International Business

According to the educational program “International Business”, the Institute trains international economists with professional knowledge of two foreign languages, who within the acquired knowledge and skills are able to:

  • perform analytical and managerial functions of the appropriate level in the activities of central and local executive bodies in the field of international business cooperation;
  • make independent, honest and responsible decisions in the field of international business process management in the activities of Ukrainian and foreign companies;
  • engage in research and consulting activities in the field of international business.  

The need for specialists in the field of international business is companies engaged in foreign economic activity, banks and other financial institutions, government agencies, embassies and trade missions of Ukraine abroad, and the media, covering issues of international economic activity. In the process of specialization, a special role belongs to the formation of students' creative style of entrepreneurial thinking, and education of leadership qualities that are able to actively act in the field of international business. Such a specialist must be able to make effective and professional decisions on international business, banking, risk management and insurance, taxation, international investment, intellectual property rights and more.


Professional specificity of the study programme "International Business"  

The professional specificity of the study programme "International Business" defines the subject area of teaching and the relevant competences (knowledge and skills) of graduates.

  1. "International Business" as an educational programme of the speciality "International Economic Relations" is based on the study of disciplines that provide an understanding of the functioning of the world economy, interstate economic relations and factors that shape the country's competitiveness, the situation on world commodity markets, the country's participation in global and regional integration processes, relations with international economic organisations, foreign trade policy and state regulation of foreign economic activity.
  2. The defining subject area of the study programme "International Business" is the corporate level of external economic processes and phenomena, which ensures the acquisition of applied competencies in the following activities:
  • foreign economic relations of the corporation
  • organisation and technique of foreign trade operations of the company
  • marketing and competitive strategy of the corporation in the foreign market
  • corporate management in international companies: strategic, financial, risk management, personnel management, cross-cultural, creative and change management
  • business planning of international investment projects
  • industry-specific features of international business projects

The subject area of the study programme "International Business" determines the set of academic disciplines, the number of hours in the disciplines and, accordingly, the competences of graduates of bachelor's and master's programmes. 

The applied orientation of the educational process of the study programme "International Business" involves the involvement of practitioners in the field of international business who work directly in international corporations.

The acquisition of professional competencies by students of the International Business study programme includes in-depth study and professional mastery of two foreign languages, one of which is necessarily English.



The curriculum of the bachelor's program includes:

Compulsory courses: Economics, Economics and Foreign Economic Relations of Ukraine, International Business, International Relations and World Politics, Introduction to the specialty , Local History, Ukrainian and Foreign Culture, Global Environmental Problems in International Business, International Economic Relations, Philosophy, International information, International management, International marketing, Private international law, International public law, Management of foreign economic activity of enterprises, Foreign language (basic course), Foreign language (normative course), Second foreign language (basic course), Second foreign language (normative course), Diplomatic history of Ukraine, Mathematics in economics, Modern information systems and technologies, History of economic doctrines and economic development, Economics of firm, Micro- and macroeconomic bases of international business, Theory of statistics, Calculations and payments in international business, Marketing researches and benchmarking in international business ( practicum), Language of the specialty, Language specialty (language of international documents), Translation theory and practice, Translation theory and practice (business translation and conference translation), Second foreign language (professional language), Industrial practice (professional translation), Industrial practice (undergraduate)


Disciplines of free choice of the student on blocks:

Block 1. "International Business and Business Administration"

Business Negotiations in International Business, Cross-Cultural Management, International Corporate Management, Business Communications in International Business, Diplomatic Support of International Business


Block 2. "International Management and Marketing"

Brand Management in International Business, Neuromarketing in International Business

Marketing Management, Digital and Social Media Marketing, International Nonprofit Management


Block 3. "Finance of international business"

Accounting and analysis of foreign economic activity, Methods of making managerial decisions in international business, Financial technologies of international banks, International statistics, Institutional investors in international business


Disciplines of free choice of the student from the list (the student chooses 1 discipline from each list): 

