Master Class in Event Planning Management

With the initiative of Institute of Postgraduate Studies at the International Black Sea University, the Assistant Professor at Zayed University, Dubai, Noela Michael, who is the member of Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) and faculty advisor at Zayed University;  the Member of Academy of International Business (AIB), MENA region and  the Australian  Professor , currently Professor at Zayed University Dubai, Ian Michael  will deliver the master class  for Students  and Representatives of Georgian Companies in Event Planning & Management.  The master class develops a fundamental understanding of the various types of events and festivals. It examines the event planning process organization and theming. Create a comprehensive event proposal, to meet the identified event objectives, and manage the event or festival as a project.

The Participants will be awarded with  the Certificates.


Place of the Meeting: Administrative Building, Room #A101

Time: 10:00 -14:00

Master Class will be delivered in English.


For participation please fill in   the following registration form.

Registration Form (see the link)




From March 28 to April 7 package course in Promotion & Advertising with Prof. Dr. Ian Michael

With the initiative of Institute of Postgraduate Studies at the International Black Sea University the Australian Professor, currently Professor at Zayed University, Dubai, Ian Michael from March 28 to April 7 for MA students will deliver the Lectures in Promotion & Advertising. Professor Ian Michael is an author approximately 40 articles in Marketing; during 1999-2004 he was delivering Marketing Management and Brand Management at Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. From 2004 Prof. Ian Michael is delivering the lectures in Marketing Communications and International Marketing.

 Attendance is free but number of students is limited. Please fill in the registration form given below till 24.03.2017.

DNB Trade Investment Game


The DNB Trade Investment Game is a real-time stock market simulation that allows players to manage a portfolio worth 100 000 EUR by making virtual investments on stock exchanges with real quotes.

You can find the detailed descriptions at

The DNB Trade Investment Game provides an opportunity to apply the knowledge of Economics and Finance in practice, as well as to win valuable prizes amounting to EUR 1800 and adds a notable entry in your CV for a fast-track career in finance.

The registration is open until March 27, 2017


The competition consists of two rounds. The 1st Round starts at 23:59 on March 27and ends at 23:59 on April 23. The Final Round starts at 23:59 on April 24 and ends at 23:59 on May 28. Investment Game officially starts on March 27, 2016, however, all the registered players get a chance to try out the platform and get acquainted with it before the official start of the game. All the accounts will be reset right before the start of the game. One can choose to trade via the DNB Web Platform, DNB Mobile Platform or download the DNB Desktop Platform at




SSE Riga Finance Challenge

The SSE Riga Finance Challenge is a finance competition for high-school and university students from all over the world. The competition challenges contestants to complete tasks on Corporate Finance, Valuation, Stock and Fixed-Income Markets, Investment Banking, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Portfolio Management and Macroeconomics      

The SSE Riga Finance Challenge provides an opportunity to win valuable prizes amounting to EUR 1900 and adds a notable entry in your CV for a fast-track career in finance.


The registration is open until March 26, 2017

The competition includes two Preliminary Rounds and the Grand Final. Round 1 lasts from March 28 to April 18 and Round 2 lasts from April 19 to May 10. The tasks for preliminary rounds will be available in the participant's profile on our website, where one can also find useful preparation materials and the results section.


The Grand Final takes place at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (Latvia) on May 20 and 21, 2017. 15 best-performing teams from the Preliminary Rounds are invited to the Grand Final to compete for the prize pool of EUR 1900. The finalists have a unique chance to meet like-minded students and enjoy workshops and lectures by professionals from the finance industry.

      Registration for the SSE Riga Finance Challenge is available at  and is open until March 26, 2017.

Scholarship opportunity for an exchange program at Insubria University in Varese, Italy.

Dear Students,

There is a schoplarship opportunity for an exchange program at Insubria University in Varese, Italy.

Program details: 

Who can apply: Master and PhD program students from Faculty of Business Management

Duration: 5 months

Scholarship: 850 EU; for the travel: 360 EU

Accommodation: students have to arrange themselves


Program description: students will be involved in a project, where they will be working in teams to develop sector analysis, business plans, marketing plans, commercial strategies to support the project partner firm’s internationalization in the UK market (according to the need of the firms involved in the Project) 


In addition, students will be able to take: 

·  business planning course 6 ECTS 

·  stage: 6 credits

·  management of innovation laboratories: 6 credits

See the program description attached.


Please let us know if you are interested in the program no later than December 1, 12:00. Interested applicants should send the following documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or submit to Lali Gigauri in A311, IBSU Admin. build:

·  Application form (attached) 

·  Recommendation 

·  Transcript

·  CV

·  English language certificate (Entrance exam result for Georgian sector or Oxford English language test can be taken at IBSU)

For further questions, contact Lali Gigauri: 593 43 43 62.




       Application form -    files/IBSU_R03F42_EG_Outgoing_Application.docx




Online Marketing Challenge (Workshop)


On November 22, at 7:00 p.m, with the invitation of Institute of Postgraduate Studies, Mr. Guram Sherozia, the Head of Marketing and Sales Department of  delivered workshop for students. 
The main aspects of workshop contained the discussion of various cases of Georgian and International companies, the way how they manage challenges of online marketing, content marketing and original forms of advertising the product.

Visit to American University of Armenia


Visit to American University of Armenia

On November 17-18, students and administrative staff of Faculty of Business Management and Institute of Post Graduate studies visited American University of Armenia (AUA) in Erevan. Guests from IBSU were invited by AUA to the workshop on “Crisis in Microfinance Organizations” which was delivered by French professor Mark Labie as Erasmus Program participant to AUA.

Besides attending the workshop IBSU representatives met head of Extension office Mr. Sergey Tantushyan and number of AUA employees from different units. Guest were shown modern university facilities which support study process at the host university.

Within the frame of the visit number of educational and cultural activities have been discussed which will be strengthened through partnership between IBSU and AUA.


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