Participants of the RZD corporate program have successfully defended EMT
Gudok (Moscow), June 18, 2015
Defense of graduation projects of students of the corporate educational program in modular format Executive MBA of Stockholm School of economics took place in the Northwestern corporate education center (St. Petersburg) yesterday.
In academic year 2014/2015, 41 managers and specialists of RZD holding studied this course. Overall, seven groups of students of this program were already released since the moment of opening of the educational center. About 300 managers of the company and its subsidiaries passed the course.
Head of RZD Vladimir Yakunin said according to results of defense of the graduation projects, "The goal of this educational project is training of qualified managers who master the most modern methods of business management for the holding. For a few years the company has annually received such specialists, the leaders of production who can think in an absolutely new way, which is very important in the framework of strategic development of not only the holding but also the entire railway industry."
Igor Dukeov, director of the educational program, explains that modular format Executive MBA according to which the students have studied corresponded to the first year of learning in Stockholm School of Economics, which was considered one of the best educational institutions in Europe, and graduation projects presented for defense were dedicated to the most important issues of the industry from formation of the development strategy to management of finance and human resources.
Like in the past years, two graduates who score the biggest quantity of points at the exams will be able to continue education according to the full course of the program of Stockholm School of Economics at expense of RZD.