Internationalization for globally competitive students: experiences from Russia 28 Mar 2019 11:00 11:30

Internationalization for globally competitive students: experiences from Russia 28 Mar 2019 11:00 11:30

Dr Alexander Bedny Presenter

MOBILITY AND DIVERSITY : DEVELOPING GLOBAL CITIZENS

Internationalization for globally competitive students: experiences from Russia

ABSTRACT:
Global competitiveness became a crucial factor of success for universities all around the world. Competitiveness of students and graduates is its key ingredient. The development of knowledge-led global society sets the new requirements for competitive characteristics of universities’ graduates. Internationalisation becomes a key tool universities use to respond to the new requirements, and prepare their students to the challenges of the 4th industrial revolution.This presentation will sum-up on the key internationalization programs and mechanisms Russian universities develop and use to nurture globally competitive students, the potential difficulties associated with their implementation, as well as the ways to overcome them.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Identify the key drivers, goals and objectives of internationalization programs universities implement to help their students to become globally competitive; Analyze the potential difficulties associated with implementation of such programmes; Share the tools and mechanisms used to overcome these difficulties.

 

PRESENTERS:

Dr Alexander Bedny
Vice-eRector
Lobachevsky University
Russia

Alexander Bedny (26.05.1979), PhD in Sociology, Vice-Rector for International Affairs, Associate Professor, Lobachevsky University, Russia. He is in charge of university internationalization, development of a comprehensive system of education for international students, leading projects that address the issues of strategic management, internationalization, innovation and entrepreneurship in HEd

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