About the school

International Summer School is:

• 5 days of unforgettable memories and new friends;
• 3 ECTS of each subject (about 18 hours of classes);
• 4 lecturers with their own programs;
• cultural and entertaining program with lots of fun activities.

What does the International Summer School include?

A training program with interesting lectures and intensive practical training on on business subjects. This project is created to explore and depth economic thinking. Nowadays these economic subjects are not only relevant but also useful in any aspect of your life. Summer school will be a great background for your future achievements and satisfy your intellectual curiosity.

Format of studying

Classes will be held in English with students from University of Konstanz in the multi-cultural groups.The University of Konstanz is a university in the city of Konstanz in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It was founded in 1966.  As one of eleven German Excellence Universities, University of Konstanz is consistently ranked among the global top 250 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. In 2016 it was ranked 7th globally by the Times Higher Education 150 under 50 rankings. It is often referred to as "small Harvard" by the German media.

 

Business coaches

Denis Lifintsev

Financial analyst and consultant in management, finance, investment and securities management

Svetlana Strelnyk

Business Coach of the company "Galnaftogaz" and invited lecturer at the University of Bremen

Vadim Chizhov

Global change manager, Strategic Initiatives at Luxoft

Program

   Module 1 (Business)

 Module subjects
- German-Ukraine business cooperation
- Doing business in Eastern Europe
 

Academic Supervisors
Dr. Denys Lifintsev
Dr. Svitlana Strelnyk

Course language
English

 Number of participants

 

15
 

Prerequisites
Students of economics or business
faculty
 

Course structure
German-Ukraine business cooperation:
Module A. Business opportunities for German companies in Ukraine

Session 1. Objective preconditions for German-Ukrainian effective cooperation.

Session 2. The most attractive Ukrainian regions and industries for foreign investments.

Session 3. Doing business in Ukraine/with Ukrainian partners: opportunities and threats.

Module B. German-Ukrainian Cross-Cultural Interactions

Session 1. Differences in culturaldimensions and value orientations in German and Ukrainian cultures.

Session 2. The impact of the cultural peculiarities on Ukrainian business practices.

Session 3. Ukrainian and German communication and negotiation style differences.

Doing business in Eastern Europe:

Module A. Business (external) environment in Eastern Europe

Session 1. Introduction, discussion of course requirements. Opportunities and challenges of doing business in Eastern Europe.

Session 2. Country risk analysis.

Session 3. Marketing distribution and sales channels. Supply Chain Management and logistical issues.

Module B. Internal companies’ environment in Eastern Europe

Session 1. Social and business cultures. Managing Human Capital in SME.


Session 2. Comparative and competitive advantage.


Session 3. Strategic tools forentrepreneurship analysis.


Workload allocation
3 ECTS credits

 Final examination
Group project

Timetable

 

MONDAY (29.08.2016)

 Time  Event
 9.00-10.20  German-Ukraine business cooperation
 10.30-11.50 German-Ukraine business cooperation
 12.00-13.20  Doing business in Eastern Europe
 13.30-14.30  Lunch
 14.40-16.00  Doing business in Eastern Europe
 19.00  Welcome Party (included in price)

 

TUESDAY (30.08.2016)

 Time  Event
 9.00-10.20  German-Ukraine business cooperation
 10.30-11.50 German-Ukraine business cooperation
 12.00-13.20  Doing business in Eastern Europe
 13.30-14.30  Lunch
15.00  City Tour (not included in price)

 

WEDNESDAY (31.08.2016)

 Time  Event
 9.00-10.20  German-Ukraine business cooperation
 10.30-11.50 German-Ukraine business cooperation
 12.00-13.20  Doing business in Eastern Europe
 13.30-14.30  Lunch
 14.40-16.00  Doing business in Eastern Europe
 19.00  Dinner in local restaurant (not included in price)

 

THURSDAY (01.09.2016)

 Time  Event
 9.00-10.20  German-Ukraine business cooperation
 10.30-11.50 Doing business in Eastern Europe
 12.00-13.20  Doing business in Eastern Europe
 13.30-14.30  Lunch
 15.40  Visiting museum of modern arts and main square Maidan (included in price)

 

FRIDAY (02.09.2016)

 Time  Event
 9.00-10.20  German-Ukraine business cooperation
 10.30-11.50 German-Ukraine business cooperation
 12.00-13.20  Doing business in Eastern Europe
 13.30-14.30  Lunch
 14.40-16.00  Doing business in Eastern Europe
 19.00  Final Party (not included in price)

 

Cost

950 UAH

*prepayment 500 UAH

 

*The rest of the money could be paid on the first day of project

Includes: ● Studying; ● Studying materials; ● Welcome party.

Doesn’t include: ● Dinners; ● Some cultural events (see the timetable).

Registration

Partners

Contacts

Ukraine, Kyiv. Peremohy ave, 54/1.

Oleksandr +380631285011

Viktoria +380951422342

Email: info@ibs-edu.com.ua