Faculty and Program Administrators

Tykhomyrova, Iryna


President of MIM-Kyiv, Ph.D. Economics, MBA. Head of consulting projects for international and Ukrainian companies.Acted as an expert on evaluation of business education needs for Central and Eastern Europe at European Training Foundation. Member of scientific—methodological commission on management at Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. Education and training: Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium); Central European University (Hungary); International Management Teachers Academy (Slovenia).

Courses: Management, Operations Management.

Martyniuk, Yuriy


Vice-president of MIM-Kyiv, Ph.D. Economics, Chair of Management and Economics Department. Corresponding member of International Human Resource Academy. Director of the National Center for Bank Personnel Training (1995—1998), Board Member of Aggio Bank (1993—2005). Author and co-author of text-books on applied economics, economic theory and bank management. Training and education: Dresden Pedagogic School (Germany); Moscow State University (Russia); Chase Manhattan Bank, The First of Chicago, Nation, Riggs (USA); USAID/Barents Group (USA), USAID (USA); World Bank/Institute of Economy Development (Ukraine/USA), KPMG (Check Republic).

Courses: Business Economics, Money and Banking, Financial Institution Management.





Vynogradov, Oleksiy


Vice-president, Ph.D. Economics. Partner of Advanter Group. Project Manager for Priocom, P5 Communications Inc., IDC. Author of more than 20 publications on marketing. Training and education: Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan (USA); International Management Teachers Academy (Slovenia).

Courses: Marketing, Marketing research, E-Commerce, Pharmaceutical Marketing, Telecommunications Marketing.

Danko, Volodymyr


Professor of Business Administration Department, Ph.D. Economics. Education: ÌÂÀ Finance (USA), ESL & AS BA (USA).  Experience: USA – Investment Bank “Arjent”, AXA, Montclair University, Troystar Corp; Ukraine – Bank “Ukraina”, Kiev State University & Institute of Economics National Academy of Sciences. Licences: USA - Series 7 General Securities Representative, Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent, Life, Accident & Health Insurance License; Ukraine - Analyst of Securities, Broker of Stock Exchange, Specialist on Privatization Securities. Training programs: Edmonds College (USA); Commerzbank & Deutsche Stock Exchange  (Germany); Linguarama Group (UK); Sanno Institute of Management (Japan); Bavarian Center for East-West Management Center (OWZ) (Germany), Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business (USA). Author and co-author of 20 monographs and articles.

Courses: International Business, Financial Markets.                  

Dirickx, Yvo


Permanent visiting professor at MIM-Kyiv. Professor of Operations Research, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. Member of the AcademicCouncil of Leti—Lovanium International School of Management, Russia. Ph.D. in Operations Research, Yale University (USA); Master in Management Engineering, Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium).

Courses: Logistics, Operations Management.

Dligach, Andrii


Permanent visiting professor at MIM-Kyiv, Ph.D. Economics. Founder and Managing director of Advanter Group (group of consulting companies), who had implemented up to 1000 consulting projects on strategic planning, marketing and brand management for international and Ukrainian companies. Top expert of Ukrainian Marketing Association. Member and Head of Professional Juries of “Brand of the Year” contest, “White Square” festival, “Open” festival (Belarus), international contest EFFIE Awards, “Golden Compass” contest (Ukraine), and others. Member of editorial board of “Marketing research in Ukraine” magazine. Best coach and marketing consultant in Ukraine by the professional rating of Ukrainian Marketing Awards. Best coach management consultant by the rating of TradeMaster. Author of 8 books and more than 150 publications in the field of marketing, strategic management, business organization and international economics. Author of the system-reflexive marketing concept. Author of the first MOOC (online) course in Ukraine (“Brand Management”, more than 8,000 students) and of the first blended learning course in Ukraine (“Strategic marketing”). Training and education: University Alabama in Huntsville (USA), Warsaw School of Management (Poland), NIMA (Netherlands). 

Courses: Strategic Marketing, Strategic Management

Demyanenko, Valentyna


Instructor of Management and Economics Department, Director of Innovative Teaching Technologies Center at MIM-Kyiv, MBA. Participant of IREX research projects. Co-director of MIM-Kyiv and Carnegie Mellon University (USA) joint project. Education and Training: GSIA Summer Institute, Carnegie Mellon University (USA), Warwick Business School (UK), participant of research program Fellowship in Contemporary Issues (USA).