  • Pricing in world commodity markets / Pricing strategies in international business
  • National and international accounting standards / Exchange trade
  • International Career Management / International Logistics Management
  • Fundamentals of diplomacy and diplomatic work / Diplomatic and consular service
  • Risk management in international business / Economic security of the firm
  • The conjuncture of world commodity markets / Business Planning
  • Conflictology in International Business / Internet Resource Management in International Business
  • Insurance in international business / Financial management in international companies
  • International Finance / World Economy
  • Technical analysis of international financial markets / Financial analysis in corporations
  • Information tools for modelling in international business / Econometric methods and models in international business
  • Comparative social and labour law of European countries / Protection of human rights in international business
  • The foreign policy of Ukraine / Logic

Bachelor's graduates receive:

  • educational qualification - Bachelor of International Economic Relations, specializing in international business
  • professional qualifications (subject to certain requirements) - Specialist in International Business, Specialist in Translation

Conditions for awarding the professional qualification "specialist in international business":

  • passing all types of practice, which are provided by the curriculum, with a score of at least 75 points;
  • selection of a specialized block of disciplines from the curriculum and obtaining an average score not lower than "75" based on the results of all disciplines that are included in it;
  • receiving a score of at least 75 points on the qualifying exam.

Conditions for awarding the professional qualification "translation specialist":

  • passing the production (translation) practice, provided by the curriculum, with a score of at least 75 points;
  • receiving at the qualifying examination for the translation of a score of not less than 75 points.


The curriculum of the educational program "International Business" includes:  

Compulsory courses: Management of international business projects, Innovation and investment management in international business, Controlling in international business, International business consulting, Macroeconomic policy and modelling in international business, Industry aspects of international business, System management methods in international business, Methodology and organization of scientific research in international business, International tax management, International logistics and supply chain management, Theory of sustainable development and social aspects of international business, Diplomatic protocol and etiquette, Business philosophy.


Disciplines of free choice of the student on blocks:

Block 1. "International Business and Business Administration": Global Corporations in International Markets, International Operations Management, Reengineering in International Companies, Crisis Management in International Business


Block 2. "International Management and Marketing": International Business Communications, Marketing Technologies of the International Services Market, Innovative Marketing of International Companies, Cross-Cultural Marketing and Business Ethics  


Block 3. "Finance of International Business": The latest financial instruments and technologies in international business, Financial Mathematics in International Business, Business Value Management, Blockchain-technologies in International Business  


Disciplines of free choice of the student from the list (the student chooses 1 discipline from each list):  

  • Business modelling in the field of social entrepreneurship / Behavioral economics;
  • Human Resources Management in International Business / Derivative Financial Instruments in International Business;
  • International Strategic Management and Marketing / Financial Sustainability of Social Projects.

As part of the educational program for 2014 - driven by the English-language master's program «International management and marketing» (International Management and Marketing). English master's program is eighteen months the program for full-time students. The content of the program includes courses in which students study global business processes and company management in a competitive market.  


The curriculum of the educational program "International management and marketing" includes:

Compulsory academic disciplines: International corporate management; Methodology of scientific research in the field of international business / International Business Research; Business Economics; International Human Resource Management and Business Ethics; Practice of Translation) / Українська мова (Ukrainian Language); Organizational Behavior and Cross-Cultural Management; International Business Law.


Disciplines "International management and marketing":

International Commercial Logistics / Operations and Supply Chain Management; International Financial Management and Corporate Finance; Accounting Taxation and Reporting in International Business


Disciplines of free choice of the student (the student chooses 1 discipline from each list):

List №1: Strategic Marketing Management / Strategic Marketing Management; International Marketing Management / International Marketing Management.
List №2: Strategic management of international companies / International Business Strategy; International Strategic Planning.

Graduates receive:

  • educational qualification - Master of International Economic Relations, specializing in international business
  • professional qualifications (subject to certain requirements) - International Economist, Translator   

Conditions for awarding the professional qualification "International Economist":

  • passing of industrial (undergraduate) practice;
  • selection of a specialized block of disciplines from the curriculum and obtaining an average score not lower than "75" based on the results of all disciplines that are included in it;
  • receiving a score of at least 75 points on the qualifying exam.

