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Think Food

21 April 2015

Think Food showcases the premium food from South Australia’s clean environment and is a unique opportunity for retailers, distributors, purchasing managers, chefs, caterers, tourism operators to meet local producers.

Think Food showcases the premium food from South Australia’s clean environment and is a unique opportunity for retailers, distributors, purchasing managers, chefs, caterers, tourism operators to meet local producers.

Head along to this FREE event, and take a take a culinary tour around the state at your leisure to discover the hidden flavours of South Australia and some of the unique products from our regions.

 

Build new relationships and strengthen old ones while we help make sourcing quality, unique produce easy for you.

Details:

Date: Tuesday 21 April 2015

Time: 12.00pm to 5.00pm
Venue: Banquet Room, Adelaide Festival Centre

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Stage One Mandarin Language Class

23 April 2015

This 10 week course is limited to 8 people and focuses on shopping/bargaining, time, colours and other useful words and phrases. 

This 10 week course is limited to 8 people and focuses on shopping/bargaining, time, colours and other useful words and phrases. 

When: Class commencing Thursday, 23 April for 10 weeks | 6.00pm to 7.00pm

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

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Stage Two Mandarin Weekly Course

27 April 2015

This 10 week course is limited to 8 people and focuses on pronunciation, greetings, numbers and useful phrases.  

This 10 week course is limited to 8 people and focuses on pronunciation, greetings, numbers and useful phrases.  

When: Class commencing Monday, 27 April for 10 weeks | 6.00pm to 7.00pm

 

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

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Working with Chinese People

29 April 2015

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.

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 29 April | 9.00am to 12.30pm

Where: CLCA | 24 Stirling Street, Thebarton, South Australia

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Mandarin for Beginners - Weekend Workshop

02 May 2015 - 03 May 2015

Over one billion people in the world speak Chinese. Mandarin Chinese is the official Chinese language used in China, Taiwan, and Singapore, also is commonly used in many other Asian countries

Over one billion people in the world speak Chinese. Mandarin Chinese is the official Chinese language used in China, Taiwan, and Singapore, also is commonly used in many other Asian countries. 
 
In this two-day intensive workshop 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 2 and Sunday 3 May  | 9.30am to 3.30pm
Where: Adelaide Uni Research, Park, Stirling St, Thebarton, SA 5031
 

Understanding the Tourism Distribution System - Barossa

04 May 2015

The South Australian Tourism Commission and Tourism Australia are holding a training workshop - ‘Understanding the Tourism Distribution System’ - in the Barossa.  The workshop will focus on all parts of distribution including international, domestic and online.

The South Australian Tourism Commission and Tourism Australia are holding a training workshop - ‘Understanding the Tourism Distribution System’ - in the Barossa.  The workshop will focus on all parts of distribution including international, domestic and online.

Information will also be provided to assist operators in packaging their experiences into a tourism product.  Topics will include, but not limited to, the South Australian Tourism Commission’s international structure, international marketing, selling your tourism product and working with Tourism Australia.

When: Monday, 4 May 2015 | 2 - 5pm

More information / to register - contact Cathy Willis cathy@tourismbarossa.com.au

Chinese Cultural Awareness Training

27 May 2015

This 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. 

This 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: 27 May | 9.00am to 12.30pm
Where: CLCA, 24 Stirling St, Thebarton, SA 5031
 

 

 

Negotiating with Chinese People

24 June 2015

In business, knowledge is a negotiator's greatest weapon. To be successful in the Greater China region, you need to arm yourself with enough knowledge about Chinese values and Chinese negotiation strategies. 

In business, knowledge is a negotiator's greatest weapon. To be successful in the Greater China region, you need to arm yourself with enough 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 24 June | 9.00am to 12.30pm
Where: CLCA, 24 Stirling St, Thebarton, SA 5031
 

Chinese Communication Styles

29 July 2015

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 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: 29 July | 9.00am—11:00am
 
Where: CLCA | 24 Stirling St, Thebarton
 
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