Business in Russia: how to be successful

 Business in Russia: how to be successful

Admission requirements: the course is suitable for   masters of foreign universities, wishing to receive knowledge in the field of  business and investments taking into account features of investment process in the Russian Federation.

Lectures and academic assignments will be used to convey the systematic knowledge of the subject area whilst practical assignments and case studies will equip you with an understanding how to apply tools and techniques for dealing with complex and uncertain business situation.

EСTS:4 credits

Period of study:72 hours, 2 weeks.

Form of education: internal (part-time),  distant (on –line)

Admission fee: 900 euros (internal), 400 euros (on-line).
Contacts:  Associated prof. Oxana A. Karpenko

E-mail: karpenox@list.ru
Phone: 8(495)434-40-12

Lesson frequency: 38 academic hours per week

 

Modules and Units

Total workload

Including

 

Lectures

Sessions/Tutorials  and Lab work

Form of Assessment

1

Module 1.Strategic directions of development of economy of the Russian Federation and its regions: features and problems

11

8

3

interview

1.1

 Overview of main topics of the course. Strategic directions of development of economy of the Russian Federation and its regions: features and problems

3

2

1

 

1.2

Typology of regions of Russia on the basis of development of their economy.  

4

2

2

 

1.3.

Areas of growth in economy of the Russian regions

4

2

2

 

2.

Module 2. The main macroeconomic and political risks of business in Russia

 

 

 

 

2.1.

Macroeconomic and political risks of business in Russia

5

2

3

interview

3.

Module 3.  An investment climate in the Russian Federation and investment appeal of regions. Russian investment legislation.

19

12

7

Test

3.1.

Methods of assessment of investment appeal

7

4

3

 

3.2

Legal regulation of foreign investments.

5

2

3

 

3.3

 Tax laws of the Russian Federation in the field of foreign investments.

 

7

4

3

 

4.

Module 4.  The basic forms of interaction of the foreign investor and authorities at federal and regional levels. Special economic zones, concession contracts

19

12

7

Test

4.1.

 Interaction of the foreign investor and authorities at federal and regional levels.

7

4

3

 

4.2.

Maintenance of rendering of services on mutually advantageous conditions, and also protection of the rights of the investor under the concession contract.

 

7

4

3

 

4.3

Special economic zones as territories with a tax for business tax and customs mode. The Legal regime of the Agreement on production in Russia.

5

2

3

 

5.

Module 5.  Valuation of efficiency and risk management in investment projects

14

8

6

Test

5.1.

Valuation of efficiency of investment projects

7

4

3

 

5.2.

Risks in investment projects in the Russian Federation: kinds of risks, ways of their decrease for foreign investors.

7

4

3