The International Module at MIRBIS -The Moscow International Higher Business School

The Russian module explores the dynamic Russian economy, its unique culture and market opportunities. The core of this module focuses on the Real Face of Russia with a special focus on opportunity areas in a transitional economy. The experience comes alive through visits to different locations that illustrate Russia’s diversity. Participants gain an appreciation for the challenges the country faces in the economy as a whole.

Today Russia is the country where system changes are taking place. The country’s economic pattern is being transfigured - from a raw material economy to an innovative one; partners are being replaced, areas of interest and investment targets are shifting. On the one hand, all this becomes a great challenge. On the other, there is a huge potential for cooperation, investments and development. The Russian market today can be attractive for various industries.

The economic and political systems are going through serious alterations - the country is getting aware of its way of development. It may become a unique market, which incorporates priority development territories, innovation clusters, opportunities to introduce new products and make new partnerships. Searching for the potential areas of international business development, the Arctic project, opportunities in different industries – all these lines have a potential for development and good perspectives for launching new partnership projects.

During the International module, the participants will learn about the main areas of Russia’s innovative development and will have a chance to explore opportunities of entering a new emerging market and to study the Russian model of innovative development that is currently shaping up.

Address
Marksistskaya st., 34
Moscow, Russia 109147

Maria Guseva
Program Manager
international@mirbis.ru
+7-495-921-4180

http://www.mirbis.ru/en/emba.htm
Phone:+7-495-921-4180
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The International module combines lectures, workshops, networking and culture components. Lectures and seminars will take place both in MIRBIS Business School, and in modern office premises, the Russian Council of Federation, a manufacturing holding “Public Totem”. The practical part includes visits to companies: Internet Initiative Development Fund, Yandex (“Russian Google”), television and broadcasting company, Ostankino Technial Center, etc.

Combination of faculty expertise of the leading business school in Russia and top managers of different companies, businessmen, politicians and graduates from the EMBA MIRBIS program.

Company visits, meetings, networking and the culture program are aimed at widening participants’ view of Russia as a country of boundless investment and partner opportunities, a territory of development of entrepreneurial and social innovations, technological breakthrough and abundant cultural and historical heritage.

As a part of the culture program, the participants will go on excursions to Red Square, the Kremlin and around the historical center of Moscow. They will visit the famous Tretyakov gallery of Russian paintings with an art expert as a guide. The participants will be offered to visit a Space Museum on Friday and a choice of optional themed excursion on Saturday. In addition, the students will benefit from some free time to visit those places, which arouse their personal interest.

The image of the city combining the imperial, Soviet and modern periods, dynamically developing and looking for new perspective directions and projects will remain in your heart and will stimulate searching for new opportunities of personal development, as well as for development of business and society.


Overview of the program

Program at glance (PDF)


Saturday, September 16:
 
Arrival to Moscow and Welcome Dinner (restaurant “Starina Muller”, address: Vorontsovskaya Street., 35b)

Sunday, September 17:
 
12:15-16:00. Bus excursion around Moscow and visiting the Red Square, the Kremlin, the Armoury Museum, 
Tretyakov Gallery
 (Departure from Hotel Vorontsovsky, address: Vorontsovsky pereulok, 5/7, bld.2)

Monday, September 18:
 
Innovations

MIRBIS Institute

9:00-9:15 Welcome and Introduction to MIRBIS

9:15-10:00 Russian Language Hour

10:00-11:00 Lecture and Q&A session:
“Business in Russia: political, social, legal aspects of growth and development. Influence on managerial experience” Prof. Sergey Chernikov

11:00-12:00 Lecture and Q&A session:
“Innovations: the main areas of Russia’s innovative development and the Russian model of innovative development)” prof. Marina Korsakova

Company Visits

Innovation companies:

14:00-16:00

Internet Initiatives Development Fund (IIDF)

Acceleration of internet projects, meeting with the company’s management

17:00-18:00

Yandex

Russian Internet company, the largest search engine in Russia

Meeting with the company’s management 

https://yandex.com/company/ , https://yandex.com/company/general_info/yandex_today 



