Meet the Author: George Yip

George S. Yip, Professor of Marketing and Strategy at Imperial College Business School, will speak about his latest book ‘China’s Next Strategic Advantage: From Imitation to Innovation’.

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Learn Chinese

Learning Chinese opens up your world, challenges your mind, and above all, it's fun! Explore our website for information on our range of courses and Chinese proficiency exams.

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Understand China

Our events programme introduces you to China's rich cultural heritage as well as its vibrant modern culture. Whether your interest in China is for business or pleasure, there's something for you!

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Understand Chinese consumers and business practices through expert insight from guest speakers and academics. View business-related events, courses, and research.

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The Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds

We promote the understanding of Chinese language and culture in the UK, with a business focus on helping companies to communicate with Chinese customers more effectively.

Latest: Sign up by 25 February to take HSK and HSKK Chinese Proficiency Exams in March, and register now for upcoming events.

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We attended a Chinese New Year celebration at Cooperative Academy Leeds which demonstrated the progress their Year 7 'Inspire' group have made in Mandarin lessons since starting the language in September.

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A handy summary of the events that we are organising and supporting over the Chinese New Year period.

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庆贺利兹孔院建五载,开启中英友好新篇章.

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The Business Confucius Institute Annual Lecture featuring Financial Times Associate Editor James Kynge took place at Leeds University Business School on 30 November 2017.

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Celebrate Chinese New Year in the restored York Mansion House with a range of cultural workshops, free with the price of admission.

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George S. Yip, Professor of Marketing and Strategy at Imperial College Business School, will speak about his latest book 'China's Next Strategic Advantage: From Imitation to Innovation'.

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Register by 25 February 2018 to take the HSK or HSKK exams at our exam centre on this date.

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Immerse yourself in Chinese language and culture for two weeks on our China camp.

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