45 executives start the new BMI International EMBA class XVIII today.
The international executives in the BMI EMBA programme will upgrade their business skills and knowledge with the leading BMI international faculty from 12 leading business schools worldwide. The programme is delivered in 3 major venues including Vilnius, New Orleans and Shanghai. Students will be offered international elective courses and modules in Frankfurt, New Delhi, Helsinki, St. Petersburg and Warsaw.
“Today the BMI classroom at Europa tower accommodates 16,1 Billion Euros Revenue Worth of “Executive Brainpower”. The students of the Class XVIII represent companies with the cumulative of 79 000 employees worldwide. Business owners, top and senior level managers with an average age of 35 have an average 13 years of experience. The international exposure of the new EMBA class students accounts for 58 countries.” BMI Director General Jaunius Pusvaškis said.
Among the numerous industries represented in this year’s group, executives from ITT, finance and trade have the biggest presence, followed by manufacturing, energy and logistics. That gives a sense of where the dynamism is in the economy.
Many members of BMI’s new EMBA cohort work for global business organizations such as CSC, AIG, JTI, Tikkurila, Circle K, Avon Cosmetics and Deloitte. Others help run some of the Nordic-Baltic region’s best-known businesses, including ATEA, Teo, Omnitel, Valiūnas ir Partneriai Ellex, Euroapotheca, Danske Bank.
Top-level and senior executives make up 91% of the class. The rest are high-potential mid-level managers from large corporations. All survived a lengthy admissions process which tested candidates’ competence, drive and vision.
Chairman of Board, ACME Group
„As head of a diverse international group of companies that me and my partners have been building during the past 23 years, the BMI Executive MBA is a chance to get fresh global insights and open new doors around the world. That means more competitive advantage and better decisions when searching out and developing new business opportunities.“
General Manager, ELL Real Estate, Lithuania
“I’m joining the International EMBA at BMI to broaden my business horizons with professors from top management schools worldwide who are also experienced managers, and to share knowledge with other executives from many countries. The business environment is constantly evolving, and to be a leader you have to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date and constantly develop your personal and corporate vision.”
Board member, Euroapotheca
“For me, BMI’s International Executive MBA programme means achieving the level of the know-how and decision-making skills that a top manager needs. I especially look forward to the modules about functional areas that I’ve worked with less so far in my career, and getting to know the impressive professors and all my classmates.”
The BMI Executive MBA programme (EMBA) combines the strengths of seven leading international business schools to offer premium education opportunities for experienced executives. Academic partners in design and delivery are HEC Paris, Copenhagen Business School, NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Louvain School of Management, Vytautas Magnus University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Tulane University.
The BMI EMBA, which started in 1999, is accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development with the EPAS seal of international quality.