Baikal Communications Group strengthens professional competences of specialists in relations with public authorities offering various formats for enhancing the skills they have and acquiring new knowledge. The training is conducted both at leading educational institutions and individually upon client’s request.

GR and Lobbying in Business and Nonprofit Sector

The first advanced GR training in Russia based of the concept of “practitioners for practitioners”: it is taught by GR experts from Russian and international companies of the real sector of the economy. The course is run jointly with the MGIMO School of Business and International Competence. The training aims at developing and improving the ability to represent and promote client’s interests at federal and regional governmental institutions, as well as at the international level including supranational level EEU. The training helps students to acquire the skills necessary to use GR tools in practice in various industries. The first and second graduations were held on June 3, 2018 and October 21, 2018. The third took part on March 24, 2019.

The course is run two times per year. For the training structure and time, mode of study and conditions of participation please visit the link. Registration for October 24-27, 2019 is open.

GR Management and Lobbying Technologies

A one-term course included in the curriculum of the Master program at PR Department of the Faculty of International Journalism of MGIMO. The course gives the basics of GR that are followed by the immersion into specific GR cases. During the course, students acquire competences necessary to analyze the interests of the subject of GR communication, learn the methodology of work in this communications space, and familiarize with professional ethics.

The course is held from February to May annually since 2015. The main audience consists from master students of MGIMO.

Seminars and Other Courses

Baikal Communications Group develops customized training programs in GR taking into account the particularity of a client’s industry. In addition, our team holds master classes on reputation management for political and state structures. During the preparation of the training we assess customer needs and make sure the learning process is as practical as possible.

Over the years «GR-school» jointly with the MGIMO School of Business and International Proficiency has already carried out seminars and training programs for officials of the Russian Federation Administration of the President and the EU, public officers of Regional governments of the Arkhangelsk, Irkutsk, Moscow regions, Republics of Dagestan and Buryatia, Kazakh officials from the Ministry of Energy of the Kazakhstan Republic. As well as for the top management of Irkutsk Oil Company, Norilsk Nickel and the management of PJSC LUKOIL, LUKOIL International Services B.V., Lukoil Overseas Egypt Ltd., Lukoil –Nizhnevolzhskneft, Exxon Neftegaz Limited, Surgutneftegaz, Summa Group, SIBUR Holding, Uralchem JSC, Energoprom Management JSC, RT-Business Development LLC (Rostec), Vostok-Service Speccomplect JSC, Aeroflot PJSC, Kaspi Bank (Kazakhstan), Promsvyazbank PJSC, (ru) LLC, Medtronic PLC, Baltika Breweries, PepsiCo (Russia), Amgen Inc., KPMG JSC.

If you are interested in customized training programme please contact us by email