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Simona Mihai - Yiannaki
Deputy Dean, Associate Professor, Finance
S.Mihai@euc.ac.cy
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The School of Business Administration
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Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
PhD. Summa Cum Laude, World Economy 2003 Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest (ASE) Faculty REI Redefining corporate governance under the globalization impact.
MBA 2004 Oxford Brookes University, U.K. MBA Soft elements of success and failure in a merger’s integration process. Case study: Raiffeisen bank in Romania.
B.A. in International Economic Relations 1997 Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest (ASE) REI Joint Ventures establishing and functioning in Romania, case study: World Trade Centre Bucharest
Blackboard Distance Learning Education Certificate 2014 European University Cyprus. Distance Learning Unit N/A
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
2014 Present European University Cyprus                          Cyprus Associate Professor
2014 ISM School of Management and Economics Lithuania Visiting Professor
2005 2014 European University Cyprus Cyprus Lecturer/ Assistant professor
Publications
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2015 Interest Rate Liberalization or Economy Control: The Case of the Chinese Banking System Ruth Rios Morales Journal of Transnational Management, Rutledge, Taylor&Francis Group, Boston, U.S.A. ·         20(2) ·         87-106
2015 ETFs Performance Europe - A Good Start or Not? ·         Procedia Economics and Finance:30 30 955-966
2014 Teaching for Creativity in Universities Eleonora Papaleontiou Louca, Despina varnava marouchou, Elmos Konis Journal of Education and Human Development December 2014 3 (9) 131-154
2013 Tales of motives in Bank M&As in emerging markets Thunderbird International Business Review, U.S.A, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. DOI: 10.1002/tie,  55 (5) 579-593
2013 To hedge or not to hedge during the financial crisis: a case study Global Business and Economics Review, Inderscience Publishers ltd. 15 5
2013 The Fiscal Cliff and the Robin Hood Eurozone Crisis Rios-Morales, R. Journal of Transnational Management, Rutledge, Taylor&Francis Group, Boston, U.S.A. 18 (4)
2012 Cases illustrating risks and crisis management Book: "Cases on SMEs and Open Innovation: Applications and Investigations"; Editors: H. Rahman and I. Ramos; IGI Global, 2012. Ch.12 238-257
2012 Bank-SME Relationships ‘poked’ by the recent changes in the economic and technological environment Book: “Customer Centric Marketing Strategies: Tools for Building Organizational Performance”, Editors: H. R. Kaufmann and M.F.A.K. Panni: IGI Global
2012 A Systemic Risk Model for SMEs under Financial Crisis International Journal of Organizational Analysis 20 (4)
2012 Taxation and Bank Employment Relationship – The E.U. Case Post Financial Crisis jbmae.scientificpapers.org/taxation-and-bank-employment-relationsh.
2012 Creativity in business schools- post financial crisis implications International Journal of Organizational Analysis, ISSN: 1934-8835 20 (2)
2011 Bank bailouts: lessons to learn when patience is a virtue EuroMed Journal of Business 6 (2)
Exhibitions
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2016-2018 Supporting Graduate Entrepreneurship in the Creative Sector (SHADOWS) Project ERASMUS+ Coordinator
2016-2018 Green Entrepreneurship Training - Underpinning Prosperity (GET UP) Project ERASMUS+ Winner of the project
2014 A European University- Business Alliance aiming to foster the entrepreneurial spirit of ICT students ERASMUS +, KA2 project called ICT Entrepreneur Winner of the consortium
2014 KA2 project called SCIENT ERASMUS+ Researcher within the consortium
2012-2014 Teaching for creativity and innovation in Cypriot Universities IPE (Ίδρυμα Προώθησης Έρευνας) Researcher within the project
2013-2014 European Recovery Leadership- Striving Forward ERASMUSIP project Researcher and Trainer
2012-2013 ERASMUSIP for the Cross-Cultural Management Intensive Program IDEP Cyprus Coordinator
2012-2014 Feeling Younger by Getting Older Grundtvig Programme on LLP for EMRBI Coordinator
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service Key Activities
2019 Ministry of Science of Montenegro Sustainable development and improvement of the competitiveness of the tourist offer through creation of innovative business models and products in Montenegro Evaluation form for Scientific Research projects
2018 Ministry of Science of Montenegro Development of a micro simulation model of taxes and social benefits as an instrument for managing an empirically based and socially responsible economic policy. Evaluation form for Scientific Research projects
2018 Ministry of Science of Montenegro Effective learning through innovations in teaching and psycho-philosophical and sociological analysis Evaluation form for Scientific Research projects
2017-2018 Polish National Science Center Projects SONATA evaluator on financial risk management and banking, 2017, and on private insurance and environmental management in 2018. Evaluation form for Scientific Research projects
2017 Ministry of Science, Technology and Space of Israel Project evaluator in scientific thinking and motivation in education. Evaluation form for Scientific Research projects
2010 GBER Journal Inderscience Publishers- Economics and Finance Section Editor Writing Editorial and organising the papers for peer reviewing, peer reviewing.
2005-2008 GLG- Gerson Lerhman U.S.A Educational scholar and banking and finance consultant with GLGGroup
2005 South Eastern European Region Bank Consultant
Awards/International Recognition
 
Date Title Awarded by:
2014 Best Research EMRBI at the 7th EuroMEd Conference in Kristiansand, Norway
2013 Best Reviewer Awarded Conference at the 6th EuroMed Conference in Estoril, Portugal.
2009 Contributor Award of the Year in recognition for extraordinary contribution and service to the Institute. EUROMED Research Business Institute
Fulbright Scholarship finalist for USA- MBA field related. Fulbright
Distinction in Entrepreneurship and Marketing, Scholarship to Paris-France for paper presentation MBA-Oxford Brookes University
Other Achievements
Date Title Key Activities:
March 2019 The 2nd  Entrepreneurship Bootcamp in EUC-PEAK Organising, designing and coordinating a 1 week entrepreneurship bootcamp ,
June 2018 The 1st Entrepreneurship Bootcamp in EUC-PEAK Organising, designing and coordinating a 1 week entrepreneurship bootcamp ,
December 2019 Startup Europe Event Organising, designing and coordinating this European event, over 100 people
October 2018 Startup Europe Event Organising, designing and coordinating this European event over 140 people