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Beginner Level

Approx. 5 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

General information for conducting bussiness in Russia

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 60 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Legal System5m
Official Sources of Law10m
Constitutional Guarantees of Entrepreneurial Activity in the Russian Federation6m
Legal Status of Foreign Nationals6m
Legal Status of Foreign Nationals in the Russian Federation9m
Employment of Foreign Nationals8m
1 reading
Week´s presentation
2 practice exercises
Practical Questions
Control Questions
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Legal status of foreign nationals

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 54 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Opportunities for Foreign Investors5m
Special Economic Zones9m
Advanced Development Territories4m
Special Investment Contracts4m
Regional Investment Projects4m
Limitations and Restrictions on Foreign Investment9m
Restrictions Concerning Foreign iInvestment in Strategic Companies7m
1 reading
Week´s presentation
2 practice exercises
Practical Questions
Control Questions
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Setting up a new bussines

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 59 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Russian Individual Entrepreneur10m
Russian Legal Entities5m
Establishing a Russian Commercial Legal Entity8m
Reorganization or Terminating of a Russian Commercial Legal Entity6m
Russian Companies9m
Governing Bodies of a Russian Company10m
1 reading
Week´s presentation
2 practice exercises
Practical Questions
Control Questions
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Foreign trade and investment

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 54 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Licensing7m
Membership in Industry Professional Entities8m
Goods Certification5m
Currency Regulation11m
Consumer Protection8m
Foreign Trade Regulation6m
1 reading
Week´s presentation
2 practice exercises
Practical Questions
Control Questions

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