An expert at the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) found that the presence of foreign property registered in offshore zones negatively affects the disclosure of information on corporate social responsibility by Russian companies. Studies on the relationship between foreign ownership and the disclosure of corporate social responsibility (CSR) information in other countries showed the opposite result, but this discrepancy is explained by the specifics of the Russian market, where some investors are registered in offshore zones.
The project for the development of the infrastructure of electric charging stations and the electric transport market in the regions of the Russian Federation entered the top 100 "Strong Ideas for a New Time" of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI). The author of the project is Maxim Arzumanyan, Senior Lecturer at the Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU).
On November 10, a regular meeting of the Strategy Committee of the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) took place.
The scientific project of Svetlana Maslova, Head of the Center for Public-Private Partnership Research Laboratory, Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University (GSOM SPbU), received funding from the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) following the results of the competition. The topic of the research is "Problems of legal regulation of public-private partnership in Russian legal research before and after the adoption of the Federal Law on Public-Private Partnership."
Representatives of Russian universities, charitable foundations and research centers formulated proposals and recommendations to the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation on the sharing of successful social entrepreneurship practices in the country's universities as part of the round table "Social Entrepreneurship at the University: From Popularization to Startup". At the event, organized by the All-Russian public organization of small and medium-sized enterprises "OPORA RUSSIA", the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) was represented by Yulia Aray, Associate Professor of Strategic and International Management, Researcher of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Center for CSR.
Associate Professor of the Department of Strategic and International Management of the Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU), Director of the PwC Center for Corporate Social Responsibility joined the Advisory Board of the NBS Sustainability Centers Community.
On October 30, 2020, the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) is again launching a new wound of the mentoring program TalentUp!, in which alumni of different generations share their experience in building a career, developing skills and competencies with students.
The Executive MBA program of the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) for the first time has been listed in the Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking 2020 of the world's 100 best Executive MBA programs, published on October 26, 2020. GSOM SPbU was ranked 93rd in the overall ranking and 48th among European business schools.
On September 26, 2020, for the first time, a traditional meeting of alumni, students, faculty and partners of the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) GSOM Family was held in an online format and transformed in GSOM Family Global. The GSOM Family meeting became the largest friendly event of this year: 430 participants from Russia, the Netherlands, Hungary, Poland, Germany, Ireland, Denmark, England, Spain, Belarus, Indonesia, Canada, Norway, France, USA, Czech Republic, Australia, Israel, China and Estonia united on the PINE Tool online platform and gave each other new knowledge, invaluable minutes of communication and five hours of useful networking.
Students of the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) took second place on case championship of IX Youth career forum, that was organized by Saint Petersburg Employment Centre.