Business Education: the Role of Emotional Intelligence and Adaptability to Changes

January 14, 2017, 15:00 – 17:00, Building 2, 2nd Floor, Room 237

The AMBA International Association is the world leader in the evaluation of the quality of Master of Business Administration programs and in the evaluation of quality management training. The Association has been in the Russian market for almost 15 years, and during this time, it has seriously altered the entire landscape of management education in the country, as well as greatly raising the quality of MBA programs.

In addition to its accreditation activities, AMBA International is the popularizer of the achievements of management and business education, and a platform for exchange of the best world experiences. The latest trends in business education, and its achievements and problems, are discussed through conferences and roundtables carried out by AMBA.

In 2017, AMBA celebrates its 50th anniversary. Its celebration is opened by a plenary section in the Gaidar Forum dedicated to the most topical problems of business education.

Issues for Discussion

  • How will a new information age, the fourth industrial revolution, and breakthrough technology affect business education?
  • What qualities should modern manager-leaders have?
  • What should a modern leader do for the development of emotional intelligence and adaptability to changes?
  • How will the role of business schools and MBA programs structure change under the influence of breakthrough technological factors?
  • How to achieve synergy through business schools and real business development?
  • What qualities should a successful manager have in the digital age?


Keynote Report


  • Vladimir Mau
    Vladimir Mau

    Rector, RANEPA

  • Veniamin Kaganov
    Veniamin Kaganov

    Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation

  • Sergey Myasoedov
    Sergey Myasoedov

    Vice-Rector, Director, Institute of Business Studies, RANEPA; President, RABE

  • Sergey Kalendzhyan
    Sergey Kalendzhyan

    Dean, Graduate School of Corporate Management, RANEPA

  • Boris Shcherbakov
    Boris Shcherbakov

    Vice-President, General Director, Dell EMC in Russia, Kazakhstan and Central Asia

  • Konstantin Krotov
    Konstantin Krotov

    First Deputy Director, Graduate School of Management, Saint Petersburg State University

  • Maxim Kuznetsov
    Maxim Kuznetsov

    Vice President, Sector Market Leader, Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Russia and CIS