University description (as per official university website)
THE CYPRUS INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (CIIM)
A new type of business school has been established on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus. The unique structure of our degree programmes together with modern means of communications make it possible for us to bring faculty from leading business schools in North America and Europe to teach in Cyprus.
CIIM students enjoy the latest in management education skills as taught by faculty from universities such as Harvard, Cambridge, London Business School, Manchester Business School, University College Dublin and others. Here they are integrated into programmes of graduate business studies which rival the best in Europe.
AN INTERNATIONAL ORIENTATION
Given the crucial importance today of global business, all of our programmes have an international orientation. Our main aim is to develop managers with a thorough understanding of the international business environment and the factors that shape competition in the world economy.
All of our programmes also have a strong practical bent, placing emphasis on case studies, “live” company exercises and team work.
We invite you to consider the accredited degree programmes noted below.
The Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM) is a non-profit international business school established in 1990 by a group of business leaders and a team of leading academics representing some of the world’s best business schools. Our aim has been to draw on the best teachers in graduate management education, irrespective of location, making their talent and experience available in Cyprus.
To accomplish its mission , CIIM has pioneered the modular educational model. This gives our programmes exceptional flexibility, enabling students to focus on a specific subject within short intensive time periods. This gives a freedom of choice which is particularly suited to the needs of the working student.
CIIM is a highly specialized school, concentrating exclusively on advanced studies in business, management and leadership. In parallel with its flagship MBA programme, CIIM offers an “MBA for the public sector”, its Master in Public Sector Management (MPSM), as well as a number of management related masters degrees.
CIIM’s LEARNING PHILOSOPHY
We believe a more complete learning takes place when theory is put into practice. Hence, our educational approach is to complement the latest in management theory with cases, class room exercises, team work and live projects during which our student work with actual companies to devise improvements in strategy and operations.
Both our MBA and MPSM are internationally accredited. We also offer MSc’s in Human Resouce Management, an MSc in Finance and Banking as well as an MSc in Educational Leadership Management. All of our programmes have also been accredited by the accrediting agency of the government of Cyprus.