Saturnís professional training program named among the best corporate practices in education and training

March 29, 2013, Rybinsk ó Saturnís Professional Training program developed by the director of personnel and successfully implemented at NPO Saturnís Training Center has been rated highly by leaders in the business community and by A. N. Shokhin, president of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, and has been called one of the best corporate practices in education and training.

The Week of Russian Business 2013, an annual event by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), took place on March 18-22 in Moscow.

As a part of the Week of Russian Business, the RSPP presented the new, third volume in the series Library of Corporate Practices on Social Issues, on the subject of ĎProfessional human resources for business: company practice in the area of education and trainingí. NPO Saturnís professional training program was included in the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneursí collection.

The collection gathered together experience from 35 companies (out of 300 submissions) in various sectors of the economy, reflecting active participation in addressing socially-significant problems in developing human resource potential, and training staff. It presented material on Russian and international experience in developing systems of qualifications, the result of research in organizing professional staff training, and the results of the annual All-Russian RSPP competition ĎThe Best Russian Companies. Dynamics, efficiency, responsibility ó 2012í.

Saturn managing director Ilya Fedorov commented: ďin our high-tech business, we rely on qualified personnel in order to bring out the innovative products that the market demands, and we are very proud of the technology we make.

The system of professional training at our company allows even schoolchildren to acquire the necessary skills in a targeted fashion. Saturn is broadly applying the system of additional professional development to get specialists in various fields, utilizing the resources of our own Training Center. NPO Saturnís Corporate Training Center is generating more and more demand among industry companies and in the United Engine Corporation. Just by focussing on professionals, the company can increase production volumes and meet the demand for new, high-quality gas turbine engines.Ē

NPO Saturn is an engine-building company specializing in the development, production, and aftersales servicing of gas turbine engines for military and civil aviation, military marine vessels, electrical generating and gas transport facilities. Saturn is a part of the United Engine Corporation.

United Engine Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of OBORONPROM. More than 85% of the leading companies specializing in the development, mass production, and aftersales servicing of gas turbine technology are integrated into UEC, as well as key companies which are selectors of the industry. One of UECís priority directions is implementing comprehensive programs for developing companies by implementing new technologies that meet international standards

OBORONPROM is a multi-faceted machine-building group of companies founded in 2002. It is part of the Russian Technologies group of companies. Its primary activities are helicopter building (Russian Helicopters), engine-building (UEC), and other assets.