On June 13, GSOM SPbU new Director Olga Dergunova held a meeting with faculty and staff. “Any new person with new ideas, first of all, shouldn’t harm the positive inertia, which moves the development of the organization, as well as understand what the next step will be formulated by the people with whom you go further,” said Olga Dergunova
On June 10-12, International Conference Cyber-Physical Systems and Control (CPS&C'2019) took place in St. Petersburg.
On June 6, during the Advisory Board meeting it was announced that Deputy President and Chairman of VTB Bank Olga Dergunova was appointed as GSOM SPbU Director general. She replaced on this position President and Chairman of the Bank Andrey Kostin who led the School since 2012.
On June 4, GSOM SPbU researchers presented the full version of the national report “GEM Russia 2018-2019”. According to the experts, in 2018, the assessment of the availability of business opportunities in the regions where respondents live was increased by 5% and the assessment of the ease of starting a new business increased by 3%. Despite this, the majority of respondents believe that it is difficult to become a businessman in Russia
On May 25, The XXII Peter Drucker Award Ceremony was held in GSOM SPbU campus “Mikhailovskaya Dacha”.
Yury E. Blagov, Director of the PwC Center for CSR, joined the Board of Directors of ABIS — The Academy of Business in Society.
On May 20, Christina Cabanillas from Vienna University of Economics and Business held a workshop on sharing experience in the information business methodology. Candidate of Science, Associate Professor Dmitry V. Kudryavtsev moderated the workshop
On April 23, awarding ceremony for the winners of “Young millionairs” contest was held in St. Petersburg. The contest was organized by “Delovoy Peterburg” newspaper. The Head of School Konstantin V. Krotov was one of the jury members, and Olga R. Verkhovskaya, associate professor at the Department of Strategic and International Management, conducted a business game for the finalists of the competition
On April 18-19, at “Mikhailovskaya Dacha” campus Severstal & GSOM SPbU bootcamp will be held. Bootcamp is a collaboration between one of the largest metallurgical companies Severstal and GSOM SPbU within the framework of the transformation of management and educational practices. Participants will be able to work on solving business problems of Severstal in teams with the employees. Within two days, design thinking workshops and practical solutions development sessions will be organized for them. Basing on the results of the work, the organizers will select three best projects.
On April 4, 10th Northern Dimension Forum took place in St. Petersburg. Head of School Konstantin Krotov, spoke at the first panel discussion on the results of the Forum’s tenth anniversary. He covered this topic from the point of view of business education in Russia.