University of Houston-Victoria

Study Abroad

China - Course Schedule

How to apply: Applications have closed.

Step 1: Complete application form: Application Form

Step 2: Email application to or fax to: 361-580-5528

Step 3: Pay $100 deposit (towards program fee) within seven days of submitting application. Pay through your MyUHV account. 

Step 4: Prepare to make and pay for flight (Information will be provided to applicants)

Step 5: Check passport has expiration date after 1/1/15 and apply for China visa.

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Schedule in China (UHV reserves the right to make minor changes to daily activities)

MGMT 4300 / 6300 – Summer 2014 – Beijing and Jinan City, China





July 13


2:00 - 4:30 pm


Arriving in Beijing and staying at CUFE Finance Plaza

Campus Tour

Welcome Dinner

Airport Pick Up

Dinner Provided.

July 14

9:00 am -12:00

1:30 - 5:30 pm


Chinese Culture: Visiting Forbidden City

Chinese Culture:Visiting Great Wall


Breakfast and Lunch Provided.

Dinner on your own

July 15

9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Chinese Culture: Visiting Summer Palace


Breakfast provided

July 16

9:00 am - 12:00

2:00 - 5:00

7:00 - 9:30 pm

Teaching Focus: Zhou Yi and Leadership Management Philosophy 周易中的领导管理思想
Speaker: Professor Yi 尹毅夫教授
R1 : New Perspective on Leadership Management (NPLM)
R2 : Chinese Management《中国式管理》

Team Forum : Zhou Yi and Chinese Culture
R1 : Hofstede's Culture Dimensions
R2 : Cross-Cultural Leadership
R3 : Cultural Web-Align Culture with Strategy
R4 : Cross Cultural Business Etiquette

Speaker: Dean Niroomand (UHV)

All meals provided

July 17




To: Jinan City by high-speed train.

Dinner with Chairman Wu and stay at Shanzhu Holiday Resort

All meals provided

July 18

9:00 am  - 12:00

2:00 - 5:00 pm


Teaching Focus : Leadership Management
Lectuer: Chairman Wu
R1: NPLM 《领导管理新论》

Teaching Focus:Leadership Management in Practice and Application 领导管理实践与运用
Lectuer: Dr. Wang
R1 : What Makes a Leader? Daniel Goleman, HBR
R2 : What Makes an Effective Executive

Assessment1 : Personality Assessment
Assessment2 : Leadership Managerial Roles
Assessment3 : Leadership Potential
Team Idea Exchange


All meals provided

July 19

7:00 am


8:00 pm

Root of Chinese Culture: Confucius

Visiting Hometown of Confucius and His Temple

Visiting Tai Mountain


Back to Holiday Resort at Jinan City

All meals provided

July 20

9:00 am - 12:00

2:00 - 5:00


Teaching Focus:Characteristics of Chinese Leadership Management
Speaker: Dean Zhao (CUFE)
R2: Comparative Study on Firms from China, Japan and US

Team Forum1 : Why Leadership is both science and art?
Team Forum2 : Significance and Implication of the Comparative Study on Western and Chinese Culture

R1: Leadership Style Matrix: Choosing the Best Leadership Approach
R2: The Chinese Negotiation Graham & Lam Oct2003, Vol. 81 Issue 10, p82-91 HBR

Assessment 1: How Good Are Your Leadership Skills?
Assessment 2: How Good Is Your Decision-Making?
Assessment 3: How Good Is Your Problem Solving?


All meals provided

July 21

9:00 am - 12:00

2:00 - 5:00 pm

7:00 pm

Teaching Focus:Attitude and Emotional Intelligence

Lecturer: Dr. Wang
R1: Leadership Attitude
R2: Emotional Intelligence
R3: Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

Tools 1:Managing Your Emotions at Work
Tools 2:Emotions at Work
Tools 3: Personal Accountability

Teaching Focus:Leadership
Assessment:Emotional Intelligence

R1: Building Self-Confidence
Assessment 1: Locus of Control
Assessment 2: How Self-Confident Are You?
Assessment 3: Are You a Positive or Negative Thinker?
Assessment 4: How Good Are your Communication Skills?
Team Exchange


All meals provided

July 22

2:00 - 5:00 pm


Teaching Focus: Leadership in Institutional Change
Lecture: Dr. Wang

R1: Change Management
R2: Making Change Permanent. AAA, Harris & Field. Research in Org Culture and Development 1999

Tools 1:Change Impact Analysis
Tools 2:Risk Analysis
Tools 3:Contingency Planning
Tools 4: Scenario Analysis
Tools 5: PEST Analysis

Focus: Change in Practice
Assessment 1: How Good Are Your Change Management Skills?
Assessment 2: How Good Are Your People Skills?
Assessment 3: How Good Are Your Presentation Skills?

Team Activities

All meals provided

July 23 (Wednesday)

9:00 am - 12:00

2:00 - 5:00 pm

5:00 - 9:00 pm

Teaching FocusLeadership Management Structure and Mechanism 领导管理体制e and Mechanism 领导管理体制
Speaker: Chairman Wu Topics:
     1. Evolution of Chinese Leadership Structure
     2. Characteristics, Strengths and Weaknesses of
         Current Chinese Leadership Mechanism

Company Visit (TBA)Focus:

Jinan Evening Market

Two meals provided; No dinner

July 24

9:00 am  - 12:00

2:00 - 4:00 pm


Teaching FocusChinese Leadership Philosophy – Guan Zhi, Confucius, Lao Zhi and Sun Zhi
Speaker: Professor Xinsheng Li and Chairman Wu

Team Discussions
Interaction with Chairman Wu and Professor Li

Team Activities

All meals provided

July 25

9:00 am - 12:00

1:30 - 4:30 pm


Teaching FocusState Macro Control System: 国家宏观调控体系::
1. Composition of China Macro Control System
2. Factors and Elements of China Macro Control System
Speaker: Professor Xinsheng Li

R1:NPLM 《领导管理科学新论》中的有关国家宏观调控部分

Firm Visit (TBA) Focus:


All meals provided

July 26

9:00 am - 12:00

1:30 - 5:00 pm


Teaching FocusMotivation and Leadership
Lecturer: Dr. Wang

R1: NPLM 领导管理科学新论》
R2: Authentic Leadership
R3: Personal Goal Setting

Tools 1: Leadership Motivation Tools
Tools 2: Life Career Rainbow
Tools 3: Golden Rules for Goal Setting

Assessment 1: Leadership Motivation Assessment
Assessment 2: How Good Are Your Motivation Skills?
Assessment 3: How Self-Motivated Are You?

Presentation: Learning Experiences in China

Final Examination

Farewell Dinner by Chairman Wu in China

All meals provided

July 27


Back to US

Send off to Airport