Professional Business Chinese Immersion Program
Introduction to the Program
The Professional Business Chinese Immersion Program at Fudan University is an English taught semester program for international students.
About Fudan University
Fudan University was founded in 1905 and located in the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai. Fudan is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary research university with many highly-ranked majors and programs, and is a member of the C9 League, Universitas 21 and Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU). For more info visit the page here.
About the Program
Professional Business Chinese Immersion Program is designed for the international students who want to get an insight into the business environment and industries development in China. The program allows students to get an insight into Chinese business culture and custom, policies, commercial law and regulations and how successful local and foreign businesses conduct themselves and prosper through special designed Chinese courses, business courses, mobile classroom, business immersion practice. Students will be well equipped with language and business ability for future career development in China.
Start Date of the Program
September (Fall Semester) or February (Spring Semester)
Program is open to university students, postgraduates and professionals who are non-Chinese citizens and above 18 years of age with adequate English proficiency at university level.
Spring Semester: December 10
Fall Semester: June 10
ICES provides courses of levels from beginners to advanced level. Students will always find appropriate level of classes in our language program. Class levels will be determined based on their placement test or interview result. Final schedule will be published after registration.
More and more foreign people begin to know about China nowadays but the understanding of China is far from systematic and comprehensive. Understanding Chinese culture has the same importance with learning the language. Brief Introduction to China will provide comprehensive information about Chinese politics, economy, geography, traditional custom, history and culture through a cross-cultural perspective. The Course will help reducing misunderstanding and cultural conflict in future cross-cultural communication and business practice.
Without dull theories, PCI International Business Course content will focus on business operation experience in China including business environment analysis, business investment strategies. The purpose of the course is to help students understand the dynamic of business environment, business culture in China, the special points of the Chinese business environment and to help them understand how to formulate entry strategy in China, how to integrate the Chinese business with global strategy. The course will greatly develop the students’ potentials for doing business in China. The Course will arrange Advanced Lectures on Business inviting industry insiders of various fields to share their experiences in business operation practice which help the students understand the current opportunities and challenges in business fields and get the students prepared for future career development in China.
Student will have opportunity to learn about China’s rich history and culture including Chinese traditional culture including paper cutting, martial art, traditional medicine, Acupuncture and moxibustion and tuina, Peking opera, etc.
Mobile Classroom includes Cultural Immersion Activities and Company Visits. Company Visits: The guided visits will give students a chance to get a comprehensive and unique experience of communication with leaders in various business fields. Options include Financial Industry, State-owned Enterprise, Private Enterprise, Joint Venture Enterprise, Service Industry (Hotel or Restaurant). Site visits options include Shanghai Port, Shanghai Stock Exchange Market, Shanghai Free Trade Zone, Yiwu Small commodity market, etc. Cultural Immersion Activities: Students will get opportunity to travel around to explore the best of Chinese culture and history. Options include Shanghai City, Suzhou, Wuxi, Hangzhou, Beijing, Yellow Mountain, Guilin&Yangshuo, etc.
Business Immersion Practice
Adhering to the concept of LEARNING BY DONG, PCI Students will be divided into small groups and go to real companies and organizations to put their knowledge of Chinese language and business into practice through working with some leading companies and organizations in various fields. Business Immersion Practice may be
available in Insurance, Banking, Consulting, Capital management, Publishing, Auto industry, Logistics, NGOs, News and Media, Stocks and securities, Trading companies, Hospitality industry, Manufacturing industry, IT company, Service industry etc.
ICES is located in the center of Handan Campus with beautiful environment and convenient transportation. The Campus is located comfortably beside Wujiaochang, the north Shanghai’s booming commercial center. All the classrooms are equipped with multimedia system which makes the teaching interactive. The Reading Room is perfect for students’ self study.
The tuition fees are RMB39000. Program fee includes all courses, cultural and business immersion activities. Housing cost is not included.
Fudan Foreign Student Dormitory is constituted by the Main building and the Supplementary building. For further information on the accommodation visit the accommodation page here.