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The SAP CIS company in April, 2016 opened doors of new training center SAP in Moscow for training of the Russian IT developer, creation of joint innovations and knowledge sharing. The amount of investments into new training center was €1 ml.

In SAP training center 150 jobs and 12 classes are organized, more than 400 programs for 30 solutions, including 25 unique, adapted to the Russian specifics rates are submitted; interactive demos stands work. Learning process can take place in different formats — from individual to group. Small audiences are equipped for carrying out rates in a format of video conferences on 4-6 people — participants from different regions can be connected to them far off, and a high image quality and communication channels allow to create complete effect of personal presence, claim in the company.

Among new products of the training program there is a subscription on knowledge of SAP Education Flatrate according to which it is possible to receive a full range of training courses with the subsequent certification, access to all content using cloud library of knowledge of SAP Learning Hub at the fixed price that, by estimates of SAP, will allow to save over p100 one thousand when training specialists, project team members and key users of SAP. Also will become new within the program SAP Start seminar — for top managers and heads, to the devoted methodology and tools of SAP allowing to implement optimum the project, and a rate on a subject of Internet of Things where this trend will be considered in terms of business, value creation, innovation management in the company.

University Alliance SAP

The university Alliance SAP cooperates with 85 universities in Russia and the CIS. More than 250,000 students obtain information on SAP solutions within educational process, open lectures, conferences, a case competitions.

2020: Providing free training against the background of coronavirus epidemic

On March 27, 2020 SAP CIS announced additional opportunities and tools for digital-training. The initiative will help with a situation, difficult for all countries, to support specialists who continue to study despite restrictions.

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It is unlikely it is possible to find the country on which the pandemic of COVID-19 had no destructive impact. In this hard time it is very important to provide students, teachers and industry specialists with access to the safe educational environment where they will be able to study in an online format without risk for themselves and people around. SAP will give them necessary support, having opened access to the best digital services to provide the continuity of knowledge on the way to innovations,
told Christian Klein, the co-manager the director and the board member of SAP SE
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Three principal directions - mass open online courses (MOOC, Massive Open Online Courses), access to educational content for the large universities and participants of the program University Alliance SAP and SAP Young Thinkers will become a basis for an initiative. Rates will constantly adapt and improve taking into account responses and specific requirements of participants.

The OpenSAP MOOC platform will be useful to those who are interested in modern technologies, innovations and digital economy. So among the offered rates it is possible to find materials on RPA, data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, IoT, Java and many other. On openSAP there is also a set of forums where it is possible to communicate with colleagues and to ask questions to experts. Rates are available without restrictions, at any time, in any place and from any device. And podcasts and rates in a format of microtraining provide to users independent content which is easier acquired thanks to small information volumes. For registration the participant should be more than 16 years old, however rates have no age restrictions.

Within 90 days four rates will be free of charge available to all students studying in one of 3800 universities entering the global academic program University Alliance SAP and also interested in development of career within an ecosystem of SAP. Rates are devoted to key SAP solutions - SAP S/4HANA, SAP S/4HANA Cloud Finance, SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central and SAP HANA. Materials are available in different languages, rates include the different training formats. Besides, students will be able to perform also practical tasks, it will facilitate their preparation for examination and passing of certification of SAP global certification, at the same time one attempt will be absolutely free.

2018: Opening of 5 education centers of SAP expertize of Next-Gen

The SAP company announced on September 10, 2018 start of a format of the educational program of SAP — the Centers of SAP expertize Next-Gen. Educational hubs are open in 29 universities and educational institutions of Europe and the Middle East, their number included VDTs "Eaglet" and the Russian universities – SPbPU Peter the Great (Polytechnic University), MGIMO (U) the Russian Foreign Ministry, Higher School of Economics National Research University and RGU of oil and gas of Gubkin. The centers of SAP expertize Next-Gen will concentrate on development of the innovation technology services for the selected industry, will be responsible for distribution of industry experience and front lines the practician, to serve as a sample for other educational institutions from SAP Next-Gen network.

