RANEPA and SkillFactory launch digital business transformation program
RANEPA Institute of Economics, Mathematics and Information Technologies (EMIT), and SkillFactory (Mail.ru Group), one of the Russian EdTech leaders, have opened a new joint online professional retraining program, Master in Business Automation and Digital Transformation.
The comprehensive program is aimed at training leaders and members of digital transformation teams including process analysts, administrators of digital transformation projects, and business architects – specialists who are equally competent in IT, economics and management. The participants will learn how to automate and optimize enterprise operations using modern IT solutions. They will also learn how to create and manage unique digital products.
The program relies on exploring more than 50 practical cases from different countries and industries. The process will introduce students to the digital experience of leading companies. The training takes 14 months and can be completed online. The course offers flexible class hours. The program also includes active networking, meetings with industry experts and online hackathons. The program partners include major companies such as Microsoft, Severstal, NefteTransService, and Accenture, which provide expert support for the program. Students have the opportunity to join their teams as interns or receive job offers.
“The Presidential Academy places special importance on digitalization, training specialists in new promising professions, as well as continuing education. These principles are crucial for a modern university striving to prepare successful leaders and managers. We have integrated these priorities in our new program by combining the Academy’s experience and fundamental approach with our partner’s advanced digital ecosystem and practical focus,” emphasized Sergey Maruyev, Deputy Director of EMIT RANEPA.
“World experience shows that a partnership between a leading university and an IT company helps create a valuable educational product. Students from all over the world get access to lectures and workshops from leading experts in a convenient format and at a convenient time, as well as personalized assistance from educational coordinators. This allows us to combine the highest level of expertise from RANEPA with SkillFactory's experience in interactive learning for over 30,000 students,” SkillFactory co-founder Alexander Turilin added.