Courses: Strategic Management, Global Management Game computer simulation, IT Systems in Management, International Banking Competition.


De Kegel, Mark


Visiting professor at MIM-Kyiv. General Director for risk evaluation of Accenture consulting company (cost of projects from $3,5million). Consultant for more than 100 customers including companies Norsk Hydro, DuPont, Exxon Chemicals, UCB, KBB/Hema, Carrefour.

Courses: business competitiveness strategies.

Golov, Serhiy


Professor of Management & Economics Department, Advanced Ph.D. Economics. President of the Federation of Professional Accountants and Auditors of Ukraine, fellow of the International Accounting Association, fellow of the European Accounting Association. Author of more than 100 scientific publications, author and co-author of 9 books on managerial and financial accounting, international and national accounting standards, audit. Training and education: Carnegie Mellon University, USA (1997, 1996), Lovanium International Management Center, Belgium (1996), University of Northumbria, Newcastle Business School, UK (1993, 1994).

Courses: Managerial Accounting.

Golovkina, Natalia


Professor of Business Administration Department, Ph.D. Economics, MBA. Member of the Ukrainian Marketing Association. Head of consulting-research projects for Ukrainian and international companies including Pernod Ricard (France), Internatioal Airlines of Ukraine (Ukraine-Ireland), R.J.Reynolds (USA-Ukraine). Consulting expert of USAID’s “Marketing Training Program” project for Kharkiv enterprises. Training and education: IMD (Switzerland); GSIA, Carnegie Mellon University (USA); Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium); Warwick Business School (UK); University of Delaware (USA).

Courses: Marketing Communications, MARKSTRAT Business Computer Simulation.

Goltsberg, Max


Chair of Business Administration Department, Advanced Ph.D. Economics, Co-director of the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program. Fellow of the International Academy of Management. Member of the Academic councils of the Scientific and Research Economic Institute, Ministry of Economy of Ukraine and Institute for Economics and Forecasting, Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences. Sits on editorial boards of the “Economica Predpriyatiya” (Economy of an Enterprise), Ukraine refereed journal and “Corporatyvnyi Finansoviy Management” (Corporate Financial Management), Russia. Participated in the number of consulting projects for international and domestic companies. Member of the Advisory Council of the State Securities and Stock Market Commission (1997—2000). Authored monographs and books on corporate governance, capital markets, investment management, security trading, financial risks etc. Training and education: Harvard Business School (USA), The Wharton School (USA).

Courses: Investment Management, Corporate Governance.

Haiduk, Thomas


Visiting professor at MIM-Kyiv. Director of Business-Communication Center, professor in business communication of Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University (USA). Ph. D., Carnegie Mellon University (USA). Consultant for such companies as DQE/Duquense Light, NASA, Merril Lynch, U.S. Air Force etc.

Courses: visual aids in presentation, business presentation.

Hnatiuk, Ihor


Senior Instructor of Business English. English language teacher of Kyiv National Economic University (1980—1991). Participant of the British Council project “Business English Syllabus Development for Ukrainian Universities” (1998). Translator experience: University of Northumbria, UK (1994, 1993), Carnegie Mellon University, USA (1996). Training and education: York Associates (UK); Wolverhamptom Polytechnic (UK); Co-author of textbooks and English-Ukrainian-Russian business thematic dictionary.

Courses: Business English.

Kanfui, Ivan


Visiting professor at MIM-Kyiv. Police Colonel (retired). Head of Security for the Public Joint Stock Company “Ukrainian Bank for Reconstruction and Development”. Has more than 30 years of experience in criminal investigation and management of criminal investigation units, mostly in the area of economic crime. Worked as Deputy Director (economic security) for the “International Concern “Sodruzhestvo” (asset management); advisor to the Deputy of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Member of Parliament of Ukraine); and advisor to receivers of failed bank. Was a visiting professor the Applied Legal Studies Department at the Law Faculty of the National University of “Kyiv Mohyla Academy”. Authored a number of publications on criminal proceedings and combating organized crime and corruption.

