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 March 20, 2020, the final lesson of the “Design Your Life” program was held at GSOM SPbU, organized by the Coaching Center for students of the first and second year Bachelor programs. At the heart of the program is an approach developed at Stanford University to design life and career, based on design thought methods.
The Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM) has begun cooperation with the Center of Competencies for the Development of the Urban Environment of the Leningrad Region. Students of the programs “Public Administration” and “Master in Urban Management and and Development” will do a summer internship at the Center, where they can apply their managerial competencies.
Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University (GSOM) launches the GSOMConnect project. This is a telegram bot designed specifically for networking and regular one-on-one dating GSOM Family communities — alumni, students, lecturers and employees of GSOM. The project has been implemented as part of the digitalization of the extracurricular activities of the School and will help to build horizontal ties between community members.
On April 29, 2020 at the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM) an online defense of group projects took place as part of the Doing Business in Russia course. 34 foreign students presented seven business ideas with detailed business plans. The commission was attended by top managers of Russian and international companies Alexey Ivashchenko, Director of the IBM Representative Office in St. Petersburg, Kirill Melnikov, Marketing Director of Blago Group of Companies, Vsevolod Kuzmich, ex-Top Manager in IT Director in companies — Lenta, Gazpromneft and others.
In 2020, the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM) began updating the development strategy until 2025
Sergey I. Kiryukov, Associate Professor of GSOM Marketing Department co-authored the course Art of Sales on the Coursera platform.
Professors and alumni of the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM) have created for the VK Cup VKontakte project a course of eight lectures on the basics of doing business in IT companies. The project manager was Margarita Gladkova, Academic Director of the Business Analytics and Big Data Master's program.
In addition to transferring all students' classes to an online format, the GSOM team has developed a plan to adapt extracurricular activities to the digital environment. The plan of online events is aimed at supporting students in an unstable situation and returning access to the various opportunities of the School — networking, teamwork and communication with employers. Activities are carried out in four main areas: career support, personal development, mentoring and networking, sports and leisure.