On July 7, 2015, the 10th anniversary conference of the Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship For Tomorrow, a 21st century organisation (ABEST21) called “Soaring in the Globalized World” took place in Tokyo (Japan). At the plenary session of the conference ABEST 21 President Fumio Itoh honored MSUBS Dean Professor Dr. Vikhanskiy with the award recording his significant contribution to the ABEST21 development during the last 10 years.
Professor Vikhanskiy has been the vice-president of ABEST21 since its establishment in 2005. In March 2015 he was re-elected to this position for another five-year term.
Government officials from Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, and ASEAN congratulated Association with this anniversary. Participants of the meeting discussed the strategies of Association’s development.
MSUBS Dean Professor Oleg S. Vikhanskiy and President of the Association Dr. Fumio Itoh also awarded new members of the Association with participants’ certificates.
ABEST21 was established in 2005 and unites the leading business school and universities in Japan, China, South Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, USA and Australia. MSUBS is the only Russian business school which is a member of the alliance.