To the attention of entrepreneurs wishing to take an international advanced training course on management!

The Small and Medium Business Development Agency (SMBDA) of the Republic of Azerbaijan


for entrepreneurs and managers who wish to take part in the advanced training course "Economic Cooperation" that will be held in 2022-2023 as part of the "Joint German-Azerbaijani Program for advanced training of managers in the business community of Azerbaijan” organized by the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and relevant educational centers. 

Subject: Economic Cooperation

Language of the Program: English

Cost coverage: Germany covers the costs of the advanced training course.

The Program includes:

  • Training using digital and visual teaching methods
  • 2-week training program in Germany
  • Acquaintance with the experience of leading German companies
  • Building business relationships
  • Opportunity to join the international business community of over 15,000 alumni from 21 partner countries

Program phases:

  • Preparatory phase (2 weeks online)
  • Study phase (6 weeks online in Azerbaijan, 2 weeks in person in Germany)
  • Application stage (6-8 months)

Requirements for applicants:

  • Higher education (bachelor's or master's degree)
  • At least 1 year experience in management
  • Age no more than 45 years
  • Good command of English
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

Conducting the competition:

An online competition will be held with the participation of GIZ specialists among candidates who meet the relevant requirements.

Application procedures:

Applicants wishing to participate in the Program are asked to electronically send the following documents in English to the email address of the Small and Medium Business Development Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan by March 14, 2022 (writing in the subject line "Advanced training course in Germany"):

  • Application Form;
  • Data Protection Declaration / Privacy Statement;
  • A certificate approved by the senior manager of the enterprise outlining the position of the employee regarding consent to participate in the Program;
  • Cooperation project (items 1 to 5 must be answered in full);
  • Color photo 3x4;
  • Insurance Form, signed by the applicant;
  • Copy of international passport (only the page with personal data).

For further information, please contact:

(012) 404 04 01 / (055) 200 04 57, (Malahat Kazimova).


Note: The Program is implemented jointly by the Small and Medium Business Development Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan and German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action.