Program overview

Cutting-edge Insights from China is a four-day English-language program designed for senior executives and policy makers to stay ahead of the strategic development in China.

Cutting-edge Insights from China is a four-day intensive English-language program specially designed for senior executives and policy makers to stay ahead of the strategic development in China. With globally acclaimed professors from CKGSB and business leaders from established companies, unicorns and unicorns-to-be in China, the program will provide an immersive learning experience for you to develop a deeper understanding of the new geopolitical, economic, technological and social uncertainties of the coming decade.

Who should attend

The program is designed for:

  • Senior executives and high-potential leaders of global entities
  • Successful entrepreneurs looking for disruptive ideas
  • Senior diplomats and government officials working on relations with China

The rise of China has reshaped the global economic landscape. As the world enters into the 2020s, China is et to become:

Home to the world’s largest middle class

which is projected to reach 550 million by 2020, expected to drive$6 trillion growth in consumption in the period to 2030, comparable with the U.S. and Western Europe Combined.

One of the greatest source of innovation around the world

with 209 new unicorns (private companies with evaluation of more than USD 1 billion) in 2019 alone and leading in key technologies for the 4th Industrial Revolution such as 5G and artificial intelligence (AI)

A global leader in R&D spending

with annual growth og more than 17% since 2000

The largest digital economy

with massive amount of data on 900 million mobile internet users by 2023 and 430 million 5G users by 2025

One of the strongest manufacturing powers

that will take the lead by 2025, in hi-tech development and production wich now accounts for 20% of the world’s manufacturing output

A top 3 financial market

Worth $4.5 trillion to be further liberalized in 2020s

The globalization process of Chinese state-owned and privately-owned companies will accelate along with the development of the fourth industrial revolution in the world and the Belt and Road initiative

Fu Chengyu

Professor of Management Practice of Governance and Innovations at Large Corporations, CKGSB

Former Chairman of Sinopec Group

Globalization of Chinese Companies

CKGSB’s approach is really new to me. We did not just learn content or business concepts by definition, in stead professors explained what was happening in China through multiple lenses, so that we could easily understand how and why certain factors affect the Chinese economy.

Joan Elangovan

Executive Director of Asia Pacific Centre of Vancouver Economic Commission

Program Benefits

Get forward-looking understanding of true AI and big data from a global perspective

Grasp the core AI and Big Data concepts, such as machine learning models, deep learning and their relevance to your business

Explore the most advanced AI and Big Data applications in retail, manufacturing and services from China and the U.S. through cases, practitioner sharing and company visits

Learn from starter lessons of AI integration, and get a framework of how to make the most of your data for digital transformation

Expand your personal and professional network globally

Basic Program Information

  • FormatBlended
  • CertificateParticipants who successfully complete all modules will receive a CKGSB certificate and become a member of CKGSB International Community.
  • LanguageEnglish, simultaneous interpretation in Chinese and Korean

Live Online

  • Start date

    September 9, 2021

    4 weeks
  • Fees

    USD 1,000

On Campus: Beijing

  • Start date

    October 25-28, 2021

    4 days
  • Fees

    USD 8,000

What do they say

CKGSB’s approach is really new to me. We did not just learn content or business concepts by definition, in stead professors explained what was happening in China through multiple lenses, so that we could easily understand how and why certain factors affect the Chinese economy.

Joan Elangovan

Executive Director of Asia Pacific Centre of Vancouver Economic Commission

The globalization process of Chinese state-owned and privately-owned companies will accelate along with the development of the fourth industrial revolution in the world and the Belt and Road initiative

Fu Chengyu

Professor of Management Practice of Governance and Innovations at Large Corporations, CKGSB

Former Chairman of Sinopec Group

Globalization of Chinese Companies

Program Curriculum

  • Week 1 | Program kick-off

    OrientationRoundtable: Foreign Companies in China 2 hours

  • Week 2 | China’s Transformation and Its Global Implications

    OrientationRoundtable: Foreign Companies in China 2 hours

  • Week 3 | Digital Innovation from China

    OrientationRoundtable: Foreign Companies in China 2 hours

  • Week 4 | Understanding family business in China: a comparative perspective

    OrientationRoundtable: Foreign Companies in China 2 hours

  • On-campus | China Immersion

    Module 6: AI FRONTIERS IN CHINA

    OCTOBER 26-28, 2021 | BEIJING, CHINA

    • AI development, policy, and governance in China
    • Best AI applications in China

    Company visits to top Chinese AI companies

Company Partners

Below is a sample list of companies for visits, industry speakers and cases.

Faculty
  • XIANG Bing
    Professor of China Business and Globalization
     
    Founding Dean

    PhD, University of Alberta
    Dr. Xiang Bing is the Founding Dean and Professor of China Business and Globalization at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB). Prior to joining CKGSB, Dr. Xiang was a Professor at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management and one of the seven founding faculty members of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai.
  • SUN Baohong
    Dean's Distinguished Chair Professor of Marketing

    Director of the CIM Center

    Associate Dean for CKGSB Americas

    Professor Sun was Carnegie Bosch Professor of Marketing at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. She serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, and Journal of Marketing. Her extensive consulting experience includes work with major corporations including Bosch, John Deere, IBM and WPP. An active contributor to media discussions on current business issues, Professor Sun’s research has been cited in The Economist, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, and Bloomberg, among others.

  • TENG Bingsheng
    Professor of Strategic Management
     
    Associate Dean for Asia and Europe
     
    PhD, City University of New York
    Teng Bingsheng is Professor of Strategic Management at CKGSB and the Associate Dean for CKGSB Europe and Asia. He formerly served as a tenured Professor of Strategic Management at George Washington University (GWU), where he was a doctoral advisor and lead professor of the departmental doctoral program.
  • LI Wei
    Professor of Economics

    Associate Dean, CKGSB Asia and Europe

    Dr. Li Wei formerly served as a professor at the Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia. Previously, Prof Li was a research associate at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Studies and taught at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.


    Dr. Li Wei leads the Case Center of CKGSB which generates hundreds of original cases drawn from most successful and innovative companies, such as Sensetime and TSMC. An authority on Chinese economy and business, Dr. Li’s main research focus is on economic development, taxation, financial markets, corruption, corporate governance, corporate research and development, entrepreneurship, trade and investment in China. His work has been published in prominent academic journals and books, and some of his research results have also been featured in Foreign Affairs, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and on CNNfn (CNN Money) and Bloomberg TV. Professor Li has extensive consulting experience with multinational firms, Chinese firms, and the World Bank.

  • FAN Xinyu
    Assistant Professor of Economics

    PhD, University of California, Los Angles (UCLA)
    Dr. Xinyu Fan is an Assistant Professor of Economics at CKGSB. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Los Angles (UCLA) in 2018. Dr. Fan also holds B.Econ&Fin from the University of Hong Kong. Dr. Fan is mainly interested in game theory and its applications in political economy and organizational economics. His research interests also include economic history and industrial organization. 

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