Selected seminars and classes taught by Dr. Khorasani

Dr. Khorasani has been teaching the following seminars at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and ISM (International School of Management) in Frankfurt

Business in Society (Part-time MBA; Fulltime MBA); accredited course
Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (Frankfurt, Germany)

Contents of the seminar

  1. Definitions of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)
  2. Definitions of BGS (Business Government Society)
  3. The Growing Impact of ESG-Indices (Environmental-Social-Governance)
  4. The Geopolitical and Social environment
  5. The European Legislation (Transfer of Macro Trends into Business Concepts)
  6. CSR and Cost-Benefit Analysis
  7. CSR and Pillars of Good Corporate Governance
Business Ethics (Fulltime MBA; MiM; BBA); accredited course
Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (Frankfurt, Germany)

Contents of the seminar

  1. Concepts of Ethics and Morality
  2. The Purpose and Objectivity of Ethics: Shareholder Value vs. Stakeholder Value
  3. Social Responsibility, Ethics and Morals
  4. Ethical frameworks: Consequentialism vs. Non-Consequentialism
  5. The Doctrine of Double Effect
  6. Conformity and Obedience
  7. Ethical Behavior: RADAR System
  8. Rational Choice
  9. Intercultural Differences and their Effects on Business Ethics
  10. Reflective Equilibrium
  11. CSR (Corporate social responsibility)
Cross-cultural leadership (MBA, MiM, FI, ILS, BEMA); accredited course
ISM (International School of Management) (Frankfurt, Germany)

Contents of the seminar

The seminar consists of four parts: 1) Leadership, 2) Culture, 3) Cross-cultural Leadership and 4) Case Studies

1) Leadership

  • Definition of Leadership
  • Historical overview and concepts of leadership
  • Current Leadership Approaches

2) Culture

  • Defining Culture
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Dimensional Models of Culture

3) Cross-Cultural Leadership

  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Culture Shock and Dealing with New Situations
  • Cross-Cultural Leadership Competencies

4) Case studies

Intercultural Management (MBA, MiM, BEMA); accredited course
ISM (International School of Management) (Frankfurt, Germany)

Contents of the seminar

  1. The Concept of Culture and its Dimensions (Definition of Culture; Language; History; Culture as Mental Programming)

  2. Cultural Dimension Models (Hall; Hofstede; Trompenaars & Hampden-Turner; GLOBE Model)

  3. ICM in Communication and Negotiation

  4. Management Style Preferences in Different Cultures

  5. Different Corporate Cultures

  6. Culture Shock

  7. Country Risk
Corporate governance and business ethics (BEMA, MiM); accredited course
ISM (International School of Management) (Frankfurt, Germany)

Contents of the class

The course consist of five parts: 1) Introduction to Business Ethics, 2) Philosophical Concepts and Tools, 3) Four Approaches to Business Ethics, 4) Economic Concepts and Tools, and 5) Business Ethics in a Globalized Economy

1) Introduction to Business Ethics

  • Economic Problems as Interaction Problems
  • Ethics and Economics: Definition of Systems

2) Philosophical Concepts and Tools

  • Foundations of Beliefs and Judgements
  • Deontology vs. Consequentialism: Two Main Theories of Moral Frameworks
  • Moral Frameworks under Dissent: Contract Theory, Democratic Majority Rule, Discourse Ethics

3) Four Approaches to Business Ethics

  • Corrective Business Ethics
  • Charitable Business Ethics
  • Integrative Business Ethics
  • Functional Business Ethics

4) Economic Concepts and Tools

  • Economic Concepts: The Role of Institutions; Economic Assumptions; Profit vs. Moral
  • Economic Tools: Transaction Cost Theory; Property Rights Theory; Principal Agent Problems; Prisoners' Dilemma; Ethcial Dilemma and Market Form; Experimental Research

5. Business Ethics in a Globalized Economy

Intercultural Skills for Iran (BBA)
Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (Frankfurt, Germany)

Contents of the seminar

The following seminar deals with the cultural traits and dimensions of Iran and also the ways business is conducted there.

  • Cultural Traits and Dimensions of Iran
  • History and Culture
  • Cultural Awareness for Iran
  • Shared Beliefs and Values
  • Economic and Political System
  • Doing Business in Iran

Dr. Khorasani also helps students with their thesis. If you are interested in the following topics of research, you can have a look at our examples or contact Dr. Khorasani.