MBA Master of Business Administration
The MBA program develops general management abilities and provides advanced knowledge and skills in various areas of business activities depending on concentrations and majors. Professionals with MBA degree demonstrate significant competitive advantages in all types of organizations. The qualifications gained by the program graduates are crucial to become a leader in the business community.
At the highest level of business qualifications, Khazar University MBA program offers an intensive management development path. The skills and knowledge developed in the MBA program are applicable to all forms of organization and are useful both to professional managers and to those with entrepreneurial ambitions.
The Khazar University MBA program was developed through close cooperation with Western business schools. To strengthen their instructional skills, almost all SEM faculty members have had in-service training and faculty development at leading European and US universities.
The university’s strong academic and professional networks offer tremendous opportunities for intellectual exchange and practical experience within Azerbaijan and overseas.
It is due to this background that the Khazar University MBA program enables the faculty and students to explore business problems from a multidisciplinary perspective that emphasizes interpersonal skills and teamwork, develops leadership and entrepreneurial talents, increases global awareness and improves technological knowledge.
The full-time MBA program runs over a two year period, with a variety of teaching and learning methods being used - a combination of lectures, seminars, case studies, discussions, business simulations and group activities. For assessment, the program considers a combination of formal assignments, group presentations and written examinations, together with a major project.
Part-time enrollment is designed for students who cannot enroll on a full-time basis. To be eligible for the part-time enrolment students must earn in each semester at least six credits. Part-time students can opt to enroll in full-time MBA classes when available.
Experienced MBA students are provided with the opportunity to use their previous employment experience and relate this to the program material.
The key advantage of the program is that the class schedule accommodates students with full-time employment.
The Khazar University MBA Program students must follow the general master-level degree requirements described at Khazar University Catalog.
The Program duration is two years.
These are optional make-up courses for students without business or economic background or students who decided to strengthen their background.
Students, admitted to the program temporarily, during the first semester must complete the foundation courses.
The School offers six MBA degree options: the MBA with specialization in Finance, Accounting, Management, International Business, Energy Management, the general MBA and dual degree program in Energy Management and Sustainable Development (since 2009 jointly with IPAG- Institut de Préparation à l’Administration et à la Gestion).
The MBA specialization in Finance is designed to provide graduates with advanced knowledge and skills in fields of corporate and international finance, financial markets, institutions and policy needed to successfully function as financial managers in competitive financial environment.
The MBA specialization in Accounting is designed to furnish graduates with advanced analytical and technical skills needed to find professional accounting positions in business and public organizations and to design, prepare, use, and audit accounting information.
The MBA specialization in Management is designed to provide graduates with advanced knowledge and skills needed to perform the role of manager and leader in various functional areas of business.
The MBA specialization in International Business provides graduates with professional and cultural knowledge and functional skills needed to successfully perform the role of managers in global business environment.
The MBA specialization in Energy Management is designed to furnish graduates with core business intelligence, knowledge in field of energy management, advanced analytical and technical skills needed to successfully perform the role of managers in energy and energy-related businesses.
The general MBA provides students with core business knowledge and at the same time allows them to design a concentration according to their job expectations and area of interest.