Mr. Oleksandr Chalyi delivered open lecture and moderated the discussion on the Ukrainian – American relationships and new geopolitical reality. The meeting was rather different from traditional business-oriented meetings as was devoted to the fate of Ukraine in the new world and the latest global trends.
In early December MIM-Kyiv together with Handicraft Chamber of Ukraine, International Taxpayers Committee and "Business Gathering" conducted EU4Business Week within the framework of the EU funded East Invest 2 project. The event was designed to support and develop SME and business support organizations.
International Management Institute “MIM-Kyiv” has dramatically upgraded its international standing according to the Eduniversal, the international ranking agency. It was awarded 4 Palms during the Convention of the organization in Perth. Thus, MIM-Kyiv has joined the premier league of 200 top business schools with significant international influence.
Four case studies will highlight small and medium business (SME) opportunities in Ukraine. Four CEOs of Ukrainian SMEs will describe their experience to start and manage an SME in the current business environment.
Ukraine is notorious for regulators’ inspections. What was going on that area and the new deregulation developments were in the focus of the discussion between Mr. Olexiy Honcharuk, the head of the Better Regulation Delivery Office and Ms. Ksenia Lapina, the Chairwoman of the National Deregulation Committee. The meeting was caused by the Verkhovna Rada’s (Parliament) extension of the Ban on Business Inspections until 31/12/2017 and adoption of the new laws on liberalization of business regulators’ activities and reform of business regulators’ control.
Was the topic of Mr. DmytroShymkiv’s discussion with MIM-Kyiv’s community. “Crisis is always about opportunities,” said he.
Mr. Shymkiv is the deputy head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine on administrative, social and economic reforms, and one of the new generation politicians known for his international experience and a an advocate of the newest technologies.
Mr. Gennady Chyzhykov, the president of the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Member of General Assembly Eurochambers' Board of Directors, Honorary Consul of France, the first president of the LC AIESEC in Ukraine delivered a guest lecture to SE MBA students. During the lecture he discussed why businesses need chambers of commerce, and how the chambers can help companies make money and save money.
How did you feel when you last were buying something? Did you like how they smiled at you? Or your remark was neglected? How those little things at brands point of contact influence our “To buy or not to buy”? That was the focal point of the MIM’s Marketing Café meeting in early November.
Every September Ukrainian pharma industry conducts their Panacea Award ceremony which MIM-Kyiv have sponsored for many years. This year Prof. Vynogradov, MIM-Kyiv VP (Business Development) gave “Manager of the Year” prize.
MIM-Kyiv launched its second program for the All Ukrainian Network of People living with HIV. The cooperation started 10 years ago when the Network just started its activities. Currently, the Network faced the challenge of social entrepreneurship. MIM-Kyiv was chosen to teach business approaches to the NGOs activities.
Second year SE MBA class visited the South Africa where the University of Stellenbosch Business School hosted their international module. “The place of disruption, endless opportunities and future happening today,” called the place Ms. Natalia Dankovich, Head of MIM-Kyiv’s Academic Programs Administration Office.
MIM-Kyiv Business School together with Handicraft Chamber of Ukraine and Business Development Group held EU4Business Week on July 11 – 15, 2016. The week was aimed at encouraging Ukrainian business associations and entrepreneurship supporting organizations to participate in the private – public dialogue (PPD) and to present new advocacy tools. The event started with the presentation of the «SME Policy Index» by OECD.
MIM-Kyiv conferred its first Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree on Oleksandr Holovchenko, MIM-Kyiv MBA 2000 and CEO for Soyuz Grid for his research “Senior Executives Motivation Systems in Energy and Fuel Sector in Ukraine”.
Mr. Pyatnitsky who is known in Ukraine as one of the “Fathers of the Ukraine–European Union Association Agreement” discussed the opportunities and bottlenecks of the Agreement. He presented EU preferences to Ukraine, export duties, e-commerce with EU, etc. On the other hand he mentioned that Ukraine’s external export was shrinking.
MIM-Kyiv hosted the workshop on hiring best performers. Mr. Valery Holubochenko, founder and CEO of the “InforManager” group of companies was the key speaker. 4 main areas of candidates’ assessment and testing approaches were in the main topics of the workshop.
The World Competitiveness Scoreboard presents the 2016 overall rankings for the 61 economies covered by the WCY. The economies are ranked from the most to the least competitive and the results are ranged from the previous year panel based on 333 criteria’s (2/3 hard data (competitiveness measured) and 1/3 survey respondents (competitiveness perceived). Therefore, Ukraine has achieved range 46.512 (41.986 – 2015) out of maximum 100 points and is ranked the 59th (60 – 2015) in overall rank followed by Mongolia and Venezuela.
Leadership, innovation and internationalization are drivers of growth for the MIM-Kyiv, Ukraine’s business education leader. That is why cooperation with CEEMAN with its relevant global networking opportunities the excellent fit of schools, professors, students, employers and other industry’s stakeholders on the global scale has been very valuable for the MIM- Kyiv.
On April 19th, MIM-Kyiv hosted “Industry 4.0: Education” round table as the part of the “Industry 4.0” series. Business people, legislators, and researchers discussed how make the education adequate with the new challenges.
OnApril15 Mayors School initiated by the Western NIS Enterprise Fund kicked off. MIM-Kyiv runs this program in which local authorities from Kyiv, Poltava, Rvne, Ternopil, Kharkiv, Kherson, Donetsk and Zakarpattya oblasts (regions) take part. Mayors lead 6 out of 11 teams admitted for the program, 5 teams are led by the candidates to the mayors’ offices.
Dr. Timothy S. Mescon is the Senior Vice President and Chief Officer Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The Office started its activities in early 2015 in Amsterdam. In September 2015 MIM-Kyiv joined AACSB. Currently, MIM-Kyiv is preparing documentation package for the Eligibility Application.
On February 25th the MIM-Kyiv and “Future Mayors School” program signed the Memorandum on Cooperation. According to the Memorandum MIM-Kyiv will host educational programs for towns’ mayors, governmental officials and public servants aimed at development of local governments’ teams able to operate under decentralization reform. The program will start on April 8. Mr. Hennadiy Zubko, Vice Prome Minister and Minister of Regional Development, Building and Housing supported the program.
In late January MIM-Kyiv launched its corporate program for Vitagro, one of the national leading agriholdings. This program has been developed to meet the specifics of the company and is delivered on-site in the town of Khmelnitsky.
MIM-Kyiv and Pearson, the world's largest education company successfully launched the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) International Qualifications in English for Business tests in Ukraine. Prof. Iryna Tykhomyrova, President of MIM-Kyiv and Dr. Maryna Malygina awarded the certificates.
MIM-Kyiv partnered with Handicraft Chamber of Ukraine within the East Invest II project framework. As part of the partnersip MIM-Kyiv participated in the discussion of the entrepreneurial and vocational education reform implemented by the EU Commission. MIM-Kyiv has become a strategic partner of the Handicraft Chamber of Ukraine. It provides its expertise in the reform of entrepreneurial education.
MIM-Kyiv successfully continues its participation in the Microeconomics of Competitiveness Affiliate Network founded by Dr. Michael Porter at Harvard Business School. In late 2015 Prof. Vyacheslav Pokotylo took part in the MOC Faculty Workshop where he had a chance of discussing competitiveness issues with his peers from more than 100 institutions from all over the world and with Dr. Michael Porter.