Mitigating Risks

Featuring Mr Kent Kedl, Senior Partner, Control Risks Asia Pacific; CEO, Control Risks' Greater China and North Asia

Applicants: 24

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About this course

Risk management has always been an essential component of business leadership, whether recognized overtly or not. When entering a new market, how can a company mitigate potential risks? What mistakes are usually made and what opportunities are there in effective risk management China? Antai's John D. Van Fleet reviews these and related topics with Kedl, who has more than 20 years' experience in business leadership and risk management here. They consider the proper ways to evaluate and manage risk and provide some examples of clients addressing challenges and crises in China. In addition, the two discuss less visible opportunities in the Chinese business environment.

What you’ll learn

  • How global companies manage across oceans and achieve global synergy
  • The role of a risk consultancy
  • Different concepts of risks, threats and vulnerability
  • The mistakes that both Chinese and and foreign companies often make in risk mitigation
  • The tools and possible outcomes for risk assessment and mitigation

About the instructor(s)

Kent Kedl

Partner & Head of Greater China and North Asia of Control Risks

John Darwin Van Fleet

Director of Corporate Globalization at Antai College of Economics and Management of Shanghai Jiao Tong University


  • Session


    Risk Mitigation in China: Challenges and Opportunities

    This session discusses mistakes Chinese as well as multinational companies usually make in risk mitigation and explores the unseen opportunities in raising more value from the perspective of risk management.

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    Cross-Ocean Management

    This session discusses the synergy and collaboration in cross-ocean management. The guest speaker also shares his own insights and reflections about China business and environment.