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Management of a Powertrain Project with Chinese Partner

Management of a Powertrain Project with Chinese Partner

2 days
This course is not scheduled.
Who should attend?


    • Engineers or powertrain project leaders who have to work in China with Chinese companies.


  • Discovery
  • This course provides designers or project managers with keys to manage new situations following their involvement in multi-company multicultural collaboration projects.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • understand the powertrain sector in China,
  • know the Chinese development process,
  • identify development opportunities,
  • better understand Chinese culture.
Course Content

Automotive market in China

1 day

  • China's auto market.
  • Major players: foreign and Chinese manufacturers.
  • The ambitions of Chinese manufacturers.
  • French manufacturers in China: PSA and Renault.
  • French OEMs in China: Valeo, Faurecia, …
  • Major issues of powertrain in China.
  • Existing and mature technologies.
  • Regulatory changes.
  • Technical developments of powertrains.
  • Research organizations related to subcontractors.
  • The perspective of the Joint Venture.
  • Case study.

Working & negotiating in China

1 day

  • Introduction to Chinese culture.
  • Political, economic and cultural environment in China.
  • Traditional values and those of future generations.
  • Understanding cultural differences.
  • Communicating effectively with the Chinese.
  • Multicultural context project management.
  • Negotiating with the Chinese.
  • Realizing purchases in China.
  • IP protection in China.
  • Key factors for success.
  • Case study.
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