Appointment of the new CEMS Academic Director

30 Apr

President of the University of Economics, Prague prof. Richard Hindls is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jiří HNILICA to the position of Academic Director of the very prestigious CEMS MIM program.

Jiří Hnilica (32) graduated at University of Economics, Prague where he also finished his Ph.D. Currently he works at this institution as an associate professor and Deputy Director of Department of Business Administration. During his Ph.D. studies he spent one month at Central European University, Hungary, five months at University of Aarhus and Copenhagen Business School, Denmark and one month at Technische Universität Dresden, Germany. His research interests are focused on corporate finance, especially risk analysis and financial modeling in an evaluation of business performance both in unregulated and regulated industries. He leads and cooperates in several domestic and foreign research projects. At the University of Economics, Prague he teaches “Risk Analysis and Financial Modelling” and “Principles of Managerial Finance”. Together with Universit? Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Italy he participates in “Entrepreneurial Finance” courses.

CEMS is a strategic alliance of leading business schools and multinational companies. Its first mission is to set a global standard of excellence for pre-experience Master’s in management. Founded in 1988 in Europe, the network has grown steadily, largely due to the success and popularity of the CEMS Master’s in International Management: the MIM programme. Today, CEMS is the global league of leaders on the pre-experience Master’s market and it cannot be equalled in terms of reputation of its members: 28 world-class academic institutions (17 full members and 11 associate members) collaborate together with 60 corporate partners to offer international, postgraduate students a unique blend of high quality education and professional experience.