Corporate partners of the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) gave a number of guest lectures for students of Bachelor program «International Management» as part of International Economics and Business courses. Among the topics raised by the speakers, — the governance of global supply chains, Human Resource Management and Talent Management, adaptation of global marketing strategies to local conditions and consumer preferences, the specificities of financial management at an international company.
"We are grateful to our corporate partners for willingness to share their experience and knowledge. Value of communication with business practitioner cannot be overemphasized, as thanks to it, students are provided first-hand with insight into the activities of international companies and reinforce already received theoretical knowledge by practical examples'', — said the course author, Candidate of Sciences in Economics, Senior Lecturer, Strategic and International Management Department Karina Bogatyreva.
The lectures were given by:
- Vice-president for logistics, Hilti Aleksey Churyukov;
- Human Resources Director, L’Oréal Luxe Russia Alexis Philippon;
- Brand manager, Unilever Svetlana Atueva;
- Financial director, Ahlers Russia and CIS Nicolas Rossel.
"Hilti is a company which works much for better future, it’s in our strategy. That’s why it’s important for the company management to fight for best talents, to deal with best educational institutions and to have best employees which will help to make this better future for us and themselves. It’s our strategic advantage to foresee future business elite", — said Aleksey Churyukov.
Earlier, students of the course have participated in the international project X-Culture — working in international teams on a case for an international company.