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aueb Proposal for

Global Internship Programme Co-operation


Message from the Rector Dear friends, Our University, the former Athens School of Economics and Business, is the oldest educational institution of our country in the fields of Economics and Business Administration. Since 1920, it has created a great tradition in educating the youth of our country. Thousands of its graduates are now senior administrative and financial executives in the public and private sectors, faculty members in Greek and foreign universities, as well as members of international organizations. With eight Undergraduate Departments ranked at the top in the preference list of prospective students, twenty-nine extremely popular (full and part-time) Graduate Programmes and strong doctoral programmes, AUEB is evaluated as one of the leading institutions in our country, but also internationally, in the fields of science that it serves. The University's good reputation reflects the high level of its academic staff, the high quality of research and teaching, the up-to-date curricula, and the distinctions achieved by its faculty and its graduate and postgraduate students. Through the successful internal evaluation process that has been applied over the last years, we try to improve ourselves constantly. Our goal and pursuit is a university that stands out as a centre of education and scientific excellence, democracy, meritocracy, extroversion, transparency and social accountability, source of spiritual wealth, especially in those difficult times that our country is going through. We want our students to acquire the highest scientific training possible, enabling them to become successful professionals in Europe and worldwide. Simultaneously, within its limited financial capacity, AUEB offers its students plenty of cultural and athletic activities, exchange programmes, and other services, contributing to an integral personality development. We aspire for a continuous relationship with our students. Maintaining and further developing the long-term and close cooperation with the Greek business world, our university promotes and supports, through its specialized offices, the career placements of its graduates. With a high sense of responsibility, AUEB contributes decisively to the creation of the most important resource a country can have: human capital.

Professor Konstantine Gatsios Rector


Facts and Figures •

An Overview of the University

• Established in 1920, the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) is recognized as the leading University in Greece in the areas of Economics and Business Administration, and one of the leading academic institutions in Europe in its fields. For 90 years, AUEB has been advancing knowledge, promoting good management practice, generating innovation in business, and influencing leadership through its more than 25,000 alumni and more than 1,000 new graduates every year. By combining tradition with cutting edge innovation, AUEB promotes excellence in teaching and research, and offers unique educational opportunities for any prospective faculty and student.

The third oldest University in Greece, and the oldest one in the fields of Economics and Business in the country, With 8 academic Departments (Faculties), each one offering a 4-year undergraduate program with various specializations, a number of graduate programs, and a rigorous Doctoral program, With 29 Full-time and Part-time graduate (Master’s) Programs of 1 or 2 years duration, leading to an MSc, an MBA, or an MA, With 11,000 students: 8,000 undergraduates, 2,500 Masters and 500 Doctoral students, all of them having been accepted after thorough exams and admission processes, With 220 Resident Faculty, highly recognized internationally for their research and professional contributions, and an additional 50 Visiting and Adjunct Faculty Members, With 25,000 Alumni worldwide, many of them recognized as the captains of industry or the thought leaders in their field, With 25 active Research Laboratories, managing an average of 152 funded projects annually, in almost all areas of Economics, Business, Informatics, Statistics, etc With the strongest-per-capita Erasmus exchange program in Greece: currently about 20% of the student body spending a semester or a year in another European country, With the strongest AIESEC student chapter in Greece, offering extensive opportunities for international internships, With highly recognized innovations in teaching: received the “2010 Most Innovative Business School in Southern Europe” Award by British magazine “European CEO”, With an active outreach activities program, that includes executive education, corporate social responsibility activities, etc Voted Top Business School of Greece, consecutively for the past 3 years by EDUNIVERSAL, the international educational organization.


The Athens University of Economics and Business is composed of 8 Academic Departments (Faculties). Each Department accepts students at the undergraduate level after a successful nation-wide entrance examination. AUEB Departments traditionally accept the candidates with the highest scores in the entrance exams. On the average, only 1 out of 7 candidates is admitted. To be able to graduate and get his/her degree (Ptychion), a student has to attend and successfully complete eight semesters of study (four years), corresponding to a total of 240 ECTS credits.

Department of Business Administration The Department of Business Administration is the oldest one in the field of Business Administration in Greece, and enjoys high brand recognition. It offers a general Business Administration Accounting

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Management, Management of Information Systems, and general Management. All students attend two years of general courses, and have to select their specialization at the beginning of the third year. It is the alma mater of a very large number of successful managers and leaders, industrialists, entrepreneurs, ship owners and high-level national and international civil servants and company executives.

My studies gave me the necessary qualifications on the general discipline of business studies and the possibility to specialize in the field of marketing. I also found the sound theoretical background, the high standard of teaching and the high level of fellow students extremely helpful for the completion of my MSc studies at the London School of Economics. Additionally, it played an important part in winning the 1st prize on the Philip Morris Marketing Award and securing for me a position in the Nestle working team. Natalia Papapetropoulou NestlΚ Trade Marketing


BACHELOR OF ARTS IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

COURSE CURRICULUM

First Year Courses Business Economics I Microeconomics I Quantitative Methods I Civil Law I Introduction to Management Macroeconomic Theory and Policy Elements of Computer and Information Systems Quantitative Methods II (Statistics)

Second Year Courses Introduction to Financial Accounting Quantitative Methods III (Econometrics) Marketing Principles Management I Commercial Law I Information Systems Advanced Financial Accounting Commercial Law II Consumer Behavior (Marketing II) Financial Management I Microeconomics II


In the third and fourth year, the department has 4 specializations:  Business Administration  Business Information Systems  Accounting and Finance  Marketing

Third Year Courses (main courses) Financial Management II Human Resource Management Organizational Psychology Management Information Systems Business Informatics and Databases Accounting Information Systems Money and Fixed Income Securities Markets

Fourth Year Courses (main courses)

Advertising and Promotion Techniques

Financial Statements Analysis

Income Taxation of Businesses

Industrial Relations

Production Management and Services

Special Topics in Business Policy and Strategy

Business Policy and Strategy

Applications of Business Informatics

Cost Accounting

Decision Support Systems (DSS)

Conflict Management and Negotiations

Managerial Accounting

Special Topics in Production Management and Services

Strategic Marketing Planning

Supply Chain Management (Logistics)

Financial Econometrics

Design and Development Methodologies of Information

Financial Management III

Systems

General Accounting Plans

Advanced Topics in Financial Accounting

Management II (Entrepreneurship)

Investment Management

Internet and Business Information Systems

Risk Management

Business Process Re-engineering and Information Systems

Marketing Research

Auditing

Brand Management

International Finance

Sales Techniques

Banking Strategic eMarketing

For more information about the courses, please visit the link [HERE]

International Marketing Public Relations


The Local Committee of AIESEC Athens (in Athens University of Economics and Business) was founded in 1956, just eight years after the founding of AIESEC globally, in 1948. AIESEC Athens (AUEB) was the first local committee in Greece, has offered to approximately 1900 students the opportunity to live an international experience in Greece and abroad and today continues to provide a qualitative experience to students of our University.

AUEB said about us: The AUEB Chapter of AIESEC (www.aiesec.org/greece/athens) is a very active organization. Strongly supported by AUEB, it offers to our students the opportunity to live an international internship experience. Only last year, student internships from AUEB took place in about 20 countries, including Brazil, Chile, China, Egypt, Finland, Ghana, Germany, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, and more. AIESEC/AUEB has an exceptional track record, having received, over the last 10 years, a number of international performance awards.

Executive Board of AIESEC Athens 11|12


Highlights of AIESEC Athens 11|12 •

"Best Leading Local Committee 2010-2011", Sony Ericsson Growth & Excellenence National Awards

"Sustainability Through University Partnerships 2010-2011", Sony Ericsson Growth & Excellenence National Awards

2 winners from AUEB in Global Contest of Microsoft “Teck Talent 4 Good”

Presence in University Life: Participation in YES, session in Classroom, participation in 2 University Events as speakers, University Newsletter, Announcements in University sites, “Lead your walk” Local Conference in University

“Make !t Possible” Project that supports the Millennium Development Goals of UN for 2015 (8 Greek participants, 3 interns in Greek schools)

“China&Brazil” Project: 10 interns from China and Brazil will work in Greek NGOs, like Be strong, Medasset, Biopolitics

