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Business Mandarin for Legal Professionals

Part of the China Ready Suite - Legal practitioners in Singapore are having more communication with clients and colleagues from China, which requires them to know about China legal knowledge and communicate professionally in Mandarin.

Module Content

Participants of this course will learn legal knowledge in China context, including terminologies, translation, legal system, corporate law and contract types. In addition, participants will also learn skills of business etiquettes, formal and informal communication, presentation and negotiation to address communication barriers and elicit favourable response from their clients.

  • Business Etiquette
    • Introducing oneself, company and partners
    • Designations and ranking in Chinese organizations
    • Meeting etiquette, formal and informal expressions
  • Business Negotiation
  • Numerical Expressions
  • Legal Practice Terminologies
  • Product/Service Presentation
  • Overview of the China Legal System
    • Features and Structure
    • China State Structures and Legislation
    • Judicial and Law Enforcement Agencies
  • China Corporate Law
    • Types of Chinese Companies
    • Corporate Contracts
  • Contract Law
  • Legal Translation


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 learn basic China legal knowledge for professional communication in Mandarin and process legal documents in Chinese. Besides, they will also learn skills for effective communication with China clients, and introduction of legal products and services. By applying China legal business etiquette, participants will be able to talk and behave appropriately in presentation and negotiation.

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

Assessment and Certification

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

Course Schedule


23rd August 2021 to 25th October 2021


7.00pm to 10.00pm (Monday)

Mode of Delivery:

Delivered via synchronous e-learning


2nd October 2021 to 4th December 2021


10.00am to 1.00pm (Saturday)

Mode of Delivery:

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)
& Permanent Residents (21 & above)
SG Citizens ≥ 40Yrs
SME Sponsored
Full Course Fees (incl. 7% GST) $856.00 $856.00
Training Grant $400.00 $720.00
Amount Payable (incl. 7% GST) $456.00 $136.00

Prices shown are not inclusive of application fee and/or 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-2020513239 TGS-2020501764
Course Support Period 01 Nov 2020 to 21 Jan 2022 06 Feb 2018 to 21 Jan 2022

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