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Iya Churakova

  • Iya Churakova has been at HSE University since 2020.

Education and Degrees

  • 2000

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)
    St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance

  • 1995

    Degree in Statistics
    Voznesenskiy Leningrad Financial and Economic Institute

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

International teachers competition for coaching education, International Institute GlobalCoaching. Sertification program (155 hours) Coach ICF, Coaching in business (15th of March 2018 – 24th of June 2018)

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)













  • 2022
    Международная научно-практическая конференция «СТАТИСТИЧЕСКИЕ ОЦЕНКИ УСТОЙЧИВОГО РАЗВИТИЯ» (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Актуальность разработки интегрального индекса готовности нефтегазового сектора к внедрению принципов циркулярной экономики в России
  • 2021
    V Санкт-Петербургский международный форум труда (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Профориентационная компетентность в эпоху цифровизации
  • V Санкт-Петербургский международный форум труда (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Особенности интеллекта персонала промышленных предприятий РФ
  • The 3rd Asia Conference on Business and Management ACBES (Ho Chi Minh City). Presentation: Sharing Economy Impact on Financial Performance Indicators: Lessons Learned from Emerging Economy Development in Russia
  • Analytics for Management and Economics Conference (AMEC) (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Financial Benefits of Applying Return on Sustainability Investments Methodology to Advance the Power Engineering System in Russia
  • 2020
    Analytics for Management and Economics Conference (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Relevant Performance Indicators of Sustainable Business Practices
  • 2019

    Analytics for Management and Economics Conference (AMEC) (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Relevant financial kpi’s in airline industry: the case of European companies

  • 6th International GSOM Emerging Markets Conference 2019 (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Digitalization trends and benefits for the Russian hospitality industry
  • Всероссийская Национальная конференции «Санкт-Петербургская конференция исследователей в сфере экономики, бизнеса и общества: итоги 2019 года» (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Оценка влияния экономики совместного использования на малый и средний гостиничный бизнес в России

  • 2018

    5th International Research GSOM Emerging Markets Conference (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Estimating the Impact of sharing economy on small and medium hotel business in Russia.

  • 2017

    GSOM Emerging Markets Conference 2017 (Saint-Petersburg). Presentation: Business models evolution in a context of multi-sized platforms use for micro-enterprises.

  • 2016

    GSOM Emerging Markets Conference-2016 (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Exploring the Reciprocal Relationship between Innovation, Internationalization, and Organizational Learning: A Complex System Model for Small Firms

  • GSOM Emerging Markets Conference-2016 (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Subregional Assymetry in the Development of Micro-Enterprises

Editorial board membership

2015: Guest Editor, Journal of Emerging Issues in Economics, Finance and Banking.

Employment history

2008 – 2019, Associated Professor at Operations Management department, Saint Petersburg University.

  • Statistics for bachelors based on the best teaching practices (SPSS, Stata, Excel)
  • Quantitative methods of business research for masters (SPSS)
  • Certified Blackboard trainer (2015, more than 200 hours of practice)

2000 – 2008 Economic department, Saint Petersburg University.

2000 – 2001 St.Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance, econometric tutor (Excel, Statistica-6)

1996 – 2000 Gillette International, senior financial analyst (cash flow statement, currency operations, custom clearance, SAP collaboration)

1995 – 1996 Pepsi Cola, accountant (warehouse management and credit control)

1994 – 1995 Law company ‘Collegia’ (small business entity), chief accountant (accounting, HR)

1994-1995 College N-97, accounting and finance tutor

Timetable for today

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SEM students realized a consulting project for Lenta company

From October 2023 to January 2024, students of the Master's programme "Management and Analytics for Business" and "Data Analytics for Business and Economics" implemented a consulting project for the company "Lenta" St. Petersburg.

Business game "The Power of Finance" - choosing a career track

On November 17, 2023, a business game "The Power of Finance" was hosted for 1st year students of the “Finance” programme implemented at the Saint Petersburg School of Economics and Management. The game allowed students, who chose finance as a career track, to dive deeper into different types of financial functions, functioning of companies and financial products.

Results of HSE St Petersburg Summer School 2023

In August, the HSE University-St Petersburg Summer School came to an end. The participants attended courses in political science, Russian, and finance given by professors of HSE University-St Petersburg, got to know the city, and saw the sights as part of the cultural programme. The summer school hosted students from nine countries: China, Vietnam, South Korea, Japan, Italy, Germany, Uzbekistan and Russia.