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China Cultural Awareness Course (CI)

This online course provides insights and direction for business professionals working with Chinese peers.  By taking the course, learners will gain the skills and understanding to successfully navigate the key cultural challenges commonly faced by individuals working with the Chinese.  The course will also equip learners with the ability to build positive, trusting relationships and to maximise their business outcomes.

For more information see below.

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Course Contents

This unique China Cultural Awareness online course is made up of 8 chapters focusing on specific aspects of Chinese culture, the people and their approach to work and business.

Chapter 1: Overview 

Framing the course content, and benefits, to foreigners working with the Chinese.

Chapter 2: Religion

Uncovering key influences behind the Chinese mindset and the way belief systems shape the culture.

Chapter 3: Holidays

Learning about core, national holidays and the impact on foreigners working with the Chinese.

Chapter 4: Values

Understanding core Chinese values and their impact on the Chinese way of life.

Chapter 5: Communication Style

Exploring the Chinese approach to sharing information, giving opinions and managing disagreements, coupled with essential communication guidance for foreigners.

Chapter 6: Business Culture

Covering critical aspects of Chinese business culture, such as relationship building, dealing with conflict, agreeing outcomes, negotiations and meetings.

Chapter 7: Etiquette & Taboos

Appreciating common taboos and etiquette to ensure foreigners don’t cause unnecessary offence or upset.

Chapter 8: Stereotyping

Affirming that when working with anyone Chinese, it is important not to draw upon stereotypes.

Course Audience

This online China Cultural Awareness course is suitable for learners of all levels.

It has been produced with a professional audience in mind, whether from the private sector, government or NGO.

The course addresses many of the common cultural challenges faced by foreigners working with the Chinese, whether clients, colleagues, suppliers or anyone else.

Learning objectives

In this online course, you’ll gain essential direction and guidance relating to Chinese culture to help you maximise your business performance and drive the best possible outcomes:

You will:

  • Develop a detailed understanding of Chinese business culture.
  • Understand the influence of Chinese culture on the Chinese communication style.
  • Gain strategies to ensure your communication approach facilitates the best possible outcomes.
  • Understand how to build trusting relationships that help motivate positive results.
  • Examine business critical areas such as decision making, negotiation and sales and gain an appreciation of how to approach these practices effectively.

Course assessment and certification

Assessment is carried out during the course.

You will be asked multiple choice questions as well as questions based around case studies and workplace scenarios.

With a pass mark of 85%, the answers are marked automatically so you know instantly whether you have passed. If you don’t pass, then not to worry! You can take the test as many times as you need and there’s no extra charge.

A downloadable certificate is available on completion.

Additional information

Available for immediate enrolment: Yes

Course Duration in Minutes: 45

Suitable Devices: PC, Tablet & Phone


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£35.00 excluding VAT

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