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‘Any Crisis and Any Shock Should Be Perceived As a New Opportunity’

‘Any Crisis and Any Shock Should Be Perceived As a New Opportunity’
On December 10, the Graduate School of Business held a large-scale meetup event for GSB professors, current students, alumni, corporate representatives, and anyone interested in the development of business education. Guests of ‘GSB Meetup: Welcome to the Graduate School of Business’ learned what qualities and competencies a modern manager needs, what is new at the HSE Graduate School of Business, and what the future holds for the School.

‘We Created a Platform So You Could Talk to Ads’

‘We Created a Platform So You Could Talk to Ads’
Audio ads in VK can drive a person crazy with their intrusiveness. What’s more, until the Instreamatic platform appeared, advertisers had been unable to evaluate user reaction to their ads. Project co-founder and HSE graduate Stas Tushinskiy now lives and works in Silicon Valley. In an interview with Success Builder, he describes today’s audio market, how our hatred of advertising is measured and what a San Francisco ‘propiska’ (residence permit) does for a business.

‘I Found Almost All of the Materials I Needed to Prep for the Interview in the Master’s Programme Courses’

‘I Found Almost All of the Materials I Needed to Prep for the Interview in the Master’s Programme Courses’
As a student of the first cohort of the HSE Master of Data Science online programme, Alexey Babenkov not only gained new knowledge but also used that knowledge to find a new job.  He told HSE News Service how his online studies are organised, described the advantages of remote learning and explained which courses are especially useful.

HSE University Faculty of Computer Science and Yandex Hold Final Round of International Data Analysis Olympiad IDAO-2020

HSE University Faculty of Computer Science and Yandex Hold Final Round of International Data Analysis Olympiad IDAO-2020
The HSE Faculty of Computer Science (FCS) and Yandex held the Online Final of the IDAO-2020 International Data Analysis Olympiad, which took place for the third time. The task for the final round was provided by QIWI, the platinum partner of the event. Sberbank also became a competition partner.

‘When You Create a Startup, Your Main Motivation is Freedom from Corporate Slavery’

‘When You Create a Startup, Your Main Motivation is Freedom from Corporate Slavery’
As reported in Forbes, DeckRobot attracted $1.5 million in seed round investments this fall. Solo founder of the project and HSE graduate Anton Urbanas, aka Tony Urban, promises to simplify life for office workers by automating PowerPoint: now AI will create the slides. In this interview with Success Builder, Mr Urbanas explained why mathematicians are in demand in the U.S. right now, what could save office staff from sleepless nights with PowerPoint, how a startup can survive ‘imposter syndrome,’ whether it is easy to be a solo founder and how to start converting ideas into money.

HSE University Hosted a Career Marathon

HSE University Hosted a Career Marathon
On November 17th and 19th, HSE students and graduates, along with students from other universities, learned how to get a job in their dream company, which skills are highly valued by employers today, and how COVID-19 has changed the employment market. All these secrets were revealed as part of the HSE Career Marathon by representatives of such big companies as Procter & Gamble, SBER, BAT Russia, Deloitte, Coca-Cola HBC, VTB, Unilever, Alfa Bank, UNIQLO, MegaFon and others.

Big Animation Festival Features 12 Works by HSE Art and Design School Students

Big Animation Festival Features 12 Works by HSE Art and Design School Students
This year’s Big Animation Festival featured a number of films by HSE Art and Design School students and curators. Out of 1,501 applications received from 89 countries, the Festival jury selected 95 films to participate in the Russian competition and 90 for the foreign one. Twelve works by students of the Bachelor’s Programme ‘Animation and Illustration’, as well as six animated films by curators of HSE University Art and Design School made it into the competition. HSE News Service spoke with some of the participants about making video clips for popular musical groups, inspiration, and the importance of festivals.

HSE University Graduates Share Their Thoughts on Working Abroad

HSE University Graduates Share Their Thoughts on Working Abroad
At a recent webinar of the Master’s programme ‘Financial Economics’, held at ICEF (International College of Economics and Finance), presenters explained why the programme is unique and what sort of career prospects are open to alumni. Graduates of the programme, working at major global companies, shared their personal experiences, spoke about the key benefits of training and gave valuable advice to those preparing to work in international companies.

HSE University Graduates Launch Interactive Project about Ecological Apocalypse

HSE University Graduates Launch Interactive Project about Ecological Apocalypse
HSE University graduates Victor and Victoria Kravchenko have created an animated blockbuster, ‘The Last Days of Trash’, which recently premiered on the 2x2 TV animation channel. The heroes of the series are three pieces of trash who dream of escaping from the tip.

‘At Gett, I Get a Charge out of Feeling that I Influence Things. Business Is Definitely the Place for Me’

‘At Gett, I Get a Charge out of Feeling that I Influence Things. Business Is Definitely the Place for Me’
Dan Livshitz, who graduated from the ICEF programme with a Bachelor’s degree in 2014, began his career at 18. At 22, he was the youngest associate ever to work for McKinsey in Europe. Now a top manager with the Gett global technology platform, Mr. Livshitz explained how to make the transition from consulting to technology, the inner workings of Gett and what not to say in a job interview.