Institute for China Studies

Contracting Freelancers In China

E-Learning | Certificate Course


Personnel are among any organizations most important assets. To meet personnel needs, organizations in China have the possibility to directly hire employees, make use of work placement constructions or engage freelance personnel.

In this course examples of main provisions which can be included in service contracts to be concluded with freelance personnel drafted in accordance with the PRC Contract Law, its detailed implementation regulations are provided. 

Each unit introduces a certain provision, which is substantiated by additional information on the purpose of the provision, the meaning and implication of its content, and further information on the background to place the provision in a broader context.

How we deliver value

Experienced Professionals

Actionable Knowledge

Official Data Sources

Tailormade Literature

Our programs and courses are designed and taught in close partnership with experienced foreign and China-based industry professionals.

New gained knowledge and insights from our programs, courses and business-oriented publications ate directly applicable in business.

Data from official sources is utilized to provide a detailed and accurate view of the latest developments in China’s business environment.

To reflect the latest business developments in China, our programs and courses include tailormade literature and reading materials. 


Upon successful completion of the course, you will earn a digital certificate of completion from the Institute of China Studies.

Note: After successful completion of the online program, your verified digital certificate will be emailed to you in the name you used when registering for the program. All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of the Institute of China Studies.

"In recent years many companies have increased working to with freelance personnel. In this course you will learn how to contract and through the agreement manage freelancers"
Dr. Van Ostende
Founder, Institute for China Studies

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Would you like more information about the course and the admission requirements? Then request a free study consultation. Of course, free of charge and without obligation. This way you will learn more about the content of the course, the teaching materials, and the online learning environment.

If you want to expand your knowledge even further, you can continue your studies towards one of our HR Diploma programs “Recruitment, Contracting, and C&B strategies for China” or “Personnel Management Strategies for China”. When you are admitted, you can submit an exemption request for the course that you have already obtained, and you will go through the entire program even faster.