On Tuesday, March 28, 2023, ISE Professor Vilmur Auken held the first open lecture in the courtyard of the KBTU "Japanese Garden". The students prepared presentations on topics related to the perception of developed and developing countries through municipal bonds, the risk of default and the view on financial crises. This outdoor lecture format with drinks and snacks was enthusiastically accepted by the students and had a positive impact on the productivity of the learning process, encouraging students to be more active.