Co-operation with Career and Employment Unit of AUEB for supporting the Business Idea Contest with 8 interns

Re-integration Talent Award at Hellenic AIESEC’s Development Conference (HeADCo 2011)

16 participants in Global Community Development Programme and 11 Participants in Global Internship Programme (June 2011 – now)

President elect for AIESEC Greece 12-13 and 3 VPs elect are from AUEB (2 from Business Administration)

President elect for AIESEC Croatia 12-13 is student of AUEB (Department of Business Administration)

10 scholarships of 500€ each from AUEB students for participation in Entrepreneurship Project in Egypt

Strategic Planning for 2012


Department of Business Administration & AIESEC Athens  Department of Business Administration is the main provider of Team Members and Team Leaders both in Local and National Level  Department of Business Administration is the main provider of Global Community Development Programme Participants  Department of Business Administration is the main provider of Global Internship Programme Participants


The last 3 years, thirteen students of Business Administration participated in Global Internship Programme, in countries like UK, Germany, Austria, Finland, Poland, Malaysia, India and China.

Some of the Job Descriptions of their internships are provided below.

Country: UK

Department: Global Marketing

Country: FINLAND

Department: Marketing, Logistics

JD1: Project assistance for events, media relations, employee comms and creative services. JD2: Research and report production - including analysis of the competitor landscape and market relevant topics. JD3: Collation and distribution of marketing reports and power point templates. JD4: Building and maintaining a database of forward press, event and speaking opportunities relevant to the business across EMEA. JD5: Assistance with budgets including coordinating payment and tracking of invoices for some of the European team JD6: Fielding general marketing enquiries from internal customers. Daily liaison with business partners and stakeholders.

JD1: Project The intern will join a team organizing an innovation competition for innovations that are socially relevant. The competition includes a weekend event in April 1-3, 2011 where participants get expert feedback and advice and facilitator help to develop their business idea. JD2: Planning delegate marketing of Be A Change event and competition (New creative ideas for marketing expected). JD3: Design posters, flyers, brochures, and other marketing material for Be A Change. Create videos on the issues. JD4: Maintaining, designing and updating YouTube channel, Facebook page, Twitter & Flickr accounts, and Be A Change’s official website. JD5: Marketing Be A Change at other events and at universities: contacting event organizers and universities,

Country: GERMANY

Country: INDIA

Department: Product Management

JD1: Project Support at professional product introductions in Europe JD2: Supervision of products in the different stages of the product life cycle JD3: Quantitative and qualitative market research and competitor analysis JD4: Drafting of international product- and marketing concepts JD5: Organisation of events, product demonstrations, customer surveys JD6: Cooperation in the daily business of the Product management

planning visits, representing Be A Change.

Department: Event Management

JD1: Dream Whistlerz Entertainment Pvt Ltd is an Entertainment Education academy in India that has been launched to cater to the increasing demand of the international entertainment industry JD2: The intern would be required to market the concept of trainings in schools and other institutes. JD3: Also, the intern would be required to give presentations to Heads of institutes or even maybe a seminar to students. JD4: The intern will be responsible for drafting promotional material for the company so as to market the company in the best possible way.


Students of Business Administration can work in: •

Project Management

Advertising + Public Relations

Event Management

Market Research and Evaluation

Counseling and Guidance

Introductory Marketing

Database Management

Retail + Sales Marketing

Consumer + Buyer Behavior

Organizational Behavior

Tourism

Network Management & Data Transition

Introduction to Management/Business Administration

Product Planning Development + Control

Financial Planning + Budgeting

Corporate Community Engagement

International Management

Import & Export

Financial Accounting

Hotel + Restaurant Management

Developmental Economics

Introductory Economics

Recruitment & Allocation

Introductory Finance

Introductory HR Management

Public Relations

Customer Relationship Management

Introductory Accounting

Introduction to Communications

Auditing

Managerial Accounting

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aueb AIESEC Athens In Athens University of Economics and Business, since 1956

Contact us: Patision 80, Athens +30 210 8203 739,746 aiesec.athens@gmail.com www.aiesec.org/greece/athens

LCVP OG GIP: Charis Charalampidi (charis.charalampidi.aiesec.net)


[AUEB - Business Administration] GIP Proposal