Course: Security of Business

Khassan-Bek, Lina


Professor of Business Administration Department, Ph.D. Economics, Co-director of the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program. Head Consultant for capital market development for PriceWaterhouse (1995—1996). Head of consulting projects for  foreign and Ukrainian companies including SGN, Gaz de France, Thion Group, Aval Bank, “Ukrtransnafta” OJSC, “Poltavakonditer”, joint venture “Agroprogres” etc. Author, translator and editor of books on financial investment, capital market, lending, financial statements analysis. Training and education: Institute of Management Development (Switzerland), Tepper Business School, Carnegie Mellon University (USA); Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium).

Courses: Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Corporate Governance.

Kotukhova, Tetyana


Senior Instructor of Management and Economics Department, ÌBÀ. Deputy Director of the Ukrainian International Computer Club of Ukraine (1993—1995). Senior Programmer of the Institute of Cybernetics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (1990—1992). Head of consulting projects at MIM-Kyiv for western companies. Training and education: Institute of Management Development IMD—Lausanne, Switzerland, Carnegie Mellon University, USA, University of Lincolnshire and Humbersite, UK, International Lovanium Management Center, Belgium.

Courses: Global Management Game computer simulation, IT Systems in Management.

Kukuruza, Oksana


Head of Foreign Languages section at the Humanities Department. Experienced translator and expert in cross cultural communications. Worked for the domestic and international companies. As the person responsible for the international communications enhanced visibility of Ukraine’s business education in the international community by facilitating positive coverage in the international publications, Financial Times in particular. Acts as a liaison between Ukraine’s business community and international professional bodies.

Courses: Business English

Lamont, David


Permanent visiting professor at MIM-Kyiv. Professor of Strategic Management at Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University (USA). Director of the Center for Interactive Computer Simulations, honourable director of Iinnovative Education Technologies Center at MIM-Kyiv. Engaged in transplanting of CMU teaching courses to business schools in CIS, creating international education courses with application of computer simulation. CEO of several UScompanies.

Courses: Strategic Management.

Merguerian, George


Permanent visiting professor at MIM-Kyiv. Senior Partner of Business Management Consulting (Belgium), Executive Director for BMC’s European, Middle-East and African Operations. His 22-year professional record includes consulting multi-national companies. Education and training: ÌÂÀ, IMI-Geneva, certificate PMI (USA) in project management (PMP®).

Courses: Project Management.

Moskalenko, Oleg


Regularly invited lecturer of MIM-Kyiv Business School. MBA. He has eight years of experience in business as CEO of Ukrainian distribution company, one of the market leaders. Adviser to the Head of the State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine. Member of the Supervisory Board of the Charity Foundation "Ukraine - our future." Chairman of the NGO "Sylna gromada".

Course: logistics management.

Nagel, Olexandra


Permanent visiting professor at MIM-Kyiv. Founder of Perspective Management Services consulting company. Consultant on management of changes, cultural innovations, development of personnel management strategies, selection of senior managers for international companies.

Courses: Strategies of Labor Development.

Novoseltsev, Illya


J.S.D. (France), Ph.D. (Law, Ukraine), Attorney-at-law, patent and trademark attorney of Ukraine reg. No 398, professor of the international private law department of the Institute of international relations Kyiv National University Tarasa Shevtchenko, master of international business law University Paris X Nanterre. Consulting services to the Ukrainian and foreign companies on IP issues.

Education and training: INPI, Appeal procedure before EPO, International Commercial Arbitration Court at ICC (Paris, France).

Courses: due diligence of IP assets, IP as mandatory element for fund raising and constructive element for development of business.

Pauwels, Piet


Visiting professor at MIM-Kyiv. Professor of International Marketing of Maastricht University (Netherlands), visiting professor at Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School (Belgium). Member of international research groups on Internet-Marketing, Global Purchasing.

Courses: International Marketing, Export Marketing.

