On June 26, 2020, GSOM Online Hackathon launched a joint project of the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) and SIBUR. More than 35 students applied for a hackathon and formed 12 teams.
Researchers at the Expert Analytical Center annually evaluate the level of advancement of Russia in the global business education market. Since 2010, the number of international students in the world has more than doubled, exceeding 5.3 million people. The publication dealt with how the pandemic affected the level of internationalization of universities. The Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) has answered a number of questions from the authors of the study in preparing the material.
The Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM SPbU) together with SIBUR will conduct an online hackathon for students of SPbU on the development of logistics solutions for business. The best students will receive an invitation for an online internship at SIBUR.
The Career Center of the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg University (GSOM) has launched the series of webinars to help students find work or internships. Students were told how to write a resume and a cover letter, go through an interview and maintain an emotional balance.
In the second half of May, the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM) launched the GSOM Connect project. It is a telegram bot designed specifically for communication and regular one-on-one meeting of the GSOM Family community - alumni, students, faculty and employees of GSOM. For three weeks, with the help of a chat bot, almost 150 people from different cities of Russia, from Paris, London, Hamburg, Berlin, Rotterdam, Tallinn and Minsk discussed their studies at GSOM, career development, work in startups and corporations. In total, 250 people used the chat bot.
On March 20, 2020, the final lesson of the “Design Your Life” program was held at GSOM SPbU, organized by the Coaching Center for students of the first and second year Bachelor programs. At the heart of the program is an approach developed at Stanford University to design life and career, based on design thought methods.
Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University (GSOM) launches the GSOMConnect project. This is a telegram bot designed specifically for networking and regular one-on-one dating GSOM Family communities — alumni, students, lecturers and employees of GSOM. The project has been implemented as part of the digitalization of the extracurricular activities of the School and will help to build horizontal ties between community members.
In 2020, the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM) began updating the development strategy until 2025
Sergey I. Kiryukov, Associate Professor of GSOM Marketing Department co-authored the course Art of Sales on the Coursera platform.
Professors and alumni of the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM) have created for the VK Cup VKontakte project a course of eight lectures on the basics of doing business in IT companies. The project manager was Margarita Gladkova, Academic Director of the Business Analytics and Big Data Master's program.