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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.

Module Content

  • Difference between China and Singapore in business approach and practices
  • Difference 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:


Total Training Hours: 8 hours

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


22nd April 2021


9.00am to 6.00pm (Thursday)


Delivered via synchronous e-learning


30th June 2021


9.00am to 6.00pm (Wednesday)


Delivered via synchronous e-learning

Total Training Hours: 8 hours
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) $481.50 $481.50
Training Grant $112.50 $375.00
Amount Payable (incl. 7% GST) $369.00 $106.50

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-2020513245 TGS-2020501982
Course Support Period 07 Dec 2020 to 27 Apr 2022 28 Apr 2018 to 27 Apr 2022

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