Associate Professor of the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM SPbU) Anastasia Laskovaya became an expert in the demonstration exam in the Technological Entrepreneurship competency at the WorldSkills Russia Academy.
The demonstration exam is planned to be introduced in Russian universities by 2025. The right to conduct a demonstration exam in the competence "Technological Entrepreneurship" according to WorldSkills standards in 2021 was received by St. Petersburg University of Aerospace Instrumentation. Based on the results of testing the new format, which took place at the end of December, recommendations will be formulated to improve the process.
“Entrepreneurship is becoming one of the key competencies in the modern world, and with the widespread development of technology, we need to introduce entrepreneurial skills training not only in business schools, but also in technical universities. St. Petersburg University of Aerospace Instrumentation is among the first universities to introduce training in entrepreneurial competence, including through the methodology of WorldSkills standards. It's nice to be involved in the development of education in the field of entrepreneurship, it was very interesting to evaluate the work of students. We plan to develop cooperation and, I hope, in the spring GSOM SPbU students will take part in the WorldSkills championships organized by the SUAI,” said Anastasia Laskovaya.
To confirm the status, the expert undergoes training and testing on the official website of the Academy; upon successful completion, a certificate is issued that gives the right to evaluate the exam in a separate competence for a period of 2 years.
WorldSkills is a skill improvement center that develops international cooperation and links between industries, governments, organizations and institutions, as well as holding competitions, championships and organizing joint projects.