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On September 23, 2017, within the all-city Festival of financial literacy Plekhanov Russian University of Economics held a solemn opening of anautumn cycle of events of the educational project of Moscow Department of education "University Saturdays". Tatiana Voronova, acting rector of PRUE, made a welcome speech. Petr Karasev, vice-rector for methodological work, attended the event as the rectorate representative.
Irina Yablochkina, director of Humanitarian Training Office, PhD of Economics, professor of Academic Department of History and Philosophy opened the Festival of financial literacy with a report on "The 110 years of financial education at Plekhanov Russian University of Economics: history lessons".
The Festival included three workshops. A workshop "Secrets of entrepreneurial mindset, or how to improve your business activity?" was organized and held by head of Academic Department of Public and Municipal Administration, PhD of Economics, professor Ruslan Abramov and Candidate of Economics, associate professor Maxim Sokolov. Further, a workshop "Entertaining statistics and analytics", which was held by Svetlana Babich, Candidate of Economics, associate professor of Academic Department of Statistics. The last workshop "Electronic personal budget" by Candidate of Technology, associate professor of Academic Department of Informatics Pavel Koval.
The "University Saturdays" continued with the quest "Defense of Moscow", carried out by members of Volunteer Center of the World Cup FIFA 2018 in Russia™ of PRUE and the event's volunteers.
A workshop "Tai Chi is a healthy system or a martial art?" was organized by dean of Faculty of Management Maxim Ponomarev and held by Alexey Evteev, member of the World association of Tai Chi together with Konstantin Ageev, sinologist, Wushu expert.
There were 280 guests, teachers and pupils of the Moscow schools, colleges and parents attended the whole event of the project «University Saturdays» in the day of the inauguration of the autumn series.
The organizer of this project at the University is Faculty of Distant Learning. This Saturday from the faculty, head of Department Olga Elina, head of Department Irina Bondar head of the laboratory Natalia Golubeva and the Dean's office members, attended the event.