The faculty forms students’ competencies, which allow graduates to respond flexibly to changes in business, social development, technological structures and provide domestic entities a rightful place in the global market. Graduate school at the Faculty is designed to address mathematical and instrumental methods in Economics and implement innovative programs and management systems in the priority development areas. The faculty offers degrees in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs. In addition, faculty carries out scientific and innovative work in the development of complex scientific projects in the direction of "meso-Economics", the forming of business models for innovative development of "meso-economic" systems in large corporations and territorial clusters (priority development areas — PDA). Work is done in cooperation with academic institutes of RAS (Russian Academy of Science) Central Economic and Mathematics Institute (CEMI RAS) and the Institute of Economic Forecast (IEF RAS).