Adapt to challenges ahead, says new MBA Director

New MBA Programme Director, Dr Dimitrios Koufopoulos, is relishing the prospect of leading an MBA that will help its students to reshape their career.

Global MBA Programme Director, Dr Dimitrios KoufopoulosPrior to his new appointment, Koufopoulos was one of the academic team who helped to develop the Global MBA. He has delivered two modules since the programme launched in 2017.

Assuming the role of Programme Director in April, he is excited to have hands-on experience.

“Uncertainty and turbulence are important issues in today’s world,” he says. “We need executives who can adapt to the challenges of a rapidly changing business world.

“An MBA provides the necessary conceptual tools and knowledge to address these challenges,” he adds, “as well as the ability to apply these tools in the context in which executives operate”.

Create a real network

The University of London Global MBA received its first intake in April 2017 and has four entry points per year (January, April, July and October).

It has already attracted students from 70 countries with a broad range of backgrounds.

“Students can create a real network of peers all over the world,” Koufopoulos says.

Students can embrace “a community with whom they can exchange ideas and which can hopefully lead to business opportunities”.

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