Chinese Corporate Research (Virtual Course)

Open enrolment and in-house options available

This course is designed for business professionals wishing to advance or defend their interests in China. In two 3.5-hour sessions we’ll show you how to find the information you need on partners, competitors and potential investment opportunities. Session 1 covers the basics of researching in the Chinese language, while Session 2 offers a deep dive into the specifics of corporate research.

Course Outline

Searching the Web in Chinese

  • Introduction to the Chinese internet
  • Keyboard setup, Chinese characters and transliteration
  • Translation platforms and mobile device setup
  • Searching the internet in Chinese
  • Working with Chinese names

Researching Chinese Businesses

  • Introduction to Chinese corporate research
  • Mapping a company’s online footprint
  • Finding a company’s registration number
  • Verifying and researching ownership
  • Chinese business license information
  • Verifying a company’s legitimacy and reputation
  • Additional research resources and toolbox

Course Details

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

The course is intended for China-focused entrepreneurs and investors as well as professionals working in due diligence, risk management, compliance, and anti-money laundering investigations.

HOW YOU BENEFIT

On completion of this course, you will have the ability to:

  • Search in Chinese, even if you have no prior knowledge of the language
  • Find information on Chinese competitors
  • Map a company’s online footprint
  • Screen potential business partners
  • Research and verify business ownership
  • Research and verify a company’s legitimacy and reputation
  • Obtain business license information

WHAT YOU RECEIVE

  • A full set of course slides in PDF
  • An index of recommended resources

Course Fee

EUR 500

COURSE PREREQUISITES

Participants do not need prior knowledge of the Chinese language; basic knowledge of the Internet suffices.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • A Windows or Mac OS computer
  • A mobile device
  • Google Chrome