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May 20 – May 27, 2012

 



Within the module you will gain or improve the competences in the field of Russian Language and business culture, you’ll visit «Baltica» brewery company, together with some small businesses.

 

Module is mostly specified for Finnish students. So you will have possibility to communicate in Finnish.

 

Courses ECTS credits

Russian Language (levels 1/2)

Russian Business Culture

1,5 ECTS



RUSSIAN LANGUAGE (level 1)


The course is designed for students having had no prior contact with the Russian language. It introduces to students the basic structure of Russian language and is aimed at forming four main skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. By the end of the course students will be able to read and write in Russian, understand spoken language, participate in dialogues on various subjects, make up statements about a picture and retell written and heard texts. The course is conducted entirely in Russian and requires daily preparation (self study) and active participation in class work. It includes practical training in class, reading various texts, conversations on the basis of the subject of the texts and of known topics, answering questions, making monologue statements on a proposed topic.



RUSSIAN LANGUAGE (level 2)

 

The course is designed for students having studied the Russian language and wishing to improve their skills. It requires having learned the basic structure of Russian language. The course is aimed at building on the structures of the language and refining four main skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. By the end of the course students will be able to skim texts and distinguish the main ideas, participate in communications; read texts in Russian, understand and retell the contents of written or heard texts and make up statements. The course includes individual and group work and self study. Student activities are such as conversation, role playing, performing oral and written exercises and reading texts.

 

 

RUSSIAN BUSINESS CULTURE


This course is aimed at giving students information about Russian business culture and business environment in Russia. Key concepts of Russian business culture (collectivism, egalitarianism and soul) are considered together with structure and hierarchy in Russian companies, working relationships in Russia, business practices in Russia, attitude towards foreign partners, gender aspects etc. Such partial things as business dress code, meals and business etiquette, gifts are also taken into consideration. Field trip to Pepsi Company is the part of the course.

 

Included:


  • Student identity cards of Polytechnical University
  • Study visit to «Baltica» brewery company
  • Study visit to company of small business
  • City tour

 

ECTS Credits: 1,5

  

Participation fee: 200 Euro



The academic module is organized by Department of International Cooperation Management.
E-mail:
[email protected]

 

Accommodation:

 

IIEP does its best to create comfortable conditions of life for the international students. International students live in the student dormitory. Student dormitory is a semidetached building to IIEP. Compartments comprise 2 double rooms with shared facilities: a small kitchen, a bathroom and a toilet.

 

All apartments are equipped with a bed, bedside table, desk, chairs, wardrobe, curtains, and bed clothes (includ. mattress, blanket, pillow, sheets, pillow cases). Kitchen contains electric hot board, refrigerator, kitchen table, and stools. Most rooms have technical capacity for fixed Internet connection.

 

The accommodation conditions should be discussed in the correspondence with program coodinator.