China Virtual Company Briefing

10 March 2016


Two collegues working together in an office Moving to China on assignment? 


Start off the Year of the Monkey with success!

If you are relocating to China as a short-term, local plus, rotational, permanent transfer assignee with a lump sum package of limited company support, our China Virtual Country Briefing is designed for you!

Date | Time:  Thursday, March 10th, 10:00 am -12:00 pm EST

Cost: USD $195 per participant

Facilitated by our Director of Consulting, Lisa Kieffer and Anna Xia, China country expert, our 2-hour, information-packed session introduces the essential cultural competency skills needed to successfully live and conduct business in China.

Line of boats anchored at the pier of Qinhuai river, the area of Confucius temple, in Nanjing, China









China-focused topics include:

The ‘why’ behind common behaviors | relationship, face, hierarchy |assignment adjustment stages & strategies for success establishing credibility | communication styles | decision-making styles | leadership styles | building teamwork

Learnings are mapped to to practical, action items to improve effectiveness on assignment.


As a participant, you’ll be given 2 weeks access to GlobeSmart® allowing you to compare your work-style to Chinese counterparts & get advice on making your interactions more effective. Plus, explore 50 business topics, videos, case studies, and more!

Registration is limited to 10 participants to ensure this interactive session provides all participants with time for questions and learning.


Lisa-Kieffer-cropLisa  Kieffer acts as Director of Consulting, North America at Aperian Global. She delivers a wide array of organizational development, coaching and training services, with a special emphasis on the performance and alignment of global and virtual teams, as well as global leadership and change management. She brings extensive global teams experience to her consulting work, having previously managed global Sales & Public Relations teams while working for the Institute for International Research (IIR) and Ketchum Public Relations during five years living in Singapore. She holds a Master’s degree in Intercultural Studies with an Organizational Development focus from Lesley University in Boston, Massachusetts. Lisa is certified in MBTI and PROSCI Change Management, she is a certified coach from Newfield Network in Colorado, and she is well-versed on the suite of Aperian Global assessments and online learning tools used in delivering real-time individual and group coaching on global business effectiveness.

AnnaXiaAnna Xia is the founder and principal at Market Ignition Group and Advisory LLC, a firm provides strategic intercultural consulting services to public and private enterprises in the US and Europe. As a member of her family owned business in Shanghai, China. she helps introducing innovative medical devices into the greater China market. Anna is a dynamic business executive with over 15 years of experience in global strategic marketing and business development fields. As a former executive working for several global financial institutions including Wells Fargo, RBS and Citigroup, Anna led various marketing disciplines and worked closely with many domestic and international staffs. Born and raised in Shanghai, China, Ms. Xia was educated in China, Switzerland and US. She traveled extensively throughout Asia, Europe and North America.


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