Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg State University

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About Graduate School of Management (GSOM), St. Petersburg State University

The School of Management at St. Petersburg State University was established in 1993. As part of the National Priority Project in Education, The Graduate School of Management (GSOM) was set up in 2005. Since the 1990s, the case method has been actively used by faculty in the teaching process.  

The mission of GSOM is to create a world-class Russian business school aimed at educating and advancing the national managerial elite to be able to meet the challenges of increasing the country's competitiveness in the 'knowledge economy' of the 21st century.

GSOM's portfolio includes Bachelor and Master degree programmes, PhD, Executive MBA and executive education programmes. All pre-experienced Master degree programmes are delivered in English in accordance with ECTS standards. 

The Graduate School of Management has gained international recognition, unprecedented for a Russian business school, through prestigious international accreditation and memberships including EQUIS, CEMS (Master Programmes), AMBA (Executive MBA), EPAS (Bachelor Programme), PIM, EFMD, AACSB, EABIS, GMAC, GBSN, GRLI, and EBSLG, as well as Russian memberships including RABE, SPIBA, and the Russian Managers Association.

GSOM is Russia's leading producer of business cases and teaching notes which are available in both Russian and English. The cases are designed to help business students and executives improve their abilities to analyse information, think strategically and make critical managerial decisions.

GSOM hosts round-tables on case method development on a regular basis and as part of the Annual International Research Conference, GSOM Emerging Markets Conference: Business and Government Perspectives, organised by GSOM.  

About GSOM Case Development Center

GSOM Case Development Center was established in 2006 and facilitates the development of innovative business education technologies and advanced faculty training. It integrates GSOM innovative teaching techniques into the international business education development process. 

With more than 200 cases and teaching notes in our collection, GSOM is now the largest producer of cases in Russia and a founder of the Russian Case Study Center. GSOM cases in Russian are distributed via the Russian Case Study Center website, while those translated into English are distributed via The Case Centre.

Being the largest producer of cases in Russia GSOM publishes its own case collections. So far, eight collections of cases have been published at GSOM, 97 cases in total.

About the GSOM case collection

GSOM faculty members have written over 250 cases. Most cases are available both in Russian and English and the majority have teaching notes. Over 200 of these cases and teaching notes are published through The Case Centre. The cases are tailored to the portfolio of GSOM programmes at undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate levels.  

GSOM cases cover a number of issues in the following areas: Branding and Marketing, Strategic Management, Change Management, HR and Organisational Behavior, IT Management, Finance, Knowledge Management, Entrepreneurship, and Business Ethics. All cases have been tested in the classroom. The majority of cases are based on field research, the rest are based on consulting experience, as well as on published sources.

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Case Development Center
Graduate School of Management
St. Petersburg State University
199 155 St. Petersburg, Russia
per. Dekabristov, 16
t +7 812 350 81 55
f +7 812 350 04 06
Volkhovskiy Per., 3
t  + 7 812 323 84 53
f  + 7 812 329 32 34

Igor V. Gladkikh, Director

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