The Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) and Gazprom Neft have launched the HR Academy professional education program for HR specialists, the first stages of which take place online. Educational modules for the project were prepared jointly with the Gazprom Neft Corporate University and the CBSD training company, taking into account international standards of SHRM, WorldatWork and ATD.
On July 7, 2020 Yury Ev. Blagov, Director of the Center for Corporate Social Responsibility named after I. PricewaterhouseCoopers of the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) joined the online meeting of the Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development of the Association of Managers dedicated to business activities in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Professor of the Department of Strategic and International Management Andrey Panibratov has been appointed Chairman of the Scientific Commission of the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM SPbU). The priority in the work of the Research Committee under the leadership of Professor Panibratov will be the comprehensive integration of the Business School into the international academic community and strengthening the research reputation of GSOM SPbU.
On July 15, 2020, the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) for the first time congratulated the alumni on completing their studies in the online format. More than 1000 users watched the live broadcast on Youtube.
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).