Impact of Lao Tzu, Confucius and Sun Tzu on Current Business Philosophies
Part of the China Ready Suite - Ancient Chinese philosophy is a collection of great wisdom that can be applied to contemporary business activities. Thematic approaches from philosophers Lao Tzu, Confucius and Sun Tzu that can be adopted to manage the internal and external challenges of a business entity.
Some of the applications include enterprise management, business growth, negotiation and staying competitive are the focus of the course. The understanding of these classical philosophies could inspire business entities to adopt them suitably to their business activities.
- Lao Tzu’s philosophy of “nature” and its application in enterprise management, business growth, business negotiation, project planning and so on.
- Confucius’s “benevolence, righteousness, etiquette, wisdom and trust” and the relevant application in enterprise management, interaction with people, and in direction of development
- Sun Tzu’s concept of “conquering without fighting” and its application in business negotiation, competitiveness and market growth.
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 and presentation help the practice and application of concepts and approaches learned through the course.
Participants will be able to understand and consider the suitability to adopt classic philosophy to manage their business activities such as fine-tuning corporate policy and management style, setting the business position and direction, adopting effective strategies for business negotiation, market growth and staying competitive.
Professionals, Managers, Executives
Medium of Instruction:
Total Training Hours: 8 hours
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 Attendance.
23rd October 2023
9.00am to 6.00pm (Monday)
Mode of Delivery:Delivered via synchronous e-learning
Please call 63341080 for more information
Mode of Delivery:TBA
Total Training Hours: 8 hours
Registration Closing Date: 7 days before course commencement
|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|
|Total Nett Fee||$225.00||$135.00||$135.00|
|Total Fee Payable to SCCIOB||$261.00||$171.00||$171.00|
Prices shown are not inclusive of application fee and/or any other additional fees that may be stipulated.
|In-Classroom Training||Synchronous e-learning|
|Course Support Period||01 Nov 2020 to 27 Apr 2024||28 Apr 2018 to 27 Apr 2024|
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