On December 7-9, the fourth module of the educational project Converge, developed by Graduate School of Management jointly with IPERF, the International Institute for Research Performance and Innovation Management e.V (Germany), took place.
On December 13th the 10th jubilee “Corporate Philanthropy Leaders” project took stock of its work. The project traditionally included three interdependent branches: an analytical study, an aggregate ranking of participating companies and a competition of particular philanthropic programs (projects).
Yury E.Blagov and Yulia N. Aray represented the PwC Center for CSR in the 9th International Social Innovation Research Conference (ISIRC 2017) at the Swinburn University of Technology (Melbourne, Australia) on December 12-14, 2017.
SPbU publishing house released the textbook "Human Resource Development Management", made by Elena Zavyalova, Professor, Organizational Behavior and Personnel Management Department, and Marina О. Latukha, Associate Professor, Organizational Behavior and Personnel Management Department.
The article of Tatiana A. Garanina and Tatyana E. Andreeva "The impact of intellectual capital on the performance of Russian manufacturing companies" was presented for participation in the nomination for the award "Best Publication" and got into the final of the Open Interdisciplinary Competition "Intellectual Capitalist - 2017".
Palgrave Macmillan published two monographs by Maxim A. Storchevoy, Senior Lecturer, Department of Strategic and International Management, devoted to the scientific approach to business ethics, which, in the author's opinion, is necessary to overcome the skeptical attitude towards ethics among students and managers, and also to provide a more productive development of this discipline.
High Attestation Committee of Ministry of Education and Science of Russian Federation has issued the order confirming the Doctoral Degree for Associate Professor of St. Petersburg State University Marina Latukha.
On the 28th of November, Yury E. Blagov, Director of the PwC Center for CSR, took part in the Russian-Swiss discussion on “UN Global Compact Local Network experiences: implementing the UNGPs and human rights due diligence to achieve the SDGs” as an invited expert.
On November 30, 2017, the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia hosted an international conference dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the implementation of the Presidential Program for the Training of Management Personnel for the Organizations of the National Economy of the Russian Federation.
November 21, 2017, at the event, organized by SPIBA Committee for Innovation and Intellectual Systems, Professor Tatiana A. Gavrilova (Department of Information Technologies in Management, St. Petersburg University), held a presentation on the topic: "Artificial Intelligence: Myths and Real Challenges".