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Center for Entrepreneurship





Participation in International and Russian Conferences  

Main Publications


Achievements and Awards




Welcome to the Center for Entrepreneurship at Graduate School of Management St. Petersburg University!


GSOM Center for Entrepreneurship is created as a separate unit within the Graduate School of Management. It is aiming to unite and concentrate GSOM faculty, alumni, post-graduates and undergraduate students’ efforts on Entrepreneurship as one of the key research areas. The main goals of the Center activity are developing and dissemination of knowledge on Entrepreneurship.


   Main activities:


  • Entrepreneurial firms evolution
  • Corporate entrepreneurship
  • Behavioral aspects of entrepreneurs
  • Financial aspects of entrepreneurship
  • Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM)
Knowledge dissemination
  • Creation of textbook on entrepreneurship based on Russian materials
  • Preparation and execution of methodical seminars, round-table discussions and workshops on the problem of teaching entrepreneurship with the participation of Russian and foreign business schools professors
  • Research results presentation at international and Russian scientific conferences
  • Preparation and publication of scientific articles in the leading international and Russian magazines.
  • Preparation and publication of practically oriented and methodical materials in international and Russian professional editions and other mass media.   

Business plan competitions

  • Annual Student Business Plan Competition
  • Organization of students participation in international business plan competitions

   Center’s objectives: 

  • Conducting research on the different Entrepreneurship aspects
  • Publications in the leading international and Russian academic journals
  • Development of personal and institutional international research contacts
  • Organization of international and Russia-wide scientific and practically oriented conferences and workshops
  • Organization and execution of annual business plan competitions



Main Projects


From start-up to global innovative company: development of sources of competitive advantage in Russian entrepreneurial firms
New Venture Teams Dynamics
Research project “GUESSS – Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students’ Survey”


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 Previous Events 





   Center Staff


Karina A. Bogatyreva


Assistant Professor, Candidate of Sciences

+7 (812) 323 84 53


Eleonora Shmeleva


+7 (812) 323 84 53 ext. 464




Karina A. Bogatyreva

Assistant Professor, Candidate of Sciences


Tatiana V. Tsukanova

Assistant Professor, Candidate of Sciences

+7 (812) 323 84 53


Karpinskaia Emiliia

Doctoral student





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