In September 2018 Higher School of Economics in Nizhny Novgorod signed the agreement with Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU) according to which HSE students can not only go on mobility to JKU but have an opportunity to get the second master's degree awarded by the Austrian university. This option is available on a competitive basis to the students who successfully completed the first international year of the Global Business programme.
On October, 8 the master’s programme opening ceremony was held for all the participating students and guests. This year the international group of students consists of 24 young ambitious people from Russia, Austria, Italy, India, Pakistan, Egypt, and France.
A recent Financial Times ranking has placed the joint Master’s degree program in Global Business among the top graduate degree programs worldwide.
During the last company this year visit Global Business students paid a visit to the DHL branch in Bergamo, Italy. As usual we asked one of our students to share their thoughts afterwards.
This time the visit to the company for students was of particular importance: this group of students will spend the next 2 months in Italy working on a project for this company.
TED is an intellectual conference which aims at spreading unique ideas. The topics vary from science, art, design, politics, culture, business,global challenges, and technology to entertainment. TEDx project allows people from different countries, cities, Universities, communities to organize indipendent TED-style events. Anastasiya Polozova, Global Business graduate, year 2015, is going to be the first person in Nizhny Novgorod to host this event.
The Global Business programme not only orients its students towards mastering the theoretical background on doing international and global business but also gives opportunity to learn different international business models firsthand through visiting large international companies and networking with the top-management.
We wrote about Anna Zotova, already our graduate by now, just recently describing how she continued her studies in Austria during the second year of the programme and got a few internships at Austrian companies. This article will follow Anna on the new turn in her career abroad.
This year there was even more importance attached to the university ball, as JKU celebrated its 50 th anniversary in 2017. A lot of graduates of the university were present at the ball, among them being the graduates of the last year’s Global Business programme, who either stayed in Austria to continue their education/work or came from their home countries to meet their friends and professors. For the current Global Business students it was an excellent opportunity to meet their elder peers in this informal setting in order to learn about their professional life after the programme and to project their own ways into the future, be it learning or work patterns.
They say it is impossible to succeed, if you spread yourself too thin and engage in too many activities at a time. Anton Chernotalov's example proves quite the contrary. He is the founder of many a company and runs them simultaneously. He was invited to deliver a guest lecture within the 'Russian Business Context' course and told the Global Business students about his background and current business projects.