Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) jointly with the bank VTB introduce into the education process advanced technologies which expand the possibilities of the transmission of theoretical knowledge and help effectively acquire practical skills in the context of distant learning. It was told at the forum «Future of managerial occupations» by Sergey Lukashin, Advisor to the Deputy chairman of the Board of VTB Bank and a member of a project office on the strategy of GSOM SPbU.
On 16 September the program of a new group Executive MBA began — a flagship program of the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) — the only Russian programme in the top 100 worldwide rating QS Executive MBA Ranking.
Universities, along with the state and the business sector, should take an active part in the search for solutions to the problems of social inequality by using technology, as well as in the formation of approaches to the protection of personal information and the reliability of data, believes the Deputy President, Chairman of the Board of VTB Bank, and Director of the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) Olga Dergunova.
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.
The Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) as part of its cooperation with VTB Bank, held webinars for bank managers. In total, over 160 VTB executives attended the webinars. The professors of the Executive MBA programs at GSOM SPbU talked about creating the best customer experience and managing change.
The Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM), together with representatives of the GSOM Advisory Board, are developing a course on training line managers for corporations. The educational course will become one of the pilot projects as part of the updating of the Business School Strategy until 2025, one of the key tasks of which is to actively interact with the member companies of the Advisory Board in the training of qualified management personnel.
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.
In addition to transferring all students' classes to an online format, the GSOM team has developed a plan to adapt extracurricular activities to the digital environment. The plan of online events is aimed at supporting students in an unstable situation and returning access to the various opportunities of the School — networking, teamwork and communication with employers. Activities are carried out in four main areas: career support, personal development, mentoring and networking, sports and leisure.