ABOUT A DOZEN ISSUES AT SCIENTIFIC BOARD SESSION
7 issues were included in the agenda of today’s session of Armenian State University of Economics Scientific Board. Sos Khachikyan, Director of ASUE Yeghegnadzor Branch, presented organization process of academic and research matters: referring to educational, scientific, methodological, organizational and social ones carried out at the Branch. After presentation of the issue Koryun Atoyan, ASUE Rector, Professor, Chairman of ASUE Scientific Board, asked whether the creation of Branch was able to solve the problems of balanced territorial development, student support. In response, Sos Khachikyan mentioned that 90-95% of the students came from regions, and the rest of them came from the surrounding cities of the region. Besides, the Director of the Branch mentioned that there were many specialists from Yerevan left to region, but nowadays there were a lot of specialists came from regions working at banking, credit, insurance and other companies.
The presented issue was put to a vote and was approved, and Koryun Atoyan draw attention on instruction of Scientific Board’s decree: persuading that the Branch should closer relation with Mother University.
Then the Deans of Departments of Marketing and Business Management, Accounting and Audit Tatul Mkrtchyan and Ashot Matevosyan reported about the conducted work, organization of education process and results of the 2013-2014 academic year, as well as current problems. Note, that Deans present the Department reports by a new format according to Koryun Atoyan’s suggestion and Scientific Board’s consensus.
Robert Hambardzumyan, member of inspection committee, Assistant to the Rector, presented a report and mentioned that there were almost the same problems in both Departments, but there’s an improvement of work in different directions. He also presented a number of suggestions on this context.
After the reports presentation discussion was held, the Board members submitted questions, made speeches. Koryun Atoyan outlined that the current problems should be solved by joint efforts, step by step to improve the quality of education: especially considering that competition in education market is getting stronger day by day.
The issue of awarding the title of Associate Professor to 6 candidates was put to a closed vote. In the result of which the Scientific Board decided to apply to Higher Qualification Commission on this issue.
Koryun Atoyan presented the name of joint Chair for approval (according to Scientific Board decree on December 25, 2013) and suggested to name the Chair as Commerce and Business Management.
Issues of organizing educational process and knowledge assessment procedures of foreign students, assigning topics of thesis and scientific directors were presented and approved.
All approved documents will be available at ASUE official website soon.
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