• ‘Taxes and Anti-crisis Solutions’

    • Full-time
    • 2 years
    • RU
    • 360 000 RUB
  • Entrance exams

    • Economic Theory
    • Foreign language (English, Chinese, German, French, Spanish)

Program description

This program is meant for those who want to become a leader in the field of tax consulting in Russian business. The program is unique not only for its interactive capabilities, but also for its practical contents, focusing on cooperation with the leading consulting structures in Russia. Combining knowledge in the field of taxation, law, financial technology, and pricing helps you to optimize, solve the most complex disputes and competent risk assessment. Students of the program will become high-class tax specialists with professional skills in demand in various sectors of the economy, especially in the public sector. We provide access to the latest cases, judicial practice, relevant domestic and foreign databases on taxation.

Program managers

Ryakhovsky Dmitry Ivanovich

  • Doctor of Economics.
  • Head of the Department of Taxes and Tax Administration of the Faculty of Taxes, Audit and Business Analysis of the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation
  • Managing Partner in tax practice of the law firm Legicon-Pravo LLC, member of the Presidential Council of the Institute of Professional Accountants of the Moscow Region, member of the Presidential Council of the Institute of Professional Accountants and Auditors of the Central Chernozem Region, Chairman of the Committee on Professional Education of the Institute of Professional Accountants of the Moscow Region, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Bulletin for Professional Accountants", member of the editorial board of the journal “ECONOMICS. LAW. STATE" certified teacher of the Institute of Professional Accountants of Russia, tax consultant, has experience in scientific and pedagogical activity since 1998.

Key disciplines of the concentration

Crisis Management

Students will learn more about the issues of decision-making in an ever-changing environment. The course is intended for future senior and mid-level managers of government organizations and businesses.

Tax Administration during Restructuring and Bankruptcy

Discipline forms the competencies of an anti-crisis leader who is ready for the most difficult tasks in a commercial organization. Students are offered current cases from judicial practice and modern types of educational training.

Tax Cost Management

The subject involves the acquisition of knowledge in the field of company tax strategy management. We will teach you how to determine tax burden amount; whether the company is ready for tax optimization; whether the legal costs are small enough. We will prepare you for solving any tasks, including defending your position in court.

Tax Risk Management

As part of the course, we will teach you how to identify, assess and minimize tax risks, implement effective controls and corporate governance systems in an organization.

Tax Disputes and Tax Administration

Within the framework of the discipline, students study complex cases in which they learn to develop a comprehensive concept for improving the business process model in an organization that will cover tax and operational risks, assessment of the control system, corrective measures, methodology for managing tax risks, structuring the management system and creating controls for tax technologies. The course will teach you to identify the shortcomings of business management systems, mistakes and illegal actions of the counterparty.

Modern Forms and Methods of tax Consulting

The discipline is aimed at creating comprehensively developed competencies of a professional in the field of taxation. As part of the course, the tasks of eliminating administrative barriers and creating the most comfortable conditions for taxpayers to carry out economic activities are solved. Thanks to communication with the tax consulting leaders and representatives of the Federal Tax Service of the Russian Federation, students will be able to achieve these targets, will learn how to make a rational choice while forming fair and legal tax liabilities in the distribution of created value between taxpayers and public authorities.


Our alumni always defend their point of view and business interests in a reasoned manner, including in judicial and administrative disputes. Each student is a potential head of the company’s tax practice, able to identify risks, organize internal business processes, and build a line of relations with government agencies and partners.

We create unique leaders of the future, the most valuable employees for any branch of the economy.

Our graduates are the future intellectual economic elite of Russia. Each graduate is a professional, ready to work in business or in government agencies. We promise you employment only in leading consulting companies, Russian and foreign banks, large business structures and public authorities. Our students have internships in specialized management structures of organizations, consulting companies, large banks, government agencies. We are responsible for the internship organization, students are engaged only in training in the chosen direction.

Unique advantages of the program

Only relevant cases and judicial practice.

Students will learn how to make management decisions to avoid situations of business bankruptcy – to deal with tax risks, illegal claims, to assess the integrity of counterparties.

Only our best practitioners with unique experience will be able to share their knowledge in the field of evaluating the results of transactions, business structuring, legal tax optimization.

Here you will rethink the concepts like “lost dispute” and “unmanageable issue”.