Moscow Poly Employees Hold Discussions With Experts of Project Activity Transformation
Project analytical session devoted to possible changes to the educational process has started at Moscow poly. In the course of the four days, experts from the “CUSTIS” Russian IT company, together with the University working group will be discussing the possible transformations to the project activity implemented at the University.
The working group was comprised of the University administration members, employees of the faculties and centers related to work with students and graduates, department teachers and administration, as well as the Center for Project Activity employees.
At the opening ceremony, Moscow Poly vice-president for academic affairs Gyuzel Sharipzyanova wished the participants a fruitful work. She noted that one of the main goals of the project activity at Moscow Poly is creating the conditions so that graduates having acquired the experience of working on projects in interdisciplinary teams would be successful on the labor market.
“Our students form various working teams at production, they`re demanded so our industrial partners shall be even more interested in them”, - said the vice-president.
Moscow Poly director for educational policy Nikolay Seliverstov introduced those present to how the project activity is implemented at the University today. He noted that all University projects are divided into internal (strategic) projects that are about managing the work of employee from different departments for the good of the University; and industrial projects carried our for and at the request of the industial partners that the University faculties have, that is various business processes aimed at taking the projects to the academic sphere and intrepreneurship.
“In the upcoming years, we`re planning to increase the number of students engaged in the academic activity”, - noted Nikolai Seliverstov.
Also, on the first day, the participants learnt about the project activity practices in Russia and abroad, and tried several notions to the understanding unfer a common denominator.
According to one of the hosts Pavel Muzyka (director general, IoT University; Modeus leading architect, CUSTIS), this kind of sessions aims at effective restructuring of processes.
“For that, it`s insufficient to simply set the task before people. An intellectual team is needed, that would collectively think through all aspects and hypotheses, analyze challenges and obstacle that may come up in the process, and create a targeted solution draft”, - the expert says – “Our company specialists have a good command of methodology to take the working group through the process of group planning. As a result, we`ll get a substantial result – the project road map that would contain the specific details on how the project activity should be structured at the University level, the way everything is going to be systematized and what tools are to maintain that, as well as the deadlines, order of actions and authorized persons”.
The company has experience of cooperating with over 15 Russian Universities, including programs for projects activity development. After the session, CUSTIS specialists will guide the project till they reach the result specified in the road map.
Within several following days, Moscow Poly employees will develop solutions that Moscow Poly will be ready to implement into the project activity carried out at the University.