What makes a good business education? Explain International MBA Department, ISS RANEPA
The joint EMBA program from ISS Department of International MBA Programs and Kingston University (London) annually brings together a unique cohort of students – entrepreneurs, civil servants, and corporate managers from different areas of business. In the Q&A below, we explain what makes the program unique, its structure and admission requirements.
What makes the Kingston/RANEPA EMBA program unique?
Primarily, its focus on the development of leadership potential and strategic thinking. It provides the attendees with access to a classic British business education along with the opportunity to expand their expertise through contact with important Russian senior executives and business consultants while developing their own practice-oriented projects.
How is the training structured?
Kingston University uses a “theory into practice approach,” which involves hands-on and interactive learning. In addition to lectures, the course includes individual and group sessions, presentations, role-playing, solving cases, and individual consultations with the professors. It also includes two international internships.
What exactly will the attendees be learning?
They will learn how to assess prerequisites for business transformation, optimize operations using digital solutions, and manage the value of their business.
Graduates of the program will have risk management, effective communications and public speaking skills.
Who are the professors?
The classes are taught by British professors, international business practitioners and Russian senior executives and business consultants.
What kind of degree/diploma will the program award?
Graduates will have two degrees:
Master of Business Administration (Executive) from Kingston University London
Master of Business Administration (professional development diploma) from RANEPA
What are admission requirements?
To enroll in the program, applicants are invited for an interview in English and Russian with representatives of RANEPA and Kingston University; they are also required to take an English test.
Read interviews with the program alumni here.