Vedomosti and Manchester Business School Worldwide: Joint Project

The newspaper Vedomosti and Manchester Business School Worldwide have opened a MBA grant for Russian students. This news came on September 10, and the amount of the grant equals 788,718 roubles.

This scholarship covers 100% of the tutorial cost of any international MBA department starting in January 2008. The grant is awarded on a competitive basis.

According to the conditions of this competition, Russian managers and top executives write an essay of 1500 words, in English. The subject is: "My career growth and corporate benefit from MBA studies in Manchester Business School Worldwide related to business development in Russia". The essay and the CV of the applicant shall be sent to: admissions@mbs-worldwide.ac.uk before October 22, 2007. The winner will be announced on November 5, 2007. He or she will get an opportunity to study at one of the three MBA departments for top executives: finance management, engineering management or construction management.

"We are really happy to be making this project together with Vedomosti", says Nigel Benister, executive director of Manchester Business School Worldwide. "The Russian market demands more and more MBA graduates from well known business schools. We believe Russian applicants will show high quality skills in their essays".

"I am sure there are many deserving candidates among our readers. We are glad to give the best one a chance to take postgraduate studies in one of the leading European business schools", says Tatiana Martinianova, editor of the Vedomosti education and career projects department.

Nigel Bennet conducted a workshop for Russian managers and top executives on international MBA programs of Manchester Business School Worldwide. The workshop was held on September 25, 18.30-20.00, Radisson SAS Slavianskaya hotel, Moscow.

Manchester Business School is also taking part in QS World MBA Fair, which is held on October 9, 17.00-20.00, Radisson SAS Slavianskaya, Moscow.

According to Financial Times annual research, this year Manchester Business School Worldwide is one of the 25 leading business schools of the world. The school was rated the 4th in UK, the 9th in Europe.