International Business Analysis
16 - 29 August, 2017
If you are keen on business analytics and are open to new challenges in the most beautiful city of Russia just join this course!
The goal of this course is to connect student’s knowledge and skills in economics, management and international relations with the special characteristics of business dealing in Russia and to give an insight into the Russian business climate, mentality and culture.
The course combines academic and practical training, including team working, discussions, cases, meetings with professionals from Russian and international companies.
|ACADEMIC TRAINING||PRACTICAL PROGRAM|
|International Business Strategy||Field trips to Russian and International manufacturing companies|
|Cross-cultural Management||Discussions and workshops with business people|
|Enterprise Business Analysis||Project work|
Arrival: August 14 – 15, 2017
Classes: Aug 16 – Aug 29, 2017
Departure: August 30 – 31, 2017
Target group: Students from all over the world.
Good command of English. All classes and extracurricular activities are conducted in English.
Applicants are expected to have at least 2 years of University level studies. Knowledge of the Russian language is not required.
Ects credits: 4.0
Deadline for registration: June30, 2017
The cultural program includes:
Excursion to the palace and park at Peterhof (also known as Petrodvorets) – the one of St. Petersburg’s most famous and popular tourist attractions.
A boat city tour is likely to be the most romantic of all the excursions designed to acquaint students with the beauty of St. Petersburg from the water and to let them see a new antique image of the city.
Strategic management and leadership in the context of Russian business culture and practice: Russian business environment, business idea evaluation: approaches and tools. Strategy definition and strategy pyramid. Process of strategic management, international experience and examples of Russian companies. Russian leadership styles, historical aspects and modern practice. Communication in Russian companies, barriers for communication. Negotiation as communication process, negotiation strategies, “win-win” strategy implementation. Typical Russian communication styles. Organizational behavior in Russian companies, typical organizational structures.
Historical aspects of cross-cultural management formation and maturing. Main theories of cross-cultural management, cultural dimensions. Mapping of national cultures according to cultural dimensions. Problems of cross-cultural communications. Characteristics of main national business cultures.
Features of enterprise activity in Russia. Types of business analysis. Stages of business analysis. Basic techniques and tools of business analysis. Process decision making.
Teachers: Professors from SPbPU
Seminars, discussions, project work in international teams, presentations, visits to Russian and International manufacturing companies
Understanding special characteristics of the Russian business environment
Enhancing professional performance
Greater potential for international mobility, developing team work skills
Upon completion of the program participants will receive a certificate issued by SPbPU.