Archive for January, 2010

Class #2, Jan 27, 2010

January 26, 2010

Anxious for week #2 because we’ll get to hear from all of you for the first time.  You’ve heard from me long enough, now on to the group presentations. (Click on the name to view a PDF version of their presentation)

History – TianAng Software

Economics – Global Exchange

Governmental Policies – IMForce

Social Issues – Yi Hao Dian

Business Environment – OpenLanguage

Geography and Demographics – Chic Foods

US/Multinational Business in China – Trend

Role in Global Issues – Starrett

Also, remember that Eugenie mentioned the ATM card issue.  Here’s the URL

Class #1, Jan 20, 2010

January 20, 2010

Alright everyone, here we go.  First class today!

1.  We’ll meet first in UTC 2.102A for a general meeting. We’ll learn all about health issues, visa documents, etc.

2.  We’ll then move to our classroom in GSB 3.138

3.  Cory will take time to talk about visas and passports, as well as a check list of pre-departure items.

4.  Consulting projects:  Get going, be proactive in contacting your POC, be respectful of their time, realize that Chinese New Year begins Feb 14, 2010 (the year of the tiger).

5.  Check the pages link for syllabus, travel schedule

6.  Look out for the pre-departure presentations: a) background topics; b) this week in China; c) background for visits; d) consulting project  review