The University of Kentucky in partnership with TEI of Piraeus are delivering the University of Kentucky’s Gatton MBA program in the facilities of TEI of Piraeus in Athens, Greece. The Technological Education Institute of Piraeus (TEI of Piraeus) is a state, higher education institution. The program is officially recognized, operates within the framework of Law 3685/2008, and its recognition is published in the Government Gazette, 1906 Gov. T.V’/ 07.09.2009, 1079 Gov. T.V' /09.04.2012.
The University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics, established in 1925, is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the most internationally recognized, specialized designation for business and accounting degree programs. Importantly, the University of Kentucky’s Gatton MBA is the only AACSB accredited MBA degree program offered in Greece.
The MBA program last 18 months (three semesters) and is a full time MBA program. Courses take place in the evening (between 18:00 & 22:00) in the facilities of TEI Piraeus in Athens (near Metro Station “Keramikos”). The program is taught entirely in English 50% of the instruction by faculty members of the University of Kentucky and the remaining 50% by professors of Greek Universities whose credentials have been qualified by the University of Kentucky. The degree is awarded by the University of Kentucky and is identical to that of the home campus.
Student learning objectives for the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics MBA degree program include :
- the ability to think creatively and strategically about complex real world problems.
- an appreciation of ethical and societal responsibilities.
- a multidisciplinary and global perspective.
- analytical, critical and logical reasoning skills.
- strong written and oral communication skills.
- entrepreneurial and business assessment skills.
- leadership skills.