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1 03.10.2022 Introduction Test to indicate the level. Introduction to economics and economic sociology. Main objectives of the course. History of sciences. Microeconomics and macroeconomics. Positive and normative economics. Social networks in economic sociology. Homework: tell us about yourself (1-1,5 min)
2 10.10.2022 Money Functions and history of money. Idea of single currency area and why it can fail. Monetary and fiscal policies. International monetary systems. Inflation and deflation causes, advantages and disadvantages. Measures of inflation. Current currency imbalances. Rules how to write a summary. Homework: summary of an article
3 17.10.2022 Taxation Types and functions of taxation. Main taxes levied in Russia. How to choose the right tax rate? Tax evading and tax evasion. Example of Scandinavian countries, can it be used by Russia? Shadow market and how to deal with it. For what purposes taxes are used. Requirements to presentation format. Homework: a written presentation (sent but not presented)
4 24.10.2022 Sociology of work Defining work in sociology, history of science. Elements of employment relations: employment law, labour policy, labour markets, labour-management relations. Different types and ways of work by collar color. Workplace stratification and inequality.
Homework: a group project
5 31.11.2022 Human resources What is Human Resources? How sociology applies to HR? The five types of Human Resources activities. The role of HR. The use of modern tools in HR. The portrait and personal qualities of the ideal employee. Cover letter and CV tips. Analysis of good and bad resume examples.
Homework: CV and cover letter
6 07.11.2022 Accounting History and types of accounting. Aims of accounting. Double entry system. Reporting standards IFRS and GAAP: differences and common traits. Main sources of information. Main balance sheet items. Russian regulations in terms of accounting. Coefficents for determening the efficiency of functioning and liquidity. Homework: a business plan
7 14.11.2022 Audit Auditor's goals, qualities and qualifications.Types of audit and most famous firms. Professional ethics and threats to violate the principles. Materiality in audit. Audit risks. Sources of evidence. Parts of audit report. How to structure a monologue. Homework: recorded monologue
8 21.11.2022 Social media Overview of social media nowadays: definition, examples. Quantity statistics of social media users worldwide. Social network advertising revenue. How does being a social media user mean being a product? Analysis of the impact of social media on the economy. Advantages and disadvantages of social media with examples.
Homework: an essay
9 28.11.2022 Consulting Introduction to public and social sector consulting: what is social impact consulting? Special features of social impact consulting. Overview of social impact consulting firms and their lines of work. Analysis of some social sector consulting cases.
Homework: a written presentation (sent but not resented)
10 05.12.2022 Cases Solving economic and sociological cases in teams.
11 12.12.2022 Exam Exam
12 19.12.2022 Exam Retake and tea party.
  26.12.2022    
  02.01.2023    
  09.01.2023    
  16.01.2023    
13 23.01.2023 Banks History, functions and types of money. Structure and departments. Largest russian banks. Central bank, its functions and unique characterictics. Modern trends and new rivals. Why do banks go bankrupt. Data security. Future of banks. Homework: summary of the video
14 30.01.2023 Behavioral ecconomics Behavioral economics definition. Classic economics vs. behavioral economics theory, history of science. Principles of behavioral economics. Social dimensions of behavioral economics: trust, dishonesty, social norms, commitment. Examples of behavioral economics in our everyday life.
Homework: an essay
15 06.02.2023 Mindsets Definition of mindset. Fixed vs. growth mindsets. An entrepreneurial mindset: what is it? How to think like an entrepreneur: essential characteristics. Different types of entrepreneurs. The importance of an entrepreneurial mindset. Entrepreneurial mindset test.
Homework: a monologue
16 13.02.2023 M&As Types of mergers and acquisitions. Structure of mergers. Financing acquisitions. Evaluation of mergers and acquisitions. Consequences for shareholders and employees. Strategic alliances and the touristic industry. Secrets of succesful communication in terms of a deal. Homework: presentation of a succesful merger/ acquisition/ strategic alliance/ conglomerate (sent but not presented)
  20.02.2023    
17 27.02.2023 Risk and Insurance Factors that influence risks. Major types of risks for businesses.Benefits and stages of risk management. Risk evaluation. Limitations of risk management. History and types of insurance. Insurance components. Social effects of insurance. Insurance companies. SWOT analysis. Homework: analysis of a company in terms of risks
18 06.03.2023 Research Definition of market research. Three key objectives of market research: economical, social and administrative. Primary and secondary market research: features and differences. Market research methods. Steps for conducting research. Importance of market research. Analisis of some successful market research examples.
