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.
Almost a month, GSOM SPbU professors have been conducting classes for students in a new format — online
Tatyana A. Gavrilova, professor and Head of the Department of Information Technology in Management, Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University (GSOM), gave a comment to the first electronic issue of Expert North-West magazine.
On April 2, the regular meeting of the Strategy Commission of GSOM SPbU took place. Due to the complicated epidemiological situation, the meeting with members of GSOM Advisory Board and School partners was held in an online format
On April 3, 2020, at the Graduate School of Management, SPbU, more than 60 representatives of the faculty discussed the organization of an online work with students in an online format. Professors shared their experience in keeping students' attention in online class, tools for interactive work, and much more.
Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM) and the Center for the Development of Electronic Educational Resources of St. Petersburg University have created a tutorial on the use of Microsoft Teams in the educational process.
Since March 16, the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University has been conducting all academic programs online, using the Microsoft Teams platform for remote work. The transition was required to be completed in a short time, and hundreds of students and dozens of lecturers had to figure it out with online tools. Students Kamila Isakova, Albert Mallyamov, Maya Shafranskaya, Liana Navshirvanova and Daria Vikulova volunteered to help their colleagues deal with the system. We asked them about the advantages of the platform and how to effectively study and work online.
A new 6-week online course on awareness development has started at GSOM SPbU. The pilot launch of the project took place in 2019, and feedback on the course proved the relevance of such practice in a business school.
On March 28, the previously planned GSOM Bachelor Programs' Open Day had to be postponed in connection with the publication of Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of March 25, 2020 No. 206 “On the announcement of non-working days in the Russian Federation".