Introducing strategies for developing your spoken English communication skills in the context of doing business in Asia.
Discover business in Asia from the perspectives of culture, leadership, management and personal relationships. This subject will give you some beginning ideas on how to understand and negotiate business in Asia. The emphasis is on the social and cultural aspects of business, such as leadership, management and personal relationships. We focus on China, Japan, Korea and some countries in South East Asia including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
After completing this subject, you should have some understanding of how to work with business managers in Asia, how to build business relationships in Asia, and how to understand and approach cultural differences that you may encounter.
What will you learn?
- The social aspects of business in Asia
- Frameworks for analysing cultural issues relevant to business in Asia
- The values relevant to business in Asia
- Some historical points relevant to doing business in China