MGIMO School of Business and International Proficiency

International Transport and Logistics Programme (Joint Programme with UMMC-Holding OJSC)

International Transport and Logistics Programme (Joint Programme with UMMC-Holding OJSC)

6 November 2018

International transport operations hold a special place in the international market of services. When carrying out foreign economic activities, you must optimize transport processes in order to improve the quality of transport, reduce transport costs, create conditions for the better use of available resources and, therefore, increase the competitiveness of the final product. Solving these tasks will serve to promote the development of foreign economic activity, the development of new markets, the development of investment activities, the expansion of cultural ties and the growth of international tourism.

International transport operations hold a special place in the international market of services. When carrying out foreign economic activities, you must optimize transport processes in order to improve the quality of transport, reduce transport costs, create conditions for the better use of available resources and, therefore, increase the competitiveness of the final product. Solving these tasks will serve to promote the development of foreign economic activity, the development of new markets, the development of investment activities, the expansion of cultural ties and the growth of international tourism.

Academic supervisor — Alexander Tysyachnikov — Ph.D. (Econ.), MGIMO Chair of International Transport and Logistics Operations; advisor of the foreign-economic activities CEO at “POSEIDON Transport & Shipping Company” LLC, CEO of «Mac Andrew’s Rus» Ltd.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Module. Management and Economics of Businesses

In this module students gain a clear idea of management as an integrated management system and a mastery of the economic and legal issues that increase organizational efficiency.

  • Global Business Environment
  • Management: Theory and Practice of Organization Management
  • Economics for Managers
  • Strategic Management
  • Management Decisions
  • Strategic Innovation Management: Foresight Theory and Practice
  • Crisis Management of the Company
  • Legal Business Environment
  • 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. The module will prepare students to achieve their goals with minimal time and resources.

  • Modern technologies of human resources management
  • Leadership and personal efficiency growth
  • Organizational behavior and Team-building technologies
  • Business Communications
  • Ethics of Business

Module. Finances and strategy of businesses

In this module students will gain an understanding of thefinancial environment of business. Students will learn to use the most effective methods and tools for developing, testing and implementing organizational strategy.

  • Financial environment of business
  • Accounting for managers
  • Financial analysis
  • Management Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Project management
  • Business planning
  • Theory and practice of interaction between business and government

Module. Specialty Disciplines

  • Transportation services of foreign economic activity
  • Logistical aspects of commercial contracts
  • Freight forwarding operations
  • Freight operations
  • Information technologies in international merchandising
  • Transport Law
  • The construction of a logistics module
  • Transport insurance
  • Operational management
  • Environmental and economic aspects of business
  • Global trade regulations
  • Principals of foreign economic activity and International commercial business
  • Customs regulations in transport

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

Outbound overseas module (optional)

Upon completion of the programme, graduates will have the knowledge and abilities to:

  • Understand the essence and features of the processes of  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 meet with industry leaders and gain experience in management practices at some of the best Russian and foreign companies. Through the study of business cases, students will learn how to solve practical tasks of running a company.

Certificate of Education

Students who successfully complete the MBA Programme receive a Master of Business Administration degree with a specialization in «International Transport and Logistics».

Programme cost — 820,000 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 9 p.m.)

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

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 Programme begins – 6 November 2018

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