SUSU School of Economics and Management Offers Master’s Degree Programmes

The Department of Applied Economics of the School of Economics and Management offers Master’s degree programmes in Sustainable Development Management in Modern Corporation (38.04.02 Management), which is high-in-demand both in business structures and state sphere of economics.

In modern dynamic world, business sustainability becomes one of the priority tasks for an organisation. According to statistics, 7 out of 10 business projects are closed in the first year of operation, and 90% of enterprises are closed in a 3 years' time. This is easily explained because many factors influence the organization and its financial performance. This year, organizations have had to face the economic crisis caused by COVID.

If you want your business to develop sustainably, it is necessary not only to know and understand economic indicators, but also to be able to predict them and, based on the assessment and forecast, develop a set of managerial solutions to increase the sustainability and efficiency of the organization.

For that purpose, the team of the department designed a Master’s degree programme in Sustainable Development Management in Modern Corporation, which is based on modern international approaches to management, as well as scientific works by professors and associate professors of the department.

The programme was developed in accordance with the international standards in the field of sustainable development management of socio-economic systems. It implies studying modern management technologies, such as SCRAM, Kanban, Lean, Blue Ocean Strategy, life cycle management and so on; acquiring practical skills of applying modern methods and tools of strategic and operational management, economic and financial analysis.

The study of agile management methods (Agile) allows not only to improve the efficiency of the organization, but also to make well-considered management decisions in the context of crisis and variability of the operating environment.

The academic staff of the Department of Applied Economics has successful experience in training on the program; dozens of alumni occupy leading positions in the business sector and state enterprises upon completing the studies.

The opinion of our graduates is extremely important to us. Vladimir Chernyavskiy, holder of the Master’s degree and Project Manager of the Napoleon IT company shared his emotions on the educational process.

“The Master’s degree programme in Sustainable Development Management in Modern Corporation helped me climb up to a new position in the company, improve the efficiency level and continue to engage in interesting projects.”

Within the framework of the programme, the specifics of enterprise management in a changing environment is considered. Our Master’s degree students examine the best international and Russian practices for managing systemic changes in the context of the digitalization of the economy, as well as management methods for solving complex problems for the sustainable development of enterprises and society.

The programme will become a platform for those who want to sustainably and effectively develop an existing business or create new competitive enterprises.

For those wishing to engage in science upon obtaining the Master’s degree, it is possible to enrol in Postgraduate studies and defend their thesis with the support from doctors of sciences, who are also members of the Ural Scientific School of Sustainability.

The partners, that fulfil the programme jointly with the department, are the major enterprises of our region and our country, such as PАО Fortum, Group of Companies of Chelyabinsk Pipe-Rolling Plant, PАО Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works, State State-funded Institution of the Chelyabinsk Region Innovative Business Incubator, and Megapolis Holding.

The academics of the Department of Applied Economics will be happy to see you in the new academic year!

More detailed information on the conditions for enrolling and studying in the programme at:

Tel.: +7 (904) 805 0000; +7 (351) 272-3073;

Viber/WhatsApp: 8 904-805-00-00;

E-mail: abit_hsem[at]susu[dot]ru

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