School of Economics and Management Meets with Alumni
On December 10, 2016, the university administration held a meeting with 2016 bachelor-level graduates of the School of Economics and Management. Baba Bayramli, Director of the Center for Alumni Relations, opened the meeting by greeting the alumni and calling on them to actively participate in discussions.
Dr. Ingilab Ahmadov, Dean of the School of Economics and Management, gave the participants detailed information about the School’s MBA program and recommended that they consider continuing their education at Khazar.
Dr. Hassan Niknafs, President of the University, and Dr. Isakhan Isakhanli, Vice President for Administration and Student Affairs, emphasized that alumni’s thoughts about Khazar University are important. They noted that sincere discussion with the graduates would be useful for the university in the future.
Then a discussion was held with the alumni.
Masterclass for Students
On October 31, 2016, Khazar University Alumni Association and Khazar University Center for Alumni Relations held a masterclass for third- and fourth-year bachelor’s students on “Ways to Build a Successful Career.” Baba Bayramli, Director of the Center for Alumni Relations, greeted the participants and emphasized the importance of this masterclass series which is organized for students. Eldar Hamidov, Vice Chair of the Executive Board of Bank of Baku and the President of the Alumni Association, spoke about his own career experience and gave the students useful advice.
A presentation was also made by employees of the Fireworks HRM Company run by Khazar University alumna Laura Hamidova.
Local and international students participated in the interactive presentation.
Constituent Conference of Alumni Association
On June 4, 2016, a Constituent Conference of the Khazar University Alumni Association was held in the university’s Marble Hall. Baba Bayramli, Chairman of the Organizing Committee, opened the conference with information about the process of establishment of the Association.
Professor Hamlet Isaxanli, the founder of Khazar University and Chairman of its Board of Directors and Trustees, greeted the participants, shared his views on the objectives and activities of the Association, and wished the alumni success in their future activities. Baba Bayramli made a presentation of the Association’s Facebook page with the assistance of Vazifa Karimzada as well as a presentation of the Alumni Association Regulations. A discussion was held about the structural divisions of the Association and an election was held. Eldar Hamidov, Khazar alumnus and Vice Chairman of Bank of Baku, was elected president of the Association Board. After members of the Association Board and Executive Committee were selected, the conference was completed.
Meeting of Alumni Working Group
On January 23, a working group of Khazar University alumni met with the university administration. Baba Bayramli, Director of the Center for Alumni Relations, opened the meeting by giving brief information about the objectives for the working group.
Then Professor Hamlet Isaxanli, the founder of Khazar University and Chairman of its Board of Directors and Trustees, greeted the alumni and expressed his confidence that the creation of an Alumni Association would be beneficial both to the alumni and to the university. He emphasized the importance of learning from international experience in this area.
The following participants in the meeting made speeches and suggestions about the working group, the creation of the Alumni Association, and its activities: Eldar Hamidov, Vice Chairman of Bank of Baku; Hokuma Karimova, Manager of Public Relations for YARAT Arts Center; Salbin Alakbarova, Market Research Manager of Nar Mobile; Dr. Rashad Ibadov, instructor at ADA University; Namig Karimov, Adviser to the Chairman of Amrahbank; Metin Asgar, Legal Adviser of Baku Legal Center; Nigar Karimova, employee of SOCAR Human Resources Department; Elmar Baghirov, representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and Dr. Hassan Niknafs, President of Khazar University.
Professor Hamlet Isaxanli closed out the discussion with his own suggestions and recommendations to the Working Group.
Khazar University Alumni Reunion
On December 26, 2015, a reunion was held in the Khazar University Marble Hall for alumni from various years. The event officially opened with a concert of the Khazar University Chamber Orchestra. Then Baba Bayramli, Alumni Center Director, greeted the guests and explained the objectives and expectations for the reunion. Dr. Hassan Niknafs, Khazar University President, said he was happy to see alumni back at Khazar and shared his thoughts about further development of their connections to their alma mater. Baba Bayramli shared a brief history of Khazar’s development before passing the floor to alumni.
Alumni who made speeches and suggestions for the Alumni Center included Parviz Tahmazov, Advisor to BP Azerbaijan’s Legal Department; Eldar Hamidov, Deputy Chairman of Bank of Baku; Salbin Alakbarova, Market Research Manager for Nar Mobile; Mukhtar Mammadov, Head of the International Affairs Department of the Ministry of Education; Rashad Ibadov, instructor at ADA University; Hokuma Karimova, Head of Public Relations at YARAT Fine Arts Center; Ramal Ahmadov, Manager of Corporate Clients at Damirbank.
Then the event continued with refreshments.