27.04.06 Organization and management of knowledge-intensive industries

Level of education:
Master’s degree
Form of training:
Full-time (daytime)
Venue of training:
Entrance exams:
— Higher mathematics
Programs, specializations:
Management of knowledge-intensive industries

One of the strategic tasks of the Russian economy is its structural transformation based on the development of science-intensive industries. High-tech industries are modern industries that produce products based on the latest achievements of science and technology; therefore, the labor market is in an increasing demand for specialists with functional skills of organizers of activities aimed to create high-tech products and ensure their development and production. 

The relevance of and high demand in the Management of knowledge-intensive industries master’s program determines the necessity to prepare a new category of specialists; those who are able to effectively solve the problems of organizing and managing industrial and technological sustainability, especially when introducing new types of products. The educational program combines engineering training with the knowledge of strategic and tactical planning process management and the organization of industrial production of various types (single, serial, and mass) using up-to-date information and telecommunication technologies. 

The acquired knowledge allows graduates to analyze, structure and coordinate any business processes directly relating to the production of science-intensive products, as well as to the implementation of the supply and marketing functions of the enterprise.

Various employers, including government and business structures, are in great demand for graduates of the Management of knowledge-intensive industries master’s program, specifically:

  • major high-tech manufacturing enterprises, small and medium-sized industrial organizations;
  • sectoral ministries (federal and regional);
  • financial and tax organizations.

Alumni can be employed as
  • managers of innovative projects
  • specialists in analytics and optimization of business processes
  • specialists in planning and organization of production
  • specialists in production, technical and technological support
  • logistics specialists
  • specialists of the financial and economic department
  • R&D specialists
  • R&D engineers
  • start-up managers
Program subjects
  • Design of organizational structures and organization of production processes
  • Quality and competitiveness control of high-tech products
  • Methods and means of informatization and computerization of production and management processes
  • High-tech production and economic security strategy
  • Development of a production program
  • Strategy for the development and planning of organizational structures and production processes
  • Marketing research for high technology products
  • Resource support of science-intensive industries
  • Pricing of high technology products
  • Monitoring of the core and supporting business processes
  • Integration and logistics processes of high technology production
  • Organization of production under high economic risks
Graduating department:
Department of Economics and Innovative Entrepreneurship