Who is this class for: We are looking for students who are curious to learn about how to deal with Russians, those who want to make sense of their personal encounters with Others. Love for the Russian culture and language is a plus, but not obligatory. You may be required to integrate your current expertise of the humanities and social sciences with the intercultural approach to communication. Intercultural sensitivity is a pre-requisite for taking this course and enhancing it is its goal.


Created by:  Higher School of Economics

Commitment8 weeks, 3-4 hours/week
Language
English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Higher School of Economics
National Research University - Higher School of Economics (HSE) is one of the top research universities in Russia. Established in 1992 to promote new research and teaching in economics and related disciplines, it now offers programs at all levels of university education across an extraordinary range of fields of study including business, sociology, cultural studies, philosophy, political science, international relations, law, Asian studies, media and communications, IT, mathematics, engineering, and more. Learn more on www.hse.ru
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Rated 4.4 out of 5 of 24 ratings

As a language instructor, this course helped me immensely with my professional development and ability to relate to Russian business clients. This course content was thoroughly prepared, superb regarding strategies in video lectures and duo interviews, as well as readings. With the challenging geopolitics, I highly recommend that Coursera continue to offer this course. With better knowledge and understanding comes a better world!

Very good course. Lot of practical information after first 2-3 weeks. If only the method would have had tiny bit more variation, such as animations, video analysis, case studies, maybe more expert visitors etc. it would have been even better and more durable in long run. But all in all, highly recomended.