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BUSINESS ETHICS

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Teacher: Khodseva A.O.  Targeted at groups:  F-41, F-42 You are a shareholder in a local manufacturing company. A group of shareholders wants to force the company to show more corporate social responsibility. They have proposed a motion for the Annual General Meeting, stating “Before making decisions, this company will consider their impact on all the company’s stakeholders – staff, customers, suppliers and the local community-as well as on the environment in general.” Other shareholders oppose the motion, arguing that a company’s principal purpose is to maximize returns to its shareholders. How will you vote at the AGM? Why?...
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Targeted at students doing their Master Degree in Finance and Banking Teacher: Khodseva A.O. Monetarist economists argue that if you control the money supply, you can control inflation.They believe the average levels of prices and wages depend on the quantity of money in circulation and its velocity of circulation.They think that inflation is caused by too much monetary growth: too much money being added to the money stock. Other economists disagree.They say the money supply can grow because of increased economic activity: more goods being sold and more services being performed. What point of view do you support? Why? What is wrong with having inflation? What is the current...
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Job Advertisements

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Target area: EC-42 1. What information would you expect to find in a well-written job advertisement? 2. What makes a good job advertisement?...
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Dscribing Places

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Target area: ME31, 32 Teacher: Turchina T.V. You are visiting your partner's country on business, then you are taking a week's holiday to see some of the country. Ask your partner to recommend three interesting places. Ask questions and decide which place you'd most like to visit and why....
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Islamic Banking

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 Targeted at students doing their Master Degree in Finance and Banking Teacher Khodseva A.O. Some financial institutions do not charge interest on loans or pay interest on savings, because it is against certain ethical or religious beliefs. For example, in Islamic countries and major financial centres there are Islamic banks that offer interest-free banking. Islamic banks do not pay interest to depositors or charge interest to borrowers. Instead they invest in companies and share profits with their depositors. Investment financing and trade financing are done on profit and loss sharing basis. What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of profit and loss sharing ...
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Visual Aids

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Target area – EC 51 Answer the questions: 1. What kinds of tools and visuals do you normally use in your presentations? 2. What tips can you think of for using visuals effectively?...
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Groups! We are going to use this  book ""Job Hunting"" for the second module. https://padlet.com/darjamedvedovska/job_hunting...
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Teacher – Gnapovska L.V. Target area – ME.m.61a You have just inherited $100.000 and you want to invest it for five years. Which of the following appeals to you, and why? (Write not less than 200 words) - a bond issued by an or a government, which is guaranteed and will pay you an interest of 2 per cent per year - a junk bond (high-risk bond) that could earn you 20 per cent per year, but there is a high risk of not earning any interest at all - blue-chip shares which will almost certainly pay a minimum of 4 per cent even in poor economic conditions  - high-tech company shares with high-risk but high-return potential of 10 per cent per year - a new business venture offering a posit...
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Le passé composé et l’imparfait Préparé par Y. A. Skarloupina. Source: Affaires.com/ CLE International, 2003   Les deux textes suivants racontent chacun l’histoire d’une rencontre imprévue. Chousissez un texte et Mettez le texte au passé. Ces deux histoires ne sont pas terminées. Imaginez la fin d’une histoire. Un tour du monde à bicyclette Un jour, Laurence, qui travaille douze heures par jour et 7 jours sur 7, tombe gravement malade. Elle reste trois mois à l’hôpital entre la vie et mort. Finalement, elle guérit, et peut sortir de l’hôpital. Alors, elle change complètement sa vie. Elle démissionne. Elle achète un vélo et elle part faire le tour du monde. Un jour, alors qu...
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Teacher – Andreyko L.V. Target area – IE 31,32   Job, Competition and the Law of Survival of the Fittest   In the natural world, among wild things, the rule is that the strong live and the weak die.  Many are eaten by predators or die of starvation or of some other cause.  It is the cruel way things work in nature.  Is this the same in the world of man, in the realm of economics and jobs?  ...
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PRESENTING

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(Teacher: Khodtseva A.A. Target audience: Finance)   PRESENTING      Comment on the following statements. In your opinion are they:   a)essential     b)helpful     c)unhelpful for an effective presentation?   1 Tell a joke at the beginning to relax the atmosphere.   2 Smile a lot.   3 Speak more slowly than you normally do.   4 Involve the audience.   5 Invite questions during the presentations   6 Always keep to your plan   7 Use gestures to emphasize important points.   8.Read out your presentation from a script.   What other useful techniques do you k...
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Entretien d’embauche

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Préparé par Y. A. Skarloupina     Regardez l’extrait de la vidéo et dites, si, à votre avis, cette candidate va obtenir le poste. Pour voir la vidéo cliquez ici: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=th0l_c7qxwA  ...
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How far have these presentation slides been improved?   (Teacher: Andreyko L.)   See a selection of presentation slides before and after a designer worked on them. How far do you think they’ve been improved? Why?...
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