Conditions for awarding the professional qualification "translator":

  • availability of the qualification "Translation Specialist";
  • obtaining a score of at least 75 points on the qualifying exam "Theory and Practice of Translation".

The educational process is provided by teachers, first of all, of the Department of International Business, World Economy and International Economic Relations, International Finance, Department of Foreign Languages, other departments of the Institute of International Relations and faculties and institutes of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

In addition, employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, other government agencies of Ukraine, international organizations, Ukrainian and foreign business structures, and foreign teachers of leading educational institutions of other countries are invited to give lectures, seminars or workshops.

Today, the Department of International Business has 16 teachers. Among them are 5 doctors of economics, professors; 11 candidates of economic sciences, associate professors and assistants.

Graduates of the educational program can hold primary positions: manager of foreign economic activity, manager of asset management of international companies, manager of international investment projects, economist-marketer, economist of foreign economic planning, economist of financial work in international markets, columnist of foreign economic affairs, economist of contract and claims works, lecturer (assistant) of a higher educational institution, specialist-analyst in the study of international commodity markets, a consultant on foreign economic issues, economic adviser, translator, attaché, diplomatic agent, translator from a foreign language.


Our graduates work:

  • in representative offices of transnational corporations, joint ventures and enterprises with foreign capital;
  • in international economic organizations;
  • in domestic and foreign corporations carrying out international business projects;
  • in higher educational institutions, academic institutions of Ukraine and foreign countries;
  • in-line ministries and other departmental structures.


In order for students to acquire primary practical skills, the curriculum provides for the following types of practice:

  • Industrial practice (professional translation) (OS "bachelor"),
  • Industrial practice (undergraduate) (OS "bachelor"),
  • Industrial practice (undergraduate) (OS "Master").

The bases of internships for our students are the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (territorial and functional departments), the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, the Department of Defense and Security Economics, the Department of State Policy in Foreign Affairs, the Department of Foreign Economic Regulation. trade and economic cooperation department of cooperation with the European Union, the department of trade negotiations and cooperation with the WTO), Parliament of Ukraine, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Institute for international relations), the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, international organizations, the Association of international economics, National and foreign business structures.


Abstracts of disciplines

Educational degree "Bachelor"

Compulsory disciplines (credits)


1. Regional Studies (3.0)

This course examines the geographical location, climatic conditions, mineral resources, ethno-confessional composition of the population, features of cultural and historical development, political and legal systems, state systems, economic complexes, foreign policies of Asia, Africa and Latin America, CIS countries, Europe and North America, as well as Ukraine's relations with them.


2. Economics (3.0)

The purpose of the course "Economics" is the formation of students' competencies in the economic field of knowledge; the development of the ability to apply the received knowledge in professional activity in the conditions of globalization of world economy, skills of the analysis and estimation of quickly changing conjuncture of the markets for the purpose of acceptance of optimum administrative decisions; the acquisition of the practice of economic thinking and orientation in the world of market relations. This course is the theoretical basis for the study of sectoral economies, and the formation of students' views on economic policy.


3. Economy and Foreign Economic Relations of Ukraine (3.0)

The discipline "Economy and Foreign Economic Relations of Ukraine" involves the study of the main features and socio-economic conditions of management during the transition period at the turn of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in Ukraine. Particular attention is paid to the formation of a modern economic system in Ukraine: objective necessity, content, essence, systemic transformations, contradictions and antagonisms.


4. International Relations and World Politics (4.0)

The course is devoted to the study of the evolution of world politics and international relations in the period from 1945 to 1979, the late XX – early XXI century, the study of basic theories, doctrines and concepts of world politics, general international issues, regional specifics, provisions of international law, fundamental political and international legal research on world politics and international relations.


