Speaking for many MP participants from Azerbaijan and Georgia, entrepreneur Zhala Mammadova from Baku summed up her feelings: "I wish I could have participated in the program offline". Still despite the special circumstances of digital training, all 19 participating executives declared "Fit for Partnership with Germany" programme in spring a success. Continue reading
His participation in the Manager Training Programme was a career boost for Fizuli Yolchiyev from Azerbaijan. After six years as Purchasing Manager at Facet LLC, a wholesale firm for medical technology, he was promoted to the position of Head of Purchasing. Since then, he has particularly intensified the cooperation with German firms. Continue reading
Germany and Azerbaijan are continuing their cooperation in the Manager Training Programme (MP). On 2 March 2021, the German Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Dr Wolfgang Manig, and the Vice Minister of Economy of Azerbaijan, Sahib Alekperov, signed a Joint Declaration of Intent in Baku to extend the Programme up to the end of 2023. Continue reading
In order to gain an insight into the legal aspects of working with German firms, a group of Azerbaijani MP participants visited the law firm Noerr at its Munich location in February 2020. The main focus of the visit was on international sales agreements.
In spring, executives from Azerbaijan received the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes at two German agricultural machinery manufacturers. The visit to an internationally operating group and a medium-sized enterprise provided insights into their process-optimised production and the broad range of products. Continue reading
The weather on the first day of the spring month of March was extremely cold in Dresden with temperatures around minus 12 degrees Celsius and an icy wind. In the early morning, 16 Azerbaijani farmers took the bus that was to keep them fairly warm and take them to the places where they were going to visit German enterprises and institutions that day. Continue reading
Dirk Gropp, head of the family-run Saxonian Bernhard Werner Nahrungsmittel Produktions- und Handels GmbH, is assessing the supplies in the company’s warehouse. He‘s sifting the potato flour through his fingers: the raw material for the company's products comes from carefully selected agricultural areas,which he regularly travels to perform personal inspections. That‘s the only way he can make sure there are no “surprises“ – just quality from cultivation to packaging. Continue reading
For four weeks, the participants in an industry-specific group from the water and waste management industry in Russia and Azerbaijan visited a variety of – mainly municipal – enterprises in Hamburg and Berlin and learnt about new technologies. Continue reading