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‘Knowledge Must be Applicable in Practice and Useful from Day One at Work’

Anatoly Potashov
Anatoly Potashov graduated from HSE ICEF in 2014. Today, he is a guest lecturer at HSE University and the author of the ‘Project and Venture Financing’ and ‘Alternative Investments’ courses. In his interview, Anatoly speaks about how Harvard Business School's online course inspired him to record an online course for HSE's Master of Finance programme and about working on funding for multi-billion-dollar projects.

‘Being Able to Work in a Cross-Cultural Team Has Helped Me Build a Career’

‘Being Able to Work in a Cross-Cultural Team Has Helped Me Build a Career’
The English-taught Master of International Business (MIB) programme is celebrating its ten-year anniversary. It has developed a tradition of succession: some of its graduates not only work in international companies, but are also employed as instructors on the programme. Three of them talked to the HSE News Service about the features of the programme that they believe are most important.

‘The Digital Industry Needs Capable Management’

‘The Digital Industry Needs Capable Management’
Ayagoz Musabaeva, who holds a master’s degree from the HSE Faculty of Computer Science, has successfully applied her research skills to business. After working in the laboratory of the specialised Institute for Information Transmission Problems (IITP) at the HSE Faculty of Mathematics, she went to work in the industry and is now conducting research in machine learning at Akvelon, an international company. In this interview with Success Builder, Ms Musabaeva explained how a data scientist can find herself in eSports and what to do if you lack soft skills in IT.

‘Working at HSE University, I Am Involved in the Creation of Hundreds of Objects’

‘Working at HSE University, I Am Involved in the Creation of Hundreds of Objects’
Maria Stepanova’s work at the HSE University Art and Design School allows her to be part of a creative community and help students find their way in the industrial and product design industry. In her interview with HSE University’s Age-Mates, Maria talks about the cult Japanese studio Nendo, original carpets in the shape of a twelve-legged leopard, and her dream of opening student workshops at the Art and Design School.

‘HSE Teaches You to Put in the Effort to Be the Best’

‘HSE Teaches You to Put in the Effort to Be the Best’
After graduating with honours from the HSE FES, Artyom Gudov decided to go into business. He successfully managed the investment departments of the major Russian companies OZON and M.Video – Eldorado and now works as CFO of the Eqvilent group of companies headquartered in Dubai. In this interview with Success Builder, Mr. Gudov shared why he switched from banking to industry, why marketplaces are the future, and how you can make money on high-frequency trading.

‘The Faculty of Mathematics Taught Us to Be Extremely Transparent and Honest’

‘The Faculty of Mathematics Taught Us to Be Extremely Transparent and Honest’
Elena Kulakova studied mathematics and computational linguistics, worked in a bank, and now teaches algebra and geometry in the Letovo school for giften children. In this interview with Age-Mates, she spoke about her thesis on knot theory, bombshell discriminants, and why authority and money are powerless in mathematics.