and the internal arrangements influence the company's priorities in strategic planning and its needs for control in international relationship in the WTO context and the operation of financial accounting system in China.

  • Course 4: The Chinese Business Culture

This course includes 3 modules, focusing on China's business history and the influence of traditional philosophy, the differences between Chinese and western business cultures and strategic choices for foreign business professionals trying to make a fortune in China.



Section 3. Study Tours


During this semester, we will arrange for some study tours to some Joint venture of foreign invested enterprises.



Assessment


The award of Training Programme Certificate is made on successful completion of the courses and open examinations with a satisfactory attendance record.

The programme is conducted in English

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Oct. 2016
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1 semester
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China Beijing
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