The Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) summed up the results of the 2019-2020 academic year. On July 15, 151 bachelors and 129 masters received congratulations from the administration and faculty on the occasion of their successful graduation from the business school. During the year, GSOM has risen in the rankings, successfully transferred all academic processes online while making significant progress in the development of its digital educational environment, and has made progress in its efforts to achieve the coveted "triple crown" of business education accreditation.
On July 9, 2020, experts from the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) took part in a Coca-Cola event in Russia and discussed sustainable development as a new factor in competitiveness today. The problem of sustainable development in recent years has not disappeared from the focus of attention of business and education. Scientific forums and discussions are dedicated to it, and companies organize conferences and business discussions to discuss responsible consumption, ecosystem conservation, economic development and quality education with experts.
Alexandra K. Bordunos, a third-year Doctoral student at the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU), has published research on how effective strategies for supporting employees with children and building relationships in the company team can affect their career development after parental leave. Her research supervisor was Sofia Kosheleva, Professor of the Department of Organizational Behavior and Personnel Management.
The Forbes Education project has issued an interview with Olga K. Dergunova, Deputy President and Chairman of the Management Board of VTB Bank, Director of the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU).
The Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU), together with SIBUR, conducted the first inter-university online hackathon. During the week, students from six Russian universities in multidisciplinary teams developed logistics solutions for business. The best students participating in the hackathon will receive an invitation for an online internship at SIBUR.
Marina O. Latukha, professor of Organizational Behavior and Personnel Management was appointed Academic Director of Doctoral program at Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU).
Andrei Panibratov, professor at the Graduate School of Management St. Petersburg University (GSOM SPbU), and Peter Gammeltoft, professor at the Copenhagen Business School, were selected as Guest Editors of a Special Issue of the International Business Review journal. The issue will focus on еmerging market multinationals and the politics of internationalization.
Elizaveta Troyanova, Director of the Career Center of the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU), told in a Rusbase article about what case competitions are, how they help students find work, and how a business school helps its students to organize and prepare for case competitions.
As part of the Forbes Education project, an analyse of the international ranking of the best Executive MBA programs (EMBA) 2020, prepared by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), was released. The purpose of the analysis was to show how the ranking is structured, why certain European schools occupy leading positions, what influences on it, and what position Russian business schools have.
Students of the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) traditionally take the first positions in case competitions and various other competitions. We invite everyone to take part in the Rusbase Young Awards competition for young entrepreneurs, which is hosted by Rusbase Media. Until August 18, students and beginning entrepreneurs up to the age of 25 years, who already have their own business or commercial project, can compete for the title of the best project. Winners will receive cash prizes and consultations with business representatives.