Workshop D: Traversing The Dragon: Understanding China

A session at 15th Annual Asian Shared Services and Outsourcing Week

Tuesday 4th September, 2012

2:00pm to 3:00pm (SMT)

By 2020, China will have more than ½ a dozen mega cities with a population of over 8 million each. It will also have 130 other cities with populations of more than 1 million people each. China is undoubtedly playing one of the world’s most important economic roles, yet is still vastly misunderstood by those residing outside its borders. From geographic make up to political stimulus, businesses wishing to embark on expansion strategies must get to grips with the not-so-sleepy giant in order to successfully place fingers in its many pies. As China continues to focus its energy on becoming a services-based economy, now is the time to grasp the opportunities presented to the APAC SS&O industry:

•5, 10 & 15 year plans and what this means for your growth strategy
•China’s transformational change program and dedicated skills pockets
•Making the right connections in the right province to match your skill set needs
•Internal assistance: Government programs, incentives and investment attraction schemes
•Understanding cultural nuances, talent attraction and retention and the new generation of Chinese workers
•Leadership tips: Ensuring you have the right person at the helm to foster success in your SSO

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Time 2:00pm3:00pm SMT

Date Tue 4th September 2012

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