Leadership in Communication

Summer School - Online
June 20 - July 2, 2022

The course is held online

Do you want to know how does the primary communication professional attain expert influence and success in a leadership position? This program provides information and recommendations on working at the highest level of a professional in the field of corporate communications. Join this Program and be the best!

  • Brief description

    What is the relevance of communication in the leadership process of reaching best achievable outcomes? Leadership communication defines, drives, and creates value for a commercial enterprise—its employees, its owners, and those whom they serve. Leadership is given strength by strategic communication, which gives the results necessary in competitive conditions. For a professional in the field of corporate communications, this puts two questions in the spotlight: what is the significance of communication in the management process for achieving the best achievable results (BAOS)? And how does a specialist in basic communications achieve expert influence and success in a managerial position? This course provides insights and guidance on functioning at the highest levels of the corporate communications profession. By focusing on key topics, this unprecedented program offers students more detailed information and depth of discussion about the quality of leadership in any organization.

  • Skills and competence to be acquired by students
    • • General principles of leadership;
    • • Key scientific concepts about leadership, social communication and interaction;
    • • Main characteristics of leaders and their environment;
    • • Strategies, tactics and leadership tools;
    • • Social competencies;
    • • Teamwork competencies;
    • • Communication skills.
Online lectures will be delivered synchronized as live talk with professors and groupmates. Records of classes will be available on SPbPU platform for 1 month after the course end.

Duration: 2 weeks

ECTS credits: 4.0

Participation fee: 270 Euro

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 Summer School).

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

Deadline for registration: June 13, 2022

  • Entrance requirements
    • • Good command of English. All classes and extracurricular activities are conducted in English. Knowledge of the Russian language is not required.

Leadership in Communication Descriptor SS22.pdf

Professors and lecturers:
  • SPbPU professors and mentors, experts and guest lecturers.


Program coordinators:

  • Ms. Irina Zakharova, Program Coordinator, PhD, High School of Media Communications and Public Relations, Institute of Humanities, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University.
  • zaharova_ib@spbstu.ru
  • +7 (812) 606-62-37
  • room 204, 28, Grazhdanskii prospect, 195220, St.Petersburg, Russia
Department of International Educational Programs