Organisation of Government Relations

41.04.04In russian

Level of education Master

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 2 years

Main academic courses
  • Corporative Public Policy
  • Project Management in Politics
  • Public Service and Intergovernmental Relations
  • GR in Organisation Management
  • GR Analysis of Political–Administrative Systems
  • Anticorruption Policy: Russian and International Practices
  • State Decisions and Methods of Influence on Decision-Making Process
  • Lobbying as a Special GR Technique
  • State–Private Partnership in Russia
  • Regional and Urban Policy
  • Territorial Branding: Organisation and Creative Opportunities of GR
  • Political Campaigns and GR Counselling
  • Structure, Functions and Strategies of GR in Campaigns and Organisations
  • Legal Aspects of GR-Activities
Our advantages
  • The programme is designed to train competent and proactive GR managers for effective cooperation of business and civil society with the state, promotion of their interests, and building of corporate social responsibility.
  • Students will acquire knowledge and skills that make it possible to: analyse the relations between the state, business and civil society; be fully functional in the field of corporate public policy; take part in GR campaigns; and efficiently cooperate with various stakeholders, including government agencies and civil society institutions.
  • Students master practical skills in research and application of GR technologies.
  • Innovative methods of education, software and databases, business games and workshops are used in the training process.
Main areas of research
  • Development of private-public partnership policy in the Russian Federation: a case study of housing and utility services
  • GR interaction of logistics companies with government agencies in present-day Russia: a case study of St Petersburg
  • The efficiency of Internet technologies in GR activities: a comparative analysis of Russian and international best practices
  • Political and managerial modes of interaction between government agencies and business: a case study of brewing companies in St Petersburg
  • Network GR strategies of transnational tobacco corporations: a comparative analysis of Russia and the European Union
  • Representing the interests of the oil industry in contemporary Russian policy
  • The ‘Public Government’ as an institution of interaction between government agencies, business and civil society
  • Government regulation of the Internet finance market: a case study of China
  • Network strategies for corporate public policy formation
  • GR in the system of forming corporate social responsibility of business
  • GR strategies of transnational corporations in the context of antitrust policy in China
  • Interaction of government agencies and business in corruption control in Russia
Mission of the programme
  • To train competent and proactive GR managers for effective cooperation of business and civil society with the state, promotion of their interests, and building of corporate social responsibility.
  • This profile is designed to train GR specialists that are new for Russia. They are capable of: regulating cooperation processes between commercial organisations and government agencies; studying and analysing models of relations between civil society associations and government agencies. Throughout the training process, communicative skills will be acquired, as well as competencies necessary for using modern effective methods and techniques in GR activities.
Programme features
  • This is a programme related to political science and devoted to GR activities. The rapidly changing prospects of one of the most popular professions of the 21st century are taken into account.
  • Innovative methods of education, software and databases, business games and workshops are used in the training process.
Career

This profile is designed to train GR specialists that are new for Russia. They are capable of: regulating cooperation processes between commercial organisations and government agencies; and studying and analysing models of relations between civil society associations and government agencies.

Graduates can work for state and municipal authorities, in business, at NGOs, universities and research institutes, and analytical centres.

Professions

  • Analyst, expert in political programme evaluation
  • Consultant
  • Expert
  • Researcher
  • Adviser on cooperation with state and municipal authorities
  • Manager of corporate public programmes
  • State and municipal employee
  • Lobbyist
  • Specialist in the monitoring of an organisation's external environment