Leadership and Management Training: Leading and Managing Effectively in China

8:45 AM - 5:00 PM, Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - AmCham China Conference Center

Please note: This course will be delivered in English.

Expatriate leaders working in a multicultural setting are no strangers to cross-cultural obstacles. In the challenging global business environment, these issues continue to affect experienced expat professionals. China’s long history and unique culture have shaped the country’s social structure and system, which are very different from developed countries such as the US. This program is designed for expats, to be aware of their own cultural values, familiarize themselves with the Chinese social system, cultural patterns, communication styles and management approaches, so as to help expat leaders look at China historically and holistically, shorten their learning curve and enhance their effectiveness in leading and managing in the Chinese business environment.

Special features of the program:
Participants will be asked to take the Worldpass Assessment – a cultural assessment tool developed by 4stones to understand their own cultural profile and compare their own cultural profile with a typical Chinese profile, so as to bridge and reconcile the differences between American and Chinese cultures.

Program objectives:
 Raise awareness of different cultural patterns in the workplace including participants’ own cultures
 Understand Chinese culture and its impact on business and management
 Help participants see culturally-based patterns of communication and interaction
 Discuss methods for avoiding misunderstanding and practice using effective responses
 Learn a model to effectively develop cross-cultural competence/skill
 Enhance communication between expat managers and their local colleagues and staff
 Understand how to develop trusted relationship with the Chinese both internally and externally
 Enhance expatriates’ leadership effectiveness in China, thus drive organizational results in China

Program outline
1. Understanding culture, Chinese cultural beliefs and values
 A brief history of China with emphasis after 1840
 Culture and its impact on global business and the workplace
 A model to develop cross-cultural competence
 What shapes Chinese cultural beliefs and values?
 Chinese cultural impact on Chinese society
 Key values that impact Chinese business and management practices
 A model to compare your culture with Chinese culture

-Debrief assessment profile and understanding different cultural dimensions

2. Cultural applications in leading and managing effectively with Chinese
 Understanding the Chinese leadership style
 Understanding the Chinese decision making process
 Chinese conflict resolution style
 Apply Chinese cultural insight to enhance leadership effectiveness
 How to motivate Chinese
 How to develop trusted relationship with Chinese
 How to communicate effectively with Chinese
 How to lead Chinese team
 How to drive result in China

Who Should Attend?
- Those who lead Chinese teams
- Those who are required to interact with Chinese and Chinese organizations

Meet the trainer
Donny Huang is founding managing partner of 4stones Cross-Cultural Consulting Group, a leading cross-cultural management and global leadership development firm in China.

Huang is actively helping executives and managers to become more effective in the increasingly globalized business environment through consulting, coaching, training, teaching and writing. He helps both international executives/managers and Chinese national executives/managers develop global leadership and cross-cultural competence, and contribute effectively to their organizations. He has consulted large Chinese national corporations such as Lenovo, Huawei Technology, ZTE Corporation as well as multinationals such Singapore Airline, Nike, the World Bank, Areva and Agilent. In 2007, he was named one of top 50 HR People in China by a leading management magazine.

No. 10 Jintongxi Road, The Office Park, Tower AB 6th Floor

8:45 - 9:00 - Registration
9:00 - 12:00 - Morning Session
12:00 - 13:00 - Lunch
13:00 - 17:00 - Afternoon Session

Cardholding members advanced discounted online price: RMB 2,500
Non-cardholding employees of member companies: RMB 2,500
Non-members: RMB 2,800

Special Registration Information:

• You must register in advance. Walk-ins will not be accepted. • Attendees need to pay by July 13. • Limited spots are available and attendance is given on a first-come, first-served basis.

AmCham China Events:
Events have limited seating so to ensure your attendance we encourage advance online registration and payment for ALL events. We cannot guarantee entry to anyone not registered in advance. All AmCham China events are in English unless stated otherwise. Please also be aware that the Member Advanced Price is only for members who register AND pay online prior to the closing date and time for this event. Members who do not register and pay online will be charged the At-The-Door price.

This event is off-the-record.

For more information, please contact: Qiao Guanming, Tel: (8610) 8519-0893, Email: [email protected].

Cancellation Policy:
If you cannot attend an event for which you have registered, please cancel your registration no later than one business day prior to the event. If you fail to notify AmCham China of your cancellation in a timely fashion, you will be charged for event costs.

To cancel you can 1) call 8519-0828 and leave a voicemail message including your name, and event title and date, 2) email [email protected], or 3) cancel online if you registered for the event through the website. Thank you for your cooperation and helping AmCham China maintain the quality of its events.

Please note: Requests for official payment receipts for 2013 (fapiao) must be submitted to AmCham China before December 25, 2013. Requests made after that time will not be accommodated. Please contact [email protected].

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