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Business Mandarin Specialising in Finance and Accounting Terms

Part of the China Ready Suite - Finance and Accounting professionals and executives in Singapore are increasingly experiencing the need to communicate with their China clients and counterparts on their job or business in Mandarin.

Module Content

The focus of this course is where participants will learn by practising during the course skills pertaining to reviewing financial statements, understanding the economics, financial system and corporate tax system of China. Participants will also have the opportunity to be familiar with the business etiquette and styles of negotiation typically practised in the Chinese business community.

  • Business Etiquette & Negotiation
  • Numerical expressions & Corporate Tax System
  • Finance and Accounting terminologies
  • Financial Statements Review
  • China Economics and Financial System


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, China economics and finance system, corporate tax system, finance and accounting terms, which the BMFA course focuses on.

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


11th July to 19th September 2023


7:00pm to 10:00pm (Tuesdays)

Mode of Delivery:

Delivered via Synchronous E-Learning


30th August to 01st November 2023


7:00pm to 10:00pm (Wednesdays)

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

Category Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents Employer-sponsored and Self-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above SME-sponsored Local Employees (i.e Singapore Citizen & Permanent Residents)
Funding Source SkillsFuture Funding (Baseline) SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy SkillsFuture Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
Course Fees $600.00 $600.00 $600.00
SkillsFuture Funding $300.00 $420.00 $420.00
Total Nett Fee $300.00 $180.00 $180.00
GST (8%) $48.00 $48.00 $48.00
Total Fee Payable to SCCIOB $348.00 $228.00 $228.00

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!

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  In-Classroom Training Synchronous e-learning
TGS Code TGS-2020513242 TGS-2020501765
Course Support Period 24 Feb 2022 to 21 Jan 2024 24 Feb 2018 to 21 Jan 2024

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