Capital Markets and Financial Institutions

This course consists of two major parts. The first part is devoted to the nature, role, and functioning of financial institutions in the developed capital market. The second part deals with the Russian capital markets and financial institutions. The principal goal here is to screen the local experience against worldwide theory and practices in order to identify both common and specific features of developed and emerging markets.

Konstantin Kontor,
AIBEc Professor

Course offerings, Summer 2017:

May 16 – August 31, 2017

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 theoretical basis for financial decision making.

Professor: Konstantin Kontor, MBA.
Special schedule:
Tuesday, August 1st 7 – 10 pm;
Thursday, August 3rd 7 – 10 pm;
Thursday, August 10th 7 – 10 pm;
Saturday August 12th 11 am – 5 pm;
Thursday, August 17th 7 – 10 pm;
Saturday August 19th 11 am – 5 pm;
Tuesday, August 22nd 7 – 10 pm;
Thursday, August 24th 7 – 10 pm.

Managerial Accounting

Accounting for costs with applications to managerial decision-making. A thorough review of most managerial accounting issues of importance to many organizations such as cost allocation, activity based costing, budgeting, standard costing, just-in-time inventory and many other topics.

Professor: Art Franczek, MBA, MST, CPA.
Special schedule:
Tuesday, May 16th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, May 18th 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, May 23rd 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, May 27th 10 am – 3 pm
Tuesday, May 30th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, June 1st 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, June 6th 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, June 13th 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, June 17th 10 am – 3 pm
Tuesday, June 20th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, June 22nd 7 – 10 pm

Negotiations and Dispute Resolution

Practical and legal issues in negotiating various agreements and dealing with various methods of dispute resolution.

Professor: Vladimir Lissniak.

Special schedule:
Tuesday, June 27th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, June 29th 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, July 4th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, July 6th 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, July 11th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, July 13th 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, July 18th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, July 20th 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, July 25th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, July 27th 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 theoretical basis for financial decision making.

Professor: Konstantin Kontor, MBA.

Special schedule

Course offerings, Spring 2017:

January  – April, 2017

Sales Leadership

The main goal of the course: consider the classical sales models, and “myths about sales”, to understand the profession of the seller “inside”, learn the most effective techniques of communication – how to speak and how to listen, to understand customer behavior, learn how to achieve results – effective and profitable sales, to consider the main mistakes sellers.

Professor: Konstantin Kontor, MBA.

Special schedule:
Wednesday, March 22nd 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, March 25th 11 am – 4 pm
Wednesday, March 29th 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, April 1st 11 am – 4 pm
Wednesday, April 5th 7 – 10 pm
Wednesday, April 12th 7 – 10 pm
Wednesday, April 19th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, April 20th 7 – 10 pm

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.
Special schedule:
Thursday, January 26th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, February 2nd 7 – 10 pm
Monday, February 6th 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, February 18th 10 am – 3 pm
Tuesday, February 21st 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, March 2nd 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, March 4th 10 am – 3 pm
Thursday, March 9th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, March 23rd 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, March 30th 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, January 28th 11 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday, February 1st 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, February 4th 11 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday, February 8th 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, February 11th 11 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday, February 15th 7 – 10 pm

Principles of Business Law

Fundamental concepts of American business law, with special emphasis on topics of use to Russian students working as employees or partners of American firms and comparisons to Russian business law as appropriate.

Professor: Vladimir Lissniak.

Special schedule:
Wednesday, February 22th 7 – 10 pm
Monday, February 27th 7 – 10 pm
Wednesday, March 1st 7 – 10 pm
Monday, March 6th 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, March 11th 10 am – 1 pm
Monday, March 13th 7 – 10 pm
Wednesday, March 15th 7 – 10 pm
Friday, April 7th 7 – 10 pm
Friday, April 14th 7 – 10 pm
Friday, April 21st 7 – 10 pm

Course offerings, Fall 2016:

September 9 – December 28, 2016

You can download registration form here.

