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Business Mandarin for IT Professionals

Part of the China Ready Suite - China’s high-tech ambition in manufacturing and artificial intelligence offers vast opportunities for IT professionals the world over. The ability to communicate in Mandarin and the skills to interact with their Chinese counterparts, colleagues or clients will give a bilingual IT professional an advantage over their competitors.

This course is comprehensively structured to aid bilingual IT professionals in learning both the business cultural as well as the industry-related aspects of business Mandarin that prevails in the China market.

Module Content

  • Business Etiquette
  • Numerical expressions
  • IT contracts types
  • Chinese software outsourcing and Intellectual Property Law
  • Protect software copyright and dealing with infringement
  • Mobile app launch process in China and the Great Firewall
  • Product / Service Presentation Industry sector terminologies


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

Develop the skill to effectively communicate and engage their counterparts with understanding and knowledge on business etiquette, numerical expressions, information, and communication technology systems. Participants will be able to introduce IT services and products to their china counterparts. They will also learn how to avoid contract trap with interpreting contractual terms. With the knowledge learnt, participant will be able to update their industry knowledge by reading IT news and articles in Chinese.

Target Participants:

Professionals, Managers, Executives

Medium of Instruction:


Total Training Hours: 30 hours (3 hours x 10 weeks)

Min. Chinese Proficiency of Applicant:

C6 Pass for GCE ‘O’ Level

Able to comprehend and answer the assessment in Chinese according to the learning mode

In-classroom Training: writing - pen and paper

Synchronous e-learning: hanyu pinyin input method (汉语拼音输入法) using one’s personal computer (PC) web-browser

Assessment and Certification

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

Course Schedule


In-company Corporate Training Only


7.00pm to 10.00pm

Mode of Delivery:

Zoom or Classroom 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)
& Permanent Residents (21 & above)
SG Citizens ≥ 40Yrs
SME Sponsored
Full Course Fees (incl. 8% GST) $648.00 $648.00
Training Grant N/A N/A
Amount Payable (incl. 8% GST) $648.00 $648.00

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

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