5. Introduction to the Specialty (2.0)

The discipline involves the following tasks: to reveal the nature, and essence of modern international business as a phenomenon of social life and economic activity based on modern theoretical and methodological approaches, as an economic category and independent science, to show the stages of its historical development, its environment, types and kinds, to analyze the functional and institutional structure of the international business, its patterns, trends and problems of its development in the context of globalization. At the same time, the strategic task is to form a clear, logically consistent and structured system of knowledge and ideas about students’ future training.


6. Public International Law (3.0)

The course is aimed at studying traditional topics: the concept and characteristics of international law; its sources, system, principles and norms. For the professional development of students, topics that allow moving to the analysis of specific international legal problems: the interaction between international law and domestic law; institution of international legal personality, recognition in international law, and succession of states, are considered.


7. International Business (4.0)

The course provides an in-depth study of the types and forms of modern international business. Special attention is paid to the organization and management of international business, the technological policy of transnational corporations, and the mechanism of diplomatic support for the interests of Ukrainian businesses in foreign markets.


8. Ukrainian and Foreign Culture (3.0)

The course examines the attractions of spiritual and material culture, created over the centuries and captured in various forms. They are considered on the historical vertical as a holistic phenomenon, as well as on regional grounds, taking into account the relationship with the cultural achievements of other peoples, as no ethnic group, people, or nation can develop in isolation, outside the general historical process.


9. Global Environmental Issues in International Business (3.0)

Under the influence of modern globalization processes, scientific and technological progress increases human impact on the environment, which leads to arising of global environmental problems. This course involves the study of the main features, principles, methods, tools and approaches to planning and organizing environmentally-oriented management of enterprise development.


10. International Economic Relations (3.0)

This course provides coverage of theoretical and practical aspects of the development of modern international economic relations, and methods of research of the object within the discipline; special attention is paid to the consideration and analysis of theories of international trade and modern forms of world economic relations between countries in the context of economic globalization.


11. Philosophy (4.0)

The discipline is aimed at providing knowledge of philosophy as a set of views on the world as a whole and one’s attitude to this world, in the understanding of ontological, epistemological, axiological and social problems of life.


12. International information (4.0)

The discipline "International Information" includes knowledge of the system of international relations in the context of globalization of communication; specifics, trends and prospects of international information policy, analysis of the impact of ICT on international systems and global development, research and forecasting of the international community’s problems in the field of information and communication, clarifying the impact of Ukraine's information development on political and economic aspects of integration into the global information space.


13. International Management (5.0)

The discipline includes basic theoretical knowledge about the formation and interaction of organizations in cross-border activities, it involves the study of forms and types of business complicated by a foreign element and reflects the objective processes of doing business at the level of optimizing the use of organizational resources.


14. International Marketing (6.0)

The course provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the basics of international marketing, familiarization with marketing tools used in solving marketing problems in the process of international activities, and the basics of market research using marketing communications in national and international markets.


15. Private International Law (3.0)

This discipline reveals the concept of private international law, its functions, principles, features, characteristics, and problematic and relevant issues of private international law, which have common features with all institutions of modern private international law.


16. Management of Foreign Economic Activity of Enterprises (4.0)

The discipline involves the study and consideration of such important aspects of the enterprise as the development of strategic directions of foreign economic policy and behaviour of the firm in foreign markets, drawing up foreign trade plans and forming the optimal structure of foreign economic activity, its coordination with other types of work at the firm, accounting and control of the effectiveness of operations in foreign markets.


17. Foreign Language (basic course) (18.0)

18. Foreign Language (normative course) (18.0)

19. Second Foreign Language (basic course) (8.0)

20. Second Foreign Language (normative course) (8.0)


21. Diplomatic History of Ukraine (3.0)

The scientific course is adapted to the program of training international specialists with an emphasis on the study of the diplomatic aspect of the history of Ukraine. The object of the proposed discipline is to reproduce and evaluate the efforts of domestic diplomacy to ensure favourable conditions for the comprehensive development of the nation-state and analysis of the institutions of the diplomatic service in different situations and at different times.


