You will learn what is really “big data”, what is the problem of big data and why it is impossible to use traditional tools. Then what can be used instead, and which opportunities open up these tools and approaches. You will see how to solve the real problem of big data processing in different economic sectors.

Moreover You will learn who and how manages projects in Russia, get the gist of different approaches to project management and peculiarities of managing IT projects, practice team work.

You will get acquainted with Russian world class experts in project management from the Russian branch of the International Project Management Association (IPMA/SOVNET) and will work with Young Crew Russia core team, global network for young professionals enthusiastic about project management.

About School (201 КБ)

Where:Institute of Informational Business Systems of NUST “MISiS” (Russia, Moscow)
When:July 15th — July 29th (2 weeks)
Participants:Summer school is a multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, cross-cultural. We invite everybody who eager to gain new insights: bachelor’s or master’s students, young university staff and teachers, anyone thirsty for knowledge in project management, big data and informational technologies. There are no special entry requirements.

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Academic Program:

Module 1. Big Data

  • Big Data foundations
  • Hadoop ecosystem: review and examples
  • Analytical processing of big data tools: R, Python, Data Discovery: a basic overview, examples, practice
  • Examples of cross-industry solutions from leading companies

Module 2. Project managment

  • Project management in Russia. Key players and projects
  • The language of projects: foundations of project management
  • The role and relevance of information technology in project management in Russia
  • “Learning Agile through a Children’s Book”
  • Peculiarities of IT project management
  • Workshop “At Top Gear”

A site visit to a leading Russian IT company with proven track record in project management

A site visit to a leading enterprise of Russia’s nuclear industry

Plus Russian language classes


Summer school fee is 450 EUR for the two-week program and includes:

  • 30 hours of Big Data classes
  • 30 hours of Project management classes
  • 20 hours of Russian language
  • All teaching materials
  • Cultural program
  • Certificate of Participation
  • Welcome party

Accommodation in one of the best residence halls in Moscow (additional option, not included in the fee).

The accommodation is provided to all who confirmed their participation before June 5.

Cost for the Russian participants: fee is 22,000 rubles for the two-week program except Russian language classes.

The deadline for application is 29/05/2017 (for Russian students and young university staff 10/07/2017).
Contact person: Andrey Nazim

Agreement (eng) (890.1 КБ)

Agreement (rus) (807.9 КБ)