Profile "Business in North-Eastern Asia"



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"Think globally, act locally"


This profile was developed in response to the need to train undergraduate students who would not only have a deep knowledge of general world economy mechanisms, organizational, legal and ethical issues of international business, but would be also capable of considering the local characteristics of doing business in China, the Republic of Korea and Japan while developing and conducting their business operations with partner companies, putting into practice a famous in globalization era business principle "Think globally, act locally".




 Advantages of the profile


The program’s working language is English – the language of international business communication.

The program courses are taught in English creating a cross-cultural environment in the learning process.


Intensive compulsory study of a second foreign language –

Chinese, Korean, or Japanese (students’ choice) that allows graduates to perform effective communication with business representatives from North-Eastern Asia and work successfully in cross-cultural teams.


A semester of study abroad in leading foreign partner universities,

aimed at an in-depth study of economic, political, legal and socio-cultural domains of China, South Korea and Japan as well as local characteristics of doing business in these countries:
Antai College of Economics and Management (ACEM), SJTU; School of Business, Renmin University of China; School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University ; The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST); College of Commerce, National Chengchi University; Nagoya University of Commerce &Busines (NUCB); Municipal University of Osaka (Japan).


Internship in leading Russian and international companies,

among many others RZD (Russian Railways), Rosneft, Sberbank, Adidas Group, Citibank, Colliers International, Corinthia Nevskij Palace Hotel, Maersk Line, Nokian Tyres, DHL, Ernst & Young, KPMG, L’Oreal, Philip Morris, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Unilever and others.


Project-like annual course papers and final bachelor thesis,

which are based on the materials of international and Russian companies conducting active business operations with Chinese, South Korean, and Japanese partners.





  • English
  • IT in Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • German/French/Spanish (students’ choice)
  • Introduction in Finance
  • Career Planning Seminar
  • Mathematics for Manager
  • Management Accounting
  • International Economics & Business
  • Statistics
  • Financial Management
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • International Business Strategies
  • Philosophy
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Marketing
  • Microeconomics
  • Operation Management & Logistics
  • International Finance
  • Macroeconomics

  • Quantitative Methods of Decision Making
  • International Political Economy   
  • Economy and Business History
  • Entrepreneurship & Business Planning
  • Elective courses in partner universities in North-Eastern Asia during a semester of study abroad
  • Business Communications
  • Business Ethics
  • Management & Organization Behavior
  • Strategic Management



 Career Prospects


  • Various functional divisions of international and large Russian companies which conduct active business operations in the countries of North-Eastern Asia.

  • Russian small and medium-sized enterprises started by the graduates where they develop their own business through expansion to Chinese, South Korean and Japanese markets of products and services.

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