Homework: an essay
19 13.03.2023 Marketing Definition of a marketing strategy. Marketing strategies vs. marketing plans. How to create a marketing strategy. Meaning of the four Ps in a marketing strategy: product, price, promotion and place. Analysis of marketing techniques examples: product positioning, point-of-sale displays in shops, buzzwords, packaging, in-store product demonstration, multibuys. Digital marketing.
Homework: a presentation of one's own marketing strategy (sent but not presented)
20 20.03.2023 Investment History of investment. Types of shares and bonds. Great Depression. Investment strategies. Intermediaries and collective investments. Investment valuations. Famous investors. Are individuals risk-averse and risk-takers. Investments in Russia. Homework: a monologue
21 27.03.2023 Networking Definitions of professional networks and professional networking. The three forms of networking: operational, personal, strategic. What is professional business networking and how does it work? Types of business networking. Benefits of business networking. Personal brand. How to build your personal brand.
Homework: a monologue
22 03.04.2023 Financial crimes Main types of financial crimes. History of financial crimes. Money laundering. Ponzi scheme. Corruption around the world, causes and types. Raiders. Internet crimes and their main types. Dramatic examples. How to stay safe online. Essay requirements. Homework: an essay
23 10.04.2023 Presentations Presentations on the themes chosen with a small discussion. Either an investment portfolio or a business/product presentation.
24 17.04.2023 Exam Exam
25 24.04.2023 Exam Retake and tea party.
1 Body, Cane, Marcus. Investments (2013)    
2 Business Partner by Longman Pearson
3 D. G. Rodeheaver and M. Zafirovski. Sociology of Work.    
4 Deloitte IFRS in your pocket (2021)
5 International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition)    
6 Joao Frenandes Silva. The Economics of Social Media.
7 Manuel de gestion financière pour les partenaires (2020)    
8 P. B. Kennen International economy (2000)
9 Soren Asmussen. Risk and Insurance (2020)    
10 The Behavioral Economics Guide (2014)    
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1 03.10.2022 Introduction Test to indicate the level. Introduction to economics and economic sociology. Main objectives of the course. History of sciences. Microeconomics and macroeconomics. Positive and normative economics. Social networks in economic sociology. Homework: tell us about yourself (1-1,5 min)
2 10.10.2022 Money Functions and history of money. Idea of single currency area and why it can fail. Monetary and fiscal policies. International monetary systems. Inflation and deflation causes, advantages and disadvantages. Measures of inflation. Current currency imbalances. Rules how to write a summary. Homework: summary of an article
3 17.10.2022 Taxation Types and functions of taxation. Main taxes levied in Russia. How to choose the right tax rate? Tax evading and tax evasion. Example of Scandinavian countries, can it be used by Russia? Shadow market and how to deal with it. For what purposes taxes are used. Requirements to presentation format. Homework: a written presentation (sent but not presented)
4 24.10.2022 Sociology of work Defining work in sociology, history of science. Elements of employment relations: employment law, labour policy, labour markets, labour-management relations. Different types and ways of work by collar color. Workplace stratification and inequality.
Homework: a group project
5 31.11.2022 Human resources What is Human Resources? How sociology applies to HR? The five types of Human Resources activities. The role of HR. The use of modern tools in HR. The portrait and personal qualities of the ideal employee. Cover letter and CV tips. Analysis of good and bad resume examples.
Homework: CV and cover letter
6 07.11.2022 Accounting History and types of accounting. Aims of accounting. Double entry system. Reporting standards IFRS and GAAP: differences and common traits. Main sources of information. Main balance sheet items. Russian regulations in terms of accounting. Coefficents for determening the efficiency of functioning and liquidity. Homework: a business plan
7 14.11.2022 Audit Auditor's goals, qualities and qualifications.Types of audit and most famous firms. Professional ethics and threats to violate the principles. Materiality in audit. Audit risks. Sources of evidence. Parts of audit report. How to structure a monologue. Homework: recorded monologue
8 21.11.2022 Social media Overview of social media nowadays: definition, examples. Quantity statistics of social media users worldwide. Social network advertising revenue. How does being a social media user mean being a product? Analysis of the impact of social media on the economy. Advantages and disadvantages of social media with examples.
