BBS Welcomes Fourth Class

BBS is excited to announce the arrival of our fourth cohort which has 62 talented students, 40 females and 22 males.

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Baghdad Business School

Baghdad Business School (BBS) opened in October 2020, and currently offers a one-year program called Business Foundations in English language, Business, and Professional skills which prepares Iraqi youth for work in a variety of fields in the private sector.



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BBS believes that every Iraqi student deserves the chance to pursue their potential. Our mission is to enable them to achieve this potential, their professional interests and goals, through education and gainful employment.

Business Foundations

Business Foundations is a one-year, three-tiered curriculum in English, Business and Professional skills. It was designed by local and international experts in the business and education sector, and is based on extensive research among private sector leaders in Iraq about the “Skill Gap”.

Career Development Program

The Career Development Program (CDP) at BBS prepares students to succeed in their jobs after they finish the program. It has four components of practical training and hands-on experience which award students with a variety of professional skills, abilities, and knowledge.

Corporate Training

BBS tailors workshops, training and courses in English, Professional and Business skills to companies for both entry and mid-level employees to develