Why should an entrepreneur do an MBA?
A conversation about entrepreneurship between Dr. Marika Taishoff, IUM MBA Program Director and Markus Schuller, Founder & Managing Partner of Panthera Solutions, a multiple award-winning behavioral design company based in the Principality of Monaco.Lire la suite
WHAT IS EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?
At IUM, students can apply their academic learning outside of their day-to-day learning environment in a real business context. The experiential learning approach characterizes the entire curriculum, emphasizing applications, real-world examples, and case studies. This approach offers students the opportunity to work on concrete, topical challenges given to them by companies and be actively involved with relevant company executives in strategic decision-making and recommendations, usually during business competitions, internships, team-based projects, study trips organized within the program.Lire la suite
The Monaco Ocean Protection Challenge 2021
The theme for 2021 was: “When Circular Economy Saves the Ocean”! Despite the particular context of this year 2021, the competition managed to gather 37 teams from different countries (IK, Ireland, Italy, France) and representing all types of schools (schools of communication, business, engineering…). And the Winners Are… The six finalists (three of the teams…Lire la suite
ERA OF LUXTAINABLE – A WRAP UP
The First Edition of the Sustainable Luxury Conference took place on May 17th, 2021. The conference topic was “The era of Luxtainable,” and four guest speakers shared their perspectives and thoughts on this topic. Rossella Ravagli A pioneer in CSR and professional career trainer for CEOs, managers, and stakeholders, Rossella started the conference by sharing her thoughts…Lire la suite
Entrepreneurship is second nature for IUM students!
A Capstone Project turns into a Start-up Company! Friends since the start of their university career back in 2016, Vadim Evseev, Kresimir Miljak, Maurits Spaan, and Artem Zhigarev, have taken upon themselves to redefine the restaurant industry in Monaco. Since the completion of their bachelor’s degrees, the four entrepreneurs decided to take various career paths, Maurits started a private…Lire la suite
Parley Partners with The Mark Challenge
The Mark Challenge team is glad to announce a partnership with Parley for the oceans. Parley is the space where creators, thinkers, and leaders come together to raise awareness for the beauty and fragility of our oceans and collaborate on projects that can end their destruction. Parley for the Oceans will award the best sustainable project…Lire la suite
An MBA Committed to Bring Sustainability to the School Uniforms Sector
Turning a school uniform into a tool to empower and engage students! Meet with Matthew Benjamin, MBA 2009, Founder and CEO of KAPES, which makes and supplies sustainable uniforms. What have you done since you graduated from IUM? While at IUM, I wanted to get into the superyacht industry, and when I moved back to London, I…Lire la suite
From Professional Athlete to Entrepreneur!
Meet with Etienne Boutan, Bachelor 2016, and co-founder of Heex Technologies. Following world-class acceleration programs from Microsoft, Nvidia, and Plug and Play, this French entrepreneur and his startup Heex Technologies are getting out of stealth mode to take on the ambitious industry of autonomous driving.” What have you done since you graduated from IUM? After IUM,…Lire la suite
Woman Entrepreneur Series II
After winning the Special Award in Yachting at the Mark Challenge Competition 2020 during her MSc in Luxury Management at IUM, Trudy Berger recently started her company called Brand Therapy. What have you done since you graduated from the IUM MSc in Luxury Brand Management? Once I finished the Master in 2020, I started thinking even more…Lire la suite