ArmInfo.A unique partnership project is being launched in Armenia - Matena International School of Leadership and Professional Development. Matena's mission is to contribute to the development of professional and leadership skills through collecting and sharing advanced knowledge and the leading world practices for those who permanently seek improvement and excellence in their professional fields, reads a message on Russian-Armenian businessman Ruben Vardanyan`s private page.
The Matena founders are Ruben Vardanyan, the founding partner of "SKOLKOVO" Moscow School of Management and "UWC Dilijan" international school, and Prof. Ruben Hayrapetyan.
Together with its partners - Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO and a number of international institutes - the new center will deliver education programs designed for middle and high-level executives in the government and private sectors as well as for businessmen.
The International Advisory Board and International Academic Board of the school comprise reputable representatives of academic and business communities, famous social and political actors, including Hovhannes Avoyan, the co-founder and CEO of "Picsart", Marta Albert, managing principal of "QG Family Office", and others.
The first program will be launched in the first half of 2022. Among the prospective students are both citizens of Armenia and diasporic Armenians, as well as students from the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union.
Matena will offer courses for heads of local government bodies, as well as special courses for women. The courses will be in three languages, Armenian, Russian and English. Students will pay for the courses, but a grant program will be offered to a larger number of participants.
"Matena" will also contribute to the 15 strategic goals of the "Future Armenian" public initiative, in particular, to the implementation of "Education excellence: prioritize education as the highest societal value for Armenians worldwide".