SibSUTIS Professors Tatyana Monastyrskaya, Natalia Mikidenko and Svetlana Storozheva presented their paper “Leadership and Entrepreneurial Competencies Evaluated by the Academic Community”. The paper is focused on the analysis of entrepreneurship education problems and forming entrepreneurial competencies in Russian educational system, which was made within the framework of the project “READY for BUSiness”. The paper discusses that more and more attention is devoted in Russian universities to the development of entrepreneurship education, as well as entrepreneurial and leadership competencies of students. Students’ and professors’ opinions regarding the importance of certain leadership and entrepreneurial competencies are also taken. Questionnaire method and document analysis were utilised in the exploration. Research results provided insight to the necessity of entrepreneurship education and effective methods of training. Comparison of the leadership and entrepreneurial competencies and differentiation of these depending on their significance for the students will enable one to make allowance for students’ educational needs when creating syllabi as well as define the criteria of maturity of the competencies in a better way.
The paper will be published by Springer in May 2018 in the Business and Economy Series in English and indexed in the Web of Science Conference Proceedings Citation Index (Web of Science Core Collection).