On 4 December 2019, AmCham in cooperation with its member company American University of Armenia (AUA) has started a Pilot Project with the Manoogian Simone College of Business and Economics (CBE) – Student Engagement Project for Businesses, in the view of the high need of skilled workforce in Armenia that the businesses face, and in order to fill the talent pipeline gap at our Member Companies.
During the Meeting Mr. Karén Sarkavagyan, CBE Industry Liaison, AUA, and Dr. Vache Gabrielyan, Dean of CBE presented the project, specifically, various cooperation opportunities between AUA/CBE and the industry, including but not limited to: Course-level group projects, Internships, Graduation Capstone projects, Anticipated business environment surveys and managerial practices research and called for active participation of the AmCham Member companies.
In the 2nd part of the Meeting the Ministry of High-Tech Industry of Armenia and Office of the High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs of Armenia presented NerUzh Project with Gayane Serobyan, Advisor to the Minister of High-Tech Industry of Armenia. The project aims to bring the vast potential of the Armenian Diaspora (7 million strong living outside Armenia in countries across the globe) to participate in the advancement of Armenia by founding their startup in the country to seek for potential partnership/cooperation opportunities. http://neruzh.am
The event was attended by Mr. Grigor Hovhannisyan, Armenia Business Angels Network, Mr. David Bequette, Fast Foundation, Ms. Emma Arakelyan, Orion Worldwide (via viber).
The NerUzh project launch will take place in Armenia with a 4-day event from December 16th – 20th, 2019 at UWC Dilijan, Armenia.
The organizers are open for any partnership opportunities for 2019 as well as for 2020.
See event on Facebook here.