5 October 2018

Anatoly Torkunov Mentors «Leaders of Russia» Finalists

October 4th, MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov met with the winners and finalists of the All-Russian management competition «Leaders of Russia».

The main prize of the competition is the opportunity to participate in a mentoring program, which enables the winners to experience first hand the work of government bodies or corporations, to make valuable new contacts and to get an expert opinion on their new projects.

MGIMO mentored ten finalists as part of the project and this meeting was attended by four of them: Alexey Morov, Georgy Smirnov, Igor Nosov and Konstantin Shugarov. The guests spoke with their mentors about their individual development plans, their ambitions for the future and the projects they are developing jointly with the University.

Indeed, Georgy Smirnov invited two MGIMO undergraduates to undergo a placement in his company, Igor Nosov is developing distance learning courses jointly with the University, Alexey Morov has created several courses for the School of Business and International Proficiency and Konstantin Shugarov provides regular consultations to the Head of International Complex Problems of Natural Resources Use and Ecology Department Ruslan Aliyev.

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