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The University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College

A University of Sheffield MBA degree in Thessaloniki, Belgrade, Bucharest, Kyiv, Sofia, Yerevan, Tbilisi

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The University of Sheffield is one of the oldest British Universities. It is a premier-league, research-led institution, with a world-wide reputation for quality and excellence. It belongs to the 1% of the best universities in the world, as it is constantly ranked within the World's top 100 Universities. CITY College is the International Faculty of the University of Sheffield, the only one located overseas and it is an integral part of the University.
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The University of Sheffield is one of the oldest British Universities. It is a premier-league, research-led institution, with a world-wide reputation for quality and excellence. It belongs to the 1% of the best universities in the world, as it is constantly ranked within the World's top 100 Universities. CITY College is the International Faculty of the University of Sheffield, the only one located overseas and it is an integral part of the University.

 

The Executive MBA 

The International Faculty of the University of Sheffield, CITY College, offers a unique educational opportunity for today's executives and business professionals: the MBA degree of the University of Sheffield. The Executive MBA (EMBA) is an innovative, truly international programme designed for today's managers who need to improve their skills and knowledge for professional and personal advancement. Participants enrich their experiences and share best practice with people from other cultures, countries and industries. Every year top managers from leading companies of South-East and Eastern Europe are admitted to the programme. Due to the flexible executive delivery mode (1 weekend per month), executives need not give up their position or interrupt their careers to participate in the course.

 

A 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 the programme’s holistic approach

 

An additional qualification for MBA graduates by CMI 

EMBA students who successfully graduate and receive the MBA degree from the University of Sheffield may additionally receive the prestigious Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership of Chartered Management Institute (CMI) without having to undertake any extra classes or examinations. Chartered Management Institute is the only chartered professional body in the UK that is dedicated to management and leadership. 
www.managers.org.uk

 

Accreditation & Recognition

The University of Sheffield Executive MBA programme of the University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), by AACSB and by Chartered Management Institute (CMI). The programme is also accredited and recognised by the British Accreditation Council (BAC) and the National Academic Recognition Information Centre (UK NARIC).

 

Programme Info

Degree Title: MBA of the University of Sheffield

Programme Specializations

  • MBA in General Management
  • MBA in Marketing
  • MBA in Finance
  • MBA in Logistics Management
  • MBA in Healthcare Management
  • MBA in Human Resource Management

Duration of studies: 2 years

Delivery Mode:

One weekend per month (Friday Afternoon, Saturday, Sunday)
One Study Week at Thessaloniki, Greece
One Study Week at Sheffield, UK

Place of Delivery:

Thessaloniki, Belgrade, Bucharest, Kyiv, Sofia, Yerevan, Tbilisi

Admission

  • A Bachelor's degree from any discipline
  • Work experience
  • Good command of English

Costs

The Tuition Fees vary depending on the country and schlarships (12 000 - 17 000 euro paid in five different installments)

For more information, please contact our country offices.

Student Testimonial: 

“The Executive MBA at CITY College was an incredibly valuable endeavor which made me develop my management skills and professional insights. Although my field of expertise is Human Resources, I was exposed and benefited from a wide spectrum of business disciplines, such as marketing, finance, operations and business strategies. EMBA made me redefine and better pursue my career objectives. I can say that my EMBA experience has made me more self-confident, direct and effective in the decision making and solution implementation procedures.”

Dr Giovanni Serafini
Personnel Manager, Thessaloniki Hyatt Regency Hotel

 

“I decided to attend CITY College’s Executive MBA because of the high academic standards its affiliation with the University of Sheffield guarantees. At CITY College I found highly qualified professors with real business experience. I also found a network of colleagues who brought their professional experience into the classroom, the interaction during the courses and the opportunity to work on real-life projects under the outstanding guidance of CITY College’s staff. My ambition is to always be informed and to gain more knowledge that can help me to become an efficient and competitive professional. CITY College’s EMBA programme has helped me better understand the tools that I need to develop my career, to achieve the skills that help me understand the dynamics of the real business I work in.”


Ms Emanuela Modoran,
Commercial Strategy Manager
Commercial Strategy & Development Department
Vodafone Romania

“I am very happy to have chosen the University of Sheffield for my MBA degree. I chose it because of the impeccable reputation of the university and the flexibility of the programme. For me, the Sheffield MBA is the perfect mix of high-level professors, friendly and challenging atmosphere, outstanding colleagues from the cohort and last, but not least, the very friendly and helpful administration staff. The programme surpassed my expectations as I managed to look at current business issue from a totally new viewpoint, got to meet fantastic people whose acquaintance enriched me tremendously. I would highly recommend the Sheffield MBA to anyone who wants to grow both as a professional and as a person.”

Mr Stoyan Tachev
Total Quality Manager
at BILLA Bulgaria Ltd.

