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Baku Higher Oil School launches next 'Business Education for Engineers' training program

            Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) has launched the next, fifth in a row, “Business Education for Engineers” training program, a joint project of BHOS and BP.


             From about 150 candidates who had applied for the training, 100 students meeting the program’s criteria were selected.


             The selected candidates are students of Baku Higher Oil School, Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University, Azerbaijani-French University and Baku Engineering University. 


              The 2-month program “Business Education for Engineers” consists of the following modules: Presentation and Communication Skills, Project Management, Time Management and Efficiency, Leadership, Risk Management, Introduction to Finance, Budget and Cost Control, HR Management Fundamentals, and Negotiation Skills.


               The students who successfully complete the training program will receive joint certificates from BHOS and BP.


                Speaking at the ceremony of launching the next “Business Education for Engineers” training program, Rector of Baku Higher Oil School Elmar Gasimov noted that, while acquiring the modules taught within the training program, students are defining new directions in their activities. The rector emphasized that the project is aimed at developing not only the professional knowledge, but also the social skills of engineering students.


                Speaking at the ceremony, Events and Brand Communications Manager at BP Zaur Jabrayil said that Baku Higher Oil School with the support of BP has been successfully implementing the project for more than 2 years. He noted that the analysis of the results shows that the project is very important in terms of identifying new skills of students.3


                Then, Senior Methodologist at the Student Affairs Department of BHOS Laman Huseynova made a presentation about the project, training modules and learning process.   


                 After that, the students participating in the training program familiarized themselves with the campus of Baku Higher Oil School.