The Azerbaijan-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIAF) organized a monthly business meeting on June 2019 at JW Marriott Absheron Hotel. The topic of the event was “Professional Education and Vocational Training for Businesses”. Among the distinguished guests – were Mr. Rashad Khanlarov, Director of Baku State Industry and Innovation Vocational Training Centre; Mr. Parviz Yusifov, Director of State Vocational Education Agency, Mrs. Aygun Hajiyeva, Associate Vice-Rector, Executive Education, ADA University, Ms. Charlotte Payen, Secretary-General of UFAZ and Mrs. Reyhan Huseynova, Co-Chair of University Foundation Center.

Mr. Parviz Yusifov pointed out the Vocational Education system in Azerbaijan, strategic road maps for development of vocational education and training system. Afterward, Mr. Rashad Khanlarov informed guests about Baku State Industry and Innovation Vocational Training Centre, its legal bases and mission. Mrs. Aygun Hajiyeva talked about ADA University Executive Education, its advantages and shared information about a new joint program – Adaptive Strategic Execution Program (ASEP). Following this, Ms. Charlotte Payen spoke about the educational environment at UFAZ and the role of their university in training high-skilled workforce. Mrs. Reyhan Huseynova introduced guests to University Foundation Center, its projects & programs, centers, and spoke about the importance of the center in preparing students for vocational programs and supporting them in enrollment procedures to several universities.

GRATA International Azerbaijan was represented by Sabina Gasimova (BDM).