Online educational courses at the SKOLKOVO Centre for Educational Development will familiarise you with best practice in university transformation and the education of the future. Each course consists of several video lectures. You can choose to receive a completion certificate from the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO at the end of each course.
Universities: Transformational Governance
The world's first online course on university development. By putting global experience in the Russian context, this course will help you conceptualise the university as a managed facility and expand your perceptions of what can be changed in Russian universities and how — both at the level of general strategy and at the level of particular course formats and structural units.
The course is in Russian.
There are two options for taking the course:
You will receive access to video recordings of lectures, tests, and the forum. In order to take the course, you simply register on the website and sign up for the course.
In addition to the benefits of the free option, you will receive access to essay-writing and to group marking and evaluation for coursework. The best work will receive expert evaluation by the course authors.
In case of successful completion of the course using this option, you will receive a certificate from the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO. You can contact the course administrators with any additional questions at email@example.com
In 1992–1998, Andrey Shcherbenok studied at the Physics and the Philology faculties of St. Petersburg State University. There he defended his thesis in 2001, and 5 years later he received a PhD in Critical Theory from the University of California, Berkeley (USA). In 2006-2009, Dr. Shcherbenok was a lecturer and a Mellon postdoctoral fellow at the Society of Fellows in the Humanities at Columbia University. In 2009–2011, he was a Newton International Research Fellow of the British Academy at the University of Sheffield.
Since 2012, he has been working at the SKOLKOVO Education Development Centre, where he was in charge of designing the programmes “Perspectives of the Arkhangelsk Region: Strategies and Development Resources”, “Teams 5-100: Global Competitiveness of Russian Universities”, “New Leaders of Higher Education-2014”, and “Management of University Development Projects for Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) Top Managers”. He also participated in designing and conducting a considerable number of strategic sessions for the executives of Far Eastern Federal University, Moscow Institute of Engineering and Physics, Novosibirsk State University, Lobachevsky University, Samara State Aerospace University, St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Tomsk State University, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tyumen State University, and Ural Federal University, as well as worked on the research agenda of the Centre. Dr. Shcherbenok developed the SKOLKOVO on-line course “University Management”.
In 2011, he organised the scientific programme “Foresight, Science and Industrial Innovation in the International Context” for the INNOPROM-2011 International Exhibition and Forum of Industry and Innovation in Yekaterinburg. In 2012, he oversaw the Intellectual Platform of the 2nd Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art.
Dr. Shcherbenok is the author of numerous research papers in the field of the humanities and social sciences published in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Russia. He has lectured at universities in California, Chicago, Groningen, Tokyo, Leeds, Oxford, and London, and taught 17 different courses in the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes at six universities.
‘The Universities: Transformational Governance course proceeds from the assumption that the current state of Russian universities is not entirely satisfactory, for various reasons. The course aims to stimulate the process of transformation of universities, a process which continues to change on the basis of independent external trends'
Head of Strategic Planning at Nosov Magnitogorsk State Technical University
Deputy Rector and Director of the Mechanical Engineering Centre, Togliatti State University
Director of the Business Factory Business Centre at Omsk State University
Associate Professor of the Siberian Federal University
Acting Rector at Yaroslavl State Technical University
Director of the Live Systems Institute, North Caucasian Federal University
Education of the Future
A unique online course which summarises the key insights of the Global Education Futures initiative. This initiative included discussions and strategic sessions in the United States, EU countries, Latin America, Asia, and Russia. The sessions were attended by over 500 leaders in education from 50 countries.
Education of the Future provides an understanding of core trends that are changing the education system in Russia and the world. As you progress through the course, you will familiarise yourself with the strategies that higher education will need to employ to meet future challenges. The course is in Russian.
There are two options for taking the course:
You will receive access to video recordings of lectures, tests, and a forum. In order to take the course, simply register on the website.
In addition to the benefits of the free course, you will receive access to essay-writing and group marking and evaluation of coursework.
In case of successful completion of the course using this option, you will receive a certificate from the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO.
Please sign up for a fee-based course by writing to the course administrators at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pavel Luksha is a professor of Business Practice at the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO. Luksha has managed the educational programmes for leaders in innovation, future education and R&D, particularly in nuclear, electric power, and oil and gas industries, among others.
He helped found the Club of R&D Directors that was established in 2010 under the auspices of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, the State University – Higher School of Economics, Russian Venture Company and the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.
Luksha is a member of the Expert Council of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives under the President of the Russian Federation. Since 2008, he has been working on educational system improvement, including in cooperation with the Agency for Strategic Initiatives, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the Open Government, and other organisations.
In 2012 and 2013, Luksha was Co-organiser and Programme Director of Foresight Fleet, one of the world’s largest projects that aims to teach people to think about the future.
Since 2010, Luksha has been in charge of the Education Foresight 2030 project, including the Higher Education Development Foresight and the Global Education Futures Report. Since 2012, he has also headed the Competence Foresight 2030 project.
Luksha holds an MA in economics from the State University – Higher School of Economics and a PhD in economics from the Central Economics and Mathematics Institute, RAS. He conducts research in both strategic management and organizational development within the Research Group of organizational evolution at the University of Hertfordshire.
‘The course will focus on the trends behind the new model of education. We will consider how exactly the educational system is changing and what new formats are appearing. Most importantly, we will consider the changes that existing educational institutions will have to make to meet these challenges.’
Sergey Belyaev Lecturer, Associate Professor at Alekseev Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University
Head of the Learning and Teaching Office at the Cherepovets State University
доцент, Associate Professor, Tyumen Industrial University
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