26 December 2017

MGIMO and Deloitte Sign Agreement on Cooperation

December 26th, an Agreement on Cooperation was signed by MGIMO and Deloitte, a major international audit and consulting company.

On MGIMO’s side, the meeting was attended by the University’s Vice-Rector for Human Resources, Vladimir Morozov, the Dean of the Faculty of International Economic Relations Oleg Pichkov, the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of International Economic Relations Yulia Potanina and the Coordinator of the MA Program «International Accounting, Analysis and Audit» Svetlana Puchkova.
The delegation from Deloitte included the Talent Director Mila Volkova and the Senior Specialist Ekaterina Lebedeva.

MGIMO and Deloitte are involved in a long-running partnership and experts and managers from the company hold lectures and master classes for MGIMO students on a regular basis. During the meeting, the sides confirmed their willingness to expand their cooperation in research and joint training.

Vladimir Morozov underlined the importance of developing initiatives to ensure the connection between theoretical training and practical skills, in order to meet the expectations of major corporations. Mila Volkova expressed her readiness to deliver advice to students concerning their Masters’ theses, to participate in career-oriented activities and to offer internship opportunities to MGIMO students.

The sides mulled over the main opportunities for interaction: developing specific training courses at MGIMO, involving Deloitte specialists in the fine-tuning of MGIMO’s curricula, their participation in evaluating students’ coursework and their assistance in creating training materials with a practical focus.

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