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On the 16th of May the meeting of jury and organizational committee on summarizing the results of All-Russian competition of departments and educational programs "Economics and management- 2015" was held.
Main educational programs of higher education (HE): program of preparation of specialists on direction 08.05.02.65 "Economics and management at the enterprise (in trade)", developed by the department of trade policy; program of preparation of bachelors on direction 38.03.01 "Economics", profile "Banking", developed by the department of banking; program of bachelors preparation on the direction 38.03.02 "Management", profile "Management of the organizations", developed by the department of organizational and managerial innovations of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics were considered to be the winners.
The competition was organized by Free Economic Society of Russia alongside with International Union of economists, International Academy of management with the support of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly and a Publishing house "Economic newspaper". Competition is hosted annually for nine years already and allows estimating the effectiveness of work of economic departments, level of educational programs, determine problems and directions for the future perfection of the activity of high school institutions.
The organizational committee, jury and expert council consists of well-known scientists, representatives of federal bodies of legislative and executive power, profile state structures, leading universities, scientific institutes of Russian academy of science, heads of business-structures and public organizations of Russian Federation.