We are a world-class business school, making an impact through its community of students, alumni, faculty and global partners. IBS is a collegiate business school of the biggest University in Russia – RANEPA. From a small independent business school, established in 1988, over thirty years IBS has grown to become the leader in Russian business education. Today we are a full-service business school, offering transformational learning experience at all levels of business education - from undergraduate to doctoral and executive education.
Our programs attract the best talent in the country, which is evidenced by the fact that over 180 IBS alumni are on the TOP-1000 Russian managers list. We are constantly building a culture of life-long learning and are committed to serving the community, offering a range of free retraining programs to women with little children, unemployed people and senior citizens who wish to continue working after retirement.
Our School is one of the founders of the Russian Association of Business Education, with the School's Dean holding the position of RABE President. We closely work with the major international accreditation agencies and educational organizations worldwide to promote the principles of excellence in education and research, as well as engagement and impact in Russia and beyond. Over the years, members of IBS management team and faculty have served on a number of governance bodies of international organizations: AACSB Board of Directors, PRME Central and Eastern Chapter and PRME Chapter Eurasia, EDAF Committee (EFMD), CEEMAN International Advisory Board, ETS (GRE, TOEFL), AACSB ERN Leadership Team, AACSB RME Affinity Group and many others.
The school is deeply committed to the principles of ethics, responsibility and sustainability, We were the first school in Russia to become a PRME signatory in 2008 and has been a PRME Champion for the last four years.
IBS is headed by IBS Director supported by an Academic council and an Advisory Board. Siх standing committees representing all major stakeholders facilitate the decision-making process, propose initiatives, formulate objectives and monitor progress towards goals' achievement in their respective areas.
The School has three main structural departments: two departments for bachelor and full-time master programs and one department for graduate programs and continuing education.
The School includes four academic departments and four foreign language academic departments. As a structural unit of RANEPA, IBS acts in line with the mission and strategic goals of its parent University RANEPA and is supported by RANEPA in all its initiatives.
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