OLYMPIAD AT ASUE: NEW PERSPECTIVES OF ECONOMIC EDUCATION
Olympiad for University students and graduates wishing to apply for Master Degree Program was held today at ASUE (N315 auditorium), organized by the RF National Research University Higher School of Economics. Participants performed tasks in different directions: Management, Business Informatics, Applied Mathematics, Applied Political Science, State and Municipal Management, Software Engineering, Demography, International Relations, Information Technology, Mathematical Methods of Economic Analysis, Finance and Credit, Global Economics, Strategic Management of Logistics, Advertising and Public Relations, and etc.
In the interview with ASUE Media and Public Relations Division the coordinator of Armenian projects of Higher School of Economics Nona Mirzakhanyan mentioned that this Olympiad had been held in Armenia since 2010, that is for the 4th time and enabled the participants, with high progress, to continue their education in free system of Higher School of Economics without entrance examinations.
There are students from Armenian-Slavonic University, Armenian State University of Economics, ASUE Gyumri Branch, Yerevan State University of Architecture and Construction, Vanadzor State Pedagogical Institute among the registered ones. We wish everybody good luck and want to inform that those who don’t register good results, will be enable to participate in open contest”; said Nona Mirzakhanyan and added that the results would be known in a month, there would be an opportunity to appeal.
We talked with two of the students before the Olympiad started. Student at the Department of Marketing and Business Management Margarita Mesropyan mentioned that she had learned about the Olympiad from the University Foreign Relations Division and was glad to demonstrate her knowledge in Marketing Research and Advertising in the Modern Business directions.
Student at the Department of Management Sergey Petrosyan applied to State and Municipal Management direction and expressed hope that in case of success he would have a good opportunity to exchange experience, to conduct research work.
ASUE Vice-Rector of Science and International Relations, Professor Gagik Vardanyan considered the Olympiad to be the best way of self-cognition for the students, and in particular, this Olympiad, held by Higher School of Economics, enables talented and highly motivated students to be identified and provided free education in Master Degree Program.
“This measure is one of the first steps of the cooperation between ASUE and Higher School of Economics. Our University delegation reached an agreement regarding lecturers’ research work during its visit to Moscow. Taking into account the achievements of this research University aimed to carry out projects, we hope that the cooperation will contribute to intellectual growth, new teaching technologies, in the result of which the students will benefit”; said Gagik Vardanyan.
ASUE Media and Public Relations Division
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