From february 24th to february 28th 2019 the german delegation from FHM University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Prof. Dr. habil. Richard Merk, Prof. Dr. Volker Wittberg and Prof. Dr. Hamid Doost Mohammadianmet with Dr. Abolfazl Kiani as Managing Director at Industrial Management Institute (IMI) in Inaugural Ceremony of the first Professional Post-Doctoral Program in Global SME Management at Industrial Management Institute (IMI) in Tehran, Iran.
The german professors have held lectures in the following issues:
- Module one: Fundamental of SMEs, future of SMEs and Business development (15 hours)
- Module two: Global Management-Cultural Dimensions in SMEs (10 hours)
The post-doctoral program in Global SME Management is the result of a joint endeavor between FHM in Germany and the Industrial Management Institute (IMI) in Iran. The program comprises four courses, two of which will be held in Tehran by FHM Professors and two in Tehran by IMI professors.
The program's capstone is a developing professional research project carried out by the candidates on subjects related to Global SME Management. The project will be presented to a panel in Iran or optionally in Germany.
The minimum time required to complete the program is 18 months and the maximum is 24 months.
Upon completion of the program, participants will be granted two Professional Post-Doctoral Certificates in Global SME Management issued by FHM and IMI.