Career Center News

Business Schools Suffer in 2009

  • January 25, 2010
The Russian market has one of the worlds worst declines, with enrollment falling by about 40 percent and students dropping out.

Work Working Remotely on the Rise, Study Says

  • January 01, 2010
Increasing numbers of Moscow's "office plankton" are swimming out to sea and working remotely. That's the trend pointed to by recruiting agencies and recent research. Meanwhile, legislation being considered in the State Duma would officially recognize remote work for the first time.

New MBA Program Tackles Real-World Hassles

  • October 19, 2009
Although there are MBA programs running at a handful of universities in Russia, few of them attract globally renowned teachers, and most are taught in Russian; classes at Skolkovo are conducted in English, the business worlds lingua franca.

Skolkovo Students Seek Connections

  • September 21, 2009
The state-backed school, organized by Troika Dialog and sponsored by Sberbank, seems to be on track toward attracting future and current entrepreneurs who want that key combination of Russian connections and Western-style business training.

As Programs Improve, Foreign Lure Remains

  • September 16, 2009
St. Petersburg State Universitys Graduate School of Management, Sistema and Sberbank will bring to Russia a pan-European Masters International Business CEMS program.

The Days of the Classic MBA Are Numbered

  • September 16, 2009
Former IMD president Peter Lorange sparked a revolution in the world of MBAs, turning a commercial business school into one of the best by contrasting it with universities programs.

Renaissance Raises Salaries For Execs to Precrisis Level

  • September 09, 2009
Following in the footsteps of Renaissance Capitals ordinary employees, executives at the investment bank can expect to be receive their precrisis salaries beginning in October, a move expected to cost $15 million to $20 million.