It is supposed that the centers of SAP expertize Next-Gen will help universities to accelerate training of industry specialists with experience of development of the innovation projects based on technologies and the SAP platform. One of the first centers opens in MGIMO (U) the Russian Foreign Ministry and will be focused on digital transformation in the field of banking and analytics.

One more center of SAP expertize Next-Gen in Polytechnic University is urged to expand cooperation of university with SAP and to attract more resources in the innovative developments to scientific and technical and industrial tasks in the field of the Industry 4.0.

Other Centers of SAP expertize Next-Gen in Russia will be focused on the following industries: in Higher School of Economics National Research University — on digital marketing and e-commerce (including use of SAP C/4HANA), in RGU of oil and gas of Gubkin — on innovations for the oil and gas industry, in VDTs "Eaglet" — on educational programs for school students.

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The digital economy forming in Russia requires a large number of specialists who have necessary skills on work with advanced technologies, such people really at the moment are not enough. The centers of SAP expertize Next-Gen in Russia will help to prepare the professionals who are perfectly understanding the innovations having the developed digital competences in a short time and also to construct an ecosystem for creation of joint products with the Russian companies, demanded not only in the Russian market, but also on world — Natalia Parmenova, the CEO of SAP CIS said.
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In the Centers of SAP expertize Next-Gen it is also going to hold global hackathons of Code with Purpose.

2017

The SAP Next-Gen Lab center in REU of Plekhanov

On September 8, 2017 in Plekhanov Russian University of Economics opening of the center of innovations of SAP Next-Gen Lab created on an initiative and with assistance of SAP company took place. Basic function of SAP Next-Gen Lab — practice of students, studying of the technologies of SAP, solving of tasks modern for clients of SAP company and the basic enterprises of the university.

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SAP Next-Gen Lab is created for generation Z. We believe in what the new solutions meeting business needs will be created in these walls with the assistance of students. We are focused on practice, on specific result. We believe that these walls will leave not one pilot project which will put the future to interesting solutions for many companies of our country — Dmitry Krasyukov, the deputy CEO of SAP CIS noted at opening of the center.
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We are really very glad to see one more global company at us at the university. During all 110-year history of the university praktikoriyentirovanny training was our purpose in training of students. It is what allows our graduate to offer in free market of work itself on the basis of the law of demand and offers. Therefore, one more such laboratory is a big contribution to the solution of our strategic tasks, improving competitiveness of our graduates — Tatyana Voronova, the vice rector for educational and methodical work of REU added.
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SAP Next-Gen Lab Plekhanov is the 7th center of innovations of SAP in which students, teachers, professors and young scientists will get access to educational materials and technologies of SAP company and also will be able to get advice from leading experts from the centers of innovations of SAP worldwide. The university alliance SAP contains more than 3 thousand educational institutions in 106 countries of the world. Industrial partners of the center of innovations will have an opportunity to approve technological solutions and to estimate prospects of their integration into the business processes.

The center of innovations borrows practicians and formats of training the general project of SAP and Stanford University. Students are given an opportunity to prove in work on this business case.

In SAP Next-Gen Lab Plekhanov hackathons, interuniversity scientific and practical seminars, tournaments on creation of the innovative solutions in different spheres of business and also the social sphere will be held. Young specialists can provide own projects in the center, get advice on crowdsourcing or on developments for big customers.

The SAP Next-Gen Lab center in SPbPU

Within the PIEF-2017 SPbPU and SAP company in the presence of Maxim Meyksin, the Chairman of the Committee on industrial policy and innovations of St. Petersburg, signed agreements on cooperation in the field of new technologies and about opening in the St. Petersburg university of the center of innovations of SAP Next-Gen Lab. The agreement was signed by the rector of SPbPU, the academician of RAS Andrey Rudskoy and the CEO of SAP CIS Pavel Gontarev.

