Business Informatics

Business Informatics

Business Informatics

Full-time Bachelor-degree program

Duration: 4 years (8 semesters)

ECTS: 240

Fields of study: Business IT, Data Analysis, IT Management, Informatics, Business Intelligence, IT Governance

Language of instruction: Russian

Faculty of Economics and Finance

Tuition fee:

225 000 ₽/year

The program is aimed at training students to develop innovative business technologies for digital economy. It combines an academic education in computer science with the basic principles of economics.

The knowledge and skills acquired in subject areas such as business analytics including modelling of business processes and data analytics, information and process management, digital economy, communication systems and information technologies will enable graduates to develop integrated solutions for business working as an IT or business expert.


  • Learning process is based on cross-cutting digital technologies related to artificial intelligence, data analytics, machine learning, neural networks, data science
  • Students use software applications of Microsoft, Bizagi, 1C, Business studio, ELMA, Base Group Labs, AnyLogic, the majority of which are RANEPA St. Petersburg partners
  • Students are trained to use the statistic software SPSS, analytic platforms QlikView, Power BI, learn the analytical language R
  • Graduates may continue studies at any RANEPA St. Petersburg Master’s program in economics and management as well as subsequently choose the Graduate program “Informatics and Computer Science”

Main courses:

  • Data Analysis
  • Forecasting Methods
  • Neural Networks and Fuzzy Sets
  • Information System Engineering
  • Business Architecture
  • Modelling of Processes
  • Information System Life Cycle Management
  • Programming
  • Databases
  • Digital Business
  • Network Technologies

Forms of in-class activity: lectures, laboratory work, practical classes, self-study

Learning outcomes

  • analyzing business architecture
  • making effective IT decisions for business and IT resources management
  • managing company content, internet and information resources, information services development and usage
  • elaborating regulations for company IT infrastructure life cycle management
  • researching business operations and IT-infrastructure of companies
  • conceptual, functional and logical design of medium-sized and large information systems of various complexity level
  • managing works on development, modification and maintenance of information systems designed for automation of management and business processes
  • regulating business processes in company departments and elaborating relevant administrative regulations
  • managing projects in the IT field based on project plans reported

Career opportunities

  • Business analyst
  • System analyst
  • Process analyst
  • Information system and information product manager
  • Business consultant
  • Information project manager
  • Web administrator
  • Web developer
  • information system developer
  • IT marketing manager
  • IT sales manager
  • Engineer-researcher
  • IT project manager
  • IT project manager assistant
  • information system consultant
  • CIO
  • CDO

Program director:  Dr. Elena Borisova

8 Dnepropetrovskaya ul., St. Petersburg, 191119, Russia

Phone: +7 (812) 335-94-94