MIM-Kyiv partnered with the Thunderbird School of Global Management to deliver a highly customized program for the Ukroboronprom (UOP), Ukrainian state owned defense industry Management Company. Faculty from both schools taught at this program which was aimed at the development of the management competencies.
New European approaches to transparency were the focal point of the Financial Club series discussion at MIM-Kyiv. Norvik Bank’s Mr. Oliver Ronald Bramwell, Chairman of the Bank’s Board together with Mr. Dmitry Kalmykov, VP for the International Business Line and Dr. Olexiy Aleksandrov, the Bank’s head of the Private Banking and MIM’s MBA and professor provided their expertise.
MIM-Kyiv is growing its ties with the People’s Republic of China. Ms. Daria Manzharova, the Head of the Alumni Relations for MIM-Kyiv and Mr. Olexandr Bobrovky, MIM’s MBA 2015 and DBA program student participated in the Commercial Circulation Seminar for the developing countries. The event was held by the Academy of International Business Officials (AIBO), Ministry of Commerce P.R.China and the economic Joint Committee of China Commercial Stock Enterprises (EJCCCSE) People’s Republic of China.
This year SE MBA class visited Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) in Johannesburg and University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) in Cape Town, two top South African schools. Bringing together the experience of the economic and cultural hubs was critical for better understanding of the African business economic, political and social landscape.
On April 19 MIM-Kyiv hosted “Ukraine – China” Business Forum. Representatives of the Embassy of People’s Republic of China to Ukraine, Huawei Ukraine, Export Growth and Fialan together with Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Economy and Chinese Commerce Association discussed practical aspects of doing business with China and identified areas of cooperation with the best potential.
MIM-Kyiv together with the Boyden Global Executive Search, global executive search agency launched Management Club series. Outstanding entrepreneurs, managers, investors, etc. are invited to share their managerial experience.
Mr. Vasyl Khmelnytsky, an entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist who was on all the lists of Ukrainian Forbes was the first to speak about his ups and downs and principles he follows.
Mr. Ihor Smilansky, the newly appointed CEO for the Ukrposhta (National Post Services) shared his vision of bringing the organization up-to-date.
Although bringing in today’s world governmentally owned obsolete company which has been in red for ages is a challenge, so far Mr. Smilansky can boast numerous achievements ranging from boosting up the traffic volume and improving trecking to partnering with Alibaba Group and launching eCommerce projects. Customers have already experienced the improvements: 78% of letters and parcels in Kyiv are delivered in one day instead of 3 as it was earlier.
MIM-Kyiv rendered its special 3-day seminar for Kyiv’s management of the State Concern “UkrOboronProm” (defense industry). The seminar covered financial management, managerial accounting and operational excellence issues. It is the first seminar within the national series of management development events for the Concern.
MIM-Kyiv started the Financial Club series by holding a conference “Global Banking System Transformation: Challenges and Opportunities”. Norvik Banka top executives Mr. Oliver Ronald Bramwell, Chairman of the Bank’s Board together with Mr. Dmitry Kalmykov, VP for the International Business Line and Dr. Olexiy Aleksandrov, head of the Private Banking and MIM’s MBA were speaking to MIM’s community at this event.
MIM-Kyiv signed Memorandum of Strategic Partnership with the BST Consulting, management and HR consulting company in Odessa. By this partnership MIM-Kyiv enhances its presence in the Southern region of Ukraine.