Plekhanov Business School Integral

Mission: to create a responsible and sustainable Russian business school with strong links with local and international business community. The PBSI aspires to become a reliable business school, measured by the quality of its graduates, its faculty and its research outcomes. Its values are: superior service to all stakeholders, educational excellence, sustainability, flexibility and business ethics.

Plekhanov Business School Integral (PBSI) is semi-autonomous unit of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics. From 2004 to 2010 the school had the name of MBA High School Integral, but due to strategic goals set in connection with further development of Post Graduate educational programmes and significant expenditure of school activity (DBA, MPA, Retraining Degree programmes, Executive Education programmes) in October 2010 the School was renamed as Plekhanov Business School Integral.

As business school with strong international orientation PBSI represents Plekhanov University in international organizations such as: AMBA, EFMD, International Labour Organisation, CEEMAN, Russian Association of Business Education (RABE) and others. For e.g. since 2004 dean of PBSI Professor Kartashova has been a member of the Association of MBA’s International Faculty of Assessors and since 2008 a member of the Association of MBAs’ International Accreditation Advisory Board (IAAB).

MBA programmes of Plekhanov University were the first ones in Russia that gained AMBA accreditation in 2001. Since 2001 PBSI management and its leading professors have been constantly following the international criteria of quality required by AMBA which was confirmed by several Assessment Visits of AMBA, the last one took place in 2011 and the school was accredited for the maximum period of 5 years.

For today there are 399 full-time and part time students undergoing training on bachelor and master programmes of the School.


Educational programs of the International Business School  

  • MBA - Part Time programme (74 students)
  • EMBA-modular (79 students)
  • Presidential programme (138 students)
  • Executive education programmes for corporate clients (108 students)