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.
MIM-Kyiv joined forces with the Thunderbird School of Global Management to deliver the very special program for the State Concern Ukroboronprom, the manager of the Ukrainian defense industry companies. It kicked off on March 13. Cooperation of the Concern with the Embassy of the United States of America made this program possible. Due to the program Ukrainian defense industry will be able to apply international managerial approaches and run companies better.
MIM-Kyiv continued its educational program with Sinevo medical laboratories national chain by laubnching the new program. This program is aimed at the solution of the problems the company is now facing. Special attention will be paid to communication skills and development of the consulting projects.
Mr. Arthur Herasimov, the Representative of the President in the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) was a special guest speaker at MIM-Kyiv’s “Business and Power Dialogues” series. Mr. Herasimov’s presentation was very interesting for the event attendees as he is one of those officials who moved to the public sector from corporate Ukraine after Euromaidan in order to reform the country.
On February 22, MIM-Kyiv launched its tailor-made management development program for the “IT-Integrator” company. The program is aimed at developing managerial skills and helping its team to face current business challenges.
On January 24 MIM-Kyiv community welcomed Mr. Jean-Pierre Méan, ex-president of the Transparency International and attorney at law for MCE Attorneys and a well-known anti-corruption expert. He delivered his presentation on corruption problems in public and private sectors and discussed why and how it should be fight against.
On January 23 – 27, 2017 final EU4Business Week launched by the East Invest 2, the EU initiative was held. MIM-Kyiv co-organized and hosted the event. Handicraft Chamber of Ukraine, “Business Gathering” and League of business and professional women of Ukraine were partners of the Series.