Donbasenergo and International Management Institute Business School were awarded the MBA Employer and Business School Partnership Award at the AMBA Excellence Awards 2018

Publication date: 05 February 2018
Article type: Press release






Donbasenergo and International Management Institute Business School scoop the MBA Employer and Business School Partnership Award at the AMBA Excellence Awards 2018


Donbasenergo Public Joint Stock Company and International Management Institute (MIM) Business School won the MBA Employer and Business School Partnership Award at the Annual AMBA Gala Dinner and MBA Excellence Awards (#Gala18), hosted by The Association of MBAs (AMBA) on 2 February 2018 in London.


MIM Business School and Donbasenergo, one of the leaders of the Ukrainian energy sector, have a history of more than 10 years of cooperation.

After the 2014 revolution in Ukraine, Donbasenergo went into multi-staged transformation, meaning the partnership acquired a new nature, integrating various academic activities and consulting projects.

These ranged from top performers and talent pool representatives taking open MBA programmes at the School, to a series of corporate programmes which included people who reside in the occupied territories. MIM Business School participated in the establishment and current operations of the Internal Academy of the Donbasenergo.

The current partnership is also an instrument of the social coherence company wise and region wise. The MIM / Donbasenergo partnership sets the standard of business and educational organisation partnerships in Ukraine, and across the national and regional markets. 

Professor Iryna Tykhomyrova, MIM Business School President, said: ‘We’re elated to receive this award because this is a confirmation of our partnership and it is a new step for us. This partnership is an enhancement of our School, and we share values in our activities’.



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MBA Employer and Business School Partnership Award

Winner: Donbasenergo Public Joint Stock Company and International Management Institute (MIM) Business School


Beijing He Zhonghe Information Technology Co and Business School, Central University of Finance and Economics

Iberdrola and University of Strathclyde

INTEL and Gdansk University of Technology, Faculty of Management and Economics


About International Management institute (MIM) Business School

International Management Institute (MIM-Kyiv) is the first Business School in Ukraine. For over 25 years of its history MIM-Kyiv has been assisting business people in mastering managerial competences – the ultimate source of success in the period of uncertainty.

Founded as a stand-alone School it was the first to introduce the concept and phenomenon of business education in the ex-USSR. Being number one is in MIM-Kyiv’s DNA as it was the first educational international joint venture between the International Management Institute (Geneva, Switzerland) and the Institute of Economy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Kyiv, Ukraine).

MIM-Kyiv does its best to develop quality international partnerships. In addition to its cooperation with the IMD and its World Competitiveness Centre (Switzerland), Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon
University and Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School (both the USA) MIM-Kyiv launched the cooperation with the Business School of the
Stellenbosch University (South Africa), established the partnership with the EADA Business School (Western Europe), Central European University, CEU (Hungary), ISM University of Management and Economics (Lithuania), and Africa (University of Stellenbosch Business School). MIM-Kyiv is also well-connected in Asia (School of Business at Ningbo University, China and Almaty University of
Management). MIM-Kyiv is active in different international and regional initiatives, namely PRME (Principles of Responsible Management Education), PRME Chapter for CEE, CEEMAN research projects, etc.

About Donbasenergo Public Joint Stock Company

Business Description: online pdf

Donbasenerho PAT (Donbasenerho OJSC) is a Ukraine-based company primarily involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electric energy. The total installed capacity of its electric power stations is 2880 Megawatts (MW). Donbasenerho PAT is active domestically and operates through two electric power stations Starobeshevskya and Slavyanskaya TES.

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