Business Psychology (II)

Examination of the individual coping strategies and personal styles in dealing with the pressures, limitations and other challenges one faces in professional life.

Ekaterina Mikhailova,
AIBEc Professor

Course Offerings, Fall 2018

October – December 2018

Financial Accounting

Accrual accounting, bad debts, inventories, investments, cash flows and ratio analysis. US GAAP and IAS concepts are emphasized.

Professor: Art Franczek, MBA, MST, CPA.

The Course starts on Thursday, October 4, 2018.

Thursdays, 7 – 10 pm

The Course ends on December 13, 2018.

Business Psychology (I)

This course examines the manifestations and roots of the irrational, both positive and destructive, processes in corporations. Of particular interest will be the ideas and particular tools for better understanding the unconscious needs and emotional reasoning that usually stay shadowed and unspoken.

Professor: Ekaterina Mikhailova, PhD 

The Course starts on Friday, October 5, 2018.

Special schedule:

Friday, October 5, 7 – 10 pm
Wednesday, October 10, 7 – 10 pm
Friday, October 19, 7 – 10 pm
Wednesday, October 24, 7 – 10 pm
Wednesday, November 7, 7 – 10 pm
Friday, November 16, 7 – 10 pm
Wednesday, November 21, 7 – 10 pm
Friday, November 23, 7 – 10 pm
Friday, November 30, 7 – 10 pm
Wednesday, December 5, 7 – 10 pm

Corporate Finance

The course discusses the basic principles of finance (the opportunity cost of capital, the net present value concept, risk and return tradeoff, portfolios and diversification), as well as the basis for financial decision making.

Professor: Konstantin Kontor, MBA.

The Course starts on Tuesday, October 2, 2018.

Special schedule:

Tuesday, October 2, 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, October 6, 11 am – 4 pm
Tuesday, October 9, 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, October 16, 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, October 20, 11 am – 4 pm
Tuesday, November 13, 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, November 20, 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, November 24, 11 am – 4 pm

Also available online

International Finance and Risk Management

The course discusses the principles of international finance (economics of the international environment, purchasing power parity, and sources of risk in the international financial markets) and the theoretical background on which the practices of operation of the international financial markets are based.

Professor: Konstantin Kontor, MBA.

The Course starts on Wednesday, October 3, 2018.

Special schedule:

Wednesday, October 3, 7 – 10 pm
Monday, October 8, 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, October 13, 11 am – 4 pm
Wednesday, October 17, 7 – 10 pm
Wednesday, November 14, 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, November 17, 11 am – 4 pm
Wednesday, November 21, 7 – 10 pm
Wednesday, November 28, 7 – 10 pm

Course offerings, Summer 2018:

June 2 – August 31, 2018

Takeovers, Restructuring, and Corporate Governance

An exploration of takeovers, mergers, divestitures, and corporate restructuring, including strategies and empirical evidence, with examples drawn from international and Russian experience.

Professor: Konstantin Kontor, MBA.
Special schedule:.
Tuesday, July 17th 7 – 10 pm;
Thursday, July 19th 7 – 10 pm;
Saturday, July 21st 11 am – 4 pm;
Wednesday, August 1st 7 – 10 pm;
Thursday, August 2nd 7 – 10 pm;
Tuesday, Augus 7th 7 – 10 pm;
Thursday, August 9th 7 – 10 pm;
Tuesday, Augus 14th 7 – 10 pm;
Thursday, August 16th 7 – 10 pm.

Effective Presentations – Spoken or Written

The main goal of the course is the significant improvement of communication skills, primarily, by means of preparation and delivery of efficient business presentations (spoken or written). Major attention is paid to the position and interests of all “stakeholders” – “clients”, “consumers”, and “providers” of a presentation.

Professor: Konstantin Kontor, MBA.
Special schedule:
Saturday, June 2nd 11 am – 5 pm;
Wednesday, June 6th 7 – 10 pm;
Friday, June 8th 7 – 10 pm;
Wednesday, June 13th 7 – 10 pm;
Thursday, June 14th 7 – 10 pm;
Saturday June 16th 11 am – 5 pm.

Course offerings, Spring 2018:

January  – April, 2018

Project Management

The course establishes the fundamental common concepts of traditional project management based on the world-wide standards — Project Management Institute (PMI) methodology — and then introduces the strategic approach to project management and the concept of project leadership.

Professors: Konstantin Kontor, MBA, Sergey Gadetsky, MBA.
Special schedule

Business Psychology (II)

This course examines the individual coping strategies and personal styles in dealing with the pressures, limitations and other challenges one faces in professional life. Considerable attention will be paid to the unspoken, shadowed and unconscious processes of corporate functioning.

Professor: Ekaterina Mikhailova, PhD

Special schedule:

Takeovers, Restructuring, and Corporate Governance

Takeovers, Restructuring, and Corporate Governance course starts on Tuesday, July 17, 2018.

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Fall Semester, 2018

Fall Semester starts on October 2, 2018.