Tuesday, September 19:
The Arctic Regions Exploration

MIRBIS Institute

09:00 – 09:30 Brief review and discussion. Networking hour

9:30-10:30 Lecture and Q&A session:
“Russian business models aimed at addressing the key challenges of the future” MIRBIS EMBA alumni

11:30-17:00 Company Visit

State Institution: Council of Federation. Exploration and development of the Arctic regions. Arthur Chilingarov`s outstanding researches on the Arctic, Antarctic and Global Ocean issues, environmental movement, the Antarctic Treaty. prof. Vasily Bogoyavlenskiy

18:00-20:00 Art Master Class


Wednesday, September 20:
 
Production & Manufacturing

MIRBIS Institute

09:00 – 09:30 Brief review and discussion. Networking hour

09:30-11:30 Lecture and Q&A session:

“Roadmap for the development of the Russian oil and gas industry. Innovative Energy Solutions for Sustainable Development” Pavel Zhelvis, RusTechnip LLC, Deputy General Manager Business Development

13:00-18:00 Company Visit

National production holding company: Public Totem LLC

Production of the whole range of advertising materials and the equipment for the POS (point of sale). Russian production industry overview. Meeting with the company’s management


Thursday, September 21:

Communications & Strategic Marketing
MIRBIS Institute

09:00 – 09:30 Brief review and discussion. Networking hour

09:30-11:00 Lecture and Q&A session: «Cross cultural communications in marketing” prof. Fedor Fedorov

 

12:00-13:00 Company Visits

Television and broadcasting: Autonomous non-profit organization

“TV-Novosti”, Russia Today Moscow office. Meeting with the company`s management

15:00-18:00 Ostankino Technial Center

 

Friday, September 22:  
International Business

MIRBIS Institute 

09:00 – 09:30. Panel session with coaches 

09:30-13:10 Lecture and Q&A Session: "Investment and growth opportunities in Russia" prof. Nikita Bykov

14:00-15:00 Feedback session. Certificates awarding procedure

16:00-17:00 Cultural programme Excursion -
Space Museum http://www.kosmo-museum.ru/?locale=en
18:00  Closing dinner

Saturday, September 23: Free Day. Excursions - optional
Sunday, September 24: Return Flights


Elena Arskaya

Corporate world consultant and coacher, professional CBSD (Centre of Business Skills Development) focusing on finance and personal effectiveness.



Vladimir Azarov

MIRBIS professor, retired officer; served in the UN peacekeeping forcers; analyzer and researcher at the Institute of Military history; author of four books and hundreds of articles on geopolitical subjects.



Vasily Bogoyavlenskiy

Professor, Deputy Director of Institute of Oil and Gas Problems, the Russian Academy of Sciences, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Russia.



Nikita Bykov

Vice-president of “Europlan” leasing company MIRBIS lecturer in “World Economy”; PhD in Economics.



Georgy Ivanov

Doctor of Military Science, Professor Georgy Ivanov finished MA programme in Political Science at Carleton University and did his MBA in the same field at the University of Western Ontario. He specializes at security, cooperation and sustainable development of the Arctic region.



Alexey Nikolaev

Innovations and Entrepreneurship Program Manager in “Intel Russia Company”. A graduate from Physics department, Moscow State University, PhD in physics and math.
 

Vorontsovskiy Hotel 

Distance: 5 minutes walk from MIRBIS

Room Fees:

Standard (STD) - $100 
Standard superior (STT) -  $116
Studio (JLD) -  $160
–źpartment (APP) - $270

Transportation: Metro Station: Krestyanskaya Zastava or Proletarskaya

*If groups of students book rooms together, they can (and should) ask about a discount. Prices on the weekends are a little bit lower.

 

Holiday Inn Simonovsky 

Distance: 10-15 minutes walk from MIRBIS

Room Fees: $100 - $200 per person

Transportation: Metro station: Krestyanskaya Zastava or Proletarskaya

*If groups of students book rooms together, they can (and should) ask about a discount. Prices on the weekends are a little bit lower.

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