This Letter of Reference confirms that Yana Butenko worked in the Private Educational Institution of Higher Professional Education “Omsk Regional Institute” permanently full-time (40 hours per week) from September 2006 to August 2011.

Yana Butenko began her work as a Lecturer in Management and Economics. During her work, she has demonstrated a high level of qualification, interpersonal communication skills, as well as the ability to work well in multidisciplinary environment, therefore she has been promoted to the position of an Assistant Professor of the Management Department. Her responsibilities included the following:

  • Monitoring modern teaching methods, literature, trends, concepts and methodologies.
  • Preparing and conducting lectures and seminars, marking assignments and examinations for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Preparing high quality teaching materials, including active learning concepts.
  • Managing and consulting masters and bachelors about qualification thesis.
  • Conducting research and publishing their results.
  • Participating in different conferences and other scholarly events.

It should be mentioned a number of achievements received by Yana Butenko during her working period:

  • Participated in 11 research projects devoted to managerial and economic aspects.
  • Presented the research results at a myriad of International and Russian conferences.
  • Implemented effective teaching practices in the Institute’s educational process.
  • Successfully supervised the students’ research, as evidenced by the great number of wins in the competitions of student research papers.

Within the period of work at the Institute, she has proved to be competent, tactful, conscientious and creative Lecturer; qualified, purposeful and strategically thinking Manager. In her work, Yana Butenko combines both knowledge of theoretical, legal and methodological foundations of Management and Economics, and modern trends of science on Management and Economics development. Besides, Yana Butenko has actively engaged in scholarly activity. She has published a great number of scholarly and teaching works, which are used at the Institute for implementation of educational process on economic and managerial disciplines.