This highly interactive, 5-day workshop immerses participants into the unique and complex dimensions of New Zealand’s dynamic relationship with China.

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This highly interactive, 5-day workshop immerses participants into the unique and complex dimensions of New Zealand’s dynamic relationship with China. 

Using problem-based scenarios, and real case studies, participants work with world-class China experts to develop cross-sector solutions; absorbing political, economic, security and cultural insight along the way. 

China Capable Masterclass participants, February 2017

China Capable Masterclass participants, February 2017

Target audience

Practitioners seeking to develop a broader perspective of the political, economic, security, and cultural aspects of the government-to-government relationship with China and develop collaborative models for engaging with China.

Outcomes 

A China Capable practitioner is able to:

  • Establish and develop relationships with agency counterparts
  • Identify opportunities for New Zealand utilising cross-sectoral input
  • Integrate agency efforts that contribute to sector goals
  • Consider and discuss the broader political, economic, security and cultural risks to inform decision-making
  • Contribute to knowledge transfer across the public sector CHINA CAPABLE talent pool.

Workshop content 

  • ‘Who and what is Chinese and what is China?’ 
  • Trade, service and investment
  • Cross-agency crises and challenges
  • Changing China
  • Navigating the future with a China-savvy mindset

Facilitator 

The workshop is facilitated by experts from the New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre (NZCCRC).

Enquiries 

For more information see the China Capable Masterclass brochure for 12-16 February 2018 [PDF, 767 KB].

Email China.Capable@mfat.govt.nz to register interest in attending a masterclass.

Masterclass schedule

Masterclass  
Date  Location Status
12-16 February 2018 Wellington Accepting registrations