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eCourse Introduction

One of the challenges in doing business with China is that China is a vast and diversified country with a long history and huge regional differences. To get to know Chinese business etiquette, therefore, is the key to making successful business deals with the Chinese. This course will introduce you to how to interact in a social environment, as well as help to build up a healthy and long-term business relationship.

eCourse Aim

This eCourse aims to equip you with the knowledge, skill and intercultural competence to skillfully and consciously engage with Chinese Businesses to develop trust and earn reciprocal respect. This eCourse includes the differences between Western and Chinese Business Cultures and Essential Business Etiquette when attending Business Meetings and Business Dining.

eCourse Content and Assessment

This eCourse requires approximately eight hours of study. There are six learning topics:

  1. The Chinese Business Culture
  2. The Differences Between Western and Chinese Business Cultures
  3. Essential Business Etiquette
  4. The Do’s and Don’t’s with Chinese in Business
  5. The Business Meeting
  6. Business Dining


When you have completed your eCourse, take the online assessment to test and validate your new knowledge!

Once successful, you will receive an ATHE Endorsed Programme certificate in Chinese Business Etiquette from QedON.   


QedON’s short courses were granted “Endorsed” status by a second UK Ofqual regulated awarding body ATHE (Awards for Training & Higher Education).  Endorsed programmes meet ATHE standards in terms of design, content, and relevance and are delivered and assessed according to approved standards. The feedback received from an ATHE Education Consultant was –


Who is it suitable for?

This eCourse is suitable for people who do business with China or simply are interested in the Chinese business culture. It is designed for people with no prior knowledge of Chinese business culture.

Meet your tutor

Xin Cao, BA, MBA.

Xin is an experienced teacher and a professional business development consultant, with experience delivering tailor-made Business English courses in China.  Xin also has experience in teaching bespoke Business Chinese to large company executives in the UK.


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