Thursday, August 24, 2017

UFU to host summer school on sustainable business

The Ural Federal University's School of Economics and Management teamed with the Ural Federal Institute of Radio Engineering and Information Technology to create a summer school in English to teach "Sustainable Business: Information Technology, Innovation and Strategic Tools."

The program is supported by DAAD-German Academic Exchange Service.

Through the program, students will learn modeling modeling strategies for the social responsibility of international companies in the region. They will also receive training under the guidance of an international team of professors from Russia, Germany, Slovenia and Cyprus.

Top students from UFU and universities in Germany, South Korea, Croatia and Cyprus and young managers of companies will attend the event after passing a highly competitive selection process.

The outcomes of the school will be presented at Innoprom 2013 in the seminar "Global Standards of Social Responsibility and Sustainable Business in the Urals."

Students will study the basic aspects of management practices in the field of sustainable business development and social responsibility. The work will involve a comparative analysis of the industry and the strategic innovation, value chain, operations and project management. Training modules will include cross-cultural management, business modeling, information, decision support, financial instruments projects and more.

Associate Professor JS Belyaeva is the program coordinator for the summer school. Belyaeva said that the learning process will be carried out through the development and implementation of various projects in the international environment. It will also reinforce theoretical skills applied through specific case studies.

The organizers of the school hope the program will become a tradition for the university.