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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
  • Diggerence 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: 
3th July 2018, Tuesday (9.00am to 6.00pm)

Peoples' Association


Upcoming Classes: 


Total Training Hours:
8 hours 
Registration Closing Date: 14 days before course commencement

Course Fees:

  Singapore Citizens/
Permanent Residents
SG Citizens/PR ≥ 40yrs
Workfare Training Support (WTS)
Full Course Fees
(incl. 7% GST)
$481.50 $481.50 $481.50
 Training Grant $112.50 $375.00 $427.50
Amount Payable
(incl. 7% GST)
$369.00 $106.50 $54.00
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: 

A Certificate of Proficiency will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and meet course requirements.

Download the Enrolment Form here

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