Homework: an essay
9 28.11.2022 Consulting Introduction to public and social sector consulting: what is social impact consulting? Special features of social impact consulting. Overview of social impact consulting firms and their lines of work. Analysis of some social sector consulting cases.
Homework: a written presentation (sent but not resented)
10 05.12.2022 Cases Solving economic and sociological cases in teams.
11 12.12.2022 Exam Exam
12 19.12.2022 Exam Retake and tea party.
  26.12.2022    
  02.01.2023    
  09.01.2023    
  16.01.2023    
13 23.01.2023 Banks History, functions and types of money. Structure and departments. Largest russian banks. Central bank, its functions and unique characterictics. Modern trends and new rivals. Why do banks go bankrupt. Data security. Future of banks. Homework: summary of the video
14 30.01.2023 Behavioral ecconomics Behavioral economics definition. Classic economics vs. behavioral economics theory, history of science. Principles of behavioral economics. Social dimensions of behavioral economics: trust, dishonesty, social norms, commitment. Examples of behavioral economics in our everyday life.
Homework: an essay
15 06.02.2023 Mindsets Definition of mindset. Fixed vs. growth mindsets. An entrepreneurial mindset: what is it? How to think like an entrepreneur: essential characteristics. Different types of entrepreneurs. The importance of an entrepreneurial mindset. Entrepreneurial mindset test.
Homework: a monologue
16 13.02.2023 M&As Types of mergers and acquisitions. Structure of mergers. Financing acquisitions. Evaluation of mergers and acquisitions. Consequences for shareholders and employees. Strategic alliances and the touristic industry. Secrets of succesful communication in terms of a deal. Homework: presentation of a succesful merger/ acquisition/ strategic alliance/ conglomerate (sent but not presented)
  20.02.2023    
17 27.02.2023 Risk and Insurance Factors that influence risks. Major types of risks for businesses.Benefits and stages of risk management. Risk evaluation. Limitations of risk management. History and types of insurance. Insurance components. Social effects of insurance. Insurance companies. SWOT analysis. Homework: analysis of a company in terms of risks
18 06.03.2023 Research Definition of market research. Three key objectives of market research: economical, social and administrative. Primary and secondary market research: features and differences. Market research methods. Steps for conducting research. Importance of market research. Analisis of some successful market research examples.
Homework: an essay
19 13.03.2023 Marketing Definition of a marketing strategy. Marketing strategies vs. marketing plans. How to create a marketing strategy. Meaning of the four Ps in a marketing strategy: product, price, promotion and place. Analysis of marketing techniques examples: product positioning, point-of-sale displays in shops, buzzwords, packaging, in-store product demonstration, multibuys. Digital marketing.
Homework: a presentation of one's own marketing strategy (sent but not presented)
20 20.03.2023 Investment History of investment. Types of shares and bonds. Great Depression. Investment strategies. Intermediaries and collective investments. Investment valuations. Famous investors. Are individuals risk-averse and risk-takers. Investments in Russia. Homework: a monologue
21 27.03.2023 Networking Definitions of professional networks and professional networking. The three forms of networking: operational, personal, strategic. What is professional business networking and how does it work? Types of business networking. Benefits of business networking. Personal brand. How to build your personal brand.
Homework: a monologue
22 03.04.2023 Financial crimes Main types of financial crimes. History of financial crimes. Money laundering. Ponzi scheme. Corruption around the world, causes and types. Raiders. Internet crimes and their main types. Dramatic examples. How to stay safe online. Essay requirements. Homework: an essay
23 10.04.2023 Presentations Presentations on the themes chosen with a small discussion. Either an investment portfolio or a business/product presentation.
24 17.04.2023 Exam Exam
25 24.04.2023 Exam Retake and tea party.
1 Body, Cane, Marcus. Investments (2013)    
2 Business Partner by Longman Pearson
3 D. G. Rodeheaver and M. Zafirovski. Sociology of Work.    
4 Deloitte IFRS in your pocket (2021)
5 International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition)    
6 Joao Frenandes Silva. The Economics of Social Media.
7 Manuel de gestion financière pour les partenaires (2020)    
8 P. B. Kennen International economy (2000)
9 Soren Asmussen. Risk and Insurance (2020)    
10 The Behavioral Economics Guide (2014)