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CIBAM supports Hellenic Entrepreneurs Association Annual Forum

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CIBAM supports Hellenic Entrepreneurs Association Annual Forum

On 7th October 2014, the Hellenic Entrepreneurs Association organised its second Annual Forum on 'The rejuvenation of the Greek economy', with the support of the Centre for International Business and Management (CIBAM) . The event was held at the King George Hotel, Athens, and was addressed by Dr Apostolopoulos, President of the Association and Board Member of CIBAM, and by Professor Christos Pitelis, CIBAM Director.

CIBAM supports Hellenic Entrepreneurs Association Annual Forum

Keynote speakers included The Vice President of the Greek Government, Evagelos Venizelos, the Minister of Finance, Gikas Hardouvelis, and the leader of the opposition, Alexis Tsipras.

It was attended by over 250 delegates and was reported widely in the news. The county's number one Channel, Ant1 news, presented both Dr Apostolopoulos and Professor Pitelis in their main news bulletin, the same day providing unique exposure to CIBAM and its new home, the University of Bath. It is anticipated that proposals from the event will be adopted by the Government.

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The School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools. Currently ranked 1st for Student Experience (Times Higher Education 2015) and 1st for Business Studies (The Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2016), we are a leading centre for management research - placed 8th in the UK in the latest REF2014.

We are one of a select number of international business schools accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate and the Bath MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1976.

The centrality of research to teaching is an essential feature of all our programmes. The School offers a full range of programmes from undergraduate to postgraduate up to PhD level and post-experience programmes including the world-ranked Bath MBA. The School also provides tailored executive development programmes for middle and senior management.

The School of Management has a faculty of over 100 teaching and research staff, including visiting academics, with a professional support team of around 90 managerial and administrative staff. Research income averages £2 million per annum. There are approximately 2,400 students in total comprising some 150 MBA students, over 500 Master’s students, 250 full- and part-time research students, and over 1500 undergraduates following BSc degrees.