Kharkiv Petro Vasylenko National Technical University of Agriculture
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About the department

About the department








History of the Department of Economics and Marketing at Kharkiv Petro Vasylenko National Technical University of Agriculture began in 1948, when the Kharkiv Institute of Mechanization and Electrification of Agriculture (KHIMESG) to provide economic training for future engineers opened a department “Economics and organization of agricultural production” .
Market reforms have led to changes in economic education. By the order of the rector of KhIMEA from 26.05.1992 on the basis of reorganization of the departments “Economics and organization of agricultural production” and “Economic theory” the department “Economics, business and marketing” was created. Corresponding Member of UAAS, Doctor of Economics, Professor V. was elected Head of the Department of Economics, Business and Marketing. Ambrosova.

The opening of the Faculty of Management in 1997 at the University (which began training specialists in business economics, accounting, and auditing, management of organizations) led to further reorganization of economic departments. In 1999 , the Department of Economics, Business and Marketing was divided into the Department of Accounting and Auditing, headed by a corresponding member of UAAS, Ph.D. Professor V. Ambrosov, and “Economics and Marketing”, headed by Doctor of Economics, Professor V. Ryzhkov (1930-2012), an outstanding scientist in the field of agricultural economics, whose works on the economics of animal husbandry are well known to the scientific community. Since 2009, the Department of Economics and Marketing is headed by Doctor of Economics, Professor V. Onegina , who defended her doctoral dissertation in 2008. V. Onegin is the author of more than 100 scientific and educational works, including 5 monographs, 8 textbooks. V. Onegina underwent internships at US universities, participated in many scientific conferences, forums, symposia, including in the Netherlands, Germany, the Russian Federation, the Republic of South Africa, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, and the United States.

Teachers of the Department of “Economics and Marketing” conduct classes on 33 academic disciplines, incl. on economic theory, history of economics and economic thought, macroeconomics, microeconomics, state regulation of the economy, regional economy, business economics, pricing policy, agricultural economics, world agriculture economics, economics, and innovation organization, enterprise potential management, agricultural production economics, the economics of quality, the economics of agro-energy service, international economic relations and the world economy, foreign economic activity of the enterprise, innovative development of the enterprise, economic management of the enterprise.

An important component of the department is scientific activity.

The topics of the main research of the teachers of the department are:
– state regulation of the economy and agar policy;
– fiscal and monetary policy;
– features of the economic behavior of business entities in the conditions of market transformation;
– incentives and remuneration;
– use of leasing technologies to update the fixed capital of enterprises;
– increasing the economic efficiency of technical support of agricultural enterprises;
– improvement of economic relations between agricultural and dairy enterprises, increasing the efficiency of milk production;
– marketing management;
– increasing the efficiency of vegetable growing and managing competitiveness and quality in vegetable growing;
– increasing the economic efficiency of enterprises producing pig products;
– the export potential of grain production;
– development of agricultural service cooperation;
– innovative strategy of agricultural enterprises;
– strategy of agricultural enterprises in conditions of economic crises;
– agricultural risk management technologies.

In the last 5 years alone, the teachers of the department have prepared more than 1000 scientific articles, 50 textbooks and teaching aids, numerous reports for scientific conferences, forums, symposia. Scientific works of students prepared under the guidance of teachers of the department, were recognized as the best at All-Ukrainian and city competitions. Scientific developments of teachers and graduate students of the department are used in agricultural enterprises, district and regional state administrations, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

The pride of the department is the scientific and sports achievements of the multiple record holder of the Soviet Union, the winner of the world and European swimming championships – Ph.D., associate professor N. Shibayeva.