27.03.05 Innovation

Innovation is a unique major that allows one to acquire the competences, skills and abilities of an engineer, manager and economist at the same time. Students are trained to manage innovative processes and projects, to develop business plans, to find investors, to bring new products to the market, and to deliver consulting support tailored to the specifics of an innovation.
Level of education:
Bachelor's degree
Form of training:
Full-time (daytime)
Place of training:
Moscow
Entrance examination:
— Mathematics (major)
— Russian language
— Information science and ICT
Profiles and specializations:
Management of armament systems
This educational program is unique as it is not offered by any other university. It is adapted to the needs of specific employers, which guarantees employment upon graduation.

Training under the Management of Armament Systems program is conducted at the facilities of the 46th Central Research Institute, a federal state budgetary institution of the Russian Ministry of Defense, which provides access to specialized databases, software, military hardware and specimens relevant to the program. That enables students to participate in multi-parameter research to forecast the development of major sectors of science and technology in the interests of defense and state security. Students can also take part in the graduating department’s research and carry out graduation projects using the data, requirements and tasks of real-life enterprises.
Professions that a graduate can choose
  • researcher
  • research engineer
  • military planning and arms supply management specialist
Specialized disciplines
  • Principles of the Russian Federation’s military technology policy
  • Principles of defense product standardization and cataloguing
  • Armaments theory
  • Military economics
  • Military hardware procurements of the Russian Federation’s Armed Forces
  • Data support and information technology in the management of armaments, military and special hardware development
  • Lifecycle quality management of armaments, military and special hardware
  • Military technology as a system of requirements for management of industrial technology and research development
  • Creation of non-conventional armaments and military hardware as implementation of the asymmetry principle in the development of the armaments system
  • Fundamentals of military management theory and organization
  • Intellectual property rights management in the development of armaments, military and special purpose hardware
  • Program-based and target planning of the armaments system development of the Russian Federation’s Armed Forces
Graduating department:
Department of Economics and Innovative Entrepreneurship
Innovation management
Innovation today is the foundation of economic development and competitiveness. The Innovation program permits students to acquire the knowledge, skills and competences of an engineer, manager and economist at the same time.
Upon graduation, the students of the program become broad-minded professionals who are able to come up with an idea for an innovation project based on the latest developments; to determine the potential of an innovation project; to select the right technologies and implementation modes of a project/innovation; to commercialize project results; to find and assess possible funding sources; to develop an advertising campaign to promote a project, including its presentation; to assess a project’s or an innovation’s risks; to defend a project legally. Alumni who have majored in Innovation Management are employed as innovative development specialists by enterprises of various industries, as members of industrial development departments at government authorities, patent services, bureaus and agencies, or can create an independent startup.
Professions that a graduate can choose
  • innovation manager
  • research and development engineer
  • innovation infrastructure specialist
  • project and program manager
  • innovator and business planner
  • project manager
  • patent expert
  • production process transfer manager
  • intellectual property expert
Specialized disciplines
  • Innovative project as an object of management
  • Innovation management
  • Innovation models
  • Business plan justification and development for an innovation project
  • Business presentation of an innovative project
  • Organizational forms of innovation
  • Corporate venture capital financing
  • Commercialization of innovation results
  • Organization of research and development work
  • Technical and engineering documentation
  • Prediction of innovation using Forsythe’s techniques
  • Organization and conduct of process audits
  • Negotiation techniques
  • Material science and fundamentals of new materials development
  • Production process preparation
  • Innovation infrastructure
  • Corporate innovative strategies
  • Marketing in innovation
  • Legal support for innovation
  • Government institutions to support innovation
  • Information technologies and systems in innovation management
Graduating department:
Department of Economics and Innovative Entrepreneurship