Professors Larry Gales & Ann Welsh

Bryan Weng

College of Business

 

Doing Business in China: Schedule/Itinerary

 

 

September 5

Novotel Peace Beijing

No. 3 Goldfish Lane, Wangfujing

Beijing 100006, PR China

Telephone: (86 10) 6512 8833

Fax: (86 10) 6512 6863

novotel@novotelpeacebj.com

 

Dinner Meet in the hotel lobby at 18:00

 

Sept. 6 - Depart 8:00 am by bus  from hotel to Capital University of Trade and Economics
Monday
9:00 Lecture Business Environment in China, by Lang Lihua, Associate Professor, Department of Economics

I.   Basic information about China
1)       Population;
2)       Economic areas
3)       Characters of China economy
II.   Introduction of macroeconomic situation and economic system
III.
  Business environment in China
1)       Infrastructure
2)       Market accession
3)       Labor market and labor skills
4)       International connection
5)       Government efficiency
6)       Taxation and Fee Burden
7)       Financial Environment
IV.  Evaluation of
Chinas business environment

12:00 Lunch at University


14:00 Lecture Chinese Business Culture, by Zhengyu TIAN 

 

I. China and the US: in need of better understanding:
1) Potentials of cooperation
2) Barriers to mutual-trust
 
II. The Re-shaping of Chinese business culture:
1) Centralized economy (1949-1977)
2) Decentralization (1978-1992)
3) Socialist-Market economy(1992-present)
 
III. General Business Environment:
1) The Chinese feature of market
2) Taxation
3) Law and regulations (Labor/IP/consumer protection/advertisement)
4) Labor supply(qualifications, value, pay scale)
5) Education system
6) Trade Union
7) Social security and welfare system
 
IV. Business organizations in
China:
---their productivity, employment, pay level, and career attractiveness
 
V. Chinese Managers:
---qualifications, value, leadership style, interpersonal skills, income
 
VI. Chinese Consumers:
1) By area
2) By income
3) By value
4) By behavior
 
VII. Communicating with the Chinese:
1) Chinese principles of business communication
2) Some tips


18:30 Dinner


Sept. 7 - Depart
8:00 am by bus  from hotel to Capital University of Trade and Economics
Tuesday
9:00 lecture Population in China

I. General introduction of the population in China.
II. Changes of the family structure and family types in
China in last

century.
III. Different functions of women in
China both before 1949 and after

1949.
IV. Future trend of population in cities and in countryside in
China

 

12:00 Lunch at University


14:00 Shopping/Free time


18:30 Dinner Guest Speaker (UC alumnus Nicholas Ma, Associate Director, Head of Office Services, CB Richard Ellis Corporate Services Beijing)

 


20:00 Acrobatic & Peking Opera


Sept. 8 
7:30 The Great Wall Badaling Section
12:00 Lunch at Badaling
13:00 Ming Tombs
18:30 Dinner in city


Sept. 9 Departure for
Guangzhou Air China 1321, departs 8:55 am, arrives 11:40 am.

Depart from Novotel at 7:00 sharp. (Please be in the lobby by 6:45 am)

 

Hotel Landmark Canton

Qiao Guang Road

Haizhu Square

Guangzhou 510115, PR China

Telephone: (86 20) 8335 5988

Fax: (86 20) 8333 6197

bc@ hotel-landmark.com.cn

http://www.hotel-landmark.com.cn/

 

Lunch (Quick on your own)

 

Sept. 9 Depart by bus to Guangdong University of Foreign Studies

14:00 - 15:30   US-China joint ventures and contract/licensed manufacturing

16:00 - 17:20 Cross-Cultural (US-Chinese) management issue in joint ventures

 

Dinner (TBA)

 

Sept. 10 Depart by bus to Guangdong University of Foreign Studies at 8:15

9:00 - 10:30    Human Resources Management in China

 

Lunch (TBA)

 

Company Tours (TBA)

 

Dinner (TBA)

 

Sept. 11 Meet in hotel lobby at 10:00 - Tour of Guangzhou cultural sites/shopping/free time

 

Lunch 12:30

 

Dinner 18:30


Sept. 12 Depart from hotel at
6:15 sharp (please be in the lobby at 6:00 sorry) Guangzhou to Chengdu, Air China 4310, departs 8:00 am, arrives 10:10 am. Bus to Sheraton Lido Chengdu

 

Sept. 12 Free afternoon/shop/visit cultural sites in Chengdu

 

Sheraton Lido Hotel

15 Section 1, Ren Min Zhong Road

Sichuan, Chengdu  610015 PR China

Telephone (86 28) 8676 8999 

Fax (86 28) 8676 8888

http://www.starwood.com/sheraton/search/hotel_detail.html?propertyID=1296

 

Lunch on your own

 

Dinner 18:30

 

Sept. 13 Depart from hotel at 8:45 for South Western University of Finance and Economics

 

Sept. 13 9:00 11:30 SeminarOpportunities for Investment in West China, 2nd floor, SWUFE Guest House

 

Lunch 12:00-13:30 SWUFE Guest House

 

14:00 17:00 Visit joint venture

 

Dinner 18:00 19:00

 

Sept. 14 Depart hotel at 9:30 for visit to Changhong Corporation, Mianyang

 

Lunch 12:00 13:30 Changhong Hotel

 

16:30 17:30 Trip back to Chengdu

 

Dinner 18:00 19:00 Buffet at California Garden Hotel

 

19:30 21:30 Sichuan Opera Shunxing Old Teahouse

 

Sept. 15 Depart hotel at 8:30 for SWUFE

 

9:00 11:00 Quality Standards in China, Yirong SUN (mother of a UC MBA alumnus), Head of Institute of Product Quality Control.

 

Lunch 12:00 13:30 with SWUFE EMBAs at Guest House

 

14:00 17:30 Visit to Leshan Giant Buddha

 

17:30 18:30 Trip to Emei Mountain

 

Dinner 18:30 19:30 Emei Mountain Hotel

 

Sept. 16 - Touring Emei Mountain

 

16:00 18:00 Trip back to Chengdu

 

Dinner 18:30 19:30 Sichuan Hot Pot

 

Sept 17 Depart hotel 7:00 sharp (please meet in lobby at 6:45) Chengdu to Beijing Air China 4101, departs 9:00 am, arrives 11:10 am.