MGIMO School of Business and International Proficiency

Digital Economy

Digital Economy

6 November 2018

Quick access to the Internet for every Russian citizen, including residents of distant communities, introduces trajectories for development instead of higher education diplomas and employment record books. In addition, ‘smart cities’ and even computerized systems for government decision making constitute the main goals of the Digital Economy Development Plan in Russia. This educational programme aims at forming and developing the ability to understand the peculiarities and opportunities of information and communication technology, which form the basis of digital economy.

Joint Programme with Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Quick access to the Internet for every Russian citizen, including residents of distant communities, introduces trajectories for development instead of higher education diplomas and employment record books. In addition, ‘smart cities’ and even computerized systems for government decision making constitute the main goals of the Digital Economy Development Plan in Russia. This educational programme aims at forming and developing the ability to understand the peculiarities and opportunities of information and communication technology, which form the basis of digital economy.

Specialization module leaders Evgenyi Evseev, Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Associate Professor, Head of the Information Technologies and Management Department, MIPT, Aleksandr Savchenko, PhD in Geography, Professor in the Information Technologies and Management Department, MIPT.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Core disciplines

  • 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

Specialization courses

  • Globalization and the Digital Economy
  • System Engineering (consequences for engineering disciplines)
  • Situation Management (consequences for management disciplines)
  • Opportunities Offered by Digital Technologies
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital Modeling
  • Digital Platforms
  • Smart Industry
  • Smart City
  • Globalization of Communications
  • Transformation of Global Communications
  • Digital Security
  • Visiting Intensive Educational Module in the Silicone Valley and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (optional)

Business English module (optional)

Certificate of Education

Students who successfully complete the MBA Programme receive a Master of Business Administration degree with a specialization in «Digital Economy».

Programme cost — 920,000 RUB for the entire period of study. Payment is made by semester.

Programme format:
Modular (20 months), 6 two-week full-time intensive modules (from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
Weekend (20 months) — once per month (Friday through Sunday 9:00 – 19:00)

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 programme

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 programme
  • Enrollment decision

Selection Date and Start of the Programme. Group formation terminates 2 weeks before the start of the 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)

Start of the Programme:
weekend — 25 October 2019,
Modular — 5 November 2019

For more information please contact us at: +7 495 225-40-88 or +7 495 225-40-45, e-mail: business@inno.mgimo.ru