The Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) was established in 1962. It is a not-for-profit organisation with a mission to contribute to the promotion, dissemination and promulgation of modern management principles, methods and practices. EEDE has members, both corporate - enterprises and organisations of the private and public sector - and individuals - medium and top-level executives, entrepreneurs, professors and students.
The Hellenic Management Association incorporates five Institutes, specialising in a particular function of management and four Sectors that deal with general business issues: Hellenic Institute of Marketing, Hellenic Institute of Financial Management, Hellenic Institute of Production and Operations Management, Hellenic Institute of Information and Communications Management, Hellenic Institute of Human Resources Management, Sector of Women Managers and Entrepreneurs, Public Administration and Local Authorities Management Sector, Leadership Sector and Corporate Affairs Sector.
Today EEDE rates among the five largest Management Associations worldwide in terms of Membership and Activities. In 54 years of activity more than 500.000 executives have been trained and more than 800.000 teaching hours have been offered through 17.500 training programs, while EEDE’s Post-Graduate Program is effectuated in 26 cities around Greece and counts more than 4.200 alumni.