Zagreb, Croatia

Special Topics in International Business: Eurasian Studies and Doing Business In Kazakhstan

when 30 June 2014 - 18 July 2014
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 1300

This course involves study of selected topics of current importance such as impact of globalization, socio-cultural factors, economics, legislation, and others on international business. Issues such as hiring and managing employees, managing operations, developing and marketing productsin international environmentare discussed in details. The course also discussessuch important aspects of international business as international trade, business – government trade relations, foreign direct investments, regional economic integration, financial markets and monetary systems. One of the main dimensions of this course is discussion of how to do business in Eurasian region in general and in Kazakhstan in particular.

Course leader

Dr. Yuliya Frolova is currently an Assistant Professor of Management and Accounting at Bang College of Business, KIMEP University, Almaty city, Republic of Kazakhstan. She also serves as IMA Campus Advocate for KIMEP University.

Target group

This course should be especially interested to those students who would like to work as managers in headquarters as well as foreign subsidiaries of multinational corporations, especially those that are located in Eurasian region.

Course aim

Students will acquire knowledge in the field of international business in general and learn about doing business in Eurasia in particular. Students will be able to identify ethical problems, moral hazard and social responsibility in the international environment in general and in Eurasian region in particular. Also, students will gain the ability of adjustment to the international business environment in general and to environment of Eurasian region in particular.

Fee info

EUR 1300: Tuition fee includes this course with all the materials and Blackboard access. It also includes Croatian studies course with various activities such as visits to museums, Parliament and company visit. Students will also have two field trips included during the weekends.