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Orthodoxy, Ethics and Business (Course)

Online Professional Course: Orthodoxy (Christianity), Ethics and Business (Russia). Orthodox Economic Area (3 ECTS).

The Online Professional Course “Orthodoxy, Ethics and Business” (3 ECTS) taught by EENI Global Business School consists of two modules:

  1. Orthodoxy and Business
  2. Orthodox Economic Area

Orthodox Ethics and Business (Doctorate)

Related Doctorates and Masters:

  1. Professional Doctorate in Global Ethics, Religions, and International Business
  2. Master in Religions and International Business

Why study the courseOrthodoxy, Ethics and Business?

This Professional Course is aimed mainly at executives and companies wishing to do business in Russia (a BRICS Country), a market where the influence of the Orthodox Christianity (300 million Orthodox) is fundamental. In general, the knowledge of Orthodoxy and its influence on business is very unknown, therefore it is necessary to know the pillars of Orthodoxy.

The course is also aimed at all those who wish to do business in the markets of the Orthodox Economic Area (Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Montenegro, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Ukraine) (more information).

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  1. Credits of the Online “Professional Course in Orthodoxy + Economic Area”: 3 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: 3 weeks. Requires an average dedication of 12 hours per week
  3. Total Tuition Fees: EUR 72 (Pricing Policy)
  4. Students can begin the course at any time (open enrolment) and study from anywhere in the world without any displacement
  5. Download the syllabus “Orthodoxy” (PDF)
    1. Economic Area of the Orthodox Civilisation (PDF)

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English

  1. Also, available in Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Ortodoxia Study, Master in International Business in French Orthodoxie Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese ortodoxia
  2. For improving the international communication skills, the student has free access to the learning materials in these languages (free multilingual training).

Objectives of the Course

The objectives of the Professional Course “Orthodoxy, Ethics and Business” are the following:

  1. To know the pillars of Orthodoxy
  2. To understand the ethical principles of Orthodox
  3. To study the influence of orthodoxy on business
  4. To analyse the profile of important Orthodox entrepreneurs
  5. To know the presence of Orthodoxy in the world
  6. To define the characteristics of the Orthodox Economic Area of the Orthodox Civilisation
  7. To analyse the role of Russia as a Central State of the Orthodox Civilisation
  8. To know the economic profile of the Orthodox Countries
  9. To understand the processes of economic integration of the Orthodox Economic Area
  10. To explore the economic relations of the Orthodox Civilisation with the other civilisations (Western, Sinic, Hindu, Islamic and African)
  11. To analyse the main economic organisations related to the Orthodox Economic Area

Modules of the Course

1- Orthodoxy and Business (1 ECTS)

  1. Introduction to the Orthodox Christianity
  2. Pillars of Orthodoxy
  3. The Orthodox Christian Church
  4. Patriarch of Constantinople
  5. The Russian Orthodox Church
  6. Hierarchy in the Orthodox society. Concept of autocephalous churches
  7. Countries with Orthodox majorities
  8. Influence of the ethics of Orthodoxy on business
  9. Leo Tolstoy: Leader of the Non-Violence (Ahimsa)

Orthodox Businessman and Companies.

  1. Vladimir Potanin
  2. Helena Baturina
  3. Alexander Lebedev
  4. Onsi Sawiris
  5. Nayla Hayek
  6. Mimi Alemayehou

2- Orthodox Economic Area (1 ECTS)

  1. Introduction to the Orthodox Economic Area
  2. Influence of Orthodoxy
  3. Russia as a Central State of the Orthodox Civilisation
  4. Economic Profile of the countries with orthodox majorities: Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Montenegro, Macedonia, Russia, Romania, Serbia, and Ukraine
  5. Economic integration of the Orthodox Civilisation (economic organisations, free trade agreements)
    1. Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA): Albania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro and Serbia (in addition to Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina)
    2. Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC): Russia and Belarus (together with Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan)
    3. Eurasian Economic Union: Armenia, Belarus and Russia (together with Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan)
    4. Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS): Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Armenia and Moldova (together with Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan)
    5. Regional Organisation for Democracy and Economic Development (GUAM): Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine (in addition to Azerbaijan)
    6. Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC): Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania and Ukraine (together with Albania, Azerbaijan and Turkey)
    7. Central European Initiative (CEI): Belarus, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine
    8. Adriatic-Ionian Initiative: Montenegro and Serbia
    9. Regional Cooperation Council: Moldova, Montenegro and Serbia
    10. Organisation for Cooperation between Railways (OSJD): Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Romania and Ukraine (among other countries)
    11. Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, the Russian Federation, Serbia and Ukraine are members of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
  6. Interactions of Russia as a central state of the Orthodox Civilisation with the other civilizations:
    1. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
    2. Africa-BRICS Countries (Russia is a BRICS Country)
    3. Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)
    4. Council of the Baltic Sea States
    5. ASEAN-Russia Business Forum
  7. Relations with the European Union
    1. European Neighbourhood Policy: Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine
    2. European Union-Russia
    3. Black Sea Synergy: Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine
    4. European Union-South Caucasus: Armenia and Georgia (together with Azerbaijan)
    5. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP): Armenia and Georgia
    6. European Union-Western Balkans: Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia

Sample of the Professional Course “Orthodoxy, Ethics and Business”

Vladimir Potanin Russian Businessman (Course Master)

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The course contains exercises that are evaluated, which the student must work out and pass to obtain the diploma of the Professional Course “Orthodoxy, Ethics and Business” issued by EENI Global Business School.

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The eLearning “Professional Course in Orthodoxy, Ethics and Businessbelongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Courses: Business in the EFTA Countries, Russia, Eastern Europe
  2. Doctorates: Ethics, Religion & Business, European Business
  3. Masters: Business in Europe, International Business, Foreign Trade, Religion & Business

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Description of the Online Professional Course: Orthodoxy, Ethics and Business

The Orthodox Christian Church is undoubtedly the most unknown in the West, though has about 250 million followers, making it the second-largest Christian Church.

  1. Orthodox Christianity is the largest religion in Belarus, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Montenegro, Macedonia, Russia, Romania, Serbia, and Ukraine
  2. It is also a major religion in Kazakhstan, with 44% of the population, Latvia (35%), Bosnia and Herzegovina (31%), Albania (20%), the Kyrgyz Republic (20%), and Estonia (16%)

Almost all of these countries were under the Communist dictatorship, during which was prosecuted or severely controlled. With the communism fall, Orthodox Christianity re-emerged with force

  1. For Orthodox, Jesus is the head of his church.
  2. Unlike Catholic centralism, the Orthodox Church is organised into various autocephalous churches (do not depend on anyone else above, have the right to self-Government, may appoint their bishops) led by the Patriarchs.
  3. All these churches are twinned with each other
  4. We do not find an equivalent figure to the Pope of Rome; Orthodox does not accept the dogma of the Papal Infallibility
  5. While the forms may be slightly different in both churches, Roman and Orthodox share the baptism, confirmation, communion, confession, and marriage. In certain cases (crazy, running away) Orthodox accepts the divorce
  6. Orthodox does not accept the Catholic dogma of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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