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Business Mandarin for Banking Professionals

Part of the China Ready Suite - Banking and finance professionals who want to understand more about the cultural nuances of China to interact with their Chinese counterparts or clients will learn of the typical business practices from this programme. The holistic structure of this course focuses on two aspects. 

The soft skill aspect emphasising on business etiquette such as formal and respectful greetings, small talk and expressing one’s thoughts in Mandarin that leads to a favourable outcome after each meeting. The industry profession aspect covering the overview of the Chinese Financial system, industry-related terminologies in banking, financing and the challenge to express numerical value in Chinese.

Module Content

  • Business Etiquette and Banking Terms
  • An Overview of the Chinese Financial System
  • Numerical expressions and their application
  • Corporate Financing
  • Corporate Financial Investments and Derivatives
  • Marketing and Sales of Financial Products


Lessons are conducted in a structured yet pragmatic manner as lectures are blended with group discussions, role-plays and individual assessments. The group discussions give participants the opportunities to share their experience while role-playing helps the practice and application of concepts and approaches learned through the course.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to introduce banking services and financial investment products with good command of technical terms and numbers in Mandarin. Also learn how to convince and gain trust from Chinese clients through Chinese business etiquette, communication skills and marketing strategies.

Target Participants:

Entrepreneurs, Banking Professionals, Financial Managers & Executives

Medium of Instruction:


Min. Chinese Proficiency of Applicant:

C6 Pass for GCE ‘O’ Level

Assessment and Certification

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

Course Schedule

Upcoming Classes:

29th May 2021 to 31st July 2021


2.00pm to 5.00pm (Saturdays)

Training Format:

Delivered via synchronous e-learning

Upcoming Classes:

29th June 2021 to 7th September 2021


7.00pm to 10.00pm (Tuesdays)

Training Format:

Delivered via synchronous e-learning

Total Training Hours: 30 hours (3 hours x 10 weeks)
Registration Closing Date: 7 days before course commencement

Course Fees

  Singapore Citizens (21-39 Yrs Old) /
 PRs (21 & above)
SG Citizens ≥ 40Yrs /
SME Sponsored
Full Course Fees (incl. 7% GST) $642.00 $642.00
Training Grant $300.00 $540.00
Amount Payable (incl. 7% GST) $342.00 $102.00

Prices shown are not inclusive of application fee and any other additional fees that may be stipulated.

Course fees can be offset by using your SkillsFuture Credit!


  In-Classroom Training Synchronous e-learning
TGS Code TGS-2020513238 TGS-2020501763
Course Support Period 07 Dec 2020 to 21 Jan 2022 06 Feb 2018 to 21 Jan 2021

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