Κολέγιο CITY College
International Faculty, City College.
Main Campus, Thessaloniki, Greece

Why choose our MBA

Not Just Any Degree: A Sheffield University MBA Degree

Our graduates are awarded a world class MBA degree by the University of Sheffield, which is highly regarded and valued by companies and organisations all over the world.

Global Recognition for the University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield is a leading research university ranked 84th in the world and 29th in Europe [QS World University Rankings 2016].

Accredited and Recognised by Official International Bodies

The Executive MBA programme run by the University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College, is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), the most prestigious international accreditation body in evaluating MBA programmes. The programme is also accredited by other prominent international organizations such as the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) as well as the Chartered Management Institute (UK). Read more

Holistic approach to business management education

Our Executive MBA programme takes a holistic approach to education providing a broad understanding of business and management concepts with a strong focus on business strategy formulation and execution. More about our holistic approach

Taught by a team of distinguished academics and industry experts

We attract excellent and highly motivated students largely due to the high calibre of our academic staff. These comprise faculty members of the International Faculty and the University of Sheffield; Professors from well-recognized universities worldwide, and distinguished experts from the business world who all bring their expertise to the Executive MBA classroom.
The academic staff comes from many different countries such as UK, USA, Canada and Greece, enhancing the programme’s international outlook and background. The same academic staff teaches and participates in the teaching and learning experience of the Executive postgraduate student in all MBA programmes, delivered in Greece, Serbia, Romania, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Armenia and Georgia.

Professor Andrew Tylecote“It is always a pleasure to contribute to the University of Sheffield Executive MBA delivered by the university's International Faculty: the range of backgrounds and experience of the students is stimulating, their enthusiasm is exciting. They are confident that they are on their way up, and they are sure they will go up faster with the EMBA. They don't just sit and listen: classes are more like a good game of tennis than a lecture. And who may you find on your teaching team? I might give a session on the Euro and then find myself sitting at dinner next to an official of the European Central Bank.”
 
Professor Andrew Tylecote
Professor of the Economics and Management of Technological Change
University of Sheffield, UK

Specialisation in a particular area of management

With our MBA programme, executives have the opportunity to specialise in six different tracks: Marketing, General Management, Finance, Logistics Management, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management.

Networking opportunities within a truly international learning environment

The MBA student body comprises professionals and executives from approximately 20 different countries. This international mixture presents MBA participants with unique networking opportunities. Many students have found contacts made during their studies very useful in their career development.  The international student body as well as the international academic staff give the Executive MBA programme its international character.

Flexible delivery mode

Taught over a long weekend (Friday afternoon, Saturday and Sunday), once per month, the Executive MBA programme allows participants to easily combine work and study.

An additional professional qualification for our MBA graduates

Graduates of our MBA programme have the opportunity to obtain the Level 7 Executive Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership of CMI, which is considered as necessary to proceed to Chartered Manager status.
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One Study week in Sheffield, UK and one in Thessaloniki, Greece

MBA participants  from all countries meet, mix and interact over 2 challenging Study Weeks (1 in Sheffield, UK and in Thessaloniki, Greece). This unique feature of our MBA programme presents students with opportunity to network with people from different countries, industries and cultures and to gain exposure to international business perspectives and practices.

Chosen by large companies and organizations from all industries

Large and prestigious companies from different industries from all SE European countries choose our Executive MBA for their managers’ training. Multinational, private organizations, public companies and institutions such as CEDEFOP and the World Learning Organization, all make the same choice.

A strong global MBA Alumni Network

Access to an elite network of high-calibre business leaders from all over Europe and the world is deemed as one of the most valuable aspects of our programme. Our Alumni Offce serves as a link between the International Faculty, the University of Sheffield, UK and the MBA alumni.

Career support

Through our Career Offce, we deliver insightful career advice and comprehensive job search skills and we support students’ efforts to secure post-MBA positions and set the stage for their future career advancement.

 

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