 

“What I appreciated most about CITY College’s MBA programme was most of the faculty members had business background and had valuable experience which they could communicate to us. What was a great benefit, was that through the lectures I realized how different departments in a business operate, interact and affect the overall performance.”

Ms Jelena Drakulic
Deputy General Manager

“I would like to share my impression about Study Week at University of Sheffield in 2014. The education program of the study week was composed of three tracks, namely: Information Management, Negotiation Skills Seminar and Developing Business Processes & Operations. The lectures took place at The University of Sheffield Management School building located within campus. There were students from all the cities where EMBA program is provided and it was a good opportunity for networking and sharing experience with each other. Within the track of Operations course we were visiting production plant of the Jaguar Land Rover Company near Birmingham where Jaguar care being producing. It was a good opportunity to observe how operations management implemented on real production site. During after study hours we were traveling to Chatsworth, York, Manchester and London for sightseeing. The trip was a part of first year educational program, which was a lucky chance for me to develop my practical experience by means of contemporary theoretical knowledge learning and studying of practical cases. Once I was joined the City College EMBA program I’ve started implementing new understanding of business approach in my day-to-day work. This gives me a good opportunity for further professional and career development. ”

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mr Andrii Yarmolenko
                                                                                                                                                                                        Deputy Head of Division - Head of real estate projects
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          JSC Raiffeisen Bank Aval

“Enrolling in the University of Sheffield Executive MBA programme offered by its International Faculty in Kyiv was a valuable investment for me. In addition to broadening my perspective on business management, it has helped me grow both professionally and personally. I was impressed by the lecturers' knowledge, energy and presentation skills and the real-life cases they brought in the classroom. The major benefit is that, as a professional, I managed to think out of the box and change my life perspective.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mr Andrii Serdiuk
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Business Development & Sales Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                       Industrial Division of Energy Standard Group, Ukraine

 

How to apply

Selecting candidates for admission is a very critical decision for the Executive MBA programme (EMBA). We believe that there is more to selecting a candidate than just considering scores, GPAs and other merely numerical performance indicators. For this reason admission decisions for the EMBA take into account three primary areas of evaluation:

  1. Professional Experience
  2. Academic Background
  3. Applicant's Overall Profile

In this page you will find useful information and instructions about the application process for the Executive MBA programme. Please spend some time reading this information before you proceed with your application.

 

Before you apply

Make sure you have all your supporting documents scanned and ready for submission. Your application is considered complete when all of the following items have been submitted. Check the documentation* needed to support your application below:

The Application Form must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • Certified photocopy of your degree
  • Photocopy of your English language qualification (if any)
  • One (1) Reference Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Four (4) Photographs (passport-size)

Download the admission requirements
Admission and Application Requirements for the Executive MBA PDF document

NOTE: A small number of applicants may be accepted based on substantial management and professional experience, without a first degree.

* Please note that all academic qualifications should be legally certified and not simple photocopies. 
 

Contact

BELGRADE OFFICE:
Mr Aleksandar Cankovic
Address: 38-40 Vladimira Popovica Street,
11000 Belgrade, Serbia
e-mail: acankovic@city.academic.gr
Telephone: +381 11 7156905           


BUCHAREST OFFICE:
Ms Alina Toader
Address: Mosilor Business Center, Calea Moșilor 158,
Bucharest, 020883, Romania
e-mail: alina.toader@city.academic.gr
Telephone: +40 21 315 27 23          


KYIV OFFICE:
Mr Vasyl Buzhak, Country Manager
Address: 83-D Melnykova Str., floor 4, office 409
04119, Kyiv, Ukraine
e-mail: buzhak@sheffield-city.com.ua
Mobile: +38 063 184 46 92      


SOFIA OFFICE:
Ms Dessie Pencheva
Address: Sofia 1404, 27 Tvardishki prohod street, Fl. 8 office 36, Bulgaria
e-mail: bulgaria1@city.academic.gr
Telephone: +359 2 961 62 63   

THESSALONIKI OFFICE:
Mrs. Lia Ekonomidou
Address: 24, Proxenou Koromila Street
546 22 Thessaloniki, Greece
e-mail: acadreg@city.academic.gr
Telephone: +30 2310 224 026   


YEREVAN OFFICE:
Ms Lilit Shahzadeyan, Country Manager
Address: 2 Nar Dos street, Yerevan, Armenia, 0018
e-mail: lshahzadeyan@city.academic.gr
Mobile: +374 555 22 338     

 

TBILISI OFFICE:
Ms Lilit Shahzadeyan, Country Manager
Address: Gamsakhurdia st. 34 - Al.Kazbegi st.2 , 1 bl. III floor, room 16
Tbilisi, 0160 Georgia
e-mail: georgia@city.academic.gr
Mobile: +995 577 221 166

 

MBA Programme Director: Mr George Efstathiadis
MBA Academic Director: Dr Leslie Szamosi
Website: http://citycollege.sheffield.eu/mba  
 

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