The "Graduate Analyst" internship program organized by SOFAZ in collaboration with certain universities in Azerbaijan such as ADA University, Azerbaijan University of Economics, Khazar University and Azerbaijan-French University past month has ended. This program was carried out within the framework of the long-term strategic implementation of SOFAZ vision in terms of shaping the career of young professionals and contributing to the human capital of the country.
During one-month program, the interns acknowledged the business experience and gained practical skills in the certain business fields by delivering practical tasks supervised by the dedicated mentors of various SOFAZ departments such as Investment, Risk Management, Oil Contracts, Budget Forecasting and Projects, Settlements, Security, Information Security, Legal and Human Resources.
The festive celebration and the award ceremony of the “Graduate Analysts” took place on August 2 with the participation of SOFAZ top management and mentors. The mentors of the program expressed their appreciation of the services for the dedication and services of the young fellows, shared their career recommendations. Some of the interns discussed the impact of the program and highlighted the inspiration and new development opportunities they gained thanks to this valuable experience.
SOFAZ Advisor to CEO Nargiz Nasrullayeva-Muduroglu, who awarded the certificates of completion to the young interns emphasized the importance of the soft skills in her closing remarks: " Besides the field-specific knowledge, also the emotional intelligence, leadership, communication, bargaining and negotiation skills play significant role in succeeding in financial sector".