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International experience for the promotion of business education: the Advisory Board of the Plekhanov School of Business "Integral" has started its work at PRUE
21 April
Campus news

Plekhanov University has established an Advisory Board of the Plekhanov School of Business "Integral", whose main task is to develop and promote the school's educational programs. It includes representatives of Italian, English and French, Russian companies, the all-Russian public organization "Delovaya Rossiya" and the scientific community.

Today, the first meeting of the Board was held, at which the following were approved: Ernesto Ferlengi, Head of the Business direction for Market Development in Russia and Central Asia, member of the Board of the Association of European Businesses, Head of the Representative Office of the Italian energy company Eni, and Svetlana Malkarova, Vice - Rector of PRUE, as the Chairman of the Advisory Board. The participants also adopted a work plan for 2021, analyzed the priority tasks and determined the vector of development of cooperation.

Ivan Lobanov, Rector of PRUE, noted that the school faces ambitious tasks, one of which is to enter the top 100 of the international rating of business schools. «The invaluable international experience of the council members will help us achieve this goal. And also to bring business education at PRUE to a new level».

Plekhanov School of Business "Integral" is the first in Russia to receive international AMBA accreditation, and has 30 years of experience in implementing MBA programs. Director of the school Alla Kanke presented the targets for the future, including the modernization of the curriculum, increasing positions in Russian and international rankings and successful completion of accreditation.  The next meeting of the Advisory Board is scheduled for September: the issues of updating the curriculum, developing new educational programs and preparing for accreditation will be considered. This was announced by Svetlana Nechaeva, Director of the Institute of Business and Management Education "Business and executive education".

«Our main task is to focus on business trends in Russia and abroad, to be one step ahead and to provide our listeners with only the most up-to-date information», — said Ernesto Ferlengi.