Olga Kandinskaia is the MSc Business Management Programme Director and Assistant Professor of Finance at CIIM. She has a PhD in Economics (1995) from MGIMO-University, one of the most prestigious schools in Moscow.
Dr Kandinskaia joined CIIM on a full-time basis in 2011. She had been a visiting lecturer at CIIM since 2002. She has 20 years of experience in teaching undergraduate, graduate and executive courses at different universities and colleges in Cyprus, the UK and Russia.
Dr Kandinskaia has taught on MBA programs of the Graduate School of International Business of the Academy of National Economy (Russia), the University of Greenwich, the University College Plymouth, St Mark & St John (UK).
Dr Kandinskaia is the leader of the new blended learning initiative at CIIM, which aims to substantially improve students’ learning outcomes through the creative use of technology.
Dr Kandinskaia has an extensive record of publications which include two books and more than 50 articles in academic and business journals. Her main research interests focus on different issues of corporate finance and financial derivatives as risk management tools. Olga’s latest research has been in the area of blended learning and e-learning.