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Training & Events

Beginner’s Mandarin Language Class

15 February 2016

20% SATIC Member discount

This 10 week Mandarin language course run by Chinese Language & Cultural Advice focuses on shopping, bargaining, time, colours and other useful words and phrases. 

20% SATIC Member discount

This 10 week Mandarin language course run by Chinese Language & Cultural Advice focuses on shopping, bargaining, time, colours and other useful words and phrases.

When: Class commences Monday, 15 February for 10 weeks | 6pm to 7pm

Where: Adelaide Uni Research Park | Stirling Street, Thebarton, South Australia
 

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Chinese Cultural Awareness

17 February 2016

20% SATIC Member discount

This Chinese Language & Cultural Advice workshop is ideal for anyone who has dealings with Chinese businesses and Chinese staff.

 Prepare your business and staff for welcoming Chinese Visitors and learn how to give them an unforgettable experience.  

Prepare your business and staff for welcoming Chinese Visitors and learn how to give them an unforgettable experience.Prepare your business and staff for welcoming Chinese Visitors and learn how to give them an unforgettable experience. 

20% SATIC Member discount

This Chinese Language & Cultural Advice workshop is ideal for anyone who has dealings with Chinese businesses and Chinese staff.

In this half-day intensive workshop you will learn: 
  • How to pronounce Chinese names correctly 
  • Chinese cultural etiquette 
  • Chinese communication styles 
  • ‘Guanxi’ - the essence of Chinese business culture 
  • ‘Face’ - losing, giving and gaining ‘face’ 
  • Chinese hierarchy 
  • How to deliver presentations to a Chinese audience 
  • How to tailor your marketing material for China 
  • How to deal with the ‘yes’ that means ‘no’ 
  • How to socialise with your Chinese contacts 
When: 17 February | 9am to 12.30pm
 
Where: Chinese Language & Cultural Advice, 24 Stirling St, Thebarton

Winners Circle Networking Function

25 February 2016

An exclusive networking function for Tourism Awards Winners and Sponsors of the 2015 South Australian Tourism Awards - by invitation only.

An exclusive networking function for Tourism Awards Winners and Sponsors of the 2015 South Australian Tourism Awards - by invitation only.

Special guest speaker: Rodney Harrex, Chief Executive of the SA Tourism Commission.

Event details:

When: Thursday, 25 February | 4pm to 6pm

Where: Cleland Wildlife Park, Mount Lofty Summit Road, Cleland

For more information contact Anneliese Powell, SATIC's Manager Events on (08) 8110 0123 or email awards@satic.com.au 

Intensive Mandarin Weekend Workshop

05 March 2016 - 06 March 2016

20% SATIC Member discount

Chinese Language & Cutural Advice run a two-day intensive Mandarin for Beginners workshop to learn useful words and phrases for communicating with Chinese people.

20% SATIC Member discount

Chinese Language & Cutural Advice run a two-day intensive Mandarin for Beginners workshop to learn useful words and phrases for communicating with Chinese people.

You will learn: 
  • Pronunciation of names and places 
  • Greetings and basic conversation 
  • Foods and drinks 
  • Numbers, days of the week, months of the year 
  • Where? When? What? Why? 
  • Other useful words and phrases 
When: Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 March  | 9.30am to 3.30pm
 
Where: Adelaide Uni Research, Park, Stirling St, Thebarton
 

Destination Australia Conference

16 March 2016 - 17 March 2016

Tourism Australia's 2016 Destination Australia Conference will be held in Sydney on 16 and 17 March. The conference will focus on how Australia can attract more high-yielding international visitors to grow its tourism industry with day two focussing on the rise of Chinese tourism to Australia.

Following a highly successful inaugural event in 2015 attended by more than 340 tourism professionals, Tourism Australia's 2016 Destination Australia Conference will be held in Sydney on Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 March.

The conference, targeted at tourism businesses marketing Australia to international leisure and business travellers, will focus on how Australia can attract more high-yielding international visitors to grow its tourism industry with day two focussing on the rise of Chinese tourism to Australia. 

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Negotiating with Chinese People

16 March 2016

20% SATIC Member discount

The Negotiating with Chinese People workshop run by Chinese Language & Cultural Advice will provide you with knowledge about Chinese values and Chinese negotiation strategies. 

20% SATIC Member discount

The Negotiating with Chinese People workshop run by Chinese Language & Cultural Advice will provide you with knowledge about Chinese values and Chinese negotiation strategies. 

This workshop will help you understand: 
  • The importance of maintaining a harmonious relationship
  • How to prepare for negotiating with Chinese people
  • Different views on important issues such as “time” and “business plan”
  • The importance of understanding Chinese values
  • Ways to get your point across clearly
  • How a banquet or a social activity can influence the negotiation outcome
  • Common negotiation strategies used by Chinese people  
When: Wednesday, 16 March 2016 | 9am to 12.30pm
 
Where: Chinese Language & Cultural Advice, 24 Stirling St, Thebarton

Chinese Communication Styles

13 April 2016

20% SATIC Member discount

This half-day workshop by Chinese Language & Cultural Advice teaches strategies to interpret non-verbal messages, how to communicate in a hierarchical environment, and understand how Chinese people maintain harmony and solve conflicts.

20% SATIC Member discount

This half-day workshop by Chinese Language & Cultural Advice teaches strategies to interpret non-verbal messages, how to communicate in a hierarchical environment, and understand how Chinese people maintain harmony and solve conflicts.

This workshop will help you understand:

  • The indirectness of Chinese communication
  • The Chinese way of dealing with conflicts
  • When ‘yes’ actually means ‘no’
  • The importance of harmony during Chinese communication
  • Non-verbal communication
  • How to communicate in a group environment
  • How to get your point across in an appropriate way
When: Wednesday, 13 April | 9am to 11am 
 
Where: Chinese Language & Cultural Advice | 24 Stirling St, Thebarton
 

Working with Chinese People

11 May 2016

20% SATIC Member discount

This half-day workshop by Chinese Language & Cultual Advice analyses the differences between the Australian and Chinese workplace cultures.

20% SATIC Member discount

This half-day workshop by Chinese Language & Cultual Advice analyses the differences between the Australian and Chinese workplace cultures.Participants will learn how traditional values can influence corporate governance and business leader’s conduct.

In this workshop you will learn:

  • Characteristics of Chinese employees
  • Chinese values and how they manifest in the workplace
  • Chinese workplace behaviour
  • How to successfully induct Chinese staff into your workplace
  • Ways to build an effective team environment
  • The differences between Australian and Chinese company culture

When: Wednesday, 11 May 2016 | 9am to 12.30pm

Where: Chinese Language & Cultural Advice | 24 Stirling Street, Thebarton

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