China 101 - Etiquette

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This development video is now available on-demand on our EquiPTV platform.

Please email Natasha Meynell to purchase this on-demand development video. 

Price: $90+GST

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China 101's Etiquette development video will provide a cultural road map for engaging with Chinese partners, covering the following themes:

  • Meeting new people
  • Business cards
  • Titles and addressing people
  • Personal questions and space
  • Dining
  • Gifts

Learning outcomes

After the development video you will be able to:

  • confidently introduce yourself to new Chinese contacts; and
  • navigate common social interactions without causing offense.

About the presenter

Simon Appleton, CEO, Eastern Bridge

Simon grew up in regional New Zealand before moving to Asia.  He has lived in China and South Korea for almost a decade where he has worked in both the Education and Media industries.  Simon studied a Masters of Chinese Law from Renmin University before moving to the Bay of Plenty to work for the Opotiki District Council as their Economic Development Officer.  During this time he provided language and international relations support to other councils and economic development agencies.

In 2010, Simon established Eastern Bridge to provide councils with a cost-efficient and professional alternative to establishing their own international relations department.  Simon speaks Mandarin Chinese and Korean.

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Date updated: 4 September 2017