Council of Supply Chain Professionals and HSE Graduate School of Business announce cooperation
HSE Graduate School of Business (GSB) is expanding cooperation with the Council of Supply Chain Professionals, an association for the promotion of the logistics and supply chain of manufacturing and retailing companies. The parties have signed a Cooperation Agreement and a supplementary agreement to it. More than 3,000 logistics and supply chain managers and specialists from 1,100+ Russian and international manufacturing companies and retailers will have access to the educational innovations and resources of the HSE GSB.
International and Russian supply chains are facing unprecedented challenges from the global crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic and now sanctions restrictions on an unprecedented scale. These processes are making profound changes, such as restructuring, reformatting and reconfiguring supply chains, inevitable.
In such a situation, there is a growing business demand for highly skilled and competent professionals capable of meeting the challenges of geopolitical reconfiguration, new requirements for supply chain resilience and the ability to reconfigure flexibly.
Director General, Association "Council of Supply Chain Professionals"
Yrysbeck Tashbaev, General Director of the Association "Council of Supply Chain Professionals" believes: "The partnership between the HSE Graduate School of Business and the Council of Supply Chain Professionals will allow to develop a set of "short", technology-intensive modular learning solutions to meet the demand of businesses for professional development and professional retraining of industry specialists."
The partnership agreement covers a wide range of activities:
— co-development and implementation, including the network form, of additional professional development programmes in logistics and supply chain management for specialists in this field, including in synchronous and asynchronous distance, mixed and face-to-face formats;
— co-development and implementation of other innovative educational products in logistics and supply chain management, including micro-modules, e-courses, tools for individual learning paths, simulators, testing tools, competence assessment and recommendations, etc;
— co-development and implementation of customized educational solutions in logistics and supply chain management for corporate customers;
— development of a library of logistics and supply chain management practices, including case studies, analytical materials, electronic resources, etc.
— collaborative applied research;
— organizing and conducting various types of practical training and internships.
This Agreement is another step by the HSE Graduate School of Business in expanding the logistics and supply chain management partnership ecosystem. Earlier, the Coordination Council for Logistics (CCL) and GSB HSE have signed an Agreement, which will focus on long-term educational programmes such as professional re-training and master's degree programmes. The combination of various short and long term educational solutions will provide the market with a platform for qualified and prompt training of the right personnel.
First Deputy Director of HSE Graduate School of Business
Dmitrii Volkov, First Deputy Director of HSE Graduate School of Business, emphasizes: "Russian business schools are becoming a hub for the production of new knowledge and professional trainings for all industries when they've been facing new challenges and unpredictable risks. Competent specialists in logistics and supply chain management are now badly needed in our economy to ensure strategic changes."