Ekaterinburg, Russia

Doing Business in Russia: International Perspective

when 9 July 2018 - 20 July 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 300

The tailor-made summer school is designed for students interested in:
- working in partnership with Russian companies;
- working in Russian global corporations or medium-sized businesses;
- opening an enterprise in Russia or jointly with a Russian partner company.

The programme includes 5 modules in the next areas dedicated to Russian business specifics:
- Cross-cultural Aspects of Working and Living in Russia
- Doing Business: Investment Climate
- Legal Aspects
- Innovation Projects in Russia
- Entrepreneurial Skills

Students participate in:
- Core interactive lectures
- A number of field visits to international corporates that are working in Russia, innovation enterprises and Model Factory of McKinsey & Ural Federal University
- Master classes and case studies from corporate and academic partners
- A technological tour to the main industrial exhibition in Russia – International Trade Fair INNOPROM
- Group start-up projects which are estimated by the jury of corporate representatives

Social programme includes a city tour, a visit to the Presidential Center of the first President of Russia and informal meetings.

Course leader

Prof. Dr Liudmila Ruzhanskaya, Head of the Academic Department of Theory and Practice of Management

Target group

Senior undergraduate students and master students are primary participants, but all interested applicants are welcome

Course aim

The course introduces Russian business environment and allows to develop a successful business idea for Russian markets.

Fee info

EUR 300: - Airport pick-up service
- Study programme
- Transfers to field visits
- Coffee breaks during the study days
- Welcome and farewell reception
- Cultural programme: a city tour and a visit to the Presidential Center of Boris Yeltsin, the first President of Russia
- Accommodation at the university dormitory
- Visa support and official invitation for Russian visa