History of the department

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT

Iraida Zaitseva

Doctor of Economic Sciences, professor

Building 3, floor 5, office 519

One of the most reputed departments of the Ukrainian State University of Railway Transport, having time-honoured traditions, is the Department of Public and Corporate Finance Management.

Establishing the department marked the development of an important activity area of the University, the creation of scientific and academic basis to strengthen the Financial Planning and Analysis staff of the Ukrainian enterprises in large industrial regions with the new generation of qualified financial experts, accountants and auditors.

The department was established on July 1, 1995. 

Right from the word go, the department had another name, “Finance”, and was headed by Professor Oleksandr V. Kolesnykov for 17 years.

Історія створення кафедри

Oleksandr V. Kolesnykov

Doctor of Economics, Professor

At the time the department was established, our academic staff was represented by 9 economics lecturers, including academic experts like Ph.D. in Economics, Associate Professor O. G. Babych; T. O. Dikareva; senior lecturer O. V. Iliukhina; Ph.D. in Economics, Associate Professor L. I. Kyrychenko; Ph.D. in Economics, Associate Professor O. A. Kryvoruchenko; Ph.D. in Economics, Professor N. M. Krykhtina; senior lecturer O. V. Salenko; Ph.D. in Economics, Associate Professor O. D. Steshenko. They constantly got a high rating in the students’ and employees’ opinion polls, and were actively engaged in educational and tutorial work.

Since 2014, the department has been named “Public and Corporate Finance Management”. Establishing the department marked the development of an important activity area of the University, the creation of scientific and academic basis to strengthen the Financial Planning and Analysis staff of the Ukrainian enterprises in large industrial regions with the new generation of qualified financial experts, accountants and auditors. Our graduates proved their abilities to effectively use the financial market instruments, as well as to justify the ways to improve economic efficiency in the use of enterprise’s financial resources. Besides, the Department of Public and Corporate Finance Management constantly staffs up financial and credit institutions with skilled personnel, training the specialists who are able to offer mutually beneficial financial services to the enterprises, while focusing on their financial problems; we also provided skilled personnel for the tax authorities and audit companies, etc.

The Department trains specialists on specialty 072 “Finance, Banking and Insurance” (Bachelor’s and Master’s qualification levels), provides postgraduate studies for the citizens who want to obtain a second higher education or undergo an advanced training, and provides short-time training on the basis of the “University-Technical School” complex comprising Ukrainian colleges of the second and third accreditation levels.

Since October 1, 2012, the department has been headed by Doctor of Economics, Professor Iraida Yu. Zaitseva.

Історія створення кафедри

Iraida Yu. Zaitseva

Doctor of Economics, Professor

The modern department of Public and Corporate Finance Management is a highly professional team that not only provides a high-quality teaching, but also carries out research. We actively involve industry experts in teaching and research – among them are the managers of organization units of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine and Ukrzaliznytsia, the managers of Financial Planning and Analysis departments of railways, banks and other financial institutions, as well as the key scientists of Kharkiv and Ukraine’s academic institutions. The academic subjects we teach are provided with textbooks, study guides and training aids prepared by the lecturers of our department.

Nowadays, the department of Public and Corporate Finance Management of the Ukrainian State University of Railway Transport is a creative, tight-knit team that solves complex macro- and micro-problems and successfully carries out research and development based on all the achievements of previous generations and the global economic thought.