From 17 to 20 June, a seminar for representatives of international departments of partner universities was held at GSOM SPbU. This year participants discussed the development of international mobility, summer schools and joint programs. Elena Orlova, Head of Languages for Academic and Business Communication Department, took part in this event and told colleagues about working with demanding international students
From June 14 to 15, CEMS White Nights conference was held at GSOM SPbU. This is an annual meeting of CEMS programs students and graduates from around the world. This year participants discussed innovation, corporate transformation and diversity. The meeting was attended by representatives of Microsoft, Hilti, VKontakte, L’Oréal, Google, BCG, Mars and Wrike. The event ended with the boat-trip by the Neva river.
On June 13, GSOM SPbU new Director Olga Dergunova held a meeting with faculty and staff. “Any new person with new ideas, first of all, shouldn’t harm the positive inertia, which moves the development of the organization, as well as understand what the next step will be formulated by the people with whom you go further,” said Olga Dergunova
On June 7, on Volkhovskiy per. 3 the V Conference “Public-Private Partnership in the Field of Transport: Models and Experience” took place. Students, alumni and young scientists - representatives of Russian universities, institutes and academies engaged in public-private partnership research in transport sector presented the results of their research
On June 8, at the SPIEF-2019, the International Youth Economic Forum was held. Representatives of the School — Margarita Gladkova, Andrei Zyatchin, Yuliya Arai, Andrei Ivanov — discussed crowdfunding platforms, exponential organizations, social entrepreneurship and pharmaceutical innovations
On June 5, 2019, a group of 20 GSOM SPbU students and professors of MBA and Executive MBA programs visited the Linxdatacenter Data Processing Center in St. Petersburg. The visit was timed to the course “Managing the Digital Transformation of the Company”. It was made in order to get the students —the heads of the organizations, acquainted with the business, which provides the infrastructure of critical data, information systems and online services
On June 6, during the Advisory Board meeting it was announced that Deputy President and Chairman of VTB Bank Olga Dergunova was appointed as GSOM SPbU Director general. She replaced on this position President and Chairman of the Bank Andrey Kostin who led the School since 2012.
Its specialists will help students to determine a predisposition to a particular type of activity. This is necessary for a conscious attitude towards learning and career building
On May 24, GSOM SPbU 3rd year doctoral student Natalia Nikolchenko has presented the results of her research within the framework of her doctoral thesis on the topic: “Improvement of supply chain performance through collaboration and coordination”.