In order for the Students to comprehensively understand the Chinese economic, technological and social development, and Sino-Swiss scientific and technological exchange background and the basis under the globalization phenomena, as well as considering the different background of the students (mechanical, informatics, electronic, material, management engineering), subjects have a broad range, such as Total Productive Maintenance and Experience of Implementation in China, Setting up Successful Quality Manufacturing in China, Sustainable Innovation and Innovation for Sustainability, Dongguan City as an Example of a New Developed City, Chinese Economy, Chinese Culture, Is Quality in Asia a Question of Culture?, China’s Special Economic Zone: Its Role for the Transformation of China, Introduction to Mechanical Metal Forming Press: comparison between Swiss and Chinese technology, Swiss Precision in China for the Die and Mould Industry, Battery Electric Vehicle: Development and Present Status, Opportunities for Sino-Swiss Cooperation, Water Pollution and Wastewater Treatment in China and Cooperation with Switzerland. These seminars were given during the 2011 cycle. They will be the base for the 2012 but some adjustments will be done in order to take into consideration the evaluation done by the students and some new aspects like, for example, the inclusion of Taiwan in the module.
|Prof. Stefan Dingerkus' seminar on Total Productive Maintenance and experience of implementation in China||Prof. LI Ming speaking about Chinese Culture||Prof. LING holding a lecture on Chinese Economy|
In order for student to get better understand the needs of industry, and to set up their own objectives according to the question and needs of the industry, 14 industrial visits were organized in 2008, 9 in 2009, and 12 in 2011. The industries are Chinese and foreign (mainly Swiss) owned companies covering different sectors like electronics hardware, shoes, medical instrument, watches, machine tools and tooling, textile machines, plastics, etc.
Visit of Unitron Hearing (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. in 2011