Chinese Corporate Research

Open enrolment and in-house options available

This course is designed for business professionals wishing to advance or defend their interests in China. This one-day workshop will show you how to find the information you need on partners, competitors and potential investment opportunities. We'll begin with the basics of researching in the Chinese language and go on to offer a deep dive into the specifics of researching businesses on the Chinese mainland.

Course Outline

Chinese Corporate Research

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 550

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