American Studies HKU School of Modern Languages and Cultures HKU

BA Course

Elective Course
AMER2054 Business and culture in the 21st century: US/Greater China connections
6 credits
This course is designed to familiarize students with business practice in the United States and in American corporations operating in Hong Kong, laying foundations for a better understanding of the individuals and institutions driving the economy. Weekly sessions will include lectures and, whenever possible, discussions with members of the American business community in the Asia-Pacific region. Topics may include: U.S. business history and economic cycles, American entrepreneurs, the ethics and etiquette of U.S. corporate culture, government/business relationships, gender and business, glass ceilings and opportunities for advancement, and business and technological change.
Prerequisite: Nil
Assessment: 100% coursework
(Offered in 2021/2022)


American Studies HKU