The Master in Management (MiM) program of the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM SPbU) is again the only Russian participant in the WhichMBA? Masters in Management Rankings 2021, released by the British newspaper The Economist.
“We are proud that GSOM SPbU can hold its impressive positions in international rankings. The Economist's assessment is worth a lot in terms of maintaining the reputation of our school — especially given the challenges that all educational institutions have faced in the wake of the pandemic. Challenges over time make us stronger. We strive for new heights, which will help us maintain our reliable, existing technological base and our readiness for change,” said Konstantin Krotov, Executive Director of GSOM SPbU.
Placement in the WhichMBA? Rankings based on data provided by the universities themselves, as well as being obtained through surveys of students and recent graduates.
The position in the ranking is determined on the basis of four main criteria: the availability of of new career opportunities, personal development and educational experience, salary and potential for network-building. GSOM SPbU is ranked 20th in terms of education, 33rd in terms of career opportunities, and 29th in terms of networking.
The first place in the ranking is occupied by the program of the HEC Paris Business School (France), the second place by the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), the third by EDHEC Business School (France), all of these. Business schools are academic partners of GSOM SPbU.
This ranking of master's programs was first published by the influential international magazine The Economist in 2017. The ranking is updated every two years. GSOM SPbU has been listed in this ranking since 2017.