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CPE 2806 Cultural Expertise: Russia

CPE 2806 Cultural Expertise: Russia

  • Instructor: Dr. Wesley E. Donahue, PE, PMP

From its Eurasian geographical position and extremes in climate to its changing political regimes and conflicting values, Russia is a country of contradictions. Culturally, Russian appears to be similar to most Western cultures, but it remains one of the most enigmatic, complex, and difficult countries in the world to understand.

This course provides ideas and information to help you gain control and success on your business in Russia. At the end of this course you should be able to:

+ List key facts about Russia.

+ Describe key concepts and values of the Russian culture.

+ Explain what are the typical workplace schedules and dress code for professionals.

+ Describe how to establish appropriate business relationships with Russian colleagues, clients and suppliers. 

+ Explain how to select and present an appropriate business gift.