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

Special schedule:
Friday, September 9th 7 – 10 pm;
Saturday, September 10th 10 am – 3 pm;
Friday, September 16th 7 – 10 pm;
Saturday, September 17th 10 am – 3 pm;
Friday, September 21st 7 – 10 pm;
Friday, September 23rd 7 – 10 pm;
Friday, September 30th 7 – 10 pm;
Saturday, October 1st 10 am – 3 pm.

Principles of Marketing

This course provides an overview of the role of marketing in a modern international business.

Professor: Eugene Radewych

Special schedule:
Tuesday, September 13th 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, September 20th 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, September 27th 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, October 4th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, October 6th 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, October 11th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, October 13th 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, October 18th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, October 20th 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, October 25th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, October 27th 7 – 10 pm

HR Management – Myths and Reality

The course deals with the most common Human Resource management theories and practices universally accepted by the most successful multinational companies.

Professor: Sergey Gadetsky, MBA

Special schedule:
Saturday, October 8th 10 am – 3 pm
Saturday, October 15th 10 am – 3 pm
Saturday, October 22nd 10 am – 3 pm
Saturday, October 29th 10 am – 3 pm
Tuesday, November 1st 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, November 8th 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, November 12th 10 am – 3 pm

Course offerings, Summer Semester 2016:

May 18  – August 27, 2016

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 26th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, July 28th 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, August 2nd 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, August 4th 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, August 9th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, August 11th 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, August 16th 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, August 18th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, August 23rd 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, August 25th 7 – 10 pm

Negotiations and Dispute Resolution

Practical and legal issues in negotiating various agreements and dealing with various methods of dispute resolution.

Professor: Vladimir Lissniak

Special schedule:
Wednesday, May 18th 7 – 10 pm
Friday, May 20th 7 – 10 pm
Wednesday, May 25th 7 – 10 pm
Friday, May 27th 7 – 10 pm
Wednesday, June 1st 7 – 10 pm
Friday, June 3rd 7 – 10 pm
Wednesday, June 8th 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, June 9th 7 – 10 pm
Wednesday, June 15th 7 – 10 pm
Friday, June 17th 7 – 10 pm
Wednesday, June 22nd 7 – 10 pm
Friday, June 24th 7 – 10 pm

Course offerings, Spring 2016:

February  – April, 2016

Capital Markets and Financial Institutions

This course consists of two major parts. The first part is devoted to the nature, role, and functioning of financial institutions in the developed capital market. The second part deals with the Russian capital markets and financial institutions. The principal goal here is to screen the local experience against worldwide theory and practices in order to identify both common and specific features of developed and emerging markets.

Professor: Konstantin Kontor, MBA.

Special schedule:
Thirst class – Saturday, April 2nd 11 am – 4 pm

Managerial Accounting

Accounting for costs with applications to managerial decision-making. A thorough review of most managerial accounting issues of importance to many organizations such as cost allocation, activity based costing, budgeting, standard costing, just-in-time inventory and many other topics.

Professor: Art Franczek, MBA, MST, CPA.
Special schedule:
Thursday, February 25th 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, February 27th 10 am – 3 pm
Tuesday, March 1st 7 – 10 pm
Thursday, March 3rd 7 – 10 pm
Tuesday, March 15th 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, March 19th 10 am – 3 pm
Tuesday, March 29th 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, April 2nd 10 am – 3 pm

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.

Business Psychology (II)- Life Pressures, Uncertainty, Stress and How We Survive Them

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. Of particular interest will be the ideas and practical tools for better understanding the counterproductive coping patterns as well as what can work to increase one’s resiliency.

Professor: Ekaterina Mikhailova.

Special schedule

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Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance course starts on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

Entrance Exam

You could take AIBEc Entrance Exam from May 4, 2017 till \\\June 6, 2017. Students who achieve qualifying score on the exam pay reduced tuition.

Summer Semester, 2017

Summer Semester starts on May 16, 2017.