The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference (USASBE) took place on January 3-7, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana (USA)
On December 12, the final of the BCG Idea Challenge 2019 case championship was held. The participants presented their projects for six different venues of the Moscow Museum of Modern Art. According to the results of the competition, three teams from GSOM SPbU won prizes. SupremArtists and The Strokes took first place, Connecting the dots took third place. In total, 12 teams from various universities of Russia were selected to participate in the championship, 8 teams reached the final.
An inclusive holiday for teenagers with disabilities Coca-Cola "Christmas Caravan” was held at GSOM SPbU. The School became a partner of the event, providing a platform for the event. A team of 35 volunteers, including Coca-Cola employees and GSOM SPbU students, offered the children interesting tasks, united by a big goal—to tell how important it is to share attention and care with others
From December 7 to December 15, 2019, Galina Shirokova, professor of Strategic and International Management at GSOM SPbU, Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, took part in the international research program of the Institute of Commerce Civilization and Commons at Fudan University in Shanghai, China.
From December 16 to December 20, 2019, Konstantin V. Krotov, Head of School, GSOM SPbU, and Yulia N. Aray, Academic Director of international programs of additional professional education, visited Beijing, China with business scopes
On December 13, in the Volkhovsky Building's main hall, a graduation ceremony for postgraduates education programs students was held. 22 alumni of the EMBA program for managers and 17 alumni of the MBA Challenges for the Digital World program received SPbU diplomas.
On December 18, 2019, a new Executive MBA program group began training at the Graduate School of Management SPbU, which included 29 top managers of small, medium and large companies based in St. Petersburg, Moscow and other large cities of Russia and the CIS.
On December 7, 2019 the first day of seminars of the School of Social Entrepreneurship. The School is attended by 35 students of various SPbU Departments
The International Scientific and Methodological Center in the field of mathematics, computer science and digital technologies will appear at St. Petersburg University. A grant for its creation in the amount of 339 million rubles was received by the Graduate School of Management and the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science