WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
You will learn about the metallurgical industry in Russia including the key features of production process, get deeper knowledge of management and business partnership, gain hands-on practical experience and develop your own project as a result.
ABOUT THE COURSE
This is an opportunity to immerse in the production world of a large Russian mining and metallurgical holding - the Ural Mining Metallurgical Company, through the education in the modern, the first private engineering Technical University in Russia for 3 weeks. You will be able to learn not only from highly qualified trainers, but also from real employees of large plants; learn about the features of big foreign business; grasp the nuances of production and even develop your own project.
This course if designed for senior students of Bachelor/Masters degree or skilled employees of metallurgical industrial enterprises.
The language of tuition is English and we require the students to possess a sufficient level of language.
ABOUT THE HOST COMPANY
Ural Mining Metallurgical Company (UMMC) – one of the top Russian producers of major commodities including copper, zinc, coal, gold and silver. Additionally UMMC produces lead, selenium, tellurium, cadmium and indium. Metals production operations located primarily in Urals (Sverdlovsk, Chelyabinsk, Orenburg regions and Bashkortostan Republic). Coal assets mainly located in Siberia (Kemerovo region).
UMMC operates 40 companies situated in Russia and other countries and has more than 80 000 employees. Company’s headquarters are situated in Verknaya Pyshma (Russia, Sverdlovsk region).
Revenues in 2015 totaled $5,1 bln. Capital expenditures up to 60 bln. RUB a year. Environmental and community development investments are about 10 bln. RUB a year.
High grades of operating deposits and low mine costs make UMMC competitive market player, while its strong metallurgical base ensures sustainable development.
KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE
Throughout the course you will develop analytical, design and systems thinking skills.
You'll visit the metallurgical plant and have a chance to work in labs. UMMC group of companies unites >40 metallurgical, mining and machine-building companies.
Each participant of the programme receives a certificate after graduation.
Knowledge must meet the challenges of our time. You will gain firsthand experience from people who solve complicated tasks every day basis.
Knowing how to work with large private industrial companies in Russia could be useful for the professional duties. This course is designed to develop broad and deep understanding in scientific, technical and management aspects of metallurgy and mining problems. You will learn to think creatively, be able to tackle complex issues and get trained to collect, analyse and interpret complex quantitative and qualitative data. You'll gain practical skills in problem solving, project work, digital literacy, communication, and interdisciplinary team work, improve digital literacy. Together the students will demonstrate the all-round abilities which are valued by employers.
Training includes 3 main blocks - theory, practice and project development. Each block takes 1 week and is held for approximately 20 hours. The classes are conducted by the UMMC specialists, UMMC university and partner institutes. Students have the opportunity to develop their own scientific / business project under the guidance of UMMC specialists.
Within 3 weeks the participants choose the topic of their project. It should cover the actual issue of modern metallurgy and correspond to the professional specialization of the participant. Project work could be developed both independently and in a group. Interdisciplinary projects are welcomed. Participants can apply for scientific guidance of the programme instructors and use the University's facilities in accordance with internal rules.
Professors & Instructors
Evgeniy V. Bragin
Deputy General Director of UMMC
Dean of the Faculty of Engineering of Moscow Polytech, Phd in Political Science
Criteria and approaches to the formation of engineering thought
Svetlana V. Fedorova
Phd, Head of the Department of Power and Electrical Engeneering
Power and Electrical Engeneering. Power supply of metallurgical enterprise. Lab practice.
Head of R&D Centre of Uraleсtromed
prof. Pavel A. Kozlov
Doctor of technical sceince, professor, Honored Scientist of Russia, Honored Inventor of the Russian Federation, Laureate of the Russian Government Prize
The production cycle of a metallurgical enterprise as an example of Chelyabinsk Zinc Plant
Phd, Head of the Department of Automation of Technological Processes and Productions of UMMC TU
Automation of the metallurgical enterprise. Practice in the lab.
Head of the Department of Labor Economics and Human Resources of USUE
Head of the Information Research Department of UMMC
The state of industry in Russia, the most developed industries. Trends and development prospects.
FEES: 1 500 USD
Covers the tuition and supplies required for the organization of the educational process.
We arrange pick-up from/to airport Koltsovo.
We will suggest you a list of events for extracurricular time. Part of the activities is included in the cost and will be free for you, such as visiting the enterprises of UMMC, unique Museums of automotive and military technics and more. Part of the activities is offered optional for a small fee.
It offers comfortable dormitory accommodation (up to 4 person in the room) in 10 minutes of walk from the university. Free gym facilities, equipped kitchen in each room, WiFi.
You will be offered meals in the University cafeteria on study days.
Each group of course participants will be accompanied by University buddies. Their main aim is to help you find yourself in the university and city, solve any problems with the accomodatiton and react to urgent unexpected questions.
Pay attention! Insurance, Visa and consular fee, Travel expenses to and from Yekaterinburg, Other student expenses are not included. If you want a different placement, then it will be more expensive, check with the organizers.
Is it cold in Russia? What clothes should I bring with?
January temperature in Russia is around minus 17-23 celsius, so you need to bring warm clothes like as if you are going to mountain skiing (down jacket, warm pants, cap, winter boots)
UMMC TU is located in Verkhnyaya Pyshma, which is 2 km outside Ekaterinburg. You can reach the city centre by public transport (bus and subway), nearly 30 minutes one way. The fare is about 70 RUB (~1 USD).
We will pick you up at the Koltsovo Airport and bring you back for the return trip, so don't worry about this. Please notify us about the arrival/departure time and flight number.
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