In April 2020, a course on Strategies for Spatial Development for the students of the Master in Urban Management and Development program was launched at the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg University (GSOM). The course is taught by Alexander Kholodnov, General Director of Urban Pro, a city research and sustainable development company.
Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM) transferred to an online format not only the main training programs, but also career and additional educational events. One of the most important roles in this transition was played by GSOM corporate partners. BCG Consulting Company has prepared a series of webinars on leading industries that will help students understand how different sectors of the economy are developing and what difficulties they face.
From April 20 to 27, the traditional Management Career Week was held online at the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg University (GSOM). 11 workshops, 63 individual career counseling and HR event brought together more than 300 participants.
On April 30, 2020, the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM) launches the #StayHome with GSOM Family project. This is a series of live broadcasts on the School’s and GSOM Family’s Instagram accounts, in which GSOM alumni will share useful tips and lifehacks on sports, music, stress tolerance and self-presentation.
From April 13 to 18, 2020, the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University hosted the first week-long educational module of the "Healthcare Management" professional retraining program, implemented as part of the Presidential Program of Management Training of the Russian Federation (Presidential Program)
Scientists at the Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University (GSOM), together with colleagues from the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, Canada, conducted a study of entrepreneurship in a period of uncertainty and scarcity of resources in emerging markets. Research results are published in the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal (SEJ).
The Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM) held a meeting for the alumni of the School to support them in the face of uncertainty. On April 20, 2020, 40 alumni and students of MBA and EMBA programs, as part of the “Territory of Growth” project, took part in the workshop “Architecture of personal sustainability or an architect for yourself. What and how are we building in troubled times? ”
On April 17, 2020, the third online meeting of the faculty in the format of knowledge cafe was held at the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM)
A partner of the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg University (GSOM) - SIBUR provided all students, alumni and staff of the School with access to courses implemented on the basis of the company's Corporate University. More than 15 webinars on the development of soft and IT skills will be held in April-May 2020.
On April 14, 2020 an online conference "Product Management Day" was held at GSOM SPbU. Product managers of large companies spoke about the specifics of their profession, the skills of a successful product manager and what had changed in their work and in companies in connection with the pandemic. The discussion was moderated by Margarita Gladkova, Academic Director of the Master Program “Business Analytics and Big Data” at GSOM SPbU.