24 August 2015
"Today, a high-level engineer should not just be a technical specialist but also a professional capable of managing contemporary hi-tech developments, leading people, creating teams, forecasting and assessing economic impact," noted Maxim Kuzyuk. "Under market conditions nobody needs an invention whose investments are not justified, that is why an engineer must possess management, economic, and leadership skills."
He added that teaching such skills required using new approaches to engineer education. In particular, it is necessary to teach employees to see the entire project picture and immediately put the received knowledge to use.
"The professional experience of the program participants is necessary to teach practical skills of system engineering, our students learn from each other and not just from instructors," said Maxim Kuzyuk. "Besides, already experienced specialists generate a practical attitude to the gained knowledge, an understanding of their possible application in their enterprise."
The Higher School of Systems Engineering program teaches how to correctly organize work, starting from teamwork skills, principles of communication to proficiency in organizing parallel engineering, use of life cycle management tools and approaches. In addition each student attends a course of marketing and strategy, economics and finance, innovations, and English language.
Technodinamika Holding offers design, engineering, manufacturing, and after-sales services of aircraft systems and components. The Holding also produces parts and components for the oil and gas, automotive, transport, and power generation industries. Technodinamika comprises 36 enterprises located all over Russia: in Moscow, Moscow Region, Ufa, Samara, Yekaterinburg, Arkhangelsk Region, and other Russian regions. The Holding is part of Rostec State Corporation.
Rostec State Corporation is a Russian corporation established in 2007 to assist industries in the development, production, and export of high-technology military and civil products and services. The corporation comprises more than 700 organizations that are currently part of 9 holding companies operating in the military-industrial complex and 5 companies operating in civilian sectors, along with 22 direct management organizations. Rostec's portfolio includes many well-known brands such as AVTOVAZ, KAMAZ, Russian Helicopters, VSMPO-AVISMA, etc. Rostec has subsidiaries in 60 regions of the Russian Federation that export their products to over 70 countries worldwide. Rostec's revenue in 2013 amounted to RUB 1.04 trillion. The corporation payed a total of RUB 138 billion in taxes.