Alexandra Bayakina graduated from the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbSU) in 2012. After completing her studies, she moved to the Netherlands and in 2013 began working for Tesla. Now Alexandra is leading the Tesla Business Analytics team in Europe. In an interview, Alexandra spoke about her career path in the company, about the competencies obtained at GSOM, which were useful in her daily work, and gave several recommendations to future Master students.
Nikita Dreval, a fourth-year Bachelor student at the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU), is the organizer of many extracurricular activities of the business school — Management Career Week, sports competitions, as well as a participant and winner of case championships. In an interview, Nikita told why he chose education at GSOM, how he combines study and active participation in business school events, as well as about an internship at Tele2.
Marina Talyanskaya is a 2020 graduate of the Business Analytics and Big Data program. During her studies, Marina spent an exchange semester at the University of Mannheim in Germany. We asked Marina why she decided to choose this particular university for exchange, how her studies were useful, and what surprised her the most about Germany.
Ulyana Danyliv, an alumnus of the Master in Management program in 2020, a participant in the CEMS program, received an offer to Google while studying and now holds the position of Associate Account Strategist. In an interview, Ulyana told why she chose the Master program in GSOM, what skills that she got in the business school were useful in work and how is it to work at Google.
Andrzej Stashkevich, an alumnus of the 2019 Healthcare Management professional program and Deputy Director of the Center for the Rehabilitation of the Child St. Petersburg Charity Fund. The “I can walk” foundation and the children's medical rehabilitation center “Help Walk” help children with cerebral palsy to become independent using an integrated approach to medical rehabilitation. Andrzej spoke about the activities of the foundation today and the first steps of development 30 years ago, about education GSOM and the benefits of knowledge in daily activities.
Denis Lapshin, an alumnus of the Master in Management program in 2020, a member of the CEMS program, during his studies, attended an exchange at the University of Adolfo Ibáñez in Santiago, the capital of Chile. In the interview, he talked about life in Chile, the university and its infrastructure and gave some advice to students who are just going for an exchange.
Andrey Safelkin, Development Director of STD "Petrovich", an alumnus of the 2014 EMBA program. We discussed with him education at GSOM, business development in times of crisis, and found out what knowledge was useful in everyday work.
Until recently, the profession of a product manager (PM) was not at all known in the business world, but today this position exists in most successful companies. At the same time, the responsibilities of individual employees may still vary depending on the company.
Anastasia Seliverstova, second-year student of the MiM master's program at the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg University (GSOM), won the “Territory Development” nomination in the All-Russian Innosocium competition for social projects. Anastasia’s project “Listen to the city” is a mobile application with documentary audio expedition to Russian science cities. Finalists of the competition receive 500 thousand rubles for the implementation of their ideas. We talked with Anastasia about the project, its target audience and the problems that it can solve.
Vladimir Belopolsky and Daniil Kobzev graduated from GSOM Executive MBA program in 2017. They created a SpeakerGuru employee development platform that combines traditional online learning formats with practicing virtual reality skills.