Alumni

Doing Business in China for Dummies

International Roundtable

September 20, 2007: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This authoritative, friendly guide covers all the basics, from the nuts and bolts of Chinese business and bureaucracy to negotiating with your Chinese partners.

Where

Gleacher Center
Room 100
450 Cityfront Plaza
Chicago, Illinois

Event Details

This authoritative, friendly guide covers all the basics, from the nuts and bolts of Chinese business and bureaucracy to negotiating with your Chinese partners. You’ll also get the know-how you need to manage day to day, from travel tips and advice on converting money to getting past language barriers. Just published by Wiley, the book is available for purchase in the Gleacher Center bookstore. Bring your copy for signature by Rob Collins, who is a former officer of the American Chamber of Commerce, China, and a graduate of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Doing China Business L.L.C. is a consulting firm focused on taking the mystery out of doing China business. See www.DoingChinaBusiness.com.

Cost

No Charge

Registration

Register Online

Register By Email
Register By Phone: 847.310.0412
NOTE: Discounted parking at the Gleacher Center is no longer available to alumni. Current students only.

Deadline: 9/20/2007

Program

6:00 PM-6:30 PM: networking

Speaker Profiles

Rob Collins (Speaker)
President, Doing China Business LLC
http://www.DoingChinaBusiness.com

Robert Collins is President, Doing China Business LLC. Rob is also a former senior consultant with a leading international business consulting firm. He has more than 20 years of commercial and business development experience in international markets. Rob is an active member of the Mayor of Chicago’s Shanghai Sister Cities’ Business Committee. Rob gained a strong understanding of Chinese business and management while living and working in Beijing and Hong Kong, China, for more than 12 years. He managed one of the earliest representative offices in China. While working there, Rob was an officer with the American Chamber of Commerce in China. Rob obtained a joint MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. The Collins family is active in supporting Chinese-related educational initiatives and has hosted numerous Chinese exchange students in Hong Kong and the United States.

Questions

Karl L. Buschmann 

847 310 0412

Other Information

NOTE: The Illinois International Business Calendar is one of the comprehensive lists of events in the Chicago area. For a free PDF copy, send an inquiry to info@itagc.org. The calendar can also be viewed at www.itagc.org.

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