Finance Mandarin Coaching for IPO, M&A Professionals Certificate Course 1-1...

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Vienne Lee is also the coach for the FINANCE MANDARIN MASTERCLASS

I designed Finance Mandarin Masterclass for learners who want to learn the Chinese leaders inside out, with government and business leaders authentic speech in Mandarin Chinese.

You have approximately 40 hours of material, delivered over a six-week period with a flexible online program structure. Topics include AI, big data, E-commerce, IPO, M&A, corporate finance, asset management, private equity and investment management.



Designed to prepare professionals in financial services. The Finance Mandarin Certificate Course presents timeless business knowledge through topics ranging from frequently occurring finance business activities, economic systems and phenomena, to issues of common interest. Topics include: the stock market, international trade and economic recession and inflation.


Business knowledge is presented as a means to facilitate language learning, while the content-based materials enhance cultural awareness. The course focuses primarily on developing advanced language skills with particular emphasis on formal styles and business terminology.


You will be supported and guided through the course as you develop the skills you need to continue learning for yourself. You are encouraged and inspired to explore and keep up-to-date with new developments in China’s economy through your own efforts, developing an independent learning style and connecting classroom learning to the real-world.


  • Delivers practical language skills and language learning skills

  • Provides timeless topics as a foundation and encourages students to acquire recent information to supplement this through their own efforts thus guiding them to make the necessary connections between the classroom and the real world.

  • Foundation in the common core of the language reinforced through task-based exercises to encourage language use

  • By the end of this rewarding course students will have the language skills and learning skills required to deal effectively with a range of business situations and the skills to prepare themselves for any future business encounters.


  • Preparatory Finance Mandarin Warm-up Lesson

  • The State Council and People's Bank of China

  • Government and Leaders, Chart of Power Balance

  • Lesson 1 Stock Market and Real Estate Market

  • Lesson 2 Foreign-exchange Market and Exchange Rate, SAFE, CBRC

  • Lesson 3 Fund Marketing and Sales, Institutional and Retail, QFII, QDII, RQFII

  • Lesson 4 International Trade Finance, Local Government Loans, Letter of Credit, Credit Risk

  • Lesson 5 Talent Recruitment and Leadership

  • Lesson 6 Business Models and Asset Valuation

  • Lesson 7 Ownership, family business, family office and entrepreneurship

  • Lesson 8 Economic Recession and Inflation, CPI, PPI

  • Lesson 9 Taxation, Company Formation, and re-structuring

  • Lesson 10 Personal Finance Management and Insurance

  • Lesson 11 Intellectual Property and Trade Mark

  • Lesson 12 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility

  • Lesson 13 Asset Classes, Financial Statements

  • Lesson 14 Legal and Compliance, internal audit

  • Lesson 15 Risk Management and Asset Liability Management

  • Lesson 16 Equity Capital Markets

  • Lesson 17 Debt Capital Markets

  • Lesson 18 Hedge Fund, Funds of Funds, Public Market

  • Lesson 19 Private Equity, LBO and M&A

  • Lesson 20 IPO and IPO Regulations, Credit Ratings

  • Appendix A Chinese-English Glossary of Words and Expressions, 23,000 terms database

  • Appendix B Key Chinese Government departments, State Council, NDRC, SCAAC, MoC, Shanghai Stock Exchange and Shenzhen Stock Exchange, Ministry of Finance, HKEx, SFC

  • Appendix C Index of Language Tips

  • Appendix D Index of Notes

  • Appendix E Key Investment banks (Who's Who)

  • Appendix F Top Private Equity Firms


  • Asset Management

  • Debt Capital Markets

  • IPO

  • M & A

  • Hedge Funds

  • Private Equity

  • Investment Bank

  • Private Banking

  • Financial Statements

  • Accounting & Auditing for IPO

  • Legal Due Diligence for Corporate Finance

  • Business Leaders

  • Leader Profiles

  • PRC Government & Politics

  • Finance Regulators

  • Macro Economics

  • Specialised Industry Sector Mandarin Courses

  • Real Estate Finance

  • Credit Ratings

  • Chinese Culture

  • Open Door Policy 1980-2015



Vienne Lee has 20 years of experience serving the finance and legal sectors in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing. As the head trainer for top Business Mandarin teachers at Business Mandarin Ltd., she originates and designs comprehensive training to strengthen bankers’ Chinese language foundation, strengthen their understanding of Chinese government policy and regulations, and strengthen their necessary market intelligence. The return on investment becomes a reality as her clients excel on the most complex transactions across financial products.

Finance Industry Issues & Events. Vienne keeps up to date with finance sector issues such as SOE reform and mutual recognition of funds, attending industry conferences and actively publishing her insights and commentary on China issues.

Pioneer in Coaching, China Focus. As founder of Business Mandarin Ltd in 1998, Vienne has pioneered coaching support to C-level executives. Her focus with Finance Mandarin is providing clients with insights and market intelligence on China business leaders in finance, news, companies and government regulators.

Vienne Lee has CFA foundation and Leading Finance from Harvard Business School. Masters in Education, UWA and Phd in Education Candidate from Durham University UK. Teaching Chinese as a foreign Language certificate from Peking University. She has passion in language acquisition via Artififical Intelligence and NLP, AI application in communication in the commercial world. She speaks Mandarin Chinese , German, Japanese, Cantonese and English. Vienne is a daily yogi partitioner for 15 years from 7-8AM. She believes real success is from vision and execute by grit.

Vienne Lee is genuinely passionate about education and life long learning. She wants everyone on the planet to have access to the best sources of knowledge, not just a privileged few. She also is incredibly determined, thoughtful, and has a force of personality that gives her the ability to make real human connections and inspire people to believe in her vision wherever she goes.


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