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The Contemporary Chinese Business and Culture

Teaching Medium: English
Degree Awarded: Non-Degree
Entry Requirements: Any education background is acceptable
Duration: 4 Weeks
Hours/Week: 20 hrs/wk
Starting Date: Jul.2024
Application Deadline: Jul 30, 2024
Tuition Fee:
CNY 4,150 In total
Application Fee:
150 USD (Non-Refundable)
Schools: Other

Brief Introduction

The 4-week English taught program aims to cater for international students from all different backgrounds with its focus on Chinese business environment, management and related business laws alongside with Chinese culture and spoken Chinese.

The program is held during every summer and winter vacation.

Please note that we offer flexible program dates for a group of 10 or above.

Courses and credit

 Teaching Hours

(1TH=45 min)
 The Business Environment in China
 The Legal Dimensions of the Chinese Business World
 The Business Management in China
 The Chinese Culture
 Communicative Chinese
 A Taste of Chinese Culture

Course Details

1. The Business Environment in China 

This course introduces political,social,economic,cultural and historical factors which influence the manner in which business is conducted within China. The impact of Maoist, Dengist and contemporary politicians’ policies are discussed. Greatest emphasis is placed on the contemporary developments and changes in China’s business practices.

2. The Legal Dimensions of the Chinese Business World 

This course introduces the legal context for doing business in China. The course deals with relevant legal institutions and substantive laws, with an emphasis on business law, which relates to constitutional law and government structure, civil and economic law, intellectual property law, financial and commercial markets, contract law and taxation, etc.

3. The Business Management in China 

This is an executive-level management course illustrated by examples specific to China. Topics include comparative management, strategic choice and others that may affect Chinese business behaviors and practices with a purpose to provide international students with a framework for understanding Chinese business world.

4. The Chinese Culture 

This course includes five sections: China’s Geography and Population, China’s History, China’s Traditional Philosophy, China’s Education, and China’s Customs. It is designed to provide some background knowledge for understanding the contemporary social and economic development of China.

5. Communicative Chinese

Survival spoken Chinese is the main content and the class starts with Chinese phonetics, tones, basic words, grammar and sentence structure. Be able to talk about everyday activities.  The topic includes self-introduction, greetings, shopping, directions, hobbies, etc.

6.A Taste of Chinese Culture

Diversified cultural activities are organized during the program, such as visit to the Forbidden City, Tian’anmen Square, National Center for the Performing Arts and Qianmen; visit to the Great wall; visit to the Summer Palace; visit to the Temple of Heaven, etc. Apart from that, students will have opportunity to watch two Chinese cultural performances such as Peking Opera and acrobatics. In addition, Students will have chances to experience Chinese calligraphy and the famous Chinese Taiji.


Application for summer program starts from March 1 and closes one week ahead of the program’s commencement.

Application for winter program starts from September 1 and closes one week ahead of the program’s commencement.

All foreign citizens above 18 years old are welcome to join the program. 

1 Photocopy of valid passport
With photo, passport number &expiration date and name included.

2.  Passport-sized photo
A passport-sized photo taken recently of the applicant.