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MBM – Practical Learning via Live Case Projects

24th September, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Three teams of the CIIM MSc Business Management students successfully completed a ‘live’ case project to help develop a marketing strategy for a new painkiller made by Medochemie, the Limassol-based pharmaceutical giant that has disproved the often-heard excuse that Cyprus is too small to manufacture and export products to the global market. Our sincere congratulations to [...]

7+1 benefits of attending a company visit as an MBM student

12th February, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

A blog post written by Nikos Vardouniotis As part of the core course entitled Career and Industry Seminars of the MBM – MSc in Business Management programme, students have the opportunity to attend visits to CIIM’s partner companies such as Hermes Airports Ltd, Vassiliko Cement Works Public Limited, Medochemie, Hyperion, Zorbas Bakeries, Engino.net. The purpose [...]

How to use Nudge Theory for business success

6th February, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

An article written by Dr Olga Kandinskaia As someone with a keen interest in the business management science, I always keep an eye on the latest decision-making theories. Simply speaking, making a decision is rarely easy. Or at least if we are talking of a good decision. To make a good decision, we need to [...]

CIIM MBA – An Alumnus’ perspective – Go for Gold!

29th January, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

CIIM asks Captain VS Parani - who joined the CIIM MBA in 2013 on his experience during the programme. Captain VS Parani, MBA, LLM, FNI, FICS, CMarTech-IMarEST is an executive at a multinational shipping company in Limassol and is also the author of the Golden Stripes-Leadership on the High Seas, the world’s first book on leadership [...]

CIIM’s Study Field Trip to Athens (Jan 2018)

24th January, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Entrepreneurship and Innovation At CIIM we believe that the best way to develop your field-skills is to immerse yourself in the environment. That is why CIIM organises at least three field-trips abroad, mainly to USA, Greece and Israel, every academic year.  One of CIIM’s educational goals is to develop students' Entrepreneurship and innovation skills, while exposing [...]

Cyprus Blockchain Technologies joins the ISO/TC 307 as participating member

27th November, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Cyprus Blockchain Technologies joins the ISO/TC 307 as participating member The Cyprus Blockchain Technologies Ltd. is a non-profit organisation established as a collaboration among academic institutions, including University College London Centre for Blockchain Technologies (UCL CBT) and CIIM - The Cyprus International Institute of Management, banks (including Bank of Cyprus and Hellenic Bank), as well [...]

There are Reasons for the New Scepticism on Free Trade and Globalization

6th October, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

One of the oldest and most widely held economic theories is that international trade is a win-win situation. Through the benefits of international specialization, all parties to agreements which extend free trade can “win”.  This is the theoretical basis for free trade and globalization. It has become so widely accepted that it’s support has become almost [...]

How the Telecom Industry Could Benefit from Predictive Analytics

3rd October, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Data Mining is the science of uncovering insights, patterns and correlations and discovering meaningful information from mounds of data that exists in various forms, structured and un-structured. It employs techniques from a diverse set of scientific fields including computational statistics, machine learning, deep learning, mathematics, data processing, visualisations, business intelligence and many others. Data science or [...]

Why study business management and why choose MBM

26th September, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

In the hyper-competitive job market of today a postgraduate degree in business management has become a required qualification for employment in jobs that university graduates would find appealing and rewarding. Fields that were in high demand a few years ago are now saturated and many graduates are unable to secure the job they have targeted with [...]

How Big Data Analytics Will Transform the Shipping Industry

13th September, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Big Data Analytics is the science of uncovering insights, patterns and correlations and discovering meaningful information from mounds of data that exists in various forms, structured and un-structured, using techniques from different scientific fields such as statistics, data modelling, machine learning, mathematics, computer science, neuroscience, visualisations, business intelligence and many others. It could be characterised as [...]