Learn Business in Beijing for Professionals
Napoleon Bonaparte once pointed to China on a map and said: "There is a sleeping giant, let him sleep! If he wakes he will shake the world." Looking at China today we can safely say that the sleeping giant is well and truly awake. The country has shaken the world by becoming a massive player in the global economy, and this giant has no intention of slowing down anytime soon either. China has become one of the most influential countries in the world while still showcasing its dynamic culture and complex customs.
China’s capital city, Beijing has managed to stay true to China's cultural charm and historic wonder while establishing a firm footing in the world of business and international trade. This business mecca has seamlessly combined a variety of all-important industries. With every element of this remarkable city setting the tone for success, Beijing has become one of the most popular destinations for professionals looking to learn the Chinese language and embrace the complexities of Chinese business etiquette and absorbing an awe-inspiring culture.
Not only does Beijing offer a tantalising taste of everything China has to offer but it is also one of the busiest business centres in the world. The city hosts over 100 of China's biggest corporations, as well as 41 of the Fortune500 companies from across the globe. From the thriving financial institutions to a booming automotive industry and a world-renowned reputation in pharmaceuticals, IT, digital technology and engineering – Beijing is undeniably a corporate city that has it all.
Why Choose to Learn Chinese in Beijing with Sprachcaffe?
Our school in Beijing offers a variety of Chinese language courses designed to meet your language learning needs. Whether you need to perfect your existing skills or you want to learn all there is to know about corporate Chinese, Sprachcaffe will have you reaching your goals in no time. Our courses aim to solidify your foundation in the language while we equip you with the skills you need to establish and maintain lucrative business relationships with professional partners from all over the world.
From the complexities of written and spoken communication to the ability to handle presentations with confidence and care, you will soon have the language skills you need to make a mark in the corporate world of China. Along with the many subtleties and guidelines of business dealings on Chinese soil you will have ample time to learn everything there is to know about the culture and customs of China.
Beijing, considered the beating heart of China, boasts an awe-inspiring history, vibrant culture and a buzzing business scene. This remarkable city is not only one of the most populous cities in the world but it also boasts a corporate presence that makes it a destination to be reckoned with in the world of business.
Lessons per Week
Business Chinese Courses
10, 20 or 30
1 (or your choice)
From IT to pharmaceuticals, fashion to finance, manufacturing and a thriving real-estate market, Beijing is undeniably a leader in the global economy. With over 751 financial institutions, 100 of China’s biggest corporations and 41 of the world’s Fortune 500 companies – the city boasts an invigorating business presence that will inspire and motivate every professional.
While Beijing's corporate presence is a major draw-card for professionals who want to learn the Chinese language, the city also offers a delightful blend of ancient charm and modern charisma. With the colourful Chinese culture saturating the streets of Beijing, the excitement of the corporate world and the historic wonder of the Forbidden City surrounding you, combining a world-class Chinese course with a once in a lifetime vacation will prove to be a priceless investment.
Our language school in Beijing offers a variety of Chinese courses, with each one designed to meet your specific needs. With the help of our exceptional language team you will find yourself expanding your vocabulary, perfecting your pronunciation and excelling in your written and spoken command of the Chinese language. Whether you are starting from scratch or simply need to brush up on your existing skills, at Sprachcaffe Beijing you are in good hands.
Our goal-orientated approach to language learning allows you to set your own pace and meet the language goals that you have set for yourself and your organisation. From building a solid foundation in the language to gaining the confidence you need to conquer deal-breaking presentations, with Sprachcaffe you can rest assured that your linguistic success is simply a step away.
While our curriculum is based on your language goals, our courses aim to make learning the language and absorbing the intricacies of corporate communication almost effortless. Our one-on-one language classes will allow you to decide upon the topic of discussion and the focus of the learning material, while our group classes give you the communication skills that will prove invaluable in a meeting and presentation setting.
Beijing is one of the few cities in the world that offers a learning environment that can be considered unique and truly inspiring, both in an academic and a professional sense. Learning the Chinese language in Beijing will prove to be almost effortless with the culture of the region surrounding you and the rich intricacies of the business world providing an inspirational backdrop. Along with the city’s impressive corporate presence and dynamic culture, Beijing also boasts a remarkable history and an artistic charm that will captivate every visitor.
Our language school in Beijing is located in the historic heart of this incredible city, a mere stone’s throw away from the cultural palace of Wen Hua Gong. With the lush greenery of the Imperial Gardens surrounding you as you learn the many nuances of the Chinese language, the beauty of Beijing’s Forbidden City will provide an idyllic setting for a truly unforgettable learning experience in China’s capital.
Our Chinese school in Beijing is fully-equipped with:
- A vibrant and welcoming reception area
- Air-conditioned and spacious classrooms
- A fully-equipped study area with access to reading and study materials
- Lunch and recreational area
- Computer area with Internet access
- Tennis courts nearby
Not only is our school perfectly situated in order to guarantee a relaxing and inspiring learning environment but the school is also the ideal starting point for all of your personal explorations. Whether you want to scope out the lay of the land in the business sectors or you want to discover the hidden gems of this remarkable city, your time in Beijing is sure to be memorable. Visit the famous shopping street of Wangfujing or simply indulge in the unique cuisine of the city.
