In China, galleries and art spaces began to emerge in the late 1980s and early 1990s; art-themed zones, large or small, have been created in Beijing, Shanghai and other cities the since year 2000. Under these circumstances, the need for talented managers in the field of cultural management has been rapidly growing. International experience and the understanding of a variety of culture management systems will help lay a solid foundation for successful cross-national co-operations as well as for cultural innovation in China. This book documents the first edition of the advanced training and study program "Culture Management in China", which aimed to further qualify young and upcoming managers of Chinese museums, theaters, and dance institutions. Furthermore, it provides an overview of the historical foundations of a contemporary management culture as well as the basic principles and development of value-oriented cultural management in Germany, Western Europe, and China.