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Target Audience: Staff who might get the chance to travel to China
If you are planning a business trip or holiday to China, this 2 hour taster session hosted by the Confucius Institute for Scotland's Schools is guaranteed to prepare you for your trip. Through this session you will gain a better understanding of Chinese culture, people and the language. Topics covered will include social and business etiquette along with basic language skills. This session will prepare you for a trip to China and help you to both build strong relationships and minimise cross cultural misunderstandings. By end of this session you will have covered:
- First encounters
- Cultural values
- Food, drink & dining etiquette
- Symbols, gestures & superstition
- Q & A session
Delivered By: Confucius Institute
When applying for a course, you should note that there will be a £50* to your department if you cancel within 5** working days or you do not attend, and a £25 charge for cancellations/ non-attendance between 6 and 10 working days. There will be no charge for cancellation made 10 or more working days before the event. Notifications should be made to OSDU@strath.ac.uk
A department is welcome to send someone else in your place if they wish without incurring a charge, providing that person has the necessary pre-requisites for the course. In the case of courses split over more than one day, you must attend ALL parts of the course. If you fail to attend any part you will be charged as outlined above.
*This is the standard charge for cancellation or non-attendance of course of 1 days duration or less. For some courses there may be a higher cancellation charge and if this is the case you will be advised of this at the time of booking.
**Any bookings made within 10 days of the event will incur the charges as specified.