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.
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.
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).
On May 28, 2020, the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM) hosted the first online defense of a thesis by Kazimir P. Yablonsky on the topic “Evaluation of the effectiveness of medical organizations”, which was submitted for the degree of Candidate of Economic Sciences. After his successful defense, Mr. Yablonsky was awarded the degree of Candidate of Economic Sciences.
On May 22, 2020 Liudmila Kokoulina (GSOM SPbU 3rd year doctoral student) has presented the results of the research within the framework of her doctoral thesis on the topic “Human factor in knowledge creation processes in the innovative company”. Her Scientific Advisor was Tatiana A. Gavrilova, Doctor of Computer Science, Professor, Head of Department, Information Technologies in Management Department.
On May 18, 2020 Aleksandra Bordunos, GSOM Doctoral program student, has presented the results of the research as part of her doctoral thesis on the topic: “Role of work systems in legitimating organizational decisions about Human Resources”. Her Scientific Advisor is Sofia V. Kosheleva, Doctor of Science (Psychology), Professor, Organizational Behavior and Personnel Management Department.
The Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM) has begun cooperation with the Center of Competencies for the Development of the Urban Environment of the Leningrad Region. Students of the programs “Public Administration” and “Master in Urban Management and and Development” will do a summer internship at the Center, where they can apply their managerial competencies.
The Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM), together with VKontakte and MIPT, are launching a free educational course about computer science for school teachers. Students will learn the basics of machine learning, IT project management and pupils motivation. Teachers who complete the course will receive a certificate of professional development.
On May 16, 2020, the Investment banking: Spring’20 Update online conference was held at the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg University (GSOM), at which GSOM alumni working in the field of investment banking discussed the changes caused by the pandemic in banks of Russia and Europe.
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.