The <5g_Dream_Lab> at GSOM continues to work on projects using the fifth generation network in an online format. Students and alumni continue to develop products to present them to the expert commission on June 30, 2020.
On March 19, GSOM SPbU together with the consulting company Gartner held a seminar to ensure business continuity and employee safety in a pandemic. Participants in the online session were representatives of HR and IT departments of the companies — members of GSOM Advisory Board, the administration of St. Petersburg University, as well as faculty and employees of the School.
The decision to quickly transfer teaching to the online format was made on March 16 due to the worsening epidemiological situation. In an unprecedentedly short time, the School took all the necessary measures to provide professors with the necessary equipment, connect students to the online platform and create and distribute instructions. Volunteer students underwent additional training and now provide technical support to fellow students when connecting and configuring these new educational services.
On March 16, all courses of GSOM SPbU educational programs began to transfer into the online format. The experience of these first days has shown that technological issues are solved more easily than many people think. A key challenge is to change the methodology for content presentation.
On March 12, in the Volkhovskiy Building, a workshop on crowdsourcing from specialists from the Yandex.Toloka team was held
From March 16, and until a special order at GSOM SPbU, all face-to-face events were canceled, and training on the main educational programs was completely transferred to the online format. Starting with the first online lesson, all lectures and seminars will be scheduled.
On February 10, 2020, 5G_Dream_Lab students visited MegaFon Global Network Operations Center (GNOC). The center's representatives showed the students how the network is monitored around the clock throughout Russia
On February 7, 2020 at GSOM SPbU, the "School of Social Entrepreneurship", a series of seminars, was completed
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.