On November 25, 2019, the Executive MBA program for Rosneft was launched at the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg University. For the first time within the partnership between the School and the company, the program received the "Executive«» status. Top managers will take part in it — representatives of the central office and subsidiaries of the group of companies.
On the opening day, Konstantin Krotov, Head of School, welcomed the audience: “Executive MBA is the flagship in our portfolio of corporate programs for Rosneft. We are confident that the next two years will give the participants of the program an intellectual pleasure from knowledge, professional discussions and advanced competencies”.
The program includes 17 basic educational courses and 8 professional trainings in online and offline formats. The program includes two visiting modules, which will be held at partner universities in Europe, and in the end participants will prepare the final group certification project.
“The Executive MBA program for Rosneft was developed in accordance with AMBA standards and is aimed at developing managerial competencies, such as the ability to develop a company’s strategy, build a system of personal priorities and values for motivation and organization of team work, as well as accept socially responsible management decisions”, said Andrey Zyatchin, Academic Director of GSOM SPbU MBA programs.
The Executive MBA program for Rosneft is aimed at systematizing the existing managerial experience, developing strategic thinking and the ability to find effective managerial decisions. During the training process, students will receive advanced knowledge in the field of company resource management, strategic management, financial analysis, operational management, marketing and sales. They will also learn the world experience of effective company management and get acquainted with the best practices of company development in a globalized business.
GSOM SPbU has been organizing MBA programs since 2000. During this time, more than 1000 students received diplomas of professional retraining of the MBA and Executive MBA. Cooperation with Rosneft began in 2010. Over ten years, more than 20 different programs for company employees, including 3 MBA programs, have been implemented.