No matter how you choose to experience Beijing, learning Chinese abroad has never been this exhilarating or rewarding.
Beijing is a truly majestic city that boasts an awe-inspiring blend of historic charm and modern glamour while staying true to the country’s dynamic and colourful culture. China’s capital city offers the idyllic backdrop for business trips, leisure travels and even academic explorations, and with comfort and style setting the tone for relaxation and excitement, your time in Beijing is guaranteed to be unforgettable.
Distance from School
Destination inspired décor, living room, dining room, equipped kitchen & bathroom
Up to 40 minutes by public transport
Single or double
Half-board (Monday to Friday)
En-suite bathroom, bar, restaurant, laundrette, TV lounge and Internet corner on campus
10-15 minute walk
International travel is an essential part business world and we at Sprachcaffe know that in order for a trip abroad to fully meet its potential you have to feel at ease and comfortable in your surroundings. With comfortable, destination inspired style and a hint of well-deserved luxury in mind, we have designed two accommodation options to ensure that you get to absorb the language, embrace a unique business culture and create incredible memories, while living it up in Beijing.
- Apartment – Our apartments are perfect for individuals who enjoy their own space as well as stylish comfort and charm. Embrace the culture and cuisine at your own leisure while you combine an exciting learning experience with an enlightening vacation that every hard-working professional deserves.
- Residence – Be right in the heart of the action in Beijing with Sprachcaffe while you maintain your comfort, enjoy a laid-back atmosphere and embrace every element of modern living in Beijing.
At Sprachcaffe we know that comfortable accommodation is essential in a city where excitement and opportunity surround every step, so both of our accommodation options are designed to suit the needs of a professional abroad. Whether you plan on staying in our fully-equipped apartments or our comfortable school residence, you can rest assured that you will have ample opportunity to experience the authenticity of Beijing’s modern vibe.
Beijing has something for every taste. The city boasts one of the longest and richest histories in the world, a colourful culture and, as of 2008, a world-class sporting arena. The 2008 Olympic host city has surpassed all expectations when it comes to growth and modern expansion, yet Beijing still maintains its ties to the vibrant traditional Chinese culture.
Whether you want to indulge in the adventurous cuisine of the region or you plan on absorbing the magnificent history of this regal city, you will find yourself enthralled as you discover the hidden gems and famous attractions of Beijing. While in Beijing here are a few attractions that every visitor must experience:
- The Great Wall of China – Originally built for defence purposes, The Great Wall is one of the most famous attractions in the world as well as being honoured as one of the Seven World Wonders.
- The Forbidden City – This complex of Imperial Palace was considered too majestic for ordinary entry and was used for royal and political functions for over 500 years. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and still influences the architecture of Beijing and its surrounding cities.
- Summer Palace – The Imperial Garden in Beijing showcase the magnificence of Chinese landscape and garden design.
- Ming Tombs – This collection of Imperial mausoleums was built by the Ming Dynasty, these tombs house the remains of Emperors dating back to the 1400s.
- Tiananmen Square – This huge city square was named after the gate that separated Beijing from the Forbidden City and is the home of the grand Museum of Chinese History.
Beijing is known as one of the top shopping destinations in the world with a wide variety of ancient artefacts, modern technology, authentic crafts and clothing as well as a more high-end fashion industry. The city has it all and shopping enthusiasts will find themselves overwhelmed by the sheer abundance that characterises Chinese shopping. Be sure to visit the recently restored Liulichang market to experience the roots of the Qing Dynasty or enjoy Wangfujing Street for a well-rounded shopping experience.
Beijing is the cultural, economic and political hub of China as well as being the country’s capital city. This thriving corporate centre has a variety of bustling business districts, from the Beijing CBD to the Shijingshan Financial Street. These regions are made up of a variety of industries, from IT to engineering, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and digital technology as well as a booming automobile sector.
The city is also home to a whopping 751 financial institutions, 41 Fortune 500 companies and the Zhongguancun Science Park, as well as a variety of other industrial parks, making it one of the central points of business in the Chinese economy and, in turn, the global market.
Beijing is located in the north of China and is influenced by a monsoon humid-continental climate. The summer months are generally very hot and humid with temperatures reaching an average of 30◦C, while the winter months see the temperature dropping drastically while maintaining a cold and windy climate.
Beijing made a name for itself in the sporting world when it successfully hosted the 2008 Olympic Games. The city underwent a major transformation in preparation for the games and has since been keeping up to date with modern improvements, especially in the sporting arena. Tennis, badminton and basketball are among the more westernised sporting favourites but traditional roots are still cherished in the martial art of Tai Chi.
The authentic tastes of Beijing have been known to tantalise (and sometimes traumatise) tourists from all over the world, but sampling some of the local delicacies is a must. Beijing’s cuisine has been influenced by a number of regions and cultures, giving it a unique variety. A local favourite is undeniably the Peking duck and Zha Jhiang noodles, while visitors with a more adventurous palate are encouraged to sample the Imperial Banquet, made up of everything from stewed camel’s hump to sesame seed buns with pork and peas.
If dining out seems a bit tame then Beijing’s thriving nightlife will be perfect for you. Visit one of the east-meets-western-style nightclubs or go for a cocktail in one of the bars lining the bustling street of the city.