China Sourcing Academy eliminates the steep learning curve and challenges that you encounter to get it right the FIRST time, walking you through the process of building factory-direct relationships which are essential to controlling quality, costs and most of all your brand! With CSA you not only get all the information you need to optimize your next international project—you get a team with boots on the ground in China with a proven track record of success that adds to the bottom line:
Save time! Avoid scams!
Protect your IP!
You will learn:
• Finding the right supplier
• Negotiation strategies
• Documentation and verification
• Best practices for successful buyers
• And more!
About the instructors
Mike came to Asia in 1993 and is now responsible for sourcing $200 million of product on behalf of his clients at his boutique sourcing agency – PassageMaker. Mike has supported customers in the supply chains of Apple, Wal-Mart, Dell, Home Depot and of course Amazon. Mike will talk about how to leverage Chinese law & contracts to your advantage when sourcing.
Dr Neale G O’Connor
Neale has spent 18 years in Hong Kong where he researches the modernization processes of Chinese firms, examining issues such as performance measurement, order qualification, and innovation. His ‘China 1000’ project is the largest ever survey of operational risk issues for foreign buyers and Chinese suppliers.