The MBA program develops general management abilities and provides advanced knowledge and skills in various areas of business activities depending on concentrations. Professionals with MBA degrees 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, the 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.
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 SEM offers degree options with specialization in Finance, Accounting and Audit, Management, Project Management, Tourism, and Hotel Management, and Marketing. I addition, students have an opportunity to obtain a double degree in Management with Polytechnic Institute of Bragança in Portugal.
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.
The key advantage of the program is that the class schedule accommodates students with full-time employment.
Educational and Research Institutions
Khazar University has a long tradition of international cooperation. Since its establishment, international affiliations have become one of the major goals of the university. Khazar is actively engaged in collaborative projects and partnerships all over the world. Its current objective is to focus on the content and quality of international cooperation in order to make internationalization a balanced element of education and research. International cooperation is a prerequisite for ensuring the sustainability and quality of teaching and research at a university. Cultivating a network of international relations allows Khazar University to boost the mobility of its academic staff and students.
The internationalization processes take place in the following areas:
Bilateral cooperation agreements (with 46 universities in 22 countries all over the world);
Membership in three consortiums of universities: International Information Security Research Consortium;
Consortium for Academic Cooperation (CICAC); and Alliance of Universities for Democracy;
Participation in international educational and research programs and projects;
Exchanges of students and academic staff;
International cooperation on the faculty, institute, department, and individual levels.
By participating in three different consortiums of universities, Khazar University strives to intensify different types of exchanges and to widen possibilities for internationalization of studies and research.
The Khazar University motto of “always leading the way” has a long history. Its conceptual blueprint was developed by defining its own character and based on the experience of the foremost higher education institutions of Europe and America.
Khazar has always been committed to academic freedom. It places a strong emphasis on international partnerships and programs, regularly participating in exchanges of students, scholars, and instructors with universities around the world. The university also strives to cultivate a rich cultural life, encouraging the expression of both Azerbaijani and international traditions, values, and arts.