Elite business education for top managers of Russian and international companies, as well as business
owners with significant managerial experience. The programme focuses on leadership development and strategic
thinking, and combines international training modules and intermodular evening classes with leading experts from
Russian market. Students have access to classical British business education and have the opportunity to expand
their knowledge through the network of well-known Russian top managers and business consultants. The programme includes
practice-oriented projects that allow students to achieve personal success and lead technological trends in business in
accordance with the challenges of the time (digital transformation, block chain, agile, etc.)
Organizations & Management in a Global Context
The module teaches to critically reflect upon the significance of key theories of
human behavior with respect to the management of people and organizations and the impact
of cross-cultural differences in the context of a rapidly changing business environment.
Throughout the module you will be able to:
develop an in depth understanding how managerial performance can be enhanced through its
critically reflect and evaluate implications within the global context;
develop an ability to integrate the management of human resources with other business
and management disciplines.
Career & Leadership Journey
The module builds on the recommendations of joint research undertaken by the Association of
Business Schools (ABS) and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).It aims to support leaders
in their personal and professional development through an emphasis on the refining of leadership,
emotional intelligence, team working, communication & influencing skills, creativity & innovative
Throughout the journey you will also be able to:
critically appraise your own leadership style/s and reflect on your strengths and weaknesses;
integrate insights generated by self-assessment tools and other activities in your personal and
professional development process.
This subject helps to demonstrate a critical understanding of modern finance models & theories
and their application in an organizational context.
You will do this by reviewing and analyzing the position and performance of organizations as revealed
in their financial statements and stock market indicators in the case of listed companies or key performance
indicators in the case of not for profit organizations. In addition you will explore recent theoretical
frameworks and empirical evidence concerning financial management issues to be found in the academic literature
and then you will work to make sense of these in a practical context.
Big Data & Business Analytics
The subject and teaching process will make you realize and experiment how big data is collected and stored,
before going on to explore how statistical inference, machine learning, mathematical modeling and data
visualization are used in its analysis.
During the learning procedure you would be able to appreciate the challenges arising as a result of the
interaction between IT capability, business demands as well as limitations placed on adoption of data driven
decision making within organizations.
The module introduces students to the innovative strategies and scope of Operations Management within private
and public sector operations in both service and manufacturing environments. The module explores operations
strategy, process and capacity issues, supply chain management and improving operations.
The learner will be able to: conceptualize real world problems using analytical frameworks drawn from operations
theory; identify key factors and theories, critically analyze and evaluate the concepts and practices of
operations strategy in different contexts; solve operations problems within different business environments;
integrate evidence from a variety of sources to effect improvement in the operations performance and advise
within the workplace on operation functions and strategy in both national and international contexts.
Marketing Principles & Practice
This module introduces the concept of marketing at both a strategic and tactical level. This subject
introduce you to marketing and explains core principles in the context of organizations, business management
practice and the changing business environment.
The course covers the strategies for influencing customer behavior throughout the customer lifecycle. The
students would be able to develop the skills to segment and target market opportunities and develop positioning
The concept of Bright Ideas presentation which is a part of the module will help you to work on, environment
analysis, STP, MARCOMS etc to feel real project through marketing mirror.
Operations Strategy module teaches to ensure that organizations achieve fit and operational sustainability.
The module introduces the fundamental principles of Operations Strategies both in service and manufacturing.
Upon the successful completion of the module you will be able to:
understand the principles of Operations Strategy in different business environments;
evaluate Operations Strategy practices and performance in different business environments;
present a business report of Operations Strategy.
Strategic Execution & Implementation
The module explores how strategy can be translated into action in organizations. It introduces a number of
ideas as how the execution of strategy should be understood and related to different activities of the
organization connected with the implementation of its different strategic options in terms of people, processes
and technology. During the module you will:
address key strategic problems, issues and trade-offs associated with the execution of strategy in different
assess the importance of interdependence, co-operation, rivalry and network effects for strategic execution and
develop critical techniques for designing, validating and refuting strategic recommendations, hypotheses and
Management Research Project
The module targets the formulation of a relevant business problem, the identification of a conceptual framework
for the study, the definition of a method of investigation, the selection of appropriate and consistent methods for
data collection and analysis, the specification of policy recommendation and the operational aspects of writing a
business management report. Throughout the module you will learn to:
demonstrate clarity of problem definition and scope; critical evaluation of the existing tools and frameworks
that inform the research, a case for the research methods employed; proficiency in the analysis and interpretation
of the data;
design a programme of research, data collection, and analysis integrating research aims, data requirements, and
methods of collection and analysis, and engaging with the practitioner to deliver a series of outcomes, benefits and
Change and Creativity
Top Management Teams and Corporate Governance
Winning and Retaining Customers
Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Development and Growth of Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
Elective courses can be changed depending on the year and curriculum.
International Week in London. Internship at Kingston University
at the end of 1st year of study.Choice of 2 elective courses in accordance with the curriculum.
Internship at the end of the 2nd year of study. Countries: Japan, Singapore, India, China, etc. Business visits to leading local companies in order to update the
knowledge and skills gained during the courses, and to study modern trends.
The country of internship is chosen by students.
Features of the programme
The EMBA programme includes the whole amount of MBA programme and offers added value:
100 percent British professors and top-notch business experts.
Emphasis on the development of strategic thinking and leadership potential.
Personal Development Programme: Executive Workshops on Resilient Leadership, Leadership in Turbulent Times, Negotiations.
Additional international internship at the end of the 2nd year of study: China, India, Singapore or Japan.
Career counseling and individual executive coaching.
Opportunity to implement / enhance students’ individual projects using topnotch approaches.
Development of systems thinking based on cross-functional approach to problem solving.
Study modules (6 days in a row) each 1.5-2 months
Assignments, business simulation, final Executive MBA project
Real business cases, presentations, group and individual work
LMS: digital resources and Kingston University library
International week in Moscow and London
The 2nd internship abroad
Academic: Higher Education
Age: above 28 y. o.
Work experience: Managerial experience 7 years and more
English proficiency: English language skills Upper Intermediate, 6.5 IELTS
Interview with the Dean and Programme Director (Russia, the UK)
After receiving a candidate's application form, the first stage in our admissions
process is to confirm that the candidate meets the criteria listed in the table above.
So it is crucial for you to send us all the evidence and documents we require.
When we have determined that a candidate meets our criteria, we normally arrange
an interview with the Dean ant the Russian Programme Director. This is either in a
face-to-face meeting or by telephone.
After this step your application will be forwarded further and you will have interview
with Academics from the UK. It can be a skype call or face- to -face interview.
Finally, you will receive the confirmation from Kingston University.
We will be in contact with you throughout the admissions process, after your initial application,
so you know what the next step is on the route to your MBA.
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MBA degree from Kingston University (Great Britain).
Diploma Master of Business Administration on additional to the higher education of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA).