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HSE University is launching a new project 'Inspired by Your Bright Future: HSE Business Talk'. It is a series of public discussions with industry experts about business, entrepreneurship, investments and new technologies. The project will be interesting to students, young professionals and all those involved in creating or running a business.

Language of the Events: English

Formats of Events

  • Zoom webinars and meetings
  • Instagram/Facebook/YouTube live
  • HSE International Alumni Initiative projects
  • Business Breakfast Сlub
  • and something more…


December 18

Pandemic Impact on International Business: Cultural Aspects

Speaker: Fedor Vassilyev

Head of "Cross-cultural Communication" Department, Business Speech
Master’s programme 'International Business'


January 14

How to get in "Brussels Bubble" and get out of it in the pandemic time

Speaker: Daria Kuzmina

Project Manager, The International Association of Public Transport (UITP)
Alumnus of Master's programme "Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation" (2017 Year)


January 21

Pandemic Impact on German Economy: Role of Banks, Governments and Corporations

Speaker: Mert Bircan

Trainee Corporate Banking, Commerzbank AG
Alumnus of Master's programme "International Business" (2019 Year)


January 28

New Era of Marketing: Green, Responsible, and Sustainable

Speaker: Alexander V. Lebedev

MBA in Corporate Governance, MA in Marketing Communications, Senior Lecturer of the Graduate School of Business at HSE University, Judge of Effie Russia Award (pre-eminent award in the industry for effectiveness in marketing), Judge of Silver Mercury Award (valuable award in the industry for creativity in marketing)


February 11

Doing Business in Asia: Opportunities, Traps and Professional Knowledge

Speaker: Dr Alexey A. Maslov

Professor, School of Asian Studies, HSE University
Acting Director, Institute of Far Eastern Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences
Member of the Board of the Russian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce for Trade in Machinery, Technical and Innovative Equipment
Hosts ‘Oriental Box’, a weekly programme on the Vesti FM radio station
Master of Martial Arts and Vice-president of the International Shaolin Wushu Federation


February 25

Will the Financial Market Boom Continue After COVID-19?

Speaker: Maxim Jäger 

CFA, Customer Success Manager for Desktop Trading solutions, Refinitiv (company of London Stock Exchange Group), Germany & Switzerland
Lecturer at International School of Management (ISM), Munich, Germany


March 18

Transnational Islamic Business – Does It Exist and What Do We Know About It?

Speaker: Andrey Chuprygin

Senior Lecturer, School of Asian Studies, HSE University
Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), Expert
Сenter for Civilization Studies of Eastern Countries, Senior Researcher
Member of the Association of Arabists of Russia


April 1

Climate Change: How Technologies Come to the Rescue

Speaker: Johan Vanderplaetse

President, Russia & CIS / Senior Vice-President, Schneider Electric  
Chairman of the Association of European Business (AEB) in Russia


April 27

Entrepreneurial Finance

Special Business Talk in collaboration with Nuffic Neso

Speakers: 

Prof. dr. Hein Roelfsema, Chair, Dutch Centre for Entrepreneurship 
Associate Professor for International Entrepreneurship, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

Ivan Sergeev, PhD
Сo-founder, BAMBINIZON, production of branded innovative clothes for kids
Managing partner, ORANGE, financial and business consulting
Lecturer, HSE University


May 20

Topic: To be announced later

Speaker: Olga Sorokina

Deputy CEO for Business Development, Member of the Board of Directors,
VSK Insurance House

Our experts

Alexey Blinov
Finance Director Eastern Europe at Mondelēz International, Adjunct Professor at Master's programme "International Business"

Fedor Vassilyev
Head of "Cross-cultural Communication" Department, Business Speech, Adjunct Professor at Master's programme "International Business"

Yuriy Gavrilyuk
Deputy Head of DC Noginsk at MGL Metro Group logistics, Adjunct Professor at Master's programme "International Business"

Daria Kuzmina
Project manager, The International Association of Public Transport (UITP)

Alexander V. Lebedev
Senior Lecturer, Department of Marketing, Graduate School of Business

Mert Bircan
Trainee Corporate Banking, Commerzbank AG

Aleksey A. Maslov
Professor, School of Asian Studies, Acting Director, Institute of Far Eastern Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences, Member of the Board of the Russian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce for Trade in Machinery, Technical and Innovative Equipment

Maxim Jäger
CFA, Customer Success Manager for Desktop Trading solutions, Refinitiv, Germany & Switzerland, Lecturer at International School of Management (ISM), Munich, Germany

Andrey Chuprygin
Senior Lecturer, School of Asian Studies, Expert of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), Senior Researcher at the Сenter for Civilization Studies of Eastern Countries, Member of the Association of Arabists of Russia

Olga Sorokina
Deputy CEO for Business Development, Member of the Board of Directors, VSK Insurance House

Johan Vanderplaetse
President, Russia & CIS / Senior Vice-President, Schneider Electric
Chairman of the Association of European Business (AEB) in Russia

Ivan Sergeev
PhD, Сo-founder, BAMBINIZON, production of branded innovative clothes for kids; Managing partner, ORANGE, financial and business consulting; Lecturer, HSE University

Hein Roelfsema
Prof. dr., Chair of the Dutch Centre for Entrepreneurship, Associate Professor for International Entrepreneurship, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

Ekaterina Sintsova

Project Manager

Email: esintsova@hse.ru
Phone: +7 495 772 9590 *27613
Address: room D619, 11 Pokrovsky Bulvar, Pokrovka Complex, Moscow 109028
Working Hours: 10:30-19:00, Monday-Friday

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