MGT3023 - China Business

Year of Study:3 - 4
Credit Units: 3
Duration: 45hours
Prerequisites: MGT1002/BUS1002 Principles of Management or with the Instructor’s permission and upon endorsement of the relevant Chairperson and Programme Director
Module Description
The major objective of this module is to help students understand and apply key topics

relating to business and management practices in mainland China. The course adopts

a participant-centred learning approach by engaging students through case studies,

class interactive discussions, group presentations and assignments, and individual

essays. Moreover, students are expected to have a good master of concepts and theories

concerning the relevant literature, and to improve their capabilities of making decisions in

strategic issues about business and management practices in Greater China context.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this module, students should be able to:

  1. identify unique characteristics of corporate environment in China in terms of traditional culture, the role of state, government, political institutions, and market conditions and their influences on business and management practices;

  2. examine business and management practices in different business organisations, including state owned enterprises, private entrepreneurial firms, family enterprises, and foreign invested corporations in mainland China; as well as large corporations in Hong Kong and Taiwan societies;

  3. describe development of business organisations in Greater China context in today’s globalisation of economy; and

  4. develop conceptual frameworks and capabilities of decision making concerning business and management practices in Greater China context.