Pokotylo, Vyacheslav


Professor of Management and Economics Department, DS in Mathematical Cybernetics. Member of the Boards of Directors of “Weidmann Malyn Paper Mill” and “ATON-Group”. Experienced in research, lecturing and executive management for Ukrainian and international organizations and companies. Author of numerous publications in the field of differential games, optimal control and observations under uncertainty. Special training programs: International Center for Management Development (Brdo, Slovenia); Institute for Management Development (Lausanne, Switzerland).
Courses: Strategic management, Operations management

Semenova, Natalia


Associate Professor of Business English Department, Ph.D. Professor of Interpersonal/Cross-cultural/ Communication, Pragmatics and Business English. Supervisor of International Canada-World-Youth program (2003-2004). Language/Technical and Cross-cultural facilitator at Peace Corps in Ukraine (2006-2007). Author of about 20 publications on philosophy of education and up-brining and different aspects of communication. Author of English-Ukrainian Dictionary of Phraseological Units of Scientific Discourse.

Courses: Business English.


Tsopa, Vitalii


Doctor of sciences, Professor of the Management and Economics Dept. of the International Management Institute (MIM-Kyiv). International expert and auditor: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001, OHSAS 18001, IRIS and other

Pospolitak, Volodymyr


Chair of Humanities Department. Ph.D. (Law). Licensed attorney. Chairman of the Arbitration Court of the Professional Association of Depositories and Registrars SRO, member of the Expert Consulting Council of the Deposit Guarantee Fund. He worked in a civil court and military tribunal, in Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of III convocation as a consultant-assistant to a National Deputy (member of Parliament) in 1998 – 2002, and as a legal adviser for the Group of Support to Financial Sector Policy Coordination Council at the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in 2003-2005. Advisor to a number of international organizations including World Bank, IFC, ÒÀÑIS, OBSE, Barents Group, FMI, GTZ, and DGRV. Author of more than 50 scientific publications. Professor of School of Ukrainian Law at Jagiellonian University (Krakow, Poland). Education and training: American Securities and Stock Exchange Commission / USA (1997), Montana State University /USA (2014).

Courses: Corporate Law, Legal Aspects of International Commercial Agreements.


Red'ko, Olexandr


Visiting instructor at MIM-Kyiv, Ph.D. Economics. Professor of Accounting and Audit National Center, Vice President of Auditors’ Union of Ukraine, fellow of the Auditors Chamber of Ukraine, president of Professional Internal Auditors Guild of Ukraine, member of “Auditor of Ukraine” editorial board. Certified auditor.

Courses: Audit.

Vanden Abeele, Piet


Permanent visiting professor at MIM-Kyiv. Dean, Business School of Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. Professor of Marketing and Economic Psychology, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. Fellow of the Ford Foundation. Dean of the Marketing Studies Center. Partner of IMO-Leuven marketing consulting, Belgium. Editor of the International Journal of Marketing Research. Training and education: Ph.D. Marketing, Stanford University, USA.

Courses: International Marketing.

Voronov, Serhiy


Associate Professor of Management and Economics Department, Ph. D., ÌÂÀ. General Director of Supervisory Board of Ukrainian-American-Swiss Joint Venture “UICC”. Author of more than 30 publications and the book How to Conclude International Trade Agreements. Business consultant for leading Ukrainian and international companies. Training and education: Post-graduate Internship (USA); Training Centre of Digital Equipment Corp. (France); International Management Teachers Academy (Slovenia).

Courses: Project Management, Management Consulting, Quantitative Methods in Management.

Wong, Godwin


Permanent visiting professor at MIM-Kyiv. Associate Professor of the Haas School of Business at the University of California,Berkeley. Member of boards of directors for several Californiabanks, and high tech Silicon Valley ventures (California, USA). Consultant for various international corporations in the U.S.A., Europeand Asia. Ph.D., Harvard University.

Courses: Entrepreneurship, International Cross-Cultural Management.

Detailed information can be received at:



Program Administrators

Dankovych, Natalia

E-mail: ndankovich@mim.kiev.ua


Ischenko, Nelja

E-mail: ni@mim.kiev.ua


Babiy, Lyudmila G.

E-mail: ludmila@mim.kiev.ua


Grozynska, Miroslava 

E-mail: mgz@mim.kiev.ua


In the long-term period of its activity on the market business school MIM-Kyiv has developed a noteworthy and creative faculty including Doctors, Professors, Associate Professors and Masters of Business Administration. Professional growth of MIM-Kyiv faculty is greatly encouraged and enhanced through their involvement in international faculty exchange programs and participation in international conferences and seminars.

 Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN)