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City of Sydney Asia Business Series - Singapore and Hong Kong
Tue. 2 May 2017, 4:15 pm – 6:30 pm AEST
Do you have the skills to do business with Asia?
City of Sydney offers the business community the opportunity to develop critical skills for doing business with Asia.
Four workshops, developed by Asialink Business for small and medium sized businesses, will help participants break down the complexities of working with Asian countries.
Each interactive 2-hour workshop will focus on a particular area of doing business. Participants can attend single courses, or gain access to additional tools by taking part in all four workshops as part of their learning journey.
Workshop 3 - Singapore and Hong Kong: Your Launchpads into Asia
The third workshop in the Asialink Business and City of Sydney Asia Business Series will give participants an overview of how Sydney startups and SMEs can maximise the opportunities in Asia by first establishing themselves in Singapore and Hong Kong, two prominent global start-up ecosystems and major business gateways into Asia.
Key topics for the workshop include:
- Why consider Asian markets as a critical source of funding, partners and customers for your startup;
- Competitive advantages of using Singapore and Hong Kong as bases for your Asian business operations;
- The policy and business landscape in Singapore and Hong Kong, and its fostering of innovation and startups ecosystems;
- Case studies of successful Australian and other international startups in Singapore and Hong Kong;
- Practical tips on how to develop your mark entry plan for Singapore and Hong Kong.
This workshop is free for businesses located within the local government area of Sydney. To check if your business is located within the local government area of Sydney, refer to this list:
Mukund Narayanamurti is the CEO of Asialink Business and is leading the organisation’s mandate from the federal government to build an Asia capable workforce in Australia. Mukund built his experience at KPMG facilitating engagement between Australia and Asia. He received his MBA from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he was a Sloan Fellow in Innovation and Global Leadership. Mukund has exceptional networks in the innovation ecosystems through universities, entrepreneurs and large businesses.
Additional guest speakers providing case study insights (to be announced)