Ten years ago, HSE University established a Joint Department with McKinsey&Company, a global consulting company. McKinsey partners teach three courses in the programme, and they intend to expand their collaboration with the university. Vitaly Klintsov, McKinsey Managing Partner for Russia and CIS countries, spoke with HSE News Service about why he likes teaching and what qualities make a modern leader.
The HSE Academic Council has approved the establishment of joint departments with five institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) at the new Faculties of Chemistry and Biology and Biotechnologies of HSE. Students will gain access to laboratory equipment and learn how to conduct research and develop new technology and medicines.
The joint department with SAS at the HSE Faculty of Computer Science aims to support educational programmes in data analysis and enrich teaching and learning with business expertise. The Higher School of Economics is the first Russian university to have founded a joint department with SAS.
HSE and Moscow Exchange are founding a joint Department of Financial Market Infrastructure at the Faculty of Economic Sciences. It will bring together HSE lecturers and Moscow Exchange staff. Students will be offered new courses and will also have the opportunity to participate in project work and undertake internships at the Exchange.