SLAV 330: Russian Business Culture

Business Center of Moscow

How to navigate working in Russia

Instructor: Zakhar Ishov

Online | Asynchronous

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The course examines how geography, history, and traditions of Russia impact its contemporary business practices. It addresses influence of Russian culture on business communication (verbal and nonverbal), relationship building, the role of manager, the functioning of teams, negotiation, and decision making. Topics also include cultural aspects of relationship between businesses and the state, entrepreneurialism, advertising, and consumerism. Students examine business practices that foreign businessmen encounter in Russia.