Doing Business in Russia (1 session)

Interseasonal School - Online
March 29 - April 9, 2021

The course is held online

Would you like to know how to do business in Russia? Join this program!

Doing Business in Russia
Doing Business in Russia

Within this interseasonal course you will gain knowledge about Russian business, culture, identity, national history, government, customs and traditions.

Online lectures will be delivered synchronized as live talk with professors and groupmates. Records of classes will be available on SPbPU platform for 1 month after the course end.



Duration: 2 weeks

ECTS credits: 4.0

Participation fee: 270 Euro

Upon successful completion of the course students will receive hard copies of certificates with ECTS credits mailed by post.

  • Cultural program

    The cultural program includes:

    • - Online Interactive Campus Tour
    • - Online broadcasting of excursion to the Hermitage museum;
    • - Online Pub Quiz;
Doing Business in Russia
Doing Business in Russia

Deadline for registration: March 15, 2021.

  • Entrance requirements
    • - Good command of English. All classes and extracurricular activities are carried out in English. Knowledge of the Russian language is not required;
    • - Applicants are expected to have at least 1 year of University level studies.

Course description

  • Doing e-business in Russia

    The goal of this course is to provide students information about e-commerce market entry strategies in Russia. Trainings will provide knowledge and skills in working with the main tools and channels for promoting a good or service in a digital environment.

    ECTS: 1.5

  • Entrepreneurship in Russia

    The main goal of this course is to acquaint students with the theory of entrepreneurship and provide them with practical skills in opening and doing business in Russia.

    ECTS: 1.0

  • Business Marketing (with emphasis to Russian market)

    This course is aimed at developing students’ competences in making a marketing strategy from a scratch based on the marketing-mix. Intensive training focused on building up their skills in conducting marketing research, interpreting the results and organizing the work of marketing department in fit with the results provided. Students get acquainted with the uniqueness of marketing in Russia.

    ECTS: 1.5

Professors and lecturers:

  • Oksana Evseeva, Associate Professor, D.Sc;
  • Aleks Krasnov, Assistant Professor, PhD;
  • Alexei Trykov, Assistant Professor, PhD.


Department of International Educational Programs