Events: Business

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Are you interested in gaining a deeper understanding of how Chinese culture differs from your own and the implications for doing business? In this seminar, Dr Peter Peverelli will apply Fons Trompenaars 7-Dimensional model to Chinese culture, providing us with a means to not only identify and analyse cultural differences, but also to reconcile them.
In this talk, Leeds alumnus Andrew Disbury will explain how learning to speak Chinese has shaped his life, career and global outlook.
A unique opportunity to learn about living, working and operating effectively in China from long term resident, highly regarded lawyer and successful entrepreneur Jeremy Sargent OBE.
Professor Natascha Radclyffe-Thomas will take a broad look at China’s fashion industry.
The China-Britain Business Council is organising a free comprehensive online programme of themed digital events designed to support UK businesses of all sizes as the UK economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Translator and interpreter Faruk Mardan will share the lessons he has learned about Chinese and UK business culture through his work. You will also learn more about what this kind of job is really like.  
Ian Ward from People First Team China will talk about career opportunities in the UK and China for non-native speakers of Mandarin Chinese.
This talk has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.
A business networking event to celebrate Chinese New Year and demonstrate the scale and breadth of China-related activity across the Leeds City Region.
Chandru Iyer (Grant Thornton UK) will share the methodology and findings of their annual Tracker surveys which reveal the current and future trends of Chinese and Indian MNEs’ investments into the UK.