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Manufacturing Power & Partnerships in China


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Self Paced 4 Hours Digital Badge $199


Course Overview

Dig deeper into the details of doing business in China in the era of Xi Jinping, particularly focusing on how to navigate partnerships and the supply chain. Learn what Chinese manufacturers need to do to benefit from working with foreign companies under the current regime.

What topics will be covered

  • Examine the underlying conditions and forces that make China’s supply chain so effective in today’s global economy.
  • Analyze the strategy for China’s transition from investment-led growth to consumption-led growth.
  • Identify how China controls foreign investment and foreign operations in China within The WTO Regime.
  • Describe the necessary business strategies for foreign companies in China today, given the China Dream and resulting policies.









Professor Doug Guthrie

Doug Guthrie is an expert in international business and trade, technology and society, entrepreneurship and technology transfer, and organizational development. Guthrie uses his past experience in his teaching at ASU since he was a senior director at Apple in Shanghai, China, where he led Apple University efforts on leadership and organizational development in China. Guthrie is a professor and the director of China Initiatives at the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He has spent his career researching, writing, teaching and advising companies about organizational development and the Chinese economic reforms. 


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To earn the Executive certificate you must finish this self-paced online course with a finale score of 80% or greater. It provides approximately 4 hours of content. Participants have up to one year from the purchase date to complete this course with continuing education credit.