Meet The Man Behind Russia’s First Independent Business School

Sergey Myasoedov and three fellow academics founded IBS-Moscow in 1988. Since the fall of the Soviet Union, his pet project has become one of Russia’s leading business schools.

1988. The Soviet Union is in its twilight years. In Moscow, four academics put their money together and embark on the project that they hope will change the landscape of Russian business education.

Back then, only two imitation business school existed in Russia, both established by, and firmly under the control of, the Central Committee of the Community Party. The Institute of Business Studies (IBS) Moscow, the professors decided, would be Russia’s first private, non-profit business school. (Read more…)