Why the gubernatorial candidates in Russia are asked to jump from the cliff

Why the gubernatorial candidates in Russia are asked to jump from the cliff

The organizers of the training to potential candidates for Governor explained the Russian service Bi-bi-si, why are the students of the course to guide the regions jumped from a twenty foot cliff into the water. According to them, the jump was not necessary.

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A week in early October, dozens of Russian officials and deputies receive special training in the Sochi boarding house “Sirius”. The training was organized with the participation of the presidential administration on the basis of the courses of the higher school of public administration, Ranepa, with the support of the Moscow school of management SKOLKOVO, Sberbank corporate University and the Higher school of Economics.

The purpose of this training is training for leadership positions in the regions, including potential gubernatorial candidates.

Among those who took courses, there were those whom President Vladimir Putin recently appointed acting heads of regions.

One component of the training were jumping into the water with a seven-meter cliff into the river on Agur waterfalls around Sochi. The video, which the participants in a special outfit and helmets approach the edge of the cliff, then pushing off and jumping in the open on Sunday showed the channel and the First channel.

Jump off a cliff is an element of team-building activities offered to participants in addition to serious educational program, told Bi-bi-si, the rector of the Russian presidential Academy of national economy and public administration (Ranepa) Alexey Komissarov.