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Scientific methodological and organizational support of the state final certification of university graduates

S.D. Reznik, O.A. Sazikina
80,00 Р

UDC 37.07:005.94             


S.D. Reznik is Dr. Sci. (Economy), Prof., Head of sub-faculty “Management” e-mail:; and O.A. Sazykina is Cand. Sci. (Economy), Ass. Prof. at sub-faculty “Management” e-mail:, both at Penza State University of Architecture and Construction


Generalized is experience of Penza State University of Architecture and Construction and of a number of other universities in the country in scientific methodological and organizational support of the state final certification of bachelors and undergraduates in the direction of training “Management”. This experience has been recognized by many higher educational institutions in Russia, and the presented approaches are recommended by the UMO of Russian universities for education in management for use in the state final certification of graduates of higher educational institutions. In addition, the article analyzes the problems that higher educational institutions have recently faced in connection with the pandemic, having to organize the educational process in a distance format.  The practical implementation of the presented experience of the state final certification of graduates will contribute to improving the quality of theoretical and practical training of students at the final stages of study at universities, as well as ensuring an integrated approach to the final phases of state final certification and, as a result, increasing the effectiveness of training in higher educational institutions.

Key words: state final attestation, state exam, final qualifying work, distance learning, scientific, methodological and organizational support, management.



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