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Магистерская программа «Бизнес и политика в современной Азии»

Research Seminar "Experts about Doing Business in/with Asia"

2021/2022
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
3
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
1-й курс, 4 модуль

Преподаватель


Колесниченко Сергей Алексеевич

Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course is an introduction to business in and with Asia. We will begin with a brief description of what is international business and its specifics, spend the middle of the semester exploring the main features and tendencies that define modern business in and with Asia, and finish with a series of professional meetings with a group of experts. Meanwhile, we will apply received knowledge by solving real-time business cases.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • - introduce the basics of international business and commerce in Asia
  • - introduce the basics of international business and commerce in Asia
  • - provide and analyze legal documentations
  • - provide and analyze legal documentations
  • - compare business cultures and etiquettes across Asia
  • - compare business cultures and etiquettes across Asia
  • - master the art of negotiation
  • - master the art of negotiation
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • - Have a strong knowledge of how international business work in terms of regional rules and conditions in Asian markets and bureaucracy
  • - Have a strong knowledge of how international business work in terms of regional rules and conditions in Asian markets and bureaucracy
  • - strengthen the abilities to discern reliable sources from unreliable ones
  • - strengthen the abilities to discern reliable sources from unreliable ones
  • - have an ability to calculate risks and limits of doing business and commerce with Asia
  • - have an ability to calculate risks and limits of doing business and commerce with Asia
  • - possess new practical tools with which to analyze the world
  • - possess new practical tools with which to analyze the world
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • 1 а.у. Week 1: “Understanding of Business and Commerce”
  • 1 а.у. Week 1: “Understanding of Business and Commerce”
  • 1 a.y. Week 2: “When in Rome, do as the Romans do”
  • 1 a.y. Week 2: “When in Rome, do as the Romans do”
  • 1 a.y. Week 3: “Hard numbers”
  • 1 a.y. Week 3: “Hard numbers”
  • 1 a.y. Week 4: “Who wants to be a good businessman?”
  • 1 a.y. Week 4: “Who wants to be a good businessman?”
  • 1 a.y. Week 5: “Screw it, Let’s do it!”
  • 1 a.y. Week 5: “Screw it, Let’s do it!”
  • 2 a. y. Week 1: Political risk in a global business
  • 2 a. y. Week 1: Political risk in a global business
  • 2 a. y. Week 2: Digitalization of business processes in Asia
  • 2 a. y. Week 2: Digitalization of business processes in Asia
  • 2 a. y. Week 3: Meeting with expert
  • 2 a. y. Week 3: Meeting with expert
  • 2 a. y. Week 4: Final Essay
  • 2 a. y. Week 4: Final Essay
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Class Participation
    The degree of involvement in the discussion is estimated - the number of correct and complete answers, based on the lecture materials. Students must be active in class.
  • non-blocking Class Participation
    The degree of involvement in the discussion is estimated - the number of correct and complete answers, based on the lecture materials. Students must be active in class.
  • non-blocking Individual tasks
    The individual task is conducted in writing and oral form. Answers to questions should be expanded and well explained. Students should demonstrate the knowledge of the material covered, understanding of the main basics of business and its problems discussed during lectures and seminars Also, students should be able to examine main trends, advantages, and disadvantages of establishing different types of enterprises in Asian countries, to compare various opportunities to set up or to relocate business in this region. What is more, to get better understanding of the challenges of establishing or doing business in/ with Asia in order to gain greater ability to set up successful relationships with colleagues, clients and suppliers.
  • non-blocking Individual tasks
    The individual task is conducted in writing and oral form. Answers to questions should be expanded and well explained. Students should demonstrate the knowledge of the material covered, understanding of the main basics of business and its problems discussed during lectures and seminars Also, students should be able to examine main trends, advantages, and disadvantages of establishing different types of enterprises in Asian countries, to compare various opportunities to set up or to relocate business in this region. What is more, to get better understanding of the challenges of establishing or doing business in/ with Asia in order to gain greater ability to set up successful relationships with colleagues, clients and suppliers.
  • non-blocking Final Project
    Visibility, information content, compliance with the stated theme. The teacher evaluates the degree of argumentation and creativity; ability to make accurate calculations; the ability to find the solutions and consider business risks. Also, the teacher assesses the student's ability to build a logical-semantic setting; substantiate the main points; provide reliable sources and materials; select illustrative material corresponding to the subject matter; draw conclusions and interpret the conclusion.
  • non-blocking Final Project
    Visibility, information content, compliance with the stated theme. The teacher evaluates the degree of argumentation and creativity; ability to make accurate calculations; the ability to find the solutions and consider business risks. Also, the teacher assesses the student's ability to build a logical-semantic setting; substantiate the main points; provide reliable sources and materials; select illustrative material corresponding to the subject matter; draw conclusions and interpret the conclusion.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 4th module
    0.25 * Class Participation + 0.4 * Final Project + 0.35 * Individual tasks
  • 2021/2022 4th module
    0.25 * Class Participation + 0.4 * Final Project + 0.35 * Individual tasks
  • 2022/2023 1st module
  • 2022/2023 1st module
  • 2022/2023 2nd module
    Final assessment for the course: 0.25 * In-class Participation + 0.35 *Individual Tasks + 0.40 * Final Project
  • 2022/2023 2nd module
    Final assessment for the course: 0.25 * In-class Participation + 0.35 *Individual Tasks + 0.40 * Final Project
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Haghirian, P. (2016). Routledge Handbook of Japanese Business and Management. Basingstoke: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1163631
  • Paulet, E., & Rowley, C. (2017). The China Business Model : Originality and Limits. Cambridge, MA: Chandos Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1144804

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Haghirian, P., & World Scientific (Firm). (2014). Case Studies In Asian Management. Singapore: World Scientific. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=661914