A group of managers from Siberia have become the first
to graduate from a new programme run jointly by the University of
Wolverhampton and a Russian partner institution.
The innovative Master in Business Administration (MBA) course is
run with the Tyumen State University, with staff from both
institutions providing tuition in Russia.
The Russian managers, most of whom have first degrees from
Tyumen State University, praised the practical nature of the MBA,
and the wide experience of the academic staff from the University
of Wolverhampton Business School.
Professor Dom Wilson, Dean of the University of Wolverhampton Business School, said: "We are
delighted by the success of these Russian students, and we plan to
continue developing our links with Tyumen State University in the
key areas of practitioner development and knowledge transfer, which
are particular strengths of the University of Wolverhampton
Business School. We wish these most recent Business School
graduates every success in their future careers."
The joint degree programme was developed over the four years
with the help of funding from the British Council's BRIDGE
programme, and is the latest example of co-operation between the
The universities in Wolverhampton and Tyumen have worked
together on the development of English teaching programmes,
environmental science projects, and several EU funded collaboration
programmes for nearly 20 years.
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