SAP opens the center of innovations SAP Next-Gen Lab which focus – developments for the industry in Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University. In the SAP center students, teachers, professors and young scientists will get access to educational materials and technologies of SAP company and also will be able to get advice from leading experts from the centers of innovations of SAP worldwide. Industrial partners of the center of innovations will have an opportunity to approve new technological solutions and to estimate prospects of their integration into the business processes.

During the PIEF-2017 the contribution agreement of SAP as the partner of the Polytechnical university in the Factories of the Future megaproject – a demonstration polygon based on the Institute of the Advanced Production Technologies (IAPT) in SPbPU is also signed. Factory of the Future will be engaged in research works and preparation of the concept of products of new generation for high-tech industries of the industry.

The SAP Next-Gen Lab center in SPbSU

On June 2, 2017 the agreement signature ceremony between St. Petersburg State University and SAP CIS company was held. Partnership was officially issued within the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

Signatures under the document were appended by the first vice rector for educational, nonlearning and educational and methodical work of SPbSU Ekaterina Babelyuk and the chief executive of SAP CIS Parmenova Natalia. Thanks to conclusion of an agreement the University and the company will be able to integrate the intellectual and material resources for training of specialists.

"SAP company – the important partner for the university. We use the system of SAP nearly ten years and we highly appreciate quality of information product, – Ekaterina Babelyuk noted. – Agreement signature will allow us to bring cooperation to new level and to open based on SPbSU the center of innovations SAP Next-Gen Lab – the special platform where students will be able to solve specific business challenges. Thus, university students will get the first working experience, and SAP and its clients – effective solutions and the innovation ideas of young researchers".

The D SPbSU is used several tens of various information systems helping a message educational, scientific, economic and other types of activity. SAP – one of key partners whose platforms effectively solve the problems facing the university. Let's note that the university is among the organizations pioneers which began to implement SAP in 2008.

2016

The Russian state university of oil and gas as a part of University alliance

SAP and Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas opened the Center of innovations SAP Next-Gen Lab in December, 2016. Its purpose - the solution of business challenges of industry partners of the university. It is the only SAP Center in the world based on university specializing in the oil and gas industry.

SAP Next-Gen Lab represents space for project work where students based on technologies of SAP will develop concepts and prototypes of solutions of tasks, relevant for the industry. In the Center there will pass innodzhema, consulting, to - the innovation, global crowdsourcing projects and application studies. At the disposal of young specialists there will be a work area for training and actions, testing of robotics and experimental devices.
"Young specialists will be able not only to provide projects in the Center of innovations, but also to get advice of teachers of university and profile specialists of SAP. The oil and gas companies with which we cooperate, are interested in "smart" solutions and new business scenarios of talented students and also in the specialists already well familiar with SAP solutions", – Mikhail Silin, the vice rector for the innovation activity and commercialization of developments of RGU of oil and gas of I.M. Gubkin noted.

The concept of the new Center is based on the best practices of Stanford d.school, the joint project of SAP and Stendforsky university where students develop Connected Cars technologies for Audi and "UAVs" Volvo for construction. Also among their customers – Renault, IKEA, NASA, Ford, etc.

MIREA as a part of University alliance

On December 9, 2016 the press service of SAP SE announced opening in MIREA of the first in Russia and the CIS of the center of innovations and network technologies for students and young IT specialists of SAP Next-Gen Lab.

The center works in the main building of MIREA on Vernadsky Avenue, 78. On the area of 100 m ² are placed:

  • the work area for training and actions,
  • zone of testing of robotics and experimental devices,
  • meeting room.

Basic function of SAP Next-Gen Lab — practice of students, studying of the technologies of SAP, solving of tasks modern for clients of the company and the MIREA basic enterprises.

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SAP Next-Gen Lab is created for generation Z. Students and specialists of this age are aimed at practice and career, but not at the dry theory. Just open center will become the platform for project training. At such approach the teacher makes a start not from a theoretical task, and from practical. For example, to develop the application for bank or to finish the quadcopter for use in the conditions of dangerous production.

Natalia Parmenova, chief executive of SAP CIS
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The center of innovations MIREA borrows practicians and formats of training the general project of SAP and Stanford University — Stanford d.School. Here, in particular, students create Connected Cars technologies for Audi and "UAVs" Volvo for construction, safe for workers. Among project orderers — Renault, IKEA, NASA, Ford and other companies.

In SAP Next-Gen Lab MIREA holding the hackathons and innodzhem open for students of all universities is planned. Young specialists will be able to provide own projects in the center, to get advice on crowdsourcing or developments for big customers.

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SAP Next-Gen Lab will help development of Institute for Information Technology and automated design of MIREA which conducts developments for 46 basic enterprises of university. Among them there are manufacturing enterprises, medical institutions, the ministries and departments. Problems of informatization of many of them are ambitious. It and the analysis of data arrays in concepts of Big Data, and implementation of Internet of Things in the industry. Interest in this plan is made, for example, by the SAP HANA platform. Students will be engaged in its studying first of all.
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The ITMO university was included into University alliance SAP and opened SAP Next-Gen Lab

The university ITMO SAP was also announced in November agreement signature according to which the university is a part of University alliance SAP and opens SAP Next-Gen Lab.

Plans of cooperation of the ITMO and SAP University are connected with training of students and graduate students, with research and development, training, an entrepreneurship and innovations.

Teachers and students will get access to educational content of SAP — to 600 12 subjects rates. It will be possible to be trained in audiences or online on the open openSAP and openHPI MOOC platforms.

The important role in cooperation of university and company will be played by SAP Next-Gen Lab — the center in which students will work on the solution of the innovation tasks for the benefit of business, implementing the concept of project-oriented training. Master classes, hackathons, innodzhema will help them to get acquainted with technologies of SAP, practical examples of digital transformation of the companies, to find the ideas for own business.

Until the end of 2016 SAP Next-Gen Lab will be a part of Department of project and innovation activity of the ITMO University where subjects of training and developments based on the Center of convergent innovations will cover Internet of Things, architecture of business, computing design and audiovisual art.

The presidential academy was included into University Alliance SAP

The Russian Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) and SAP company, the developer of corporate applications, signed the agreement on accession of Academy to University Alliance SAP.

The agreement assumes development in a RANEPA of university programs of SAP, inclusion in curricula of Academy of the materials and software products based on in-memory technologies of calculations and predictive modeling — SAP HANA, SAP Predictive Analytics and others. Based on economics department the SAP Next-Gen Consulting laboratory in which plans — implementation and development of solutions for a public sector and the industries of the national economy by means of big data technologies and predictive analytics will open.

SAP and MIREA begin joint developments in the field of management of Big Data

The SAP company, one of the largest developers of corporate applications, and the Moscow technology university (MIREA), leading Russian educational and research center, announced the beginning of cooperation in creation of solutions in the field of business applications on the SAP HANA platform.

According to the memorandum signed between SAP and MIREA, cooperation in the field of IT-Innovations will be focused on joint development and development of solutions for processing of the normative reference information (NRI) and also project implementation in the field of creation of domestic and foreign directories of industrial output, Internet of Things, robotics, medicine and ecology. MIREA combining classical university traditions and modern educational technologies in the work is going to use actively in the developments and projects the innovation SAP HANA platform and other solutions of the company. Besides, SAP and MIREA agreed about joint promotion of the created solutions and their application in information systems of the enterprises of different sectors of economy.

SAP announces creation of the SAP Next-Gen Consulting centers at the universities of Russia

In September presented to SAP CIS two key initiatives within the program University Alliance SAP. The first - involvement of the Russian universities in the global SAP Next-Gen Consulting innovation network where universities, the partners and clients of SAP working on implementation of the innovative projects demanded by real business enter. The first SAP Next-Gen centers will open in in 2016. The second initiative - the organization of the innovation tours for teachers to Silicon Valley. During the trip participants get acquainted with the best practices of development and implementation of the projects demanded by business at Stanford university, the Center of innovations of SAP and SAP Labs.