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 April and June 2018 [PDF, 801 KB].

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

Masterclass schedule

Masterclass  
Date  Location Status
20-24 August 2018 Wellington

Accepting registrations

19-23 November 2018 Wellington

Accepting registrations