MGIMO School of Business and International Proficiency

MGIMO School of Business and International Proficiency

Executive MBA

Executive MBA

21 October 2018

Executive MBA

The Executive МВА Programme will prepare you to react quickly and effectively to changes in crisis situations. You will gain skills and abilities in corporate management to promote your business in the age of globalization and internationalization of the global economy.

The world today does not stand still. It is impossible to build a business without continuously developing and gaining new knowledge and skills. The only way to stand up to today’s harsh competition is to offer high quality service to customers. Often completing this task requires reassessing existing corporate methods, use of new workforce potential and management system. While it used to be that many managers had to learn from their own mistakes, today’s business education can solve this problem and give the knowledge and skills required to make corporate management most effective.

EMBA Goals

  • To answer the question what an effective manager needs to day for an efficient business tomorrow
  • To give one-of-a-kind knowledge and skills in corporate management that enable managers to quickly respond to any crisis and help promote business in the light of globalization.


  • to systematize and accumulate in-house professional experience
  • to generate new knowledge and advance the existing one
  • to expand business relations
  • to alter business vision and approaches
  • to further soft skills

The target audience of the EMBA Programme is the top managers, business owners, and people from the talent pool willing to become top managers.

Training materials and presentation:

A textbook, a collection of slides, a collection of case studies.

Teaching methodology:

All courses are interactive and include discussion of real-world case studies. Students are expected to complete individual course work and will receive assessments and performance feedback from a team of faculty advisors.

Programme modules take place in Russia, Germany and Great Britain on the premises of largest State-owned and private higher educational establishments: MGIMO MFA of Russia, Corporate Technical University LLC UMMC Holding, GISMA Business School (Germany or Great Britain).

Academic supervisorAnna Shashkova, Ph.D., Doctor of Science (Politics), Candidate of Science (Law), MGIMO Professor, Moscow Region Bar Lawyer.

EMBA Programme structure

Core courses

  • Economics for Managers
  • Management
  • Financial Business Environment
  • Financial management, accounting and risk analysis
  • Legal environment of business
  • Marketing
  • Business Planning
  • Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Leadership and Personal Efficiency Growth
  • Organization Behavior
  • Business communications
  • Business Ethics and CSR

Elective courses

  • Information technology and business transformation
  • Political environment of global business
  • Business Protocol and cross-cultural communication
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Theory and Practice of Business-State Interaction (GR)
  • International Transport Operations and Logistics
  • Start-up management
  • Critical thinking and decision-making

Special courses

  • Individual coaching
  • IT Management
  • Startup Management
  • Digital-Marketing and Digital Technology (Internet Marketing)
  • Negotiations and Conflict Resolution
  • Investment Management
  • Taxation
  • Wealth Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Development Strategy
  • Effective Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Industrial Engeneering.
  • External Module at Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company
  • External Module at GISMA Business School (Berlin)
  • Foreign Professors Module (ICN, Artem Business School)

The Programme start — 21 October 2021

On completing the programme and passing the final certification exam students will receive an Executive MBA MGIMO Russia certificate.

Programme format: Weekend (Friday to Sunday, once per month). Classes last from 9.30 a.m to 7 p.m.

Programme cost is 1,300,000 RUB for the entire period of study. Payment is made by semester.

Admission requirements:

  • Registration form
  • Letter of Application addressed to the Rector of MGIMO
  • Complete Application Form
  • University diploma(s) with all attachments and inserts
  • 1 photo 3x4 cm
  • Identification Document
  • At least 5 years of managerial experience
  • An essay on a given topic and a motivation letter
  • Letters of Recommendation

For addition information use following phone numbers to contact us:
+7 495 225-40-88 or +7 495 225-40-45;