of students in continuing education programmes take part for general development, out of a thirst for knowledge and for interaction with others.
The desire for continuing education is essentially connected with students’ current careers. People want to improve their professional skills in their area of specialization (62%) and gain knowledge in related fields (12%). 11% of respondents were forced to begin a continuing education programme out of a desire to change professions or find employment in their fields of interest and abilities while at the same earning adequate income.
This information came from a survey of 3,054 continuing education students from 57 of Russia’s territorial entities that was conducted in 2013 as part of the HSE’s Monitoring of Education Markets and Organizations (MEMO)”. A newsletter highlighting the research – ‘Continuing Education of Adults: Students’ Strategies’ – is planned for publication in the second half of 2014.
HSE has hosted its graduation ceremony for students of the international programme French (European) Economic Law, which the university carries out in conjunction with long-time HSE partner Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. HSE Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin gave out the diplomas, as did Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne leadership, a first in the programme’s history.
43 students from two HSE campuses received a professional retraining certificate from the HSE Executive Programme in Sports Management together with a CIES/FIFA diploma this year. The students had the opportunity to attend lectures both in Moscow and St. Petersburg, where they were broadcast live. The final, sixth, module of the programme was taught in Pushkino near St. Petersburg. The graduates prepared their degree projects together.
In 2011, HSE graduate, Irina Demina, launched the startup ‘Button For Life’ (Ru: Кнопка жизни) - a round-the-clock service for elderly people and people with disabilities. Since 2016, Irina has graduated from three programmes offered by the Centre for Continuing Education at HSE’s Faculty of Computer Science and is planning to do more. Irina told the HSE news service about how the knowledge she acquired has helped her to reach new heights in business.
On September 22nd, 2017, graduates of the HSE/FIFA/CIES programme in sports management received their degrees. This was the third year of graduates from the programme. Thirty students of the programme studied six modules: sports management, law, marketing and sponsorship, financial management, management of sports venues and competitions, and communications. Over 70 people spoke during the courses, including Andreas Herren, former Director of Communications at FIFA, Jean-Luc Gripond, President of SportVision, a French consulting agency, Pavel Kidisyuk, Vice President of Avangard hockey club, and Mikhail Demin, CEO at NTV Plus.
Why shouldn’t you use public Wi-Fi to log onto your bank account? How should PR specialists talk to journalists? Why is continuing education a good idea even for those already considered established experts in their field? These are a few of the topics Mikhail Vasin, the Head of Corporate Communications for Russia and Emerging Markets at Kaspersky Lab and an alumnus of the HSE Higher School of Marketing and Business Development, discussed in an interview with HSE.
The pocket data book contains main indicators characterizing trends in the development of preschool, general education, lower and secondary vocational education as well as higher and postgraduate professional education in the Russian Federation. It covers also key education indicators for the OECD countries.
From May 15th-17th, 2012, Jérôme Bon, a recognized guru of the international market of business education, Emeritus Professor of ESCP EUROPE (№1 in Financial Times Ranking), founder and director of EMBA, Deputy Director General of ESCP EUROPE, President of the French Association of Business Schools, and member of several editorial committees of leading international journals, visited the HSE. He told us about the launch of a unique, new cutting-edge Master in European Business program at the HSE.
From November 5th – 12th a group of lecturers from Moscow and Saint Petersburg HSE campuses participated in an intensive continuing education course at the Central European University (Budapest).