University of Monaco CelebratesInternational University of Monaco Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary Prince Albert II of Monaco and Stelios, the founder of Easy Jet to attend Ceremony.
June 2006: The International University of Monaco (IUM) is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a special graduation ceremony and gala dinner to be held at the Salle Garnier de l'Opera de Monte Carlo on Saturday, June 24th, 2006. HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco and Mr. Stelios Haji-Ioannou, founder of Easy Jet plc and owner of the easy Group of companies, will be the special guests of honour. The Prince will award degrees to 80 IUM students: 32 MBA students - representing 19 nationalities; nine Executive MBA students; 18 Master of Science in Financial Engineering students; and 25 Bachelor's students.
Prince Albert II emphasizes innovative, Monaco-focused education.
The Prince has stressed the importance of business education to the development of the Principality. In response, IUM - accredited by the Association of MBAs in autumn 2005 - has launched a series of programmes in the areas of luxury goods and services, entrepreneurship, and finance to capitalise on Monaco's unique economy. IUM's Monaco MBA includes four specialist luxury goods/services electives, as well as concentrations in financial markets and entrepreneurship. In September 2006 the University will launch a Master of Science in Luxury Goods and Services to complement the Master of Science in Financial Engineering, which was launched in Autumn 2005.
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