Graduation of MBA-22 and MBA IT-management-2

On October 7, 2020, MBA-22 and MBA IT-Management diplomas were awarded at the Imperial Hall of Kazan Federal University. The cohort is represented by 57 Masters of Business Administration, including representatives of such companies as: AO "Grid Company", OOO "TagraS-Holding", AO "Tatenergo", PAO "Tatneft", AO "Holding Company" Ak Bars AO " Tatkhimpharmpreparaty " OOO "Kamatek", OOO "PO Truck Planet", SKP "Tatneft-Ak Bars", as well as representatives of the public sector of the Republic of Tatarstan, transport companies, construction, agro-industrial complex, financial, medical services, logistics, IT, education, culture, trade and etc.


The current graduation also consists of students of the MBA program with specialization in IT-Management - heads of enterprises and departments responsible for information technology, developers of digital solutions.


The MBA program was created in 2000. This year it celebrated its 20th anniversary. In total, the MBA program graduated 997 graduates.


The ceremony was opened by the first vice-rector of KFU, Professor Riyaz Gataullovich Minzaripov, who emphasized the special importance of the MBA program in the development of the economy of the Republic of Tatarstan. He noted that the Higher School of Business of KFU is becoming an increasingly attractive platform, which today most adequately meets the challenges of the time, prepares successful and effective managers.


The ceremony of awarding MBA diplomas and its wall copy, AMBA certificates and MBA badges was conducted by the First Vice-Rector of KFU and Chairman of the Final Attestation Commission for the MBA program Valery Sorokin - General Director of AO Svyazinvestneftekhim, Chairman of the Board of Directors of PAO AK BARS Bank, Chairman of the International Advisory Board of the Higher School of Business KFU.


Having received the long-awaited documents, each graduate immediately threw a brush on his confederate shirt from the right side to the left: now he is already a master of business administration! Each one was congratulated with friendly applause.


Valery Sorokin addressed MBA graduates with congratulations: “First of all, you have found new connections. Those program listeners who have been cooking in this pot for two years now know who else from their classmates works in their company. These are horizontal connections that will work sooner or later. Vertical communications will work in the same way...” The chairman of the final attestation commission highly appreciated the graduation works of our masters. All works are applied, and most of them are already being implemented in real life.

In her speech, the Dean of the Higher School of Business KFU, Doctor of Economics Alsu Rinatovna Akhmetshina noted the importance of business education. The MBA program is a demanded system of management knowledge that company leaders can immediately apply in their practical activities.


On behalf of Alsu Rinatovna, kind words were also said to the management of KFU for supporting the development of the business school, the attestation commission for their interest in the graduation works of MBA students and positive marks, corporate partners for their trust in training their employees on the school's programs, teachers for their work and high professionalism and, of course, graduates: "Actively use the acquired knowledge, tools, ideas in your professional activities, proudly carry a prestigious and internationally recognized MBA degree." Alsu Rinatovna also spoke about the possibilities of further participation in the life of the Higher School, inviting them to interact in the Alumni Association.


Warm and sincere words of congratulation were heard from the members of the final attestation commission: Doctor of Economics, prof. Shamil Rakhimovich Ageev - Chairman of the Board of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Tatarstan; Candidate of Economic Sciences, Honored Economist of the Republic of Tatarstan Marat Gadyevich Galeev - Deputy of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan; Ilyas Rafailovich Nuriev - General Director of the Nurievs Clinic Group of Companies, Honored Doctor of the Republic of Tatarstan, a 2007 MBA program graduate.


Marat Gadyevich noted: “Over these two decades, the MBA program itself has undergone changes. Now these are very specifically oriented business projects, where both large companies that are transforming in one form or another, as well as small businesses, individual entrepreneurs, who need to constantly improve their level in order to live a normal life ... These two decades have been very fruitful for MBA programs ”.


The FAC members wished the graduates to strengthen contacts and make friends, to continue working together, to implement their projects.


The heads of key partners of the business school also addressed the graduates with congratulations: Galimzyanov Ilshat Rifkatovich - Deputy General Director, Technical Director of AO "Grid Company" and Sergeev Sergey Vladimirovich - Deputy General Director for Economics and Finance, member of the Management Board of OOO TagraS-Holding.


MBA alumni spoke in response:


Renat Rafailievich Khairutdinov - Head of Electric Networks of the Chistopol Electric Networks branch of AO "Grid Company" of the Spassky District

Radik Nurgayanovich Akhtyamzyanov - Head of the Organizational Development Department of OOO TagraS - TransService;

Ildar Saitzyanovich Shakirov - Deputy Head of the Executive Committee of the city of Kazan.

The graduates responded very warmly about the two years of study in the program: “They surpassed all expectations, dreams came true, goals were realized”, and promised to actively use the acquired knowledge and MBA tools in their professional activities in the future.


We wish you conquering new heights in business, bold ideas and long-term plans, joy and constant good luck, dear MBA graduates!

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