The High-tech Sector in China for MNCs

Featuring Mr Jason Lo, Vice President for Strategy and Business Development, Thermo Fischer Scientific China

Applicants: 13

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About this course

We visit Mr Lo at Thermo Fischer Scientific's China research center, where he shares his rich experience from two decades of greater China business experience, as well as from his C-level roles for Fortune 500 companies. Lo and Antai adjunct faculty John D. Van Fleet dicuss the company's and the sector's challenges and opportunities, ranging from strategy to supply chain, from global HR practice to fostering young people's career development locally.

What you’ll learn

  • The evolution of China´s economy over the past 20 years
  • Essential skills for young professionals
  • The business processes for developing frontier technologies, such as Covid testing and genetic sequencing
  • The B2B impact of novel social media trends

About the instructor(s)

Jason Lo

Vice President of Strategy & Business Development at Thermo Fisher Scientific China

John Darwin Van Fleet

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


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    Development of Thermo Fischer and China's Economy

    This session introduces the business development and challenges of Thermo Fischer, a high-tech company, together with the evolution of China's economy.

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    High-Tech Business of Thermo Fischer

    This session helps us to understand the business process of Covid diagnosis and genetic sequencing of the company together with its strengths in the field.

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    Advice for High-Tech MNCs and Professionals

    This session offers insights on the HR strategy of a scalable MNC, comments on the investment environment in China and advice for young people seeking a career in China.