CU/IB 371 - Business Culture in China
As China ascends to its place as a leading economy in the world, multi-national companies and firms throughout the world have a growing need for senior personnel with high quality management skills and special knowledge of China.
This seminar course and practicum provides students with a first-hand opportunity to learn about the development and special features of the business activities in the city of Shanghai, the economic capital of China. The combination of classroom learning with site visits and a meaningful group project will help students gain a broader understanding both of their potential roles in the larger context of the economy of China.
Students will also keep a journal, study research methods and write a short paper and presentation integrating their personal experience with contemporary Chinese economic or social issues and classroom discussions.