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BRICS in Global Economy

Monday 15 July - Friday 26 July, 2019

2 weeks =  2 ECTS

This is a "big picture" course, which is delivered at one of the most beautiful cities of BRICS member-countries – St. Petersburg. The course facilitates understanding of complexity and interconnections in the modern world economy, provides first-hand knowledge of the challenges, problems and perspectives of BRICS.

Course Content

  • History of BRICS development and the architecture of World Economy
  • BRICS as a facilitator of cooperation between country-members: results and perspectives
  • BRICS and other initiatives, including “One Belt and One Road”
  • Economic development of BRICS countries
  • Cross-cultural communication issues
  • Current status of cooperation, trends and challenges of BRICS country-members

Teaching

The course lasts 2 weeks (10 classes of 10 academic hours per week) Assessment is based on the presentation of course group project: “Perspectives of Global Business in BRICS”. Its goal is to analyze the challenges and perspectives for the particular BRICS country in the modern global environment.

Learning Outcome

The main goal of the course is to develop advanced competency in fundamental understanding and evaluating the current and perspective situation in the world economy architecture, increase students' critical thinking competency and equip students with the practical tools, which could be applied to the real business situations.

Course Lecturer

Tatiana Grishchenko

Associate Professor

Proceed to application