A.MBA in General Management («MBA: Practice of Successful Management»)
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) project was originally designed in 1993-1995 by the IMISP Faculty in collaboration with leading specialists from SDA Bocconi, was approved by the EC and has received financial assistance through TACIS programme.
The project was put into effect by a group of leading European business schools:
- SDA Bocconi (Italy)
- Henley Management College– now HENLEY (United Kingdom)
- Groupe ESC Lyon - now EM Lyon (France)
- ESADE - Escuela Superior de Administration i Direccion de Empresas de Barcelona (Spain).
The main goal of the Programme is to provide advanced training and professional requalification of executives in the area of general management, and thus provide impetus for their career development upon completion of the course.
The 1st launch took place in January, 1996. 32 open market and 22 corporate or industrial groups graduated with more than 1350 alumni. Currently 2 open market MBA programme (49 participants) and 3 corporate (76 participants) programmers’ are being conducted by IMISP. The target group of customers for the MBA programmes are career-oriented managers, occupying or aimed to occupy positions of general managers. In case of corporate version of the programme the audience is either the same as above or top-managers, in accordance with the customer’s internal career development plans.
B. Executive MBA Strategy
In 2009 Executive MBA version was added to IMISP historical «traditional MBA product». The target group of customers for EMBA are top-level, experienced managers ─ decision makers for long run investments and strategies striving to enrich their qualities as individuals.
The participant body for the MBA/EMBA programmes represents the elite of Russia’s business community, top-ranked but relatively young executives, who are in the bloom of their professional career.
IMISP offers MBA and EMBA programmes in the format which is suitable and preferable for top-ranked executives of the companies; part-time, divided in modules of 4 to 9 days. Without interrupting professional career managers can upgrade their knowledge and skills in the area of management. Modular format proved its advantage, as it allows managers in full-time employment to maximise personal development opportunities without having to leave their jobs.