Doing Business in Russia (4 ECTS credits, 32 academic hours, HSE Moscow)
Dates: June, 25 - July, 14
Managing a Global Team (2 ECTS credits, 16 academic hours, HSE Nizhny Novgorod)
Dates: July, 23 - 29
The course aims at the development of team-leading and team-working skills within the specifics of a multinational group. The theoretical part backs on major theories and approaches in general management and human resource management with a special stress to the findings of experimental sociology. The practical part of the course relies on management cases and imitative modeling exercises that help students experience the problems discussed. The uniqueness of the course is the combination of firm theory and experimental findings on one hand, and a significant number of practical examples, activities, and questions on the other.
Critical Perspectives on International Business (2 ECTS credits, 16 academic hours, HSE St.Petersburg)
Dates: July, 23 - 28
This course provides the theoretical framework and practical experience of international business in the unpredictable and rapidly changing environment. This is a "big picture" course about different aspects of international business: main global trends, influencing strategies of international companies, competitiveness, and globalization, the organizational response to environmental changes. A key aspect of the course is to have an opportunity to observe and assess the international companies’ performance with the emphasis on a global economic situation. The course includes a traditional lecture-segment and a student activity-segment with the core focus on real-life situations. The case studies and assignments will be used to illustrate key points of international business theory and the challenges facing organizations in an international context.
Six Sigma, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (4 ECTS credits, 32 academic hours, HSE Moscow)
Dates: June, 20 - 30
Associate Professor: Faculty of Computer Science / School of Software Engineering
In brainstorming sessions, we will outline patterns and anti-patterns that typically help and hinder the state-of-the-art innovative businesses. Therewith, the main course outcome is the successful students ability to make justified decisions on business planning and development in terms of process improvement and innovation.