The global business landscape is undergoing a rapid transformation driven by digital technologies. Organizations across all sectors and industries require strong leadership to navigate this complex environment and develop successful global strategies.

Taiwan Going Global: Harnessing the Power of a Global Mindset to Do Business in the U.S., co-organized by Thunderbird School of Global Management, Soochow University and the StanShih Foundation, empowers participants to harness digital transformation for global success, particularly in the context of Taiwan's expanding footprint. This two-day workshop emphasizes the development of a strong global digital mindset and builds strategies for successful U.S.-Taiwan business ventures. Participants will receive personalized feedback on their results, along with guidance on developing action plans to enhance their global digital mindset.

Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur, seasoned business executive/manager, or government leader, this program empowers you to succeed in the complex landscape of international business, especially in the context of Taiwan's expanding global footprint.

This program is offered as a component of the “Taiwan Going Global Initiative” launched in partnership with StanShih Foundation.


本培訓旨在培養全球商業領域中具備數位心態和戰略視野的領袖人才,參與者將於課後獲得個別學習回饋。培訓內容將包含與台商赴美設廠息息相關之企業融資、稅法、碳排放等熱門議題,另將引導學員建立國際觀(Global Mindset),搭配分析評測工具,使企業組織、人事與系統流程相互配搭,於美國市場展現產業優勢,開創新商機。



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Learning outcomes 課程目標

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the "Global Mindset" concept and its critical role in leading digital transformation across cultures.
  • Analyze leadership challenges and opportunities emerging in a globalized and digital business world.
  • Gain insights into diverse cultural nuances and strategies for building trust across international collaborations.
  • Assess your personal Global Digital Mindset through the Global Digital Mindset Inventory (GDMI) and receive personalized feedback.
  • Develop concrete action plans to cultivate a stronger Global Digital Mindset within yourself and your team.
  • Gain practical knowledge of relevant legal and financial considerations for US-Taiwan business ventures, including tax agreements, financing options, and regulatory frameworks.
  • Engage in interactive discussions and panel sessions with experts on current and emerging trends in the U.S.-Taiwan trade and business landscape.

Program outline

Saturday, March 23 (Conducted in Mandarin)
8:30 - 9 a.m. Check-in 報到
9 - 9:30 a.m. Welcome 致詞
9:30 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. Tax Agreement between USA and Taiwan (and 2016 U.S. Model Tax Treaty) 跨境稅務合作-台美稅務協議解析
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Financing a Business in the US with Taiwanese Banks 掌握美國融資趨勢,成就企業國際化願景
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break 中場休息/用餐
1:30 - 3 p.m. CCA(Clean Competition Act) and CBAM(Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism)/Carbon Footprint Verification 經濟發展與氣候變遷的挑戰
3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Panel Discussion 台灣國際化的挑戰與機遇
Sunday, March 24 (Conducted in English)
9 a.m. -12:15 p.m. Understanding the Global Mindset and its Pillars
12 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break 中場休息/用餐
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Thunderbird's Global Digital Mindset Inventory (GDMI) Assessment and Feedback
2:30 - 5 p.m. Interactive Session: "Unleashing the Power of a Global Digital Mindset in Your Organization"

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Harnessing the Power of a Global Mindset to do Business in the U.S.


Taipei, Taiwan March 23 - 24, 2024 Executive Certificate

$750 (USD)



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