China Roots: Experiencing Business in China is an initiative specifically targeted at visiting exchange students and international students from Tsinghua-MIT Global MBA program. Through lectures delivered by Tsinghua faculty members and Chinese business leaders as well as on-site company visits, this program provides the opportunity to gain in-depth insight into management practices and doing business in China.
The program consists of three core elements:
Series of lectures focusing on Chinese businesses and management by Tsinghua faculty. Topics include strategies in China, human resources, marketing, and other areas of business.
Guest lectures from Chinese business leaders who focus on sharing their experiences and industry analysis.
In-depth corporate visits including on-site case sharing from the host company’s management team.
Develop understanding of the Chinese market as a whole along with different business models from a firm-level perspective by defining and attempting to solve the challenges facing China-based organizations.
Cultivate analytical skills by carefully defining a Chinese business challenge, deploying suitable frameworks to analyze the issue, and recommending possible solutions.
Provide an opportunity to develop teamwork and leadership skills through field study.
China-Focused Course Module and Course Material
The China-Focused Course Module is constantly updated to give students a better understanding of the complex realities in China. In-depth discussion and case analysis of China¡¯s economy and business environment is woven directly into Global MBA course material. A number of courses focused on specific aspects of the Chinese market are also offered.
Core courses include “China’s Institutional Environment & Business Law” and “The Chinese Economy in the World”. Elective courses include “China Roots Seminars". The Chinese language course is also required for international students.
China Business Case Center (CBCC),
Tsinghua SEM was the first school to use the case study method in mainland China. China Business Case Center (CBCC) at Tsinghua SEM has established a strategic partnership with Harvard Business School Publishing (HBSP) to promote Chinese business cases globally. Professor F. Warren McFarlan, former Senior Associate Dean of Harvard Business School has served as the Co-Director of CBCC for the past 5 years. In the previous decade, over 400 cases have been created by (CBCC) centered on a variety of contemporary issues facing China.