School of Economics and Management, Khazar University

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The School of Economics and Management
Type Private
Established 1991
Affiliation Khazar University
Dean Prof. Mahammad Nuriyev
Location Baku, Azerbaijan
Website khazar.org

Since its formation in 1991, the School of Economics and Management (İqtisadiyyat və Menecment fakültəsi) at Khazar University has been a business school in Azerbaijan. It pioneered the introduction and development of an open, Western education system in Azerbaijan, and its adaption to regional needs.

Since 1997, Professor Mahammad Nuriyev, Doctor of Sciences, has been the dean of the School of Economics and Management (SEM). In total, the school has over 50 faculty members who cover a wide range of disciplines in economics and management.

The language of instruction is English.

Programs[edit]

The SEM offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs leading to Bachelor's, Master's and Ph.D. degrees.

Undergraduate programs[edit]

Graduate programs[edit]

In addition, the SEM and the Institut de Préparation à l'Administration et à la Gestion (IPAG) in France jointly offer a dual degree Master's program in Energy Management and Sustainable Development.

E-learning[edit]

The SEM has been using the Moodle Learning Management System to deliver and support teaching of academic classes and business training since 2009.

SEM resources[edit]

In addition to the Khazar University Library Information Center, the SEM's branch library holds thousands of English-language textbooks and subscribes to many business journals and magazines. In addition to print resources, the library provides access to the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC), an institutional repository (KUIR) and select electronic databases (EBSCO, JSTOR, etc.)

International partnership programs[edit]

Among its leading partners are the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA, United States), Georgia State University (USA), the Robinson College of Business (USA), Southern Connecticut State University (USA), Nottingham Trent University (Great Britain), the Institut Supérieur de Commerce International de Dunkerque (ISCID, France), the Institut de Préparation à l'Administration et à la Gestion (IPAG, France), the BI Norwegian School of Management, the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (Latvia), Korea Development Institute (Seoul), Malaysian Institute of Economic Research, the Caucasus Business School (Tbilisi, Georgia) and others.

Alumni[edit]

Most of the school's graduates are employed by international companies operating in Azerbaijan.

Projects[edit]

  • Developing MBA Programs and Faculty Capabilities at Khazar University (1996–2001, jointly with Georgia State University, and the Robinson College of Business).
  • Promoting a New Economy: Enhancing Undergraduate Business Education in Azerbaijan (2002–2005, jointly with Southern Connecticut State University Business School).
  • Corporate Governance in Azerbaijan (2002–2005, a research project funded by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation and carried out in cooperation with the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research).
  • Strengthening the Macroeconomic Forecasting Capability in Azerbaijan (2005–2008, a research project funded by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation and carried out in cooperation with the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research and the Korean Development Institute).

See also[edit]

  • Khazar University Catalog 2008-2009, Khazar University Press.

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