Jean Monnet Network
Human Capital Management

Personnel management in today’s world is a system of ideas and techniques for effective organization and management of organizations and projects. Over the course of training, students will become familiar with the approaches and paradigms of human resource management of a modern organization, acquire the skills of assessing human resources and identifying personnel problems in supporting the company's operations.

Academic supervisor — Aksenova Elena Anatolievna, Ph.D. (Psychology), Director of the corporate hydropower university PJSC «RusHydro», winner of the award for achievements in the field of human capital management «Crystal Pyramid 2015» (Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs), award winner of the All-Russian competition of projects in the field of corporate volunteering "Champions of Good Deeds" (Managers Association and National Council for Corporate Volunteering with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation), winner of the HR-brand award in 2015 in the Region nomination, author of more 30 papers dedicated to HR management issues, strategic HR: co-author of the textbook "Personnel Management", author of the textbook "Strategic Assessment: How to Create a Human Resource of Change".

The Program Structure

Module. Management and economics of businesses.

This module is aimed at forming a clear idea of management as an integrated management system and the formation of an economic and legal mentality in order to improve the efficiency of the organization.

  • Management: theory and practice of organization management
  • Economics for managers
  • Strategic management
  • Legal basis of business
  • Strategic marketing
  • Risk management

Module. Personnel management and personal efficiency growth

The purpose of the module is to provide listeners with systematized knowledge and skills in the field of personnel management in a modern company and the developing the ability of listeners to achieve their goals with minimal time and resources.

  • Modern technologies of human resources management and motivation
  • Leadership and personal efficiency growth
  • Organizational behavior and Team-building technologies
  • Methods of making management decisions
  • Ethics of Business

Module. Finances and strategy of businesses

The purpose of the module is to develop an understanding among the listeners about the functioning of the financial environment of the business, and to teach how to use the most effective methods and tools for developing, testing and implementing the organization's strategy.

  • Financial environment of business
  • Financial analysis
  • Management Accounting
  • Accounting for managers
  • Business planning
  • Project management
  • Crisis management of the company
  • Theory and practice of interaction between business and government
  • Innovation Management: Theory and Practice of Foresight

Module. Specialty Disciplines

The purpose of the module is to systematize the knowledge and skills in the field of personnel management of a modern company and to teach the technologies for designing strategic personnel programs in compliance with the company's business strategy and assessing their effectiveness.

  • Approaches evolution in the field of HR
  • Basic functions of human capital management
  • Financing of personnel costs: HR budgeting
  • Labor relations: legal aspects
  • HR-brand of the company
  • Personnel management in crisis conditions
  • Professional standard of a specialist in personnel management
  • Modern trends in HR
  • PR and intracorporate communications
  • Facilitation technologies
  • The system of wages
  • Collaborating with professional communities

Module. Elective disciplines

  • Management of Intellectual Assets of a company
  • International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Wealth management. Personal Financial Planning
  • Time management
  • Dealing with conflicts
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Effective negotiations
  • Business presentation skills and the art of public speaking
  • Enogastronomic Etiquette
  • Individual coaching sessions

Module. Business English

Site Visit Overseas Module (optional)

Upon completion of the program, students will

  • Understand the essence and features of the processes taking place in the foreign economic activity;
  • Achieve the most advanced management technologies considering the specifics of logistics processes;
  • Form effective development strategies;
  • Apply modern international management experience.

Students will also have the opportunity to interact with the industry leaders, which will allow them to learn about management practices of some of the best Russian and foreign companies first hand. During the study of business cases students will learn how to solve real world practical tasks when running a company. The Program includes a site visit to an actual industrial facility.

Certificate of Education

Students who successfully complete the MBA Program receive a Master of Business Administration degree with a specialization in «Human Capital Management».

Program cost — 720,000 RUB for the entire period of study. Payment is made by semester.

Program format — weekend-format (20 months) — once per month (Thursday through Sunday 9:30 – 20:00)

Admission requirements:

  • Higher education degree
  • At least 25 years of age
  • At least 3 years of managerial experience
  • Applicant must have a leadership potential and a strong motivation to learn

Selection process for the MBA program

Stage 1

  • Registration
  • Motivational letter
  • Essay on a given topic

Stage 2

  • Solving of a business-case
  • Testing of English language skills

Stage 3

  • Interview with the supervisor of the program
  • Enrollment decision

Dates of the selection and the start of the Program.

The groups’ formation terminates 2 weeks before the start of training.

Other admission requirements:

  • Registration Form
  • Letter of Application addressed to the MGIMO President
  • Complete Application Form
  • University diploma with all attachments and inserts
  • 1 photo 3x4 cm
  • Identification Document
  • Copy of the Work Record Card (If applicable)

The Program begins — 6 November 2017

For more information please contact us at: Phone number: +7(495)434-91-53 or +7 (495) 433-17-75 e-mail:

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