The programme is practice-based: the majority of lecturers are experienced practitioners; the first year ends with a summer internship, the second year includes a consulting project for a Saint Petersburg University partner company.
Academic staff with teaching experience in leading international business schools, including guest lecturers from top-ranking international business schools and expert practitioners.
The programme is taught in English in a cross-cultural environment enhancing the employability of graduates in the international job market.
Upon competition, students have an opportunity to spend a semester studying abroad at one of the top universities or business schools from the extensive list of Saint Petersburg University academic partners.
Students can participate in the competition for double degree master programmes Master in International Management, Community of European Management Schools - CEMS MIM, and joint programmes with Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), HEC School of Management, Paris, Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT).
Students can join research projects of leading SPbU scholars choosing from a range of management topics. This can be done as part of the preparation of the thesis.
Contemporary Strategic Analysis
Quantitative Methods for Business Research
Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
Foreign Language (German, French, Spanish, or Russian)
Professional Skills of Managers: Training
Ability to plan and organise the research process and prepare analytical materials
Solving administrative problems in various areas of management
Ability to lead a project team in various areas of management
Working knowledge of strategic analysis methods
Public business and academic communication skills
Ability to develop new research methods independently