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International Business Analysis, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 days


The goal of the International Business Analysis course from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) is to connect student’s knowledge and skills in economics, management and international relations with the special characteristics of business dealing in Russia and to give an insight into the Russian business climate, mentality and culture.

The course combines academic and practical training, including team working, discussions, cases, meetings with professionals from Russian and international companies.

Teaching methods: 

Seminars, discussions, project work in international teams, presentations, visits to Russian and International manufacturing companies

Course outcomes:  
  • Understanding special characteristics of the Russian business environment   
  • Cross-cultural skills  
  • Enhancing professional performance  
  • Greater potential for international mobility, developing team work skills  

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 days
  • Credits
    4 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
International business strategy

Negotiation as communication process, negotiation strategies, “win-win” strategy implementation. Typical Russian communication styles. Organizational behavior in Russian companies, typical organizational structures.

Cross-cultural management

Historical aspects of cross-cultural management formation and maturing. Main theories of cross-cultural management, cultural dimensions. Mapping of national cultures according to cultural dimensions. Problems of cross-cultural communications. Characteristics of main national business cultures.

Enterprise business analysis

Features of enterprise activity in Russia. Types of business analysis. Stages of business analysis. Basic techniques and tools of business analysis. Process decision making.


Students from all over the world.  

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Good command of English. All classes and extracurricular activities are conducted in English. 
  • Applicants are expected to have at least 2 years of University level studies. Knowledge of the Russian language is not required.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    410 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 410 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 days.
  • National Applies to you

    410 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 410 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 days.
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Living costs for Saint Petersburg

  • 34733 - 58700 RUB/month
    Living Costs

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