Seminar and course on internationalisation of companies in Asian direction
On Wednesday, May 8 at 15.45, Joseph C. P. Lau holds a seminar "Creating and Sustaining Competitive Advantage: the Case of Singapore" in Oeconomicum, Faculty of Economics. The peculiarities and role of Asian countries in world economics are also handled in a course on internationalisation of companies, held on 6 to 11 May. The course is in English.
Joseph Lau is an acknowledged consultant and performer on several strategic management topics, introducing the development of Singapore. Lau has taught in Singapore Institute of Management, in Shandong and Nanyang technological universities in China, Koran university in Japan, University of Buffalo in the US, Copenhagen University of Economics, etc. He is also a consultant at Civil Service College at the Prime Minister's of Singapore. He has been a regular performer at the University of Tartu since 2003.
Another performer at the seminar in the Faculty of Economics of the University of Tartu is a doctoral candidate Xiaotian Zhang, who has mainly studied internationalisation of companies. Through his company Raatuse International Trade, Zhang is also familiar with arranging export and import between Estonia and China.
Additionally, an English language course is held in the Faculty of Economics on 6 to 11 May which gives an overview of peculiarities and role of Asian countries in world economics, their culture and economic policies. Participants are also given suggestions for entering Asian markets. The seminar mostly focuses on China and Singapore. The subject ends with an examination and is suitable for students on all levels.
Read more on the webpage of the Faculty of Economics.