In Nizhny Novgorod is held the semi-final of the contest «Leaders of Russia» in PFO

© RIA Novosti / Rostislav Neizvetstnyh all-Russian competition of Leaders of Russia. Archival photoIn Nizhny Novgorod is held the semi-final of the contest «Leaders of Russia» in PFO© RIA Novosti / Rostislav Netesov

In Nizhny Novgorod is one of the two semi-finals of the national competition of managers «Leaders of Russia» in the Volga Federal district, the press service of the competition. The event is attended by 148 candidates from regions of the Volga Federal district that successfully passed the selection according to the results of remote testing.

As stated by the Plenipotentiary representative of RF President in Volga Federal district Mikhail Babich, even those participants who do not reach the final, will be in the focus of attention and Plenipotentiary representative, and the heads of regions and heads of Federal authorities, because it is the people who have proven their professional competencies.

«We will continue to take care of you, and the losers here will not be exact. We each try to find a worthy use, of course in accordance with your knowledge and abilities,» said Babich in an address to the contestants.

The participants of the semifinals will be held on 8 competencies: leadership, drive for results, strategic thinking, ability to work in a team, communication and influence, implementing change, innovation, and social responsibility.

According to the results of semi-finals will be selected the contestants who will represent the VFD at the final stage of the contest «Leaders of Russia» in February 2018. The finalists will be awarded educational grants for professional development in the amount of one million rubles, and 100 winners in 2018 will receive a personal consultation of mentors from among the leaders of the Russian business community and public administration.

«Leaders of Russia» is an open competition for the leaders of the new generation. It is held by the presidential administration of the Russian Federation and the Higher school of public administration Ranepa in the execution of orders of Russian President Vladimir Putin.