10/31/2022
Gulnara Bikkulova, Deputy Director of Rosatom Academy, Speaks at More than Education conference

On October 28, the 6th annual More Than Education conference was held at SberUniversity, featuring more than 40 experts representing major businesses, business schools, and universities.

Gulnara Bikkulova, Deputy Director of Rosatom Academy, Speaks at More than Education conference

On October 28, the 6th annual More Than Education conference was held at SberUniversity, featuring more than 40 experts representing major businesses, business schools, and universities. 

German Gref, Sberbank President and Chairman of the Board, moderated the keynote plenary session, titled What to study today to be relevant tomorrow. Together with Valery Falkov, head of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science, Nikita Anisimov, Rector of the Higher School of Economics, Dmitry Livanov, MIPT Rector, Alexei Komissarov, Pro-Rector of the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration and General Director of Russia – Land of Opportunity, and Catherine Cherkes-Zade, President of Universal University, he discussed the importance of developing soft skills and the theoretical and practical aspects of mastering them.

In the conference’s 8 panel discussions, all dedicated to different aspects of adult education, experts shared their experience of implementing technological solutions providing personal approach to improve necessary skills, talked about changes in corporate training system and competencies needed in the labor market.

Gulnara Bikkulova, Deputy General Director of Rosatom Corporate Academy, spoke at the session "Universities and Business: Practices of Effective Interaction", where experts from Sber, Yandex, Russian School of Economics, and Southern Federal University looked into how the roles of the business, universities, and the state in personnel training are transforming amid rapid changes in the labor market, increasing demands of employers, and changing values of young people.

"In the global nuclear power industry, there is a term "Russian model of personnel training". It is the close interaction between employers and the educational system in Russia that allows us to supply all our projects with qualified personnel. For Rosatom, this model covers all levels of education, from school to higher education, where we train personnel together with our 18 partner universities, integrating our customers' requirements into university curriculums,"

– Gulnara Bikkulova noted in her speech. 

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SberUniversity's annual conference More than Education welcomes corporate executives, HR directors, L&D specialists, rectors, representatives of universities, corporate universities and business schools, education experts, and EdTech professionals. Besides showcasing applied solutions, the event also strives to serve as a space for insights and search for new partnerships.