The J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, provides advice on the development and implementation of the MBA and BBA Program at the Azerbaijan State Oil Academy. Collaboration of these two universities draws upon the strengths of both institutions to develop managers to more effectively compete in the market driven global economy, especially to the benefit of the oil industry in Azerbaijan.
The BBA and MBA courses are taught by the GSU Professors and Oil Academy Professors. Modern technical facilities are available for the MBA and BBA Programs. Computer rooms for business simulation games and self-instruction and a lecture room are equipped with the latest generation computers and audio-visual equipment and other modern techniques. A library that meets world standards is available to the students. The language of instruction is English, with some local subjects in Azerbaijani. Students pay tuition fees based on semester hour. Class attendance is compulsory. Master degree dissertations and bachelor’s diploma projects are not required to accomplish the Programs. Graduates receive diplomas of the Azerbaijan Republic that are generally granted only to foreign students. The preparation of graduates in accordance with the partnership between Universities is reflected in the diplomas.
The Azerbaijan State Oil Academy was founded in 1920. The Azerbaijan State Oil Academy is a public institution under the direction of the Ministry of Education. Now there are 8 faculties which train highly qualified specialists for the oil industry. At the bachelor level students are trained on 53 specialties and at the masters level 50 specialties. ASOA also trains students at post-graduate and doctorate levels.
The Georgia State University has 5 colleges which prepare competent experts in different academic fields. J. Mack Robinson College of Business which was founded in 1913. Robinson College of Business provides breadth and depth in a wide range of degrees, majors and specializations. It is a remarkable institution for its ability to produce leaders in today’s competitive business marketplace. Master’s degree programs provide an exceptional blend of innovative instruction and professional experience that is focused on contemporary, real-world business problems and issues.