Collaborating with an Innovative China

Focused on business leadership, innovation, and inter-cultural collaboration, this course is designed to help students to better understand business practices, environments, and cultures in China as well as innovations and areas of opportunity. Students completing this course will be exposed to the myriad of skills necessary to begin to successfully navigate the complexities of doing business with and in China.

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Collaborating with an Innovative China (CIC) is designed to provide you with a concise yet comprehensive overview of where China is and more importantly, where it is headed. Anchored on solid research and on-the-ground knowledge, the course goes beyond sensational media headlines to explore the realities of China’s economic transformation and its implications for global business.

“By 2030, China will likely overtake the United States to become the largest economy in the world. As China makes its presence felt around the world in all spheres of life, executives will need to think about doing business ‘with’ China, not just ‘in’ China.” –Xiang Bing, CKGSB

  • How well do you understand the country with 1/6th of the world’s GDP?  What are its key market segments?
  • How well do you understand China’s economy and the opportunities it has created?
  • How has China been able to maintain its economic growth during the pandemic caused recession?
  • Where do you find the best new business opportunities in China?
  • And more importantly, where it is headed in the next five years?

 

Completion

This theory-based mini-course (6.0 instructional hours) will be provided online over a period of three days (August 20-22) in two-hour blocks with one 15-minute break each day (9:00am – 11:15am). The nature of the course allows them to be segmented into a remote format that delivers equivalent contact hours and equitable time with each faculty member.

Who should attend:

Executives

Executives from large-medium sizes or smaller companies, as well as individual entrepreneurs who would like to better understand and strengthen or expand their business into or with China.

Investors

Investors who are interested in the opportunities in China and global businesses.

Young Professionals

Young professionals preparing for global careers in business, finance or media communications, who would like a better understanding of China’s important role in the developing global landscape.

Goals and Objectives

Focused on business leadership, innovation, and inter-cultural collaboration, this course is designed to help participants to better understand business practices, environments, and cultures in China, recent innovations and areas of opportunity. Students completing this course will acquire many of the skills necessary to successfully navigate the complexities of doing business with and in China. They will gain critical insights on macro trends, emerging opportunities, and strategies on how to compete and/or collaborate with Chinese domestic and global companies. Students will also develop and learn to demonstrate cross-cultural understanding that will empower them to engage in more productive and impactful interactions with their Chinese counterparts.

Our vision

Program Highlights

  • Political, institutional, and financial context within which business activities unfold;
  • Best practices in individual leadership and strategic teaming in cross-cultural contexts, as well as individual and corporate approaches to help understand and manage a constantly changing, complex, and competitive global environment;
  • Implications of regional and global factors in shaping opportunities and constraints on businesses in China as well as the impact of Chinese business on international markets.

Program Curriculum

Module
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Module
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  • Day 1: Knowledge Base: Cultural, historical, and economic context of US-China business collaboration, as well as legal and regulatory structures guiding practices 
Module
2
Module
02
  • Day 2: Strengthened Capacity: Personal and professional readiness to work inter-culturally and identification of barriers or opportunity areas for successful cross-cultural collaborations
Module
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Module
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  • Day 3: Strengthened Capacity: Personal and professional readiness to work inter-culturally and identification of barriers or opportunity areas for successful cross-cultural collaborations (2.0 hours)

Fee

  • $995 USD (including $50 registration fee)

 

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS

Earned degree at BA level or above, or equivalent employment experience in business management and leadership position(s) and completion of approved secondary education.

METHOD(S) OF INSTRUCTION

Online Classroom, including interactive lectures, discussions, and Q&As.
Zoom will be the primary platform through which classes will be taught.

COURSE MATERIALS & EQUIPMENT

A course packet with a book (or books), as well as published articles, white papers, and case studies will be shipped or emailed to students before the course start.
A computer with Zoom installed.

 

New York State Education Department Info

New York State Education Department / Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision

Online Class Approval Status: Approved

 

For Questions, Please contact

Renee Rong
+1 781-333-9055
xrong-bp@ckgsb.edu.cn

Michelle Yu
+1 917-803-1706
yingyu@ckgsb.edu.cn

Mary W. Darby
+1 917-421-2198
marydarby@ckgsb.edu.cn

Selected Faculty

Henry Cao

Professor of Finance and Chair of Finance Department

PhDs, UCLA and Yale

Areas of Expertise:

Asset Pricing, Behavioral Finance, Cryptocurrencies, Hedge Funds and Alternative Investments, Microstructure, Options Pricing, International Finance
About

Dr. Cao earned a PhD in Finance in 1995 from UCLA and a PhD in Pathology in 1991 from Yale University. In 2016, he was on the list of “China’s Most Cited Researchers” unveiled by Elsevier, the world’s famous provider of scientific, technical, and medical information.

Before joining CKGSB, he taught at UC Berkeley, UCSD, Ohio State University, Carnegie Mellon and UNC Chapel Hill. Cao’s research has been published in journals including Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Business, Review of Finance and Marketing Science. Cao is the co-editor of International Financial Review and sits on the editorial board of Annals of Economics and Finance and China Financial Review. Cao has been speaking about blockchain technology globally, his speech topics include “A New Paradigm of Blockchain”, “The Parallel World on Blockchian” etc.

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