Training at Burgundy Asset Management – “We are Heading to China”

Burgundy Asset Management, a global investment manager providing discretionary investment management for private clients, foundations, endowments, pensions and family offices, started its Business Mandarin training on August 30th, 2018. The two senior managers who works for emerging market sectors, participated in the language training which is led by our experienced instructor Ms. Lauren Liu. Nowadays, many Canadian companies anticipate greater opportunities in China since it’s becoming the dominant force of economic growth and business success. Learning Mandarin is on their top priorities of agenda.

Participated in the colossal chamber networking event held by The Regional Municipality of York

Succeed with Mandarin!Toronto Mandarin School participated the annual colossal chamber networking event held at Terrace Banquet Center in Vaughan on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

Nine York region chamber networks, over 400 business professionals joined the Colossal Chamber Networking Event. Vendors came cross different industries such as York University, Seneca College, Royal Bank, finance, real estate, IT and design, law firm, human resources and etc. The York region Business Excellence Awards were presented at the event. Many participants dropped by at our booth and showed great interest in learning Mandarin, and shared the same vison with us –  Mandarin is the most spoken language in the world and one of the most important languages for the future.

Language and culture workshop held at Richmond Hill Board of Trade

On October 25, our school was invited by Richmond Hill Board of Trade (RHBOT) to present the Business Mandarin Workshop at its head office. 15 members of different profession registered and participated in this workshop, including financial planners, realtors, insurance brokers, dentists, etc.

The two-hour workshop was focusing on intercultural communication, business etiquette, as well as basic business language knowledge and skills.

Our experienced instructor, Ms. Lauren Liu (Liu Laoshi), delivered a fun-filled workshop with great enthusiasm. Ms. Michaella Lavarini, the Community Liaison Coordinator, gave high marks to the event. “It was so much fun! I was totally engaged in Lauren’s class! As we live in a diversified community, everyone should learn Mandarin.”

Teaching Real Estate Business Mandarin at Royal LePage

All realtors should learn Mandarin! It is actually happening!

Royal LePage, one of the largest Canadian real estate franchisers and owner-operators, has invited Toronto Mandarin School to teach Real Estate Business Mandarin at their Richmond Hill and Aurora office. Two groups, ten agents including the top sales performers started their first Monday class on October 17th, 2017.

In their first class, the group learned how to greet Chinese customers, introduce themselves to Chinese buyers and give the basic description of a property. Everybody was amazed how much they learned and were capable to do after one hour lesson.

The training was led by our experienced instructor, Ms, Ouyang.

“The purchasing power of Chinese people can never be neglected and it is extremely important for the realtors to learn Mandarin if you want to do business with the Chinese client.” Ms. Michelle Risi, the Executive Vice President at YCR Real Estate Academy, and broker of Royal LePage Your Community Realty commented.

Yes, if you want to do business with Chinese people, you’d better speak the language. Contact us at 416- 304-0260 for a free consultation.

Teaching Business Mandarin at PaytmLabs

Paytm Labs, the global electronic payment and e-commerce company, has invited Toronto Mandarin School to teach Business Mandarin to its employees every Tuesday. A group of eight employees including the company CEO and some senior managers have been learning Mandarin in their downtown Toronto office since late May 2017.
The group has actively engaged in the class activities and enjoyed the enthusiastic and fantastic teaching by the instructor Ms. Lauren Liu. They are amazed by how much they have learned and what they are capable to do after taking only two lessons.
Paytm Labs has close business connections with the Alibaba Group, the global e-commerce giant, and Mr. Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the founder & CEO of Paytm Labs, has visited China numerous times. He commented, from his working experience with Chinese partners, that it is extremely important to learn Mandarin if one wishes to do business in Asia.