Russian Association of Business Education (RABE)


Levoberezhnaya 32
Moscow 125475
Tel: (7-095) 458 5786 or 458 7494
Fax: (7-095) 200 2205 or 458 5786
Contact: L.I. Evenko, President of RABE

The Russian Association of Business Education (RABE) was established in 1990 to create "an effective system of business education in Russia that will provide home consumers with up-to-date means and resources for professional workforce training." RABE's programs include: an annual conference; public certification and assessment of member institutions; training and study abroad programs for business people and professors; and the development of long-term training programs and refresher courses for business education teachers. It is composed of over 50 business schools and commercial centers. Membership in RABE is open to state and commercial enterprises.

RABE's objectives

RABE's main objective is to offer all-around assistance in creating an effective system of business education in Russia that will provide home consumers with up-to-date means and resources for professional workforce training.

The Association aims to:

RABE's activities

To achieve its objectives, RABE plans to:

* foundation of new educational institutions and the restructuring of the existing ones
* improvement of the system of control and assessment of the quality of business education
* elaboration of original experimental consumer-oriented training programs
* wide-scale dissemination of research results
* procurement of various international sponsorships

To provide some specific examples of activities, RABE:

The RABE Network

The RABE headquarters and directorship are located in Moscow.
RABE has 7 regional centers:

  1. St. Petersburg Institute of International Management
  2. JSV Kaliningrad School of International Business
  3. Nizhny Novgorod Institute of Management and Business
  4. Alma-Ata School of Management
  5. Omsk Institute of World Economy "SIBECO"
  6. Baikal Training Complex of Irkutsk State University
  7. Ekaterinburg Refresher Institute for Specialists in Metallurgy

The Association maintains business contacts with other Russian organizations and associations such as the Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI), the National Fund for Training Financial and Managerial Cadres (NETFEMC), the Association of Joint Ventures, International Organizations and Associations (AJVIOA), the Association of Consultants on Economics and Management (ACEM), the Association of Russian Higher Educational Institutions (ARHEI).

RABE is on partnership terms with the Association of the Ukrainian Banks and Central Asian Fund of Management Development (CAMAN).

RABE's foreign partners

RABE cooperates closely and exchanges information with training centers and business schools using its links with: European Fund of Management Development (EFMD), American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Central and East- European Management Development Association (CEEMAN), International Federation of Business Education (IFBE), International Labour Organization of United Nations (ILO UN), Canadian Federation of Deans of Management and Administration Faculties, International Network of Workforce Refresher Courses (INTRMAN), and the Indian Association of Management Schools (AIMS).

International links

RABE has stable business contacts and ties with its partners in the following countries of the world: Belgium, Denmark, Finland France Germany, Holland, India, Italy, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA and other countries.

Benefits from membership in RABE

Membership in RABE will provides members to:

Corporate Membership in RABE:

RABE Membership is open to State and commercial enterprises, which provides an opportunity to participate in training and retraining programs with business-education professionals.

Activities oriented toward corporate members:

Last updated:    June 1996

A print version of much of the information contained in this NIS Third Sector Organizations section can be found in the The Post-Soviet Handbook (Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1999).

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