International Executive MBA Class of 2022 – you did it! The words that have been said several times during the Graduation Ceremony in Vilnius this June. The cheerful celebration marked an important achievement of our graduates who received diplomas and International EMBA Certificates.
According to graduates themselves, the 18 month journey will definitely have a lasting effect on their future:
“I came in for world-class material and professors, I came out having met top leaders in Lithuania of whom many became lifelong friends & partners”, Tomas Petras Rupšys
“It was was not just learning about leadership, it was witnessing the true leadership when my classmates were those who shaped the changing reality in the world of work, e-commerce, public governance and other fields”, Božena Petikonis-Šabanienė
“From Vilnius skyscrapers to Shanghai skyscrapers, from strategy development to implementation, from meeting new people to friends”, Mantas Kelpšas, EMBA
“Knowledge, invaluable experience, new friends, Covid, then war – all of this happened during these 18 months. It was hard, good, unique and most importantly – worth it!”, Jonas Gilys
During the ceremony, graduates received special awards for their outstanding academic accomplishments:
Mr. Andrius Smaliukas, CEO at BALTPOOL, who won the Best Capstone Project Award.
Mrs. Saida Kontrime, Head of Product Operations, Senior Director, who won the Best Diploma Paper Award.
Mr. Dainius Brandisauskas, Finance executive, who won the Strategy Award 2022.
Mr. Vilius Fokas, Board Member at Biomapas , and Mr. Modestas Genys, VP global supply chain, who both won the Best Grade Average Awards.
Sincere thank you to the Co-Chairman of the BMI Institute Board Prof. Jean-Paul Michel Larçon, Academic Dean Prof. Véronique Malleret, Dean of Faculty of Economics and Management, VMU, Rita Bendaraviciene, President of the BMI Alumni Executive Club Rytis Valunas, all honored guests, family members, friends and colleagues for joining us on this special occasion!
The BMI community could not be happier seeing the same people only sharper – better decision makers, more dedicated partners and even more inspiring leaders!
For more than two decades, BMI has been developing high-level managers and entrepreneurs capable of leading organizations worldwide. Based in more than 30 countries, they represent all modern industries. More than 90% of participants are top and senior managers, many sit on boards, and a good number are founders of businesses of their own. A few have high-level public sector management roles. All in all, they bring the total count of the BMI alumni network close to a thousand high-powered executives.