Working with Russians - understanding cultural differences
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Working with Russians - understanding cultural differences

Achieve your goals on the Russian market and partners through mastering the fundamentals of Russian business etiquette
4.4 (3 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
8 students enrolled
Created by Virve Obolgogiani
Last updated 2/2018
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Price: $34.99
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will gain competitive advantage by understanding Russian business culture.
Requirements
  • You need to have a computer or other device with internet connection.
Description

Succeeding in Russia can be difficult for foreigners. This video course will help you to facilitate the process. You will get information about cultural differences between Russia and western countries, as well as receive practical hints for working with Russians. 

The course is held by a specialist with an excellent understanding of how the business world works both in Russia and elsewhere. By participating, you will improve your skills for international cooperation and learn to utilize the wide range of commercial opportunities what Russia presents for foreign companies.

Keywords: Russian business culture, Russian business etiquette, sales in Russian, marketing to Russians, negotiating with Russian partners, culture and norms, doing business in Russia

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who is working with Russians or is interested in doing so.
Course content
Expand 12 lectures 55:47
+ Introduction
12 lectures 55:47

Learn why it is important to know the background and traditions of your foreign partners.

Preview 02:10

What is the meaning of the family, native country, and personal experiences in understanding cultural differences?

Preview 04:48

How do religion, history, nature, society, traditions form our habits? What is the meaning of language or nationality?

Cultural differencies - background
06:00
Dimensions of cultural differencies
02:21

What kind of influence might attitude to time have to your business relations, if your idea of being in time differs from your partner´s view?

Dimension: Time
03:05

Do Russians like to work in teams or do they prefer individualistic approach?

Dimension: Individualism - Collectivism
05:19

How equality is perceived in different cultures? What a western business man should know when working with Russian ladies?

Equality
03:46

Should you show your emotions or keep calm when working with Russians? How do emotions influence marketing?

Preview 04:33

Are Russians rule-abiding? Are they afraid of being punished if aren't?

Attitude to Rules
07:06

Can you be direct with your Russian partners when it come to your opinions? Do you have to understand them between the lines?

Directness
06:08

What are the main challenges for Western business people when working in Russia?

Challenges in Russia
08:33

The impact of cultural differences in the global business world.

Conclusions
01:58