Institute of Entrepreneurial Activity is the educational institution which builds specialists with higher education, and is a part of the national educational system of the Republic of Belarus. Education in the institute corresponds to the educational standards approved by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus. Graduates receive state-recognized degrees under the respective qualification.
Institute of Entrepreneurial Activity was established in 1992 and is one of the first private institutes in the Republic of Belarus. Academician Sergey S.Ataev, professor, PhD, prize winner of international awards and prizes for distinguished contribution in the engineering science is the founder of the Institute.
The establishment of the institute is a proper response of educators to the increasing demand of modern society in specialists and managers with higher qualification of a new type, which freely familiarize with information streams, having fundamental professional education possessing high culture of intellectual and managerial work, able to disclose its potential for assistance in establishment of civilization market relationships, development of democracy and constitutional state.
Today approximately three thousand students are studying in MTI.
First pro-rector, PhD, Associate Professor Vladimir V.Sheverdov supervises the educational process in the institute.
More than three thousand graduates successfully work in business, and occupy high official positions. The necessary level of students preparation is provided by the best teacher staff in Belarus, and specialists in the field of economics, management, computer science, foreign languages – 132 teachers, among them 64 PhDs, Associate Professors; 11 PhDs, Professors. Continuous creative pedagogic communication of a teacher is realized in traditional forms and using new technologies.
The institute structure includes 2 faculties, 8 facultys, educational-methodic faculty, educational work and youth initiatives faculty, science and information technologies faculty, pre-institute and term preparation faculty, a number of structural subdepartments, and business support centre.
Institute of Entrepreneurial Activity is located in two buildings: administration and facilitative structures as well as Foreign Economic Activity Faculty are located in Seraphimovich St, 11; Economy and Business Faculty and Entrepreneurship is located in Plekhanov St, 8. PE classes are held the premises equipped with the necessary sport facilities including the gym and the swimming pool all located in Kalinovsky St, 111. There are 48 classrooms, 4 computer classrooms, 3 language labs and 5 specially equipped classrooms to build specialists according to the educational standards and plans.
Modern facilities, teaching aids, computer engineering and video technologies of lecture halls, rooms, and specialized classrooms correspond to the level and aims of specialists’ preparation.
Pro-rector on general questions Nikolai V. Tatenkov carries out business activities of the institute.
Institute of Entrepreneurial Activity trains highly-qualified personnel for developing economy of the republic with the level of knowledge meeting the requirements of present-day market.
The head of Human resources faculty Tatiana I. Galushko is in charge of staff recruiting.
Certified economists, economic managers, marketing specialists-economists, managers-economists, translators, and linguists graduate from the institute, which is conditioned by needs of the state and society in high-qualified personnel in all business domains.
The institute has an educational-methodic section, which provides the integrated methodical basis of the educational process; analyses and monitors educational and methodic work of the faculties and facultys; monitors execution of directive documents and materials of the superior bodies and the administration on the questions of educational and methodic process organization; organizes work on data base compilation on the following directions:
Valentina A.Shapoval is the head of the educational-methodic faculty.
Institute of Entrepreneurial Activity trains specialists with higher education based on secondary-level education, specialized secondary education and higher education under the following specializations:
Enrolment to the institute is carried out on a competitive basis with the centralized testing results taken into account. The education is on a paying basis.
The system of social support is functioning in the institute, namely discounts with formed costs of apprenticeship for students showing high rates in educational and informative, scientific and research activity as well as social works, and students that completed the preceding academical year with excellence, as well as orphans and social orphans.