St. Petersburg, Russia

International Business in Pandemic and Post-COVID-19 Era

online course
when 15 February 2021 - 5 March 2021
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 551

The track “International Business in Pandemic and Post-COVID-19 Era” is going to increase your understanding of how the pandemic is shaping the world economy and international business worldwide—and what to expect.
The track is designed to develop an awareness of the major issues that international business is confronted with the new extreme uncertainty. The topics consider challenges and changes of the “new normal”, pitfalls and positive effects in the field of technological progress, including increased digitalization and technology adoption.
The track provides an opportunity to explore and deal with the cross-cultural issues in the COVID-19 crisis. The participants will get acquainted with how risks are changing in COVID-19 reality, will learn about risk management in uncertain times, risk identification and classification, risk assessment, actions for risks mitigation and elimination, and risk as an opportunity.

Course leader

Tatiana Grishchenko
Leading Expert, St. Petersburg School of Economics and Management, International Laboratory of Intangible-driven Economy; Visiting Scholar, St. Petersburg School of Economics and Management, Department of Management

Target group

The track welcomes participants from various backgrounds (Economics, International Business, Management), including those of you who are currently studying a different subject but want (or need) to learn more about this field. Applicants have to meet a basic entry requirement of being at least 18 years old by February 15, 2021, and being able to study in English (language certificates are not required).

Course aim

Upon course completion students should be able to:

1. Think strategically about a company, its business position in the global dimension addressing COVID-19 and post-pandemic challenges and changes;

2. Сompare and analyse cultures and societies globally using socioeconomic and cultural frameworks in the new COVID-19 and post-COVID-19 reality;

3. Guidance on the role of culture in international companies;

4. Identify, assess and manage risks in uncertain times;

5. Implement the international management tools to particular business situations.

Fee info

EUR 551: Tuition fee

Please, note that the amount in Euro is approximate and was calculated according to the exchange rate on the day of the course publication. All the programme payments are to be made in Rubles.

HSE has a wide network of international partners abroad. Make sure to visit our website, and check if you are eligible for our partner discount!
EUR 33: Registration fee

Please, note that the amount in Euro is approximate and was calculated according to the exchange rate on the day of the course publication. All the programme payments are to be made in Rubles.