22. Mathematics in Economics (3.0)

The course includes basic methods and models of linear and vector algebra, analytical geometry, mathematical analysis, differential calculus of functions of one and many variables, integral calculus, differential equations and their practical applications in international economics, finance, management, administration and business.


23. Modern Information Systems and Technologies (3,0)

The course involves the study of modern information systems and technologies that can be used by future professionals in the field of international relations.  The course outlines the conceptual, informational, hardware and software basics of work on modern personal computers using the necessary means of presentation, processing and retrieval of data used in the training of specialists in the field of modern international relations.


24. History of Economic Doctrines and Economic Development (4.0)

Knowledge and awareness of the content and patterns of evolution of world economic thought contribute to a deeper understanding of current economic problems of the past and present.  Mastering the course raises the theoretical level and expands the worldview of students, helps them to master the culture and techniques of economic thinking, and instils skills of creative comprehension of complex socio-economic problems.


25. Economics of the Firm (3.0)

The main tasks of the discipline are the study of modern personnel policy, replication and use of fixed assets, formation and determination of financial and production investments efficiency, features of enterprise development based on scientific, technical and organizational progress, determination of work motivation, quality and competitiveness of products, ways of conducting efficient activities in conditions of the market economy;  development of a creative approach to reasoning and making administrative decisions, characteristics of the structure and directions of activity of the enterprise, development and realization of the plan of its development, the analysis and generalization of results of industrial and economic, commercial and financial activity, processing of suggestions to increase the efficiency of management measures and control over their implementation when the situation in the market environment changes.


26. Micro- and Macroeconomic Foundations of International Business (3.0)

The course involves the study of the principles of behaviour of economic entities - households and firms - in different market conditions, the study of basic macroeconomic models, basic modern macroeconomic approaches to economic analysis, macroeconomic policy (fiscal, monetary), and tools for analyzing micro- and macroeconomic relations.


27. Theory of Statistics (3.0)

The discipline involves a systematic study of statistical methods for studying the patterns of development of socio-economic phenomena and processes, the formation of theoretical and methodological foundations of statistical management and the development of management decisions based on the results of statistical analysis.


28. Settlements and Payments in International Business (3.0)

The course provides a presentation of the theory and practice of payment methods and calculations.  Particular attention is paid to the characteristics of payment instruments and instruments ensuring the fulfilment of contractual obligations.  Another important topic studied is the issue of guarantees in the implementation of international trade contracts.  An overview of the main methods of financing export-import operations in modern conditions is given.


29. Marketing Research and Benchmarking in International Business (3.0)

The course is devoted to theoretical and methodological, technological and substantive aspects of planning, organizing and conducting marketing research, qualitative analysis and forecasting of the market situation of the enterprise or organization and further use of research results in marketing.


30. Language for Special Purpose (8.0)

The course involves the formation of students' language competence in accordance with their speciality and is aimed at training students with due regard for the communicative needs of their future professional activities.


31. Language for Special Purpose (Language of International Documents) (4.0)

32.  Translation Theory and Practice (12.0)

33. Theory and Practice of Translation (Business Translation and Conference Translation) (4.0)

The discipline involves the development of students' skills in professional translation, abstracting and annotation of texts of their major.

34. The Second Foreign Language (Language of Specialization)


Disciplines of free choice of the student divided into blocks:


Block 1. "International Business and Business Administration"

1.1.  Business Negotiations in International Business (3.0)

The discipline is devoted to the study of the practice of the negotiation process.  Situational techniques are combined with dialogue exercises.  The practical orientation of the discipline is based on a combination of theoretical concepts of the negotiation process with real constructive examples of bilateral, multilateral and international commercial negotiations.


