ISM Summer University in the Baltics online

July 5 – July 22, 2021

 

Due to prevailing COVID-19 situation, restricted travel and social distancing requirements ISM Summer University in the Baltics program will be delivered online in a remote mode via MS Teams platform.

Spend three weeks of your summer studying at one of the best business universities in the Baltic countries. Whether you are a graduate or undergraduate, enroll in the ISM Summer University and enjoy your time studying. ISM Summer University in the Baltics will take place from July 5th to July 22nd, 2021.

Why ISM Summer University?

The ISM Summer University in the Baltics will enable students to study during the best time of the year in one the fastest changing regions of Europe:

  • ISM has been ranked among the world’s 200 top business schools by EDUNIVERSAL
  • Four out of five palms give ISM the leading position in Lithuania and ranks it among the best business schools in Central and Eastern Europe
  • World-class faculty from well-acknowledged European and USA universities
  • The ISM Summer University has already attracted more than 400 students coming from Europe, Asia, Australia and the USA

Courses

Each course will be delivered remotely using MS Teams and ISM e-learning platform. Each student will be provided with all necessary login data to access all needed learning resources: e-mail account, library, moodle, platform for grading and other software needed.

The following courses are suggested for the ISM Summer University in the Baltics 2021. Each course will be lectured in English and take place in the morning or in the afternoon session (4 times a week – 3 weeks long). The examination will take place on the last day of the course. Each student can select one or two courses. If a course will not be selected by a minimum number of 15 students, it will not be delivered during the program and the students who have initially selected such a course will be offered an opportunity to choose from remaining two courses.

The international project management course is designed to help students understand the complexities of project work in an international environment. Students will learn to analyze complex project problems in a broader economic, social and cultural context. The course covers the main project management topics that are essential in maintaining competitiveness in real-life business situations. After attending the course students will be able to use relevant consulting and management methods when dealing with their internal and external stakeholders; feel more confident about accepting responsibility for new projects and be better able to stay in control of projects in an increasingly global marketplace.

This course provides a balanced analysis of e-commerce theory and business strategies. The first half of the course focuses on e-commerce models and their applicability in practice. Second half of the course aims to investigate how businesses are using e-commerce tools to achieve success. Students will be encouraged to apply newly developed skills to develop individual or team projects. The course is intended to provide knowledge for students to discuss critical issues that determine the success of e-commerce projects. Students will be able to identify different e-commerce models and apply them in practice. E-marketing and its effect on customers will be also touched during this course. Therefore by the end of the course students will be able to come up with ideas and initiatives to better plan, develop, manage and operate effective and efficient e-businesses.

This course provides a balanced analysis of international communication challenges, strategies and practices crucial to modern business organizations. The course will familiarize students with the basic principles of corporate communication as well, the challenges affected by international business environment. Students will also have the opportunity to develop personal skills related to the modern international business communications topicalities solving internal and external business communication and client communication issues. The course is intended to provide core knowledge of strategic organizational communication and cross-cultural business communication and develop necessary skills for planning and managing the communication process in a company that must operate in international markets. After completing the course, students are expected to have theoretical and practical knowledge of strategic organizational communication, cross-cultural business communication, and intercultural negotiation. Several different teaching approaches are utilized to provide students with multiple ways to learn the material. These are classroom lectures, case discussions, analysis and evaluation of real-world communication cases, and possible impacts of communication management on company performance.

Faculty

Artūras Jonkus

Karolis Mickevičius-Mėgelaitis

Simas Šarmavičius

Domantas Širvinskas

Fees

Nominated Exchange students. Till 1 March, 2021 Non-nominated students from partner institutions. Till 1 March, 2021 Students from other institutions. Early bird fee. Till 1 March, 2021 Students from other institutions. Regular fee. From 1 March till 31 March, 2021
Fee for 1 course (6 ECTS) 380 EUR 480 EUR 550 EUR
Fee for 2 courses (12 ECTS) 760 EUR 860 EUR 1100 EUR

Vilnius and Lithuania in short

  • Lithuania is among top 40 countries in the world for the quality of life
  • Lithuania has been ranked 11th in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2020 report. You can set up a business here in one day
  • Lithuania has been ranked 1st in CEE for university-business collaboration in R&D (Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018)
  • Vilnius is famous for its green spaces and cool vibe. It has been ranked by the New York Times alongside Copenhagen, Barcelona and Capetown as a hip and well managed place to live
  • Vilnius has been ranked as Nr. 1 city in Tech Startups in the FDI Attraction Index by Financial Times

Application deadline

Early bird application deadline is on March 1st, 2021. The final application deadlines is on March 31st, 2021.

Application process of 2021

  1. Fill in the online APPLICATION FORM.
  2. Send Transcript of Records (electronic or scanned version of certificate with your courses attended and the grades obtained at home university)* to 
  3. All the information about your application along with the admission confirmation will be sent to you by the 14th of May, 2021.
  4. You may be asked to confirm your participation by paying relevant fees in 2 weeks time after your registration. Final payment deadline: 31th of March, 2021. After the 31th of March, 2021, a 150 EUR late payment fee will be applied.  Should you decide to cancel your participation after paying the fee, it might not be refunded and/or refunding charges will be applied.
  5. The transfer should be made to ISM University of Management and Economics account:

The transfer should be made to ISM University of Management and Economics account:

ISM University of Management and Economics, UAB Aušros Vartų str. 7A Vilnius, LT-01304 Lithuania Company code 111963319 Company VAT code LT119633113 Luminor bank AS Lithuanian branch Bank code 40100 SWIFT AGBLLT2X Settlement account LT57 4010 0495 0043 6891

* Please note that we need to have all the required documentation before the 31st of March, 2021. Final payment deadline is 31st of March 2021.