AZERBAIJAN STATE UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS
DEPARTMENT: MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
SPECIALIZATION: PROJECT MANAGEMENT
The project management specialization enhances your ability to learn tools and techniques necessary to determine key problems in organizations, motivate people, control risks, nurture teamwork skills, oversee complex projects and achieve effective results through project management skills. The project management specialization teaches strategies for projects of various scope and size and provides opportunities to avoid difficulties in projects through real-world and case based exercises.
MBA program length and location:
Securities specialization of the MBA program lasts for 4 semesters within 2 academic years.
The course requirement is 10 core courses (60 credits), 4 electives (24 credits) and a capstone project (12 credits), total 96 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits.
Converted to US credit system the course requirement is 10 core courses (30 credits), 4 electives (12 credits) and a capstone project (6 credits), 48 credits in total.
Courses are taught in fall, spring and summer semesters two times a week. University is located in Istiglaliyyat Street 6, AZ1001, Baku Azerbaijan.
Contacts: e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel/fax + (99412) 497 62 67
Admission requirements to the program:
Baccalaureates having a minimum of 2 years of work experience with different backgrounds (economics, commerce, mathematics, engineering, medicine etc.) are eligible to join the MBA program. Eligible international students are accepted to the program based on a contract signed between both parties (university and potential student). Local students are required to pass a uniform state attestation exam before applying to the MBA program. Potential students are required to provide a proof of English language skills along with academic eligibility.
Advantages of teaching methods in the MBA program:
The MBA program seeks to improve students for their leadership skills, prepare them to master systematic knowledge, capabilities and management skills, enhance their professional competence, investigate complex business information, learn analytical thinking and decision-making skills, nourish student’s entrepreneurial mind, teach them business ethics, presentation and time management skills. This program prepares students to occupy top positions in organizations with different cultures. Case studies, presentations, time management skills, group/individual projects, and business games along with theoretical approach complement a rigorous program. The program also aims at teaching students with change management skills peculiar to non-government, not-for-profit and commercial organizations along with proactive thinking style to project scenarios in a regulatory environment. Students will be graded through midterm, class attendance, participation, home works, and final examinations.
Lecturers/Professors of the MBA Program:
Along with full time faculty members of the Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC) the MBA program benefits from scientific and practical potential of professors and lecturers with top academic and managerial background whether in public, government, or private. The program also invites academicians from high ranked universities around the globe and takes advantage of their scientific knowledge and practical potential.
Magistrates who maintain excellent, good, or satisfactory academic standing and graduate from the MBA program receive their MBA degree with all the rights and privileges related to this degree.
Project Management courses:
SMO 652 Leadership and Organizational Behaviour
MGTSC 501 Statistics for Business and Economics
ECON 503 Managerial Economics
ACCTG 503 Financial Accounting (F3)
SMO 502 Strategy, Organization and Innovation
FIN 502 Corporate Finance
PM 501 Principles of project management
ACCTG 502 Management Accounting (F2)
PM 610 Project tools and technics
BLAW 642 Business Law (F4)
Forth semester – 4 major electives
PM 605 Strategic project planning and control techniques
PM 620 Entreprise and project risk management
PM 635 Leadership of project teams
PM 615 Project management systems
PM 631 Contract and Procurement Management
PM 626 Cost Estimation & Control
PM 641 Project Portfolio Management
PM 611 Project Management Finance
Capstone – Topics related to project management