On March 3, 2016, at the annual conference of the Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship for Tomorrow, a 21st century organisation (ABEST21), which took place at Sony University in Tokyo, President Fumio Itoh granted the Master programme accreditation certificate to Dean Professor Dr. Oleg S. Vikhanskiy.
MSU BS ran a joint student project with Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (Japan) and Meijo University (Japan) in the context of study courses “International business” (Professor Sergey Shaposhnikov) and “Financial accounting, analysis and audit” (Professor Elena Senatorova) in the Spring semester 2015/2016. During this project students developed business strategies for DyDo Drinco Rus (Japan) and Napoly LLC (Russia), analysing financial activities of Russian and Asian companies to evaluate their financial stability. Students participating in this project represented Russia, Germany, Japan, Philippines, Indonesia and other countries Final defense of projects was held on May 30 via a webinar.
Professor Sergey Shaposhnikov made a report at the 15th International Forum on E-commerce and prospect for economic cooperation in East Asia. His report on Korean goods branding in Russia and repositioning of Korean brands triggered a debate among participants from East Asian universities.
In response to increasing interest among students to CRS and within its long-term policy of training students to be responsible managers MSU BS held Sustainability Week on May 16-21. Many MSU BS’s corporate partners, including L’Oreal, JLL, Hitachi, Roland Digital, Roland Music, Masterslavl, Syngenta, Charities Aid Foundation, ProfDialogue, and others, participated in the events of the week, which were held in English language.
Dr. Marina Markova presented a report “Modern trends in cooperation of higher education institutions and recruiters in the context of globalization” at the III Asian European Business Innovation Congress held at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, one of the ten UN sustainable development centers, on April 21-22, 2016.
PRME (Principles of Responsible Management Education under the UN Global Agreement) Chapter CEE held its 1st regional meeting at RISEBA University (Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration) in Riga, Latvia, on April 18-19, 2016.