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Iya Y. Churakova

Associate Professor, Department of Operations Management





  • Candidate of Science in Economics, St.Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance, 2000.
  • Specialist Degree in Statistics, St.Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance, 1995.



  • Statistical tools as a base of informed decision in business
  • Statistical multi-dimensional data analysis in a context of digitalization
  • Blended learning methodology for quantitative courses



Monographs and Textbooks

  • Chapter in The Routledge Companion to International Management Education. Edited by Denise Tsang, Hamid H. Kazeroony, Guy Ellis. Chapter 15. The Russian Wildcard in International Management Education, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. 2013 by Routledge – 414 pages ISBN 978-0-415-78314-9.
  • B.S.Everitt The Cambridge Dictionary of Statistics, Ed.3 -author of translation into Russian (one more author, scientific editor prof. Irina Eliseeva, Saint Petersburg, 731p., 2010, ISBN 978-5-392-00420-1)


Papers in Academic Journals

  • The Impact of Export Promotion Programs on Firms’ Export Competencies and Performance in a Transition Economy: The Case of Russian Manufacturers // Journal of East-West Business, May 2018 DOI: 10.1080/10669868.2018.1467840 ISSN: 1066-9868 (Print) 1528-6959 (Online) (with Joan Freixanet Solervicens)
  • The Exploring the Relationship between International Stage, Innovation and Performance. The Case of Spanish Companies // International Journal of Business . 2018, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p131-150. (with Joan Freixanet Solervicens)
  • Role of microenterprises in innovation development of Russian sub-regions // Innovations. 2017. № 4 (222) p. 79-88 (with L. Serova).
  • Multi-Sided Platforms in the Evolution of Lyudmila S. SEROVA Micro-Enterprise Business Models // Upravlenets (The Manager). 2017. №4(68) P. 53-60. (with L. Serova, E. Strakhovich).
  • Effective forms of market orientation across the business cycle: A longitudinal analysis of business-to-business firms // Industrial Marketing Management . 2016. Vol. 52 , Issue 1 C. 91-99 (with Frösén J., Jaakkola M., Tikkanen H.)
  • Educational and methodological innovations for managers training in higher education // Management Today. 2014. № 5 (83) P. 316-326 (with L. Serova).
  • Microenterprise Development in Russia: Subregional Comparative Analysis // Vestnik of Saint Petersburg University. Series Management. 2013. № 3. P. 50-68 (with L. Serova).
  • Multi-disciplinary situation game “FACTORS OF GROWTH” development and practical application (co-author Liudmila Serova). GBATA, 2013, ISBN 1-932917-09-8.
  • Micro-enterprises in the Russian economy: current situation and development trends (co-author Liudmila Serova) // 2nd Annual GSFT conference proceedings. GSTF, 2012, ISSN 2251-2039. P. 45-47.
  • Statistical Analysis of Russian population time use (co-author prof. Svetlana Kurisheva, SPbUEF / Modern economic and social development: problems and prospects. Issue XV scientific editor prof. S.D. Bodrunov. Saint Petersburg, ISBN 978-5-9902137-4-6, 2011. P. 341-346.
  • Expert Assessments in practice of decision making // Management today. 2011. №5(65). P. 292-299.
  • The Ways of Using Outliers Detecting Techniques in Companies’ Operational Management Tasks // Working Paper # 13 (R) 2010. Graduate School of Management, St.Petersburg State University: SPb, 2010.



  • 7 bi-lingual articles for Supply Chain Management Encyclopedia (2 with Liudmila Serova).



  • Editorial board member, Journal of Emerging Issues in Economics, Finance and Banking (ISSN 2306-367X), 2012–;
  • Advisory board member, Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL), 2010–.



  • Coaching in Business (ACSTH), International University Global Coaching, 2018
  • Blackboard Certified Trainer Program. Blackboard Inc., Saint Petersburg (Russia) online USA, 2013.


  • Business Statistics (Bachelor program) 
  • Supply Chain Analytics (Bachelor program)
  • Business Simulation «Effective Management of Organizations», co-author Liudmila Serova, (Bachelor program)
  • Introduction to business: Statistics (Master program)
  • Quantitative methods of business research (Master program)