1.2.  Cross-Cultural Management (5.0)

The course involves expanding the professional horizons of thinking and raising the level of professional culture of the specialist;  use of features of cross-cultural communications in professional activity, studying of problems of the international dialogue in the context of the development of a professional culture of the expert, the analysis of national specificity of business culture in its connection with organizational culture;  formation of evaluation criteria and ways to achieve success in the business sphere and study the features of cross-cultural interaction techniques, formation of practical skills in business cultures and business communication, taking into account national traditions and mentality.


1.3.  International Corporate Management (5.0)

This discipline involves the study of the management process of large functioning business structures in various sectors of the economy at the international level.


1.4.  Business Communications in International Business (5.0)

The subject of the discipline is the relationship between the participants of business communications, as well as a system of factors that affect its effectiveness.


1.5.  Diplomatic Support of International Business (3.0)

The course involves studying the basics of diplomatic support of international business in the context of the implementation of foreign trade policy of the state; the impact of the system of diplomatic support of international business on information and analytical activities, financial and credit and investment spheres; ensuring national economic security using the methods of diplomatic support of the international business.


Block 2. "International Management and Marketing"

2.1.  Brand Management in International Business (3.0)

The purpose of the discipline is studying of the tools and mechanisms of brand development and management in modern international business, knowledge formation on the development and positioning of brands, research current trends in brand development in international and Ukrainian markets, form students' knowledge of principles, technologies and tools of brand-communications.  The main objectives of the discipline are studying the economic essence and role of the brand in international business;  studying the main methods of brand valuation based on the analysis of elements of its capital;  analysis of different approaches to development, and brand positioning;  research of basic approaches to brand management;  consideration of the peculiarities of brand management in various spheres of activity of economic entities;  identification of patterns and internal trends in the development of national and international brands.


2.2. Neuromarketing in International Business (3.0)

The course is devoted to the study of neuromarketing technologies used in international business by explaining consumer behaviour and helping to understand their needs, desires and motives.

Particular attention is paid to the nature and relevance of neuromarketing, methods of connecting with customers and developing brand loyalty, studying marketing tools that replace traditional logos and advertising, and sensory branding: the use of emotions to maximize sales.


2.3. Marketing Management (5.0)

The purpose of the discipline is the acquisition by future specialists of scientific foundations and practical skills in developing a marketing policy for the activities of business entities.

The main tasks of the discipline include the formation of new economic thinking based on the principles of the modern concept of marketing, which corresponds to the current state of market development, a long-term vision of the development of priority areas of the national economy, identifying existing consumer needs, meeting them, as well as ensuring the implementation of the enterprise's missions in the market.


2.4. Digital and Social Media Marketing 5.0

The purpose of the discipline is the creation of a theoretical and practical basis for researching the market of information services in the digital space.

The main tasks of the discipline include the formation of students' knowledge about the development of digital technologies, marketing tools on the Internet, global informatization of society and economic processes.


2.5. International Management of Non-Profit Organizations 5.0


Block 3. "Finance of International Business"

3.1. Accounting and Analysis of Foreign Economic Activity (4.0)

The course is aimed at presenting the basic theories of international accounting standards and the procedure for presenting financial statements in accordance with international financial reporting standards.


3.2. Methods for Making Management Decisions in International Business (3.0)

The academic discipline which is devoted to the study of methods of analysis of modern international economic relations involves the study of the rules for the application of methodology, techniques and tools of economic and mathematical modelling in theoretical research. The course aims to provide students with basic information about the current state and logic of decision theory. The systematic presentation of various mathematical, economic, and statistical methods, the method of expert assessments and the provision of information on their application in the practice of making managerial decisions are the features of the discipline.


3.3. Financial Technologies of International Banks (5.0)


3.4. International Statistics (5.0)

The purpose of the discipline is mastering by students the most important theoretical principles and practical skills of using statistics of international organizations, and their recommendations, which are currently widely used in the transformation of domestic statistics and its integration into international practice.


3.5. Institutional Investors in International Business 5.0


Choice from the list (the student chooses 1 discipline from each list):


List 1.

Pricing in the World Commodity Markets (3.0)

The course is aimed at studying the modern theory and practice of pricing, analyzing the patterns of formation of structures of domestic and foreign trade prices within world trade, and pricing methods at the micro (firms and organizations) and macroeconomic (national and international) levels, the features of constructing the most important economic indices predominantly used in modern world practice.


Pricing Strategies in International Business (3.0)

The purpose of the discipline is the formation of a complex of knowledge among students about the essence, principles, methods and strategies of pricing for products (works, services) of an enterprise (organization), about the methods of making the informed choice depending on the parameters of the external environment.


List 2.

National and International Accounting Standards

The purpose of the discipline is to train highly qualified specialists who can perform organizational, analytical, and research work in the field of international accounting and financial reporting standards. Students are to acquire knowledge of the organization of accounting in enterprises that carry out accounting in accordance with the rules of international accounting and financial reporting standards.


Exchange Trading


List 3.

International Career Management

The purpose of the discipline is to prepare students and graduates for successful adaptation to the international labour market, for the effective implementation of a professional international career, and the formation of skills of confident behaviour in changing socio-economic conditions. This special course is designed to help students and graduates learn in practice an effective method of finding a job and real employment at a desired place of work in the field of international business, and psychologically preparing them to communicate with representatives of international companies, organizations, and employing institutions.


International Logistics Management


List 4.

Fundamentals of Diplomacy and Diplomatic Work

The academic discipline involves the study of the legal international and national base, the principles of diplomacy and diplomatic work, and the specifics of the protocol support of diplomatic activities and foreign policy activities of the state.


Diplomatic and Consular Service

The purpose of the discipline is to familiarize students with the main content, features and components of the rational organization of modern diplomatic and consular work of foreign diplomatic missions; with the concepts of diplomatic documents and diplomatic correspondence, the principles and forms of diplomatic communication.


List 5.

Risk Management in International Business

The purpose of the discipline is to train specialists in foreign economic profiles to have the theoretical foundations and practical skills of analyzing the characteristics of the volatile environment of international business, the application of methods of quantitative and qualitative identification and assessment of international business risks and specific methods and mechanisms for dealing with risks in international business, the practice of protection against different types of risks in this area.


Economic Security of the Firm


List 6.

The conjuncture of the World Commodity Markets

The discipline is aimed at acquaintance with the methods of analysis and forecasting of the conjuncture of international commodity markets; mechanisms and factors of formation of the conjuncture of international commodity markets; institutions and instruments for regulating the situation in world commodity markets; principles of constructing predictive models of the conjuncture of international commodity markets; as well as methods and forms of presentation of market analysis and information.


Business Planning


List 7.

Conflictology in International Business

The course includes an examination of the main theoretical approaches to the study of international conflicts; the methodology of scientific research in conflict management, conflict management problems and the theory of negotiations. The course examines the problems of the current conflict situation in the world; the typology of modern conflicts and ways to prevent them.


Management of Internet Resources in International Business


List 8.

Insurance in International Business

The aim of studying the course "Insurance in International Business" is to master the fundamentals of insurance economics, methods of regulating insurance relations in Ukraine and in foreign countries, the technique of conducting insurance in the implementation of foreign economic contracts, acquaintance with the regulatory framework, prospects for the development and internationalization of the Ukrainian insurance market.


Financial Management in International Companies

The main objectives of the discipline include deepening students' knowledge of financial management both in Ukrainian companies and in international ones; acquisition of skills in managing cash flows, investments and assets; mastering the methodology for determining the price (value) of capital and finding out ways to optimize its structure; methods for determining the financial condition of an enterprise and its profitability.


List 9.

International Finance

World Economy


List 10.

Technical Analysis of International Financial Markets

Financial Analysis in Corporations


List 11.

Information Modeling Tools in International Business

Econometric Methods and Models in International Business


List 12.

Comparative Social and Labor Law of European Countries

Protection of Human Rights in International Business


List 13.

Foreign Policy of Ukraine

The course is dedicated to familiarizing students with the main stages of Ukrainian statehood and related foreign policy problems.