For the purpose of the distribution of the best practices of the establishment of venture funds and promotion of the open innovation instruments, RVC conducts a number of educational events for representatives of the companies with public ownership. Namely, a nine-day program that results in the development of the participants of the concepts of corporate venture funds for their companies, and is arranged together with the National Research University - Higher School of Economics.
The program includes three separate consequential modules, in the following themes:
Legal issues relating to the establishment of corporate venture funds
Operational activity of the corporate venture funds
The corporate venture funds ecosystem
The third module will be combined with the international advanced training in one of the countries with the developed innovation culture, for representatives of companies with public ownership (Singapore, Finland, and Germany). The participants will get acquainted with the best foreign practices of the corporate venture investment management and open innovation and will have an opportunity to establish business contacts. The advanced training format includes meetings with foreign experts, visits to the leading industry organizations (corporations, venture funds, research centers, authorities, business incubators and accelerators).
Development of the qualification and key competencies of top managers and managers of the companies with public ownership, supervising innovation development with respect to issues relating to the establishment of corporate venture funds, management of the corporate venture investment portfolio and work with the open innovation instruments, as well as the creation of the expert community of the corporate venture investments and open innovation.