About Academy

President of «Togliatti Academy of Management»

Bogdanov Igor Vladimirovich

Togliatti Academy of Management (TAOM) - higher educational institution, distinguishing features are the priority of practical training and individual learning paths.


Non-government educational institution, established in 1991 at the beginning of a new democratic era in Russia as an innovative project-oriented school.

The high school provides under-graduate and post-graduate professional training, PMTP and MBA programs, customized short business courses; analytical, scientific-research and consulting activities are carried out.

Besides, pre-school and secondary school programs were initiated and are successfully functioning.

We do our best to create the environment, where a student plays an active role. We place our emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving skills development.

Dr. Igor Bogdanov,



Our founders


Togliatti Academy of Management was founded in 1991. TAOM founders are Samara region government, Togliatti city municipality, AVTOVAZ plant and JSC Bank AVB.

In 1993 there was established a system of continuous training: kindergarten – secondary school – high school – Academy.

The core of Academy educational technology, design and research work is a Methodological concept of management. Founder of the methodology is Georgy Shchedrovitsky (1929-1994). His practice is successfully operating in modern Russia today in government management sector, corporation management and modern personnel training system.

The followers of Shchedrovitsky have been developing his methodology in the Academy for 25 years: Alexandr Zinchenko (1946-2015), Nikolay Andreychenko, Andrey Reus, Svetlana Kraychinskaya. Nikolay Andreychenko now holds the position of TAOM Vice-President. Academy graduates hold managerial positions in the leading Russian companies.


Our mission


Training the new generation of open-minded and well-educated specialists - young people who can be leaders, deeply understand the situation, and reach their goals.


5 reasons to choose us


  1. Real career impact – 100 percent of employment of Academy graduates.
  2. Unique system of education – Utilizing diverse approaches, we provide programs and services of the highest quality.
  3. Career growth – Nowadays Togliatti is the pre-eminent city for business attracting numerous foreign companies.
  4. Healthy environment – Academy campus is located in a picturesque pine-tree forest on the bank of the Volga River.
  5. New opportunities for business development.


Togliatti city today


— Smart city project - Togliatti was chosen by the Russian government to implement pilot projects under “Smart City” program among 20 Russian cities and became a member of the International Smart Sustainable City Club (ISSCC).

— Special Economic Zone – the place attracting foreign companies with its favourable conditions. Targeted at changing the structure of regional economy and providing its growth.

— “Zhiguli Valley” science park – specializes in innovation startups and IT.

— AVTOVAZ–Renault–Nissan alliance – Renault-Nissan Alliance has a majority stake in AVTOVAZ, Russia’s largest automaker. Together, Renault, Nissan and AVTOVAZ account for one in ten cars sold worldwide and about one in three cars in Russia.