Doing Business in Russia (4 ECTS credits, 32 academic hours, HSE Moscow)
Dates: July, 20 - August, 07
The course is designed to introduce international business in Russia in historic retrospective up to the modern changes in the global business landscape. A key aspect during the course is to have an opportunity to observe and assess the performance of the international companies which have made Russia their home.
The course provides theoretical framework and practical insights for organizing and running business in Russia. Trade disputes and international sanctions’ influence on both import-export operations and FDI in Russia are addressed in the frames of the course.
The course is aimed to increase students’ capacity to think strategically and practically about starting and doing business in Russia. Crucial attention is devoted to insights, sources of information and practical tools for foreign business looking at Russia as an investment destination.
The course will enable students to face the challenges of cross-cultural management and cross-cultural sensitivity, while working in a modern, rapidly changing environment. It includes cross-cultural issues faced by international companies operating in Russia and provides an active development of the students' cross-cultural competence. The idea is to appeal to students on a practical level and provide competencies, insight and meaningful information for them which could be useful in their future career.