The Antifragility media project has been recognized at the Davos Communications Awards 2021 in the Best Marketing Communications Campaign category! SKOLKOVO Business School launched the unique platform at the start of the pandemic. Thanks to the project, top managers and leaders were able to discuss and draw up plans of how to act in turbulent conditions. The project has already reached more than half a million users and continues to grow. The Antifragility project shows that, even in challenging conditions, partners and students can access expertise and high-quality education. Other winners in this year’s Awards included communications projects from Bulgaria, Brazil, the UK, Germany, Brazil and more. International news portal Newsweek has named Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO one of the leading European business schools of 2021 “SKOLKOVO is always looking forward, constantly innovating and improving its programs based on feedback from students. During the pandemic, not only did the School not cancel a single programme, it also managed to launch eight new hybrid online and open programs, all while offering 101 courses for corporate clients,” Newsweek summarizes.
Aside from its leading technological innovations, the School is also intent on expanding its unique academic faculty. As Newsweek mentions, SKOLKOVO strives to attract talented leaders of the future who are ready to become the driving force for change in Russia and the world. The Rectors’ School: Transformational Governance at Universities program has received international recognition by becoming a finalist in the Talent Development category of the prestigious EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards. The programme was commissioned by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation and created by Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO in 2012 to train leaders focusing on transformation and development projects in the education sphere. Since its launch, the Rectors’ School programme has been completed by 1088 managers from over 230 universities.
Now, programme graduates are in charge of almost one in ten Russian universities. Almost half (49%) of graduates have completely or partially completed projects developed at the Rectors’ School. Russia climbed by 5 positions in the competitiveness rating from IMD and the SKOLKOVO business school. This rating shows how a country as an environment is effective for businesses. This year Russia got 45th place out of 64 (against 50th a year earlier), and its closest neighbors in the rating are Greece and Chile. The campus of Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, one of the brightest modern architectural objects in the Moscow region, has successfully passed certification according to the international BREEAM-in-Use standard Experts appreciated the high level of environmental and operational efficiency of the Campus, which was marked by the certificate with an Excellent rating. The Business School received the highest marks in the Health and Wellbeing categories, with 89.13 points out of 100; Land Use and Biodiversity (83.33 out of 100) and Materials (83.33 out of 100).