HR Analytics and Human Capital Development

Summer School - Online/Hybrid
July 5 - July 16, 2021

The course will be held online but 3 participation options are available for certain individuals:

Option 1 - online.

Option 2 - hybrid. Due to massive and continuous vaccination in Russia and resuming international air and railway service with 29 countries we offer a hybrid online/on-campus summer school option to students holding citizenship of:

the United Kingdom, Tanzania, Turkey, Switzerland, Egypt, Maldives, the United Arab Emirates, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Korea, Cuba, Serbia, Japan, the Seychelles, Ethiopia, Vietnam, India, Qatar, Finland, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Greece, Singapore, Venezuela, Germany, Syria, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka.

You can join the online course for 270 euro (+4000 Rub for reg. fee) but come to St. Petersburg to take touristic advantages for the duration of the program and attend online classes at your dormitory/hostel.

If you choose Option 2, just apply for the online course here and inform us on your choice via email to get further instructions.

Option 3 – tailor-made. We may also arrange a tailor-made on-campus program for a group of minimum 10 students holding nationality of the countries Russia resumed international air and railway service with.

Do you want to go deeper into Human Resource analytics? Join this Summer School!


HR Analytics and Human Capital Development
HR Analytics and Human Capital Development
  • Brief description

    The program provides a unique chance to study in Saint-Petersburg. The purpose of the program is to provide students with knowledge on aspects of human capital development. Within two weeks of this Summer School in July international students and Russian students are going to study and learn multi-cultural aspects of International Human Resource Management. A distinctive feature of the program is a consideration of such aspects as creating a business-oriented system of HR metrics that support the organization’s goals, managerial skills in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and current trends in human capital development.

    Various training methods and interactive study methods are used during the Summer School module.

  • Skills and competence to be acquired by students
    • Knowledge of Cross-Cultural Management
    • Features of planning and attracting staff by using HR analytics
    • HR analytics for talent selection and development
    • HR performance management based on HR analytics
    • Knowledge of current trends in Human Capital Development
    • Managerial skills in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution;
    • Competence of managing multicultural teams.

Duration: 2 weeks  

ECTS credits: 4.0

Participation fee:

Online format: 270 Euro

Hybrid format: 270 Euro + 4000 Rub (non-refundable registration fee for the Letter of Invitation)

Participation fee includes tuition fee, study materials, field trips and cultural program.

Upon successful completion of the course students will receive hard copies of certificates with ECTS credits (mailed by post in case of the online format of the Winter School).

  • Cultural program

    Online format:*

    • - Online Pub Quiz;
    • - Online Interactive Tour to SPbPU Museum;
    • - Online broadcasting of excursion to the Hermitage museum;

    Cultural program in the Hybrid format is discussed with participants individually.

    *All of the listed above activities are planned to take place but in case any of those will have to be cancelled, an alternative event will be offered to participants.


Provided only for the Hybrid or the Tailor-made formats:

  • on campus at the university dormitory
  • off-campus at partner hostels in the city center

Details of the options and booking procedures will be discussed with each applicant individually.

HR Analytics and Human Capital Development
HR Analytics and Human Capital Development

Deadline for registration

Online format: December 22, 2021

Hybrid format:

- for EU- or visa-free countries nationals: December 01, 2021

- for non-EU nationals: November 01, 2021

  • Entrance requirements
    • Good command of English. All classes and extracurricular activities are carried out in English. Knowledge of the Russian language is not required;
  • Course description

    National managerial mentality and cross-cultural communications

    • Human Resource Management System. The impact of globalization on the international labor market. The impact of national cultures and language differences on human resource management. Basic theories of cross-cultural management. Model of Russian managerial behavior. Communications with Russians. Managerial competencies for multicultural team management.

      HR Analytics

      HR metrics and HR analytics in the pyramid of HR data. Ethics and other features of the use of analytical data. Usage of HR analytics in planning and attracting staff. HR reports and HR dashboards. HR analytics for talent selection and development. HR performance management based on HR analytics.

      Development of human capital in modern conditions

      Human Capital. Human Resource Management System. Development of information technologies for human resource management. Contemporary trends in HRM. Professional orientation. Career planning. Manager skills in the 4th industrial revolution. Leadership basics. The main features of the leader. Global Leader. Teamwork in the global market.

Professors and lecturers:

  • DSc, prof. Olga Kalinina
  • DSc, prof. Alexander Kozlov
  • PhD, associate prof. Oksana Evseeva
  • PhD, associate prof. Svetlana Evseeva
  • guest lecturers from companies

Professors and lecturers:

Zyud University of Applied Science, the Netherlands


Summer and Winter Schools Team