Tatarstan is willing to further host the Summer Campus of the Academy of Public Administration
Tatarstan is willing to further provide its platform to the Summer Campus of the Presidential Academy of National Economy of Public Administration (RANEPA), according to the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov.
Kazan, July 18 — RIA Novosti, Irina Durnitsyna. Tatarstan is willing to further provide its platform to the Summer Campus of the Presidential Academy of National Economy of Public Administration (RANEPA), according to the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov.
The President of the Republic of Tatarstan took part in the opening ceremony of the second international educational forum "The Summer Campus the Presidential Academy: Territory of Opportunities" which takes place at the ski sports recreation complex "Kazan" till July 28. The Campus mission is to form effective teams of leaders among students, develop and defend projects on modernization of public administration system and social and HR promotion for the most talented students.
"We are very glad to see you here and we are fully supportive of the proposal to continue working in Kazan", Mr Minnikhanov said underlinning that the Republic’s leadership is interested in cooperation with the Academy of National Economy and discussion of the country’s development prospects.
Mr Minnikhanov believes that modern leaders should combine not only professional knowledge and skills, but also communication skills and entrepreneurial spirit. "We need multi-faceted specialists", he said.
The Rector of the RANEPA Vladimir Mau noted that the second Campus was almost twice as large-scale as the previous one which had taken place a year before. According to him, the Academy’s administration is willing to further host the Summer Campus in Tatarstan.
Over 5 thousand applications for participation in this year’s Campus had been submitted, only 300 students (100 — from the Academy, 100 — from Tatarstan, 100 — from Russian universities and from abroad) were allowed to take part following successful execution of the test. All students are divided into three departments: Department of Public Administration and Development, Department of Business and Entrepreneurship and Department of Public and Social Projects. The work of the departments will be in the form of open lectures, project sessions, business games, championships and simulators.