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Best Educational Programs: MANAGEMENT

PSKOV STATE UNIVERSITY

Faculty of Management

Bachelor’s program

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DAGAEVA, Irina Anatolevna

Program Director

 


Awards and achievements of the educational program. The program annually undergoes external quality evaluation, which is proved by the quality certificates issued by the Research Institute of Education Quality Monitoring.

Pskov State University also offers a Bachelor's program inEconomics

Teaching staff. Two departments are involved in the program delivery: the Department of Economics and Enterprise Management and the Department of Organization and Innovation Management. Both departments employ 40 teachers including two Doctors of Sciences and 34 Candidates of Sciences. For professional excellence and significant contribution in the development of science and education the staff of the departments are awarded sector-specific, regional, university awards and awards granted by non-governmental organizations.

The teachers are actively involved in research activities: they publish research papers based on the results of their fundamental and applied research, present in international conferences, prepare students for taking part in student research conferences and competitions. Over the past year the teachers of the departments published over 50 papers and five student manuals.

The departments have further training programs for the top managers of the real economy enterprises. The teachers involved in the program delivery use a wide range of teaching methods. The efficiency of training managers is attained by introducing modern information technologies, specially developed case studies, role-playing games, interactive teaching methods and group work in the educational process.

Students’ achievements. Students undergo their practical training sessions at business entities of Pskov and the Pskov Region, in the Leningrad and Novgorod Regions. The departments maintain close cooperation with administrative institutions of Pskov, the Pskov Region and municipalities. From 80% to 95% of all graduating students pursue their career within the sector.

Opportunities for students. Based on the agreements on cooperation between the departments involved in the program delivery and business enterprises of Pskov and the region, students undergo their academic training and on-the-job placement (including predegree training) with the possibility of further employment. The analysis carried out for the past five years showed that over 90% of graduates are employed within the field.

The faculty has a business incubator, which facilitates the implementation of students’ entrepreneurship initiatives and provides students with the practical experience of doing business.

Students have an opportunity to combine their training in the Management program with simultaneous training in the Innovation Studies program, thus, supplementing their managerial competencies with engineering skills.

Employment prospects. Administrator or director of different managerial levels at a business entity of any legal form, entrepreneur.