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 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.
On June 4, GSOM SPbU researchers presented the full version of the national report “GEM Russia 2018-2019”. According to the experts, in 2018, the assessment of the availability of business opportunities in the regions where respondents live was increased by 5% and the assessment of the ease of starting a new business increased by 3%. Despite this, the majority of respondents believe that it is difficult to become a businessman in Russia
On April 4, 10th Northern Dimension Forum took place in St. Petersburg. Head of School Konstantin Krotov, spoke at the first panel discussion on the results of the Forum’s tenth anniversary. He covered this topic from the point of view of business education in Russia.
From April 4 to 6, Management of the Future Conference was held at "Mikhailovskaya Dacha" campus.
Financial Times released its ranking European Business Schools 2018. Graduate School of management of Saint-Petersburg University is ranked 52nd. It is the best result since 2013 when the School was included in FT ranking for the first time.
On October 19-21, the second module of the educational project Converge, developed by Graduate School of Management jointly with IPERF, the International Institute for Research Performance and Innovation Management e.V (Germany), took place