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Gearing Up to be Cross-culturally Effective

Part of the China Ready Suite - Participants of the course will be equipped with knowledge on the cultural similarities and differences in the aspect of cultural activities, politics, economy and recreations between China and Singapore. The course also approaches to manage the perceived cultural barriers when local PMETs interact with the Chinese counterparts.

Course Content:

  • Difference between China and Singapore in Business Approach and Practices
  • Difference in Understanding the Rule of Law
  • Unsuccessful ventures explained
  • The significance of “face” and “extravagance” in negotiations, hospitality, entertainments, publicity, in business interactions
  • Deal with government authorities / agencies
  • Relationship between government and business enterprise for the new economic era in China
  • The impact of “connections” and “favoritism”


Class activities are designed to be learner-centred and will incorporate real life work scenarios. Led by trainers who are effectively billingual in English & Chinese and possess real-time business knowledge, this course will engage participants in presentation and practices to achieve maximum learning.

Learning Outcomes:

Develop the skill to enhance their competence and confidence to better manage China counterparts’ expectations as well as to achieve favourable outcome from business deals.

Target Participants: Professionals, Managers, Executives
Medium of Instruction: 
Min. Chinese Proficiency of Applicant: C6 Pass for GCE ‘O’ Level

Course Details:

Upcoming Classes: 
11 Sep 2020 (Friday)
9am to 6pm

Online (Using Zoom)


Upcoming Classes: 

Online (Using Zoom)

Total Training Hours:
8 hours 
Registration Closing Date: 7 working days before course commencement

Course Fees:

  Singapore Citizens 
(21-39 yrs old) &
Permanent Residents
(21 & above)
SG Citizens ≥ 40yrs
SME Sponsored
Full Course Fees
(incl. 7% GST)
$481.50 $481.50
 Training Grant $112.50 $375.00
Amount Payable
(incl. 7% GST)
$369.00 $106.50
Prices shown are not inclusive of application fee and any other additional fees that may be stipulated

Further offset your course fees by using your SkillsFuture Credits!


Assessment & Certification: 

Participants who achieve 75% attendance and pass the end-of-course assessment will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance.

Download the Enrolment Form here


Contact Us:

Tel: 6505 3850
Contact Person: Jessie Lee

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