International Strategic Management
11 – 17 september, 2017
Are you interested in international strategic management? Welcome to this course!
We offer you to take a profound course in international strategic management and have a lovely stay in our charming city!
Arrival: September 9 – 10, 2017
Classes: September 11 – 17, 2017
Departure: September 18 – 19, 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: 2.0
Deadline for registration: June 30, 2017
The cultural program includes:
Excursion to the famous churches and cathedrals of Saint-Petersburg (including the Church of the Savior on blood).
Excursion to the Hermitage.
City tour with a walking trip through the Peter and Paul Fortress.
The main goal of this program is to give students knowledge about strategic aspects of doing business in Russia. During one week of September international students and students from Russia study the main features of business environment in Russia. Special attention is paid to the strategies of international companies in Russia. The program includes classes by State Polytechnic University professors and research tours to companies. It helps students to understand the every day practices of Russian business. Also it implies site visits to the most interesting historical places in St.-Petersburg. The duration of the program is six days.
Management & Diversity Strategic Management in Russia Entrepreneurship Innovative Business in Russia: theory and reality
Practical program: Discussions and workshop with business people Company visits will be organized to the Russian and international companies Project work in international groups Within the framework of the latter activities the students will attend guest lectures delivered by the leading professors of entrepreneurship and a founder of a flourishing innovative business. Upon successful completion of the program the participants will receive a certificate issued by SPbPU.
Cross-cultural aspects of doing business in the world and in Russia. Communication style and cultural features of Russian businessmen. The role of informal relations in Russia. Importing global business culture in Russia.
Economic development in post-soviet Russia. The main features of economic situation in contemporary Russia. The structure of Russian business. The main business strategies in Russia. Russian economy in the global world.
Entrepreneurship in Russia: how to start? Forms of business in Russia, ways of support, taxation systems, role of small business. Generating business ideas. Business planning for doing business in Russia. Role of the entrepreneur in the representation of ideas. Presentation ideas for external users in Russia – investors. Legislative initiatives connected with innovative business. Instruments that promote innovation, and core obstacles faced by business. Examples of day-to-day reality of doing innovative business in Russia.