The Formation of Independent Evaluation of Qualifications in the Hospitality Industry: Status and Prospects

January 13, 2017, 17:30 – 19:30, Building 5, 3rd Floor, Green Hall

Issues for Discussion

  • Independent evaluation of qualifications. Areas of risk and growth for business. New order of confirmation of  employee compliance with  professional standards and qualification requirements
  • Legal and institutional frameworks and the procedure for an independent evaluation of qualifications
  • Formation of sectoral qualification frameworks in the hospitality industry
  • Application of professional standards in the organization. Transitional period. Formation of plans to introduce professional standards
  • Training of experts of the Russian system of independent qualification evaluation in the hospitality industry
  • Establishment of qualification evaluation centers in the hospitality industry
  • Role of the national system of vocational qualifications in the transformation of the labor market and educational space in the hospitality industry


  • Igor Bukharov
    Igor Bukharov

    President, Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of Russia; Dean, Department of Hotel and Restaurant Business, RANEPA


  • Yuri Ushanov
    Yuri Ushanov

    Chairman, Central Advisory Board, the Hospitality Professional Qualifications Council

  • Sergey Mironov
    Sergey Mironov

    Head, RestConsult Restaurant Business Optimization Agency

  • Pavel Chernykh
    Pavel Chernykh

    Director, Skills Center; Member, Council on Professional Qualifications under the President of the Russian Federation

  • Vadim Prasov
    Vadim Prasov

    Vice-President, Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of Russia

  • Maia Lomidze
    Maia Lomidze

    Executive Director, ATOR

  • Ildar Mussin
    Ildar Mussin

    President, Sputnik - Sport & Business Travel LLC

  • Irina Goncharova
    Irina Goncharova

    Deputy Dean, Department of Hotel and Restaurant Business, RANEPA

  • Ivanna Tabachnikova
    Ivanna Tabachnikova

    General Manager, Sukharevsky Hotel

  • Marianna Korolyova
    Marianna Korolyova

    General Manager, Premier Deal Hospitality