05 May, 2008

Press Release


Stockholm School of Economics, Russia and Novartis Group of companies have launched the new educational project - BUSINESS ACADEMY NOVARTIS


On April 29 the gala presentation of Business Academy Novartis took place in the Hotel National, Moscow. The project was initiated by the pharmaceutical company Novartis Farma, international leader in creation and production of fundamentally new medications. The academy was organized in Russia on the basis of the Stockholm School of Economics.

 The event took place under the general slogan of the Business Academy Novartis – “territory of professionalism”.

The main task of the academy is preparation of a new generation of top managers capable of fulfillment of multi-level managerial tasks and to combine deep knowledge of pharmaceutical business and foremost business technologies.

 The educational program is intended for one year. The first group of students included 45 employees of 4 subdivisions of Novartis Group – “Farma”, “Vaccines and Diagnostics”, “Sandoz” and “Consumer Health”.

Among participants of the press conference according to results of the event were: Anders Liljenberg, Professor and Rector of the Stockholm School of Economics, Olga Loseva, Head of Business Academy Novartis program, Juergen Brokatzky-Geiger, HR Director of Novartis group, Franc Waltman, head of educational programs of Novartis group, Patrick Aganyan, President of Novartis group in Russia. At the meeting with journalists special attention was paid to discussion of contemporary strategic corporate programs for training of managerial staff on the basis of the leading international educational centers, as well as to main goals of Novartis educational programs and educational project Business Academy Novartis.

Anders Liljenberg, Dean of the Stockholm School of Economics, Russia: “I am glad that Novartis opens this project which aims to contribute to the talent employee potential, and I am sure, this resource investment will cover itself and bring its benefits in the future!” 

Jurgen Brokatski-Geiger, HR Director of Novartis group: “Development and personal growth of talented employees inside the company is always the №1 Priority for us. I am convinced that the opening of the Business Academy Novartis in Russia will certainly gives an impulse to the future business leaders formation. 

For addition information please contact 
Anna Izmailova,
Market Communications Manager
Stockholm School of Economics, Russia
E-mail: Anna.Izmailova@sseru.org

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