New group of SPM students starts training at Baku Higher Oil School
13 May 2022
Presentation of the next group of the Project Management Program of the Duke University of the United States, implemented with the technical support of the Baku Higher Oil School (BANM) and TwentyEighty Strategy Execution, a leading international project management training company was held.Welcoming the guests and group members, BANM Rector Elmar Gasimov said that in today's rapidly changing world, people must constantly improve their knowledge and skills: and I am sure it will continue to play an important role. Participants from different companies in the program will receive module classes from professionals for 8 months.Gunash Aliyeva, BP's External Relations Manager for the Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey region, said that BP, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary in Azerbaijan, is the operator of the most strategic energy projects and the author of many corporate social responsibility projects. He said that the international project management program is one of the most successful and sustainable projects of the company on corporate social responsibility.Emphasizing that the Baku Higher Oil School is a successful educational institution, Fariz Jafarov, Director of the e-Government Development Center, added that this project implemented at BANM also contributes to the development of careers, knowledge and skills of the participants. BP provides a major boost to human resource development in Azerbaijan by funding the International Project Management Program.Zafar Gurbanov, Vice-Rector for Education and Science of the Baku Higher Oil School, one of the participants in the new group of the International Project Management Program, noted that BANM provides high-quality education and constant support for staff development. The vice-rector said that the fact that more than 10 employees of the University graduated from this program is an indication of that support.Zemfira Huseynbeyli, Deputy Chief of Staff of Azersu OJSC, Ramin Guliyev, Chief of the Absheronneft Oil and Gas Production Department of the Azneft Production Association, and Faig Nasibov, Head of BP's IT Group, wished success to the project participants.It should be noted that the current M-10 group of the international program on "Project Management" includes Baku Higher Oil School, Xalq Bank OJSC, DOST Agency, BP, Absheronneft Oil and Gas Production Department of Azneft Production Association, Participants from various senior positions at the e-Government Development Center and Azersu OJSC participated.During the course, which will last until November, participants will receive 8 modules - "Project Management", "Cost Control", "Risk Management", "Agile and Lean", "Project Leadership, Management and Communication", "Contract Management", "PMP Exam Preparation" , "Negotiation skills for project managers" modules will be held. The trainings were conducted by international professional teachers.As a continuation of the very successful activities of the School of Project Management, the program has already been raised from the academic to the professional level. As a result, graduates receive a certificate of Professional Project Manager from Duke University, one of the strongest universities in the world. At the end of the project, participants are awarded certificates.