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Faculty Members

Our lecturers are not only academics but business consultants on organizational management and development as well as company owners. A part of the classes are delivered by business executives in all the three countries. 

 

Mikhail Plotnikov

Professor at the Faculty of Management

Will teach you the ins and outs of a company’s strategy on a global scale

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Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Linguistics and Intercultural Communication)
  • MBA
  • PhD
  • ScD

Training

  • Harvard Business School, Boston, USA (2013, 2014) - Global Colloquium on Participant-Centered Learning, Case writing workshop
  • Harvard Business School, Boston, USA (2008) – European Entrepreneurship Colloquium
    Membership in professional associations
Member of Transregional Association of MBA instructors

Experience in Teaching

  • 12 years of teaching at Bachelor and Master Programs
  • One of the leading instructors at HSE Business School (Nizhny Novgorod) and other business schools in Russia
  • External corporate trainer for several leading industrial companies and banks in Russia

Areas of expertise

  • Strategic Management
  • Business Development
  • HR Management
  • Social Engineering
  • Theory and practice of business education

Work experience

  • Dean, owner at Vadens Business School (executive education & consulting) (since 2013)
  • Board director at several industrial and construction companies (since 2007)
  • Independent Management Consultant (since 2006)
  • External corporate trainer (since 2005)

Projects for:

  • Sberbank
  • Mobile Tele Systems
  • Tele 2
  • ROSNO
  • Group of companies Kislorod
  • CJSC Nokturn

International Conference for Arts and Sciences (London, UK, 2013) - Section Chair

Global Summit on Management Cases (Raipur, India, 2014) - Advisory board member, Section chair, Panelist

Fact

Keen on ancient cultures and religions, runes, quantum thermodinamics, genetics, regenerative medicine and poetry. Addicted traveller. 

Elena Rogova

Professor at the School of Finance (St. Petersburg)

Academic Supervisor of the Programme 'Finance'

Will help you make elaborate financial and investment decisions like a piece of cake

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Education

  • Specialist Degree (Production Planning)
  • PhD

Training

  • University of Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow, Great Britain (1994)
  • Uppsala University, Sweden (1996)
  • Open University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain (2001)
  • Bamberg University, Germany (2004)
  • La Sapienza, Rome, Italy (2006)

Experience in Teaching

19 years of teaching at Bachelor and Master Programs

Areas of expertise

  • Real Options
  • M&A
  • Venture Capital
  • Innovation Financing
  • Author of more than 100 articles in Russian and English

Grant Projects

Corporate Innovation Activity and Mechanisms of Technological Transfer (2011-2013)

Marina Tsvetkova

Professor at the Faculty of Humanities (Nizhny Novgorod)

Dean of the Faculty of Humanities

Will ensure you understand how to solve cross-cultural problems in your private and professional life

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Education

  • Specialist Degree (Languages and Literature)
  • Higher Doctorate

Training

  • Wolfson College, Oxford (1994, 2000)

Membership in professional associations

  • Member of Russian Association of English Literature Teachers
  • Member of European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)
  • Member of Advisory Board European journal of English Studies

Experience in Teaching

  • 25 years of teaching at Bachelor and Master Programs
  • Guest Lecturer at University of San Paolo, 2013 

Areas of expertise

  • Intercultural Communications
  • Russian Poetry
  • English Literature

Grant Projects

  • European Society for the Study of English (ESSE), 2008
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), 2010

Fact

In 2003 was included into One Thousand Great Intellectuals directory published by International Biographical Center (Cambridge)

Anton Varfolomeev

Associate Professor at the Department of Management

Will guide you through the legal dimension of international business co-operation

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Education

  • Specialist Degree (International Relations)
  • PhD

Experience in Teaching

7 years of teaching at Bachelor and Master Programs

Areas of expertise

  • International Law
  • International Relations
  • Foreign Policy
  • Diplomacy

Grant Projects

HSE, George Mason University

Work experience

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
European Media-Group (EMG), Lagardère  S.C.A.


Alexander Porshnev

Associate Professor at the Department of General and Strategic Management

Will aid you with planning, designing, organizing research, analyzing data and presenting the outputs of a research project in the International Management area

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Education

  • Specialist Degree (Applied Mathematics)
  • PhD
  • Training
  • I International Summer School “Values and Socio-Economical Behavior: Cross-cultural Dimensions and Explanatory Models” of The Higher School of Economics Expert Institute International Scientific-Educational Laboratory of Socio-Cultural Research with report “Do new media affect learning motivation: cross cultural study of German and Russian students?”, Moscow, 2011
  • Second Summer School of Russian Journal of Management, St. Petersburg, 2007      
  • International Management Teachers Academy, Leadership track, Bled, Slovenia,  IEDC, 2007
  • First Summer School of Russian Journal of Management, St. Petersburg, 2006               

Membership in professional associations

  • International Society for Cultural and Activity Research (ISCAR), 2005-2014
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013-2014
  • International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP), 2012-2013

Experience in Teaching

  • 12 years of teaching at Bachelor and Master’s Programs
  • Guest lecturer at Psychology Department of Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan, Italy (2011) – lectures based on the results of research on new information technologies in education conducted between 1999 and 2010

Areas of expertise

  • Psychology of Activity and Behavior
  • Psychology of Motivation
  • Decision-Making
  • Research Methods in Social Sciences
  • Knowledge Engineering
  • Cognitive Psychology Models
  • Author of 44 publications, including 3 cited in Scopus

Grant Projects

  • Three main directions of scientific interests: a new learning culture, human decision making and application of data mining techniques in in psychology, psycholinguistics, management, economics.
  • Studies of a new learning culture were supported by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2008-2009), Cariplo Foundation(2011), NRU HSE Scientific Foundation (2007-2008, 2011-2012)

Fact

Like to learn, walk, swim, climb, ski, drive, paint and program. In most of my travels I and my wife take our two children with us (sometimes in sling). 

Denis A. Fomenkov

Associate Professor at the Faculty of Management

Academic Supervisor of the Programme 'Marketing'

Will make sure you sharpen your marketing skills in executing and evaluating marketing activities in a complex and constantly changing international context

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Education

  • Specialist Degree (Marketing)
  • PhD
  • Experience in Teaching

6 years of teaching at Bachelor and Master’s Programs

Areas of expertise

  • New Product Development Practices
  • Imitation Strategies
  • R&D and Marketing Integration

Projects

Supervising various projects of secondary and primary market research
Daniel Semper

Academic director of the Global Business program, University Assistant at the Institute of Organization and Global Management Education, Johannes Kepler University

 

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Education

Sociology and Management (Karl Franzens University Graz; Warwick Business School)

Training

IDI - Inter-Cultural Development Inventory: Qualified Administrator

Experience in Teaching

  • 3 years of teaching
  • Visiting Lecturer, LIMAK Austrian Business School

Expertise Areas

  • New-institutional Perspectives on Organizational Change and Development
  • Institutional Plurality
  • Internationalization of Education
  • Organizational Identity, Communities and the Circulation of Knowledge

Grant Projects

Visiting Scholar, UTS: University of Technology, Sydney (2014-2015)

Gianpaolo Baronchelli

Assistant Professor in International Business, University of Bergamo

 

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Education

  • University of Bergamo, Degree in Economics and Business Administration
  • PhD

Experience in Teaching

7 years of teaching at Bachelor and Master Programs

Expertise Areas

  • International Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Market Analysis
  • Strategy

Work Experience

Consultant in Export Management (Lintas Company Ltd, lluna Group), 1998-2008

Giovanna Zanotti

Associate Professor, University of Bergamo 
Professor, Bocconi University 
SDA Professor, SDA Bocconi School of Management

 

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Education

  • Università Commerciale 'Luigi Bocconi', Finance
  • London Business School, Financial Economics 

Experience in Teaching

  • 14 years of teaching
  • Visiting Professor at University of Calgary (2007-2008)
  • Visiting Professor at Simon Fraser University (2003) 

Expertise Areas

  • Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Econometrics
  • Financial Modeling
  • Finance
  • Business Strategy
  • Valuation
  • Macroeconomics
Edoardo Della Torre

Associate Professor of HRM and Organization Science, University of Bergamo, PhD

  

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University of Bergamo

Education

PhD

Experience in Teaching

  • 7 years of teaching
  • Visiting Professor at Catholic University of Lille, IESEG School of Management (2011-present)

Expertise Areas

International Management

Susanne Pernicka

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Full Professor of Economic Sociology, Head of the Department of Economic and Organisational Sociology, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria

Experience in Teaching

Previously she held positions at the University of Oldenburg and the University of Vienna. Her work appeared in journals such as Journal of Industrial Relations, European Journal of Industrial Relations and Journal of Labour Research.

Expertise Areas

  • Employment Relations
  • Transnational Trade Union Action
  • Non-standard Work Arrangements and Knowledge Work