Understanding contemporary China

An introduction to a nation that is changing itself and the world

China and its rise affect everyone. Understanding the economic, political and cultural shifts this brings with it is key to stay ahead for Western businesses, NPOs and governments, and to identify opportunities and potential threats. Gain a deeper understanding of contemporary China.

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  • Abschluss

    HWZ Academy-Certificate «Understanding contemporary China»

  • Dauer

    1 day (09.00 a.m. to 04.45 p.m.)
    1 morning (09.00 a.m. to 02.00 p.m.)
    3 evenings (05.30 p.m. to 08.45 p.m.)

  • Daten

    1 day: Thursday, October 31, 2019
    1 morning: Saturday, November 16, 2019
    3 evenings: Thursday, October 24; November 07 and November 14, 2019

  • Anzahl Teilnehmende

    max. 16 participants

  • Studienort

    Zurich; Sihlhof

  • Sprache

    English

  • Kosten

    CHF 1‘790 incl. handouts, coffee and lunch break
    CHF 1‘690 for Asia Society Switzerland members and alumniHWZ, KV, ZGP-members

  • Partner

    HWZ conducts this seminar in cooperation with the Asia Society Switzerland, which is part of the global Asia Society network with 12 centers around the world. Founded in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller III, Asia Society’s mission is to deepen the understanding of and foster the dialogue with Asia. Asia Society Switzerland is the first and only center in Europe. It was established in January 2016.

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Beschreibung

China’s rise to the global stage is the biggest story of our times and will shape the world for decades to come. Understanding it and assessing the conflicting reports about China requires a structured knowledge of the historic, economic and cultural basis for China’s rapid ascension. International and Swiss experts will provide you with the tools to analyse China’s rise and identify the opportunities that come with it.

Your benefits

In this seminar, you will

  • get in-depth insights on China’s history, economy, political system and language that help you understand what is
    happening today
  • get hands-on insights on interacting with China on a political and business level from experts with decades of experience
  • get the ability to analyze and assess future developments on your own

Fee

In the price of CHF 1’790 are included: documents, coffee breaks, lunch.

Participants

This seminar is targeted towards senior executives in Swiss and international companies, NPOs and government agencies who are working with China, or want to include China’s development into their strategic decision-making process.
(max. 16 participants).

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Aufbau und Inhalt

Key content

In this seminar, we will focus on two key areas:

  • Chinese history: The last 4000 years
  • China’s economy: A macro view
  • Chinese language and thinking
  • The political system: Efficient bureaucracy
  • Doing business in China
  • What the Chinese art market can tell us about China’s rise

Head of studies

Nico Luchsinger, Co-Executive Director for Program and Strategy at Asia Society Switzerland.

 

 

 

Lecturers

Andries Diener, Partner at Asia Green Real Estate, a Swiss company developing sustainable real estate projects in China and across Asia.

 

 

Kaiser Kuo, Former Head of Communications for Baidu and host of the weekly Sinica podcast on China.

 

 

 

Portrait Margrit Molnar

Margrit Molnar, Head of the China Desk at the OECD Economics Department and lead author of the OECD
Economic Survey of China.

 

 

Dirk Schmidt, Tenured Senior Lecturer and Senior Researcher of China‘s political economy at Trier University

 

 

 

Uli Sigg, Former Swiss Ambassador to China and worldrenowned collector of Chinese contemporary art.

 

 

 

Jue Wang, Lecturer at the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies and Associate Fellow for Asia-Pacific Programme at Chatham House.

Inhouse-Seminar

This seminar is also available firm intern in various languages (G/E/F), incl. Inhouse-Certification. We are glad to advise you and are looking forward to getting in contact with you.

Karriere

The Academy conducts this seminar in cooperation with the Asia Society Switzerland, which is part of the global Asia Society network with 12 centers around the world. Founded in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller III, Asia Society’s mission is to deepen the understanding of and foster the dialogue with Asia. Asia Society Switzerland is the first and only center in Europe. It was established in January 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

China is a sleeping giant. Let her sleep, for if she wakes, she will shake the world.

(Napoléon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)

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