New research mission

The ECNU-S&P Research Center has been commissioned with a new research project. In cooperation with the Journal of East China Normal University, the study on the professional quali-fications of Chinese post-secondary institution graduates is supplemented by the perspective of the graduates themselves. From 2014 to 2017, the ECNU-S&P Research Center analyzed the professional qualifications of[…]

Onboarding-concept for Chinese graduates

In a collaborative study with East China Normal University (ECNU), SEDLÁK & PARTNER was able to highlight the causes of the dissatisfaction of Western companies regarding the professional qualifications of Chinese post-secondary institution graduates. It is not primarily the technical skills that young Chinese lack, but rather low-level methodological and social skills that make it[…]

Study on the professional qualifications of Chinese graduates

More and more Western companies need well-trained young professionals in China in order to meet the growing demand for qualified employees. Recent studies show that China is training too many academic talents and that there is a significant shortage of skilled workers. Often, post-secondary institution graduates do not meet the expectations of Western companies. The[…]

Initiative “Smart Education China“

In the future, schools in China will be based on a system that takes equal account of equality, quality and innovation: Equality: Every student has the same opportunities to study Quality: From a rating system to a comprehensive evaluating system Innovation: From pure knowledge impartment to hands-on competence training The inflexible curriculum and the entrenched[…]

ECNU-S&P Research Center

The cooperation between SEDLÁK & PARTNER and the ECNU started in 2013 with the foundation of the “ECNU-S&P Research Center for ICT-Enabled Systemic Changes and Innovations” with the following research focus areas: Analysis of similarities and differences between the Chinese wisdom (among others Confucianism) and the Newer System Theory Development of a theoretical and practical[…]


Being an internationally renowned high-level research university in PR China, ECNU is a key university that is subordinated to the Chinese Ministry of Education (MOE) Since its establishment in 1951, the ECNU has kept teacher training as one of its main features. The Ministry of Education’s Training Center for Secondary School Principals located at ECNU[…]


The SEDLÁK & PARTNER International Consulting Group is the specialist for the Foresighted Self-Renewal of organizations. For over 30 years, we have been operating successfully in the fields of strategy, organization and HR development with corresponding consulting services. Our work is based on the Systemic Organizational Theory. We have the expertise to effectively support organizations in sharpening[…]

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