Joan Freixanet, Associate Professor of the Marketing Department at the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg University (GSOM SPbU), together with Professor at the University of Girona, Gemma Renart, found out how early internationalization affects the development of small and medium-sized businesses in their research A capabilities perspective on the joint effects of internationalization time, speed, geographic scope and managers’ competencies on SME survival. The results of their study have been published in the Journal of World Business.
Students at the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbSU) are launching the STARTUP HUB accelerator to work with experts to support startups in creating products and launching them on the market.
On June 17, 2020 Yury Ev. Blagov, Director of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Center for Corporate Social Responsibility of the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM SPbU) spoke at the St. Petersburg Conference as part of the Kommersant Publishing House online marathon on changes in charity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM), with the support of Sberbank, presented the full version of the national report Global EntrepreneurshipMonitor (GEM) Russia 2019-2020. In 2019, in Russia, the number of people involved in the creation and management of new companies amounted to 9.3% of the total able-bodied population. This figure is a record for Russia for the entire duration of Russian participation in study (since 2006).
Anastasia M. Seliverstova, a second-year student of the MIM program at the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg University (GSOM), became the winner of the All-Russian Innosocium competition for social projects.
Margarita A. Gladkova, Academic Director of the Master’s Program in Business Analytics and Big Data, has published an article on the Rusbase Young website, where she has discussed what opportunities the university offers for employment in the IT industry, how to prepare to internships, how to succeed in the selection process and receive an invitation for an internship, and after that — a job offer.
Tatyana Gavrilova, Professor, Head of the Department of Information Technology in Management at the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg University (GSOM), has takls 7th place in the Russian Federation for the number of citations in the field of “Informatics” and “Cybernetics” according to the data of the electronic scientific library, eLibrary, on 4 June 2020.
Ekaterina V. Sokolova, Academic Director of the master's program “the Management and Development of Urban Agglomerations” at the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University, is talking about the city as a business project on the Sobaka.ru portal.
On May 28, 2020, the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM) hosted the first online defense of a thesis by Kazimir P. Yablonsky on the topic “Evaluation of the effectiveness of medical organizations”, which was submitted for the degree of Candidate of Economic Sciences. After his successful defense, Mr. Yablonsky was awarded the degree of Candidate of Economic Sciences.
At the Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University (GSOM), an online meeting of MBA program alumni, representatives of companies working in different segments of retail took place. The meeting participants discussed how retail has changed during the quarantine period, what challenges companies face today and what opportunities are opening up for the development of the industry.