GSB Dean Valery Katkalo Elected Chairman of Sectoral Commission on Education of the Russian Managers Association
Valery Katkalo has been elected as Chairman of the Sectoral Commission on Education of the Russian Managers Association (RMA) for the second time in a row. The commission is one of the main expert platforms in Russia for discussing modern education trends and sharing experience of implementing advanced educational models.
The election was held at the end of December 2020. RMA members elected Valery Katkalo, HSE University First Vice Rector and Dean of Graduate School of Business, as Chairman of Sectoral Commission on Education by a secret ballot from among several heads of leading Russian academic institutions and business schools.
Valery Katkalo, Dean of Graduate School of Business:
‘The Sectoral Commission on Education of Russian Managers Association is one of the main expert platforms for discussing key trends in contemporary education and exchanging experience in regards to integrating advanced educational models. For me, it is both an honor and a responsibility to contribute to identifying effective concepts and methods for life-long learning as Сhairman of the RMA Commission, working in tandem with the heads of top firms, business schools and universities.’
The Russian Managers Association was established in 1999 and is one of the leading business associations in the country. Its activities are aimed at the development of a community of managers, transition to socially responsible standards for business activities, and integration with the global economy.
The Association has earned its reputation as an independent expert platform for developing business with a view to the most pressing social and professional challenges, as faced by large Russian corporations, society and government agencies.