Buy from China – Equip your business with the right techniques

SkillsFuture Credit Claimable | Total training hours: 7.0 Hours | 9.30am to 5.30pm

Looking to buy from a Chinese supplier or sourcing from China and unsure if you are doing it right? 

This interactive one-day training programme will help you accelerate your knowledge and skills to deliver strategic and sustainable value in your procurement role. The training will come in handy when it comes to sourcing, selecting all the way to purchasing from suppliers in China. Taught by experienced industry practitioner, this course is conducted in dual languages, English and Chinese. The course is blend of presentations, demos, case studies, hands-on learning sessions and discussions.

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Date Upcoming soon
Venue Singapore Training Facility
Time 1 Day | 7.0 Hours | 9.30am to 5.30pm
Course Fee To be updated
No. of Pax Up to 20 pax
Tel 6900-7276 or WhatsApp 9853-0812

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Step 1: Register for the course by clicking here.

Step 2: Receive an official confirmation email attached with an official or Pro Forma invoice.

Step 3: Click here to submit your claim using SkillsFuture Credit. Please note that if your SkillsFuture credit is insufficient, you will need to top up the balance or pay full in cash 10-15 minutes before the course commences on actual training day.


Course title: Buy from China – Equip your business with the right techniques
Course code: CRS-N-004583


Small and medium-sized enterprises, including brand owners, trading companies, retailers or online merchants, are constantly searching for suppliers from China. In today’s world, they are still facing difficulties dealing with the Chinese suppliers due to pricing disadvantages, reliability, product quality, language barrier and cultural differences.

In this training, you will gain an insight into the most common mistakes that buyers may encounter when purchasing from China suppliers. The trainer will share his experiences, case studies and provide handy tips to address the problems faced by many businesses. He will also be sharing practical tips about sourcing for clients overseas through case sharing

Course Objectives

This interactive one-day training course will offer you the fundamental elements of the procurement process together with important tools and techniques used within procurement and supply industry. The course has been designed and developed as a practitioner’s guide to support procurement professionals with the implementation of the appropriate sourcing technique.

Trainees will understand end-to-end procurement process from sourcing to selection of their suppliers, negotiation, final confirmation of goods all the way to delivery. Equip yourself and your employees with these important knowledge and skills from the world’s largest manufacturer – China.

Course Content

1. Course Introduction
2. Your Product Ideas
3. Visiting Trade Shows
4. B2B Platforms
5. The importance of choosing suppliers online
6. Communication
7. Order Negotiation and Confirmation
8. Understanding Logos printing
9. Logistic companies
10. Product quality
11. Regulatory compliance
12. Partnering with China factories
13. SME’s Business Grants
14. Best Practises
15. Sourcing International customers
16. Case studies, Open discussion and Hands-on activities

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Who should attend

This course is beneficial to buyers, merchandiser, procurement executive & manager, purchasing executive & manager, materials executive & manager, online and offline retailer & wholesalers. It is meant for anyone with an entrepreneurial mind and possesses keen interest in the import and export industry as well as those who want to import from China to sell product locally or overseas.

Course Pre-requisite

Basic computer skills, knowledge on how to use the internet and possesses the right mindset for entrepreneurial adventures.

Course Schedules

Number of day : 1 Day
Total training hours : 7.0 hours
Time: 9.30am to 5.30pm
Lunch: 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Learning platform : Search Engine and B2B Platforms
Number of trainees: Up to 20 pax

Things to Bring

Trainee is required to bring their laptop or tablet and charger to the class. There will also be WiFi available for you at the classroom venue.

Trainer’s Experiences

  • Over 13 years experiences in dealing with Chinese suppliers and manufacturers;
  • Over 8 years experiences in bar ware supplies for local and International clients;
  • Regions in China include Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Foshan, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Guilin, Xiamen, Ningbo, Yiwu, Taizhou, HuangYan, Shanghai and more.
  • 2 years procurement experience in a listed company

Lead Trainer’s Profile

Lester Boey is an industry practitioner, strategist, business consultant and trainer for local and international clients – including 3M Shanghai (China), Malaysia technology and business start-ups such as BuzzElement and Tsunago. In the past, Lester co-founded Japan PR Agency that offers public relations (PR), digital marketing strategies and training for numerous Japanese companies in Singapore like Manekineko – one of Japan’s largest karaoke chains.

Working over 10 years in branding and marketing, Lester leverages his extensive brand building experience. He also has a powerful understanding of customers’ behavior, digital marketing techniques, effective training and solutions experience to generate many brands, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

He achieved the Professional Singapore Certified Management Consultant (PSCMC) status from TUV SUD PSB and the Spring-recognised certification acknowledges his adequate know-how, competence, professional and ethical conduct to provide consultancy services, in accordance to the TR 43:2015.

About TheAsiaMedia (Training Provider)

TheAsiaMedia is a consultancy firm founded in Singapore. Our services include branding and marketing, service excellency, business approach and training to local and international clients within Malaysia, China and India. We aid organizations to achieve their full potential and influence our clients to have a strategic system for their social media communications, online technologies, creative branding positioning and customed design to communicate, shape, and endorse their brands. At TheAsiaMedia, we supply innovative solutions and new marketing tactics by introducing Training programmes for Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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