China: Global Business Experience

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"Exploring how the unique characteristics of China influence the conduct of business by both Chinese and non-Chinese enterprises"

What will students gain from this program?

Students will gain an up-close and detailed exposure to Chinese culture and business practice; witness how individuals and enterprises innovate to generate competitive advantages that leverage the unique characteristics of a country; and develop a strong appreciation for the need to acknowledge, understand and embrace cultural differences.

Academic Program Overview

Prior to Trip

The academic structure of the program will include a group project prior to departure that will provide background understanding of China that can be leveraged into rich learning experiences during the China residency.

Possible Trip Events

  • Business Meetings: Baido, US Importer, Manufacturer, Real Estate Developer, Arts Enterprise
  • Cultural Experiences: Chinese Acrobats, Canal Town Visit, Chinese Gardens, City Planning Museum, Organized Dinners
  • Exploratory Activities: City Walk, Local Dining Reviews


After the trip, students will provide a final summary presentation which will be shared with other students.

Faculty Lead 

Marc Lipson


Arrive: 7 March 2014    Depart: 15 March 2014

Host Institution

China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)

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