Team, Mountains, Decision-Making

    The lecture “The Problem of the Team” by Andrei Volkov.


    What is the difference between a team and a group, a collective, and a gang? How do the extreme conditions of mountaineering expeditions influence team building? What is the distribution of roles within a team? Who and how makes choices and decisions in a team?

    Time: December 25, 16:00

    Place: School of Advanced Studies of the University of Tyumen, 2/1 8 Marta St.

    The lecture will be given in Russian. Free entry.

    Andrei Volkov is an Academic policy advisor of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, Deputy Chairman of the Council on Global Competitiveness Enhancement of Leading Russian Universities among Global Research and Education Centers.

    Andrei Volkov (Doctor of Engineering) has been the Dean of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO since its inception in 2006 till 2013, he is one of Russia’s leading experts in education policy and advisor to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation. Andrei headed the group of G8 experts on questions relating to Russian initiatives in the field of education.

    From 2002 – 2005, Dr. Volkov was vice principal of the Russian Government affiliated Academy of National Economics, from 1991 to 2002, he was one of the creators and heads of the Tolyattinskiy Academy of Management, an academic institution famous for its innovative approaches to education.

    Andrei Volkov graduated from Moscow Institute of Engineering and Physics and worked as a research fellow for the Scientific Research Institute of Atomic Reactors from 1984-1991. He is President of the Russian Federation of Mountain Climbing (from 2003) and a world-class sportsman, who conquered Everen 1992.