Founded in 1907
Plekhanov Business School "Integral" is a semi-autonomous unit and one of the 14 Faculties within the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics. PBSI is focused mainly on Post Graduate education programs and has a discrete identity that differentiates it from the wider University.
The School’s mission is to educate and empower a new generation of professional leaders with global view by creating a responsible and sustainable first-class post-graduate management education business school with international orientation and strong links with local and international business community.
PBSI has a set of values, which support its mission. The key values are:
Commitment to continuous improvement and quality of its graduates, its faculty and its research outcomes;
Superior service to all stakeholders;
Educational and research excellence;
Students diversity and cultural sensitivity;
Sustainability, flexibility, social responsibility and business ethics.
As business school with strong international orientation PBSI represents Plekhanov University in international organizations such as EFMD, CEEMAN, Russian Association of Business Education (RABE) and others.
Since 2001 PBSI MBA programs are accredited by the Association of MBAs (http://www.mbaworld.com/, https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMBA). Dean of PBSI Professor Larisa Kartashova is the member of the Association of MBAs' International Accreditation Advisory Board (IAAB).
PBSI has mutually beneficial relationships with many international business schools, such as Durham Business School of Durham University (UK); Kegde BS (France); London School of Business & Finance (UK), Bradford BS (UK) and Henly BS (UK).