Travel and Learn to Chongqing China: Riding the Waves of Disruption in the Green, Digital and Care Economies

Offered by School of Design & Environment

Travel and Learn / 6 days

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

This course will be conducted in Chongqing, China, and aims to provide learners with insights into its’ Green, Digital and Care economies. Via these insights and networking opportunities, learners can enable the growth of their organisation in these areas. Learners will also be exposed to the Chongqing policies in relation to enterprises, import and export policies as well as logistic services. These are enablers for the learner’s to further grow the opportunities that are created.


PRE-TRIP Briefing at Ngee Ann Polytechnic (3hrs)

  • Briefing to introduce learners to the trip and its itinerary
  • It also includes sharing on Chongqing business culture and ethics.


抵达重庆 – Free & Easy
Arrival to Chongqing at own arrangement and timing
18:00 – 19:00 – 晚餐 Dinner
19:00 – 21:00 – 与受邀当地嘉宾的文化启蒙和交流活动 Cultural Enlightenment and Networking Session with Invited Local Guests

08:00 早餐 Breakfast
09:00 拜访重庆市管理局,了解中新项目的政策,优势,以及不同类型企业落地重庆的方向 Visit Chongqing Bureau to understand the policy, advantages and direction of different types of enterprises in Chongqing
12:00 午餐 Lunch
13:00 参观重庆保税商品展示交易中心,了解进出口贸易政策,保税,仓储,物流等一站式服务。同时参观果园港物流园区 Visit Chongqing Free Trade Center to understand the Import and Export Trade Policies, Bonded warehousing, Logistics and other one-stop services plus visit the Orchard Port Logistics Park
18:00 晚餐 Dinner
19:00 – 23:00 当地城市景观,当地传统价值与文化交流会 Local Cityscape, Traditional Values and Cultural Networking Session with Invited Local Guests

08:00 早餐 Breakfast
09:00 谈会:了解重庆目前的营商环境和下一步的工作计划方向,同时沟通企业下一步落地需要了解的政策问题 Seminar to understand Chongqing’s current business environment, policies, regulations and upcoming directions
12:00 午餐 Lunch
13:00 参观两江新区仙桃数据谷,了解重庆目前的数据化应用和智能化管理系统 Visit Xiantao Data Valley in Liangjiang New Area to learn about the current data application and Intelligent Management System in Chongqing
17:00 参观解放碑宜康百龄帮养老服务中心 Visit Jiefang Bei Yi Kang Bailin Rehabilitation & Retirement Centre
18:00 晚餐 Dinner
19:00 – 21:00 与在重庆的新加坡企业家业务交流会 Networking Session with Singaporeans Entrepreneurs in Chongqing

08:00 早餐 Breakfast
09:00 ”跨越“ Beyond新渝双边交流会议,约300名企业家现场交流,同时邀请行业领袖现场分享经验 Attend the “Beyond Singapore-Chongqing Bilateral Trade Exchange Seminar cum Exhibition” with attendance of around 300 entrepreneurs and industry leaders for valuable exchange, sharing and networking.
12:00 午餐 Lunch
13:00 参观巴南区生物 Tour of Chongqing International Biological City and Smart Tech Industry in Banan District (Key Biopharmaceutical Industry Cluster)
18:00 晚餐 Dinner
19:00 – 21:00 当地巴南艺术文化交流会 Banan Arts & Cultural Exchange Session with Local Invited Guests

08:00 早餐 Breakfast
09:00 参观双森林痒吧康养中心,亲近大自然,了解康养小镇的运营模式 Get close to nature with a visit to BeiBei Forest Green Oxygen Health Care Centre and understand more about the operational mode of this Green District
12:00 午餐 Lunch
13:00 参观南川中药园和农业数学化产业,实地体验重庆农业的发展情况以及产品品质 Visit Nanchuan Traditional Chinese Medicine Garden and Agricultural Digital Industry to experience the journey of transition & development of Chongqing Agricultural and Product Quality Control
18:00 晚餐 Dinner
19:00 – 21:00 当地南川艺术文化交流会 Nan Chuan Arts & Cultural Exchange Session with Local Invited Guests

08:00 早餐 Breakfast
09:00 -12:00 总结会(分享此次活动的收获和感悟)Sharing & Closing Session (to share the experience and insights)
返回新加坡 – Free & Easy
Departure to Singapore at own arrangement and timing

Post-Trip Briefing (3 hrs)
Immerse in the final league of the trip but sharing contacts and put in place their next action plans to concretise what they have garner during the trip.

Note: Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel the itinerary, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course, the learners should be able to:

  • Understand Chongqing policies in relation to different types of enterprises as well as the pros and cons of each setup.
  • Be acquainted to the policies governing import and export trade as well as supporting logistical services such as bonded warehousing, onestop supply chain management, etc.
  • Know about Chongqing policies, regulations and directions of big data management.
  • Be kept up-to-date on the latest smart data management application at Chongqing.
  • Be acquainted to the developments and management of Chongqing Green District and Care initiatives.
  • Build contacts locally and with their China counterparts to take initiatives on Green, Digital and Care further.
  • Develop competency to manage cultural and business practices at Chongqing.


Course Date: 6 – 11 Nov 2023
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 6 days and 5 nights

1 pre-trip briefing (3hrs) held 1 to 2 weeks before departure
1 post-trip activity (3hrs) held 1 to 2 weeks after returning to Singapore

Time: As per itinerary
Delivery Mode: Classroom, Seminar or Conference (Synchronous)
Venue: As per itinerary

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.


A certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all required assessment(s).

A certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance requirement but did not pass all required assessment(s).

Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:

It is advisable for learners to be able to converse in Mandarin as no translator will be present.

Course Fees

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Absentee Payroll
This course is eligible for Absentee Payroll.

Enhanced Training Support
For enhanced training support, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders
Please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Note: (Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 8% GST and subject to review.)
Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 8% with effect from 1 Jan 2023, as such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2023.

Please refer to our FAQs for more information.

Course fees are yet to be confirmed

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full course fee$3300.00
Singaporeans aged below 40 qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$0.00
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$0.00
Singaporeans qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$0.00
Singapore Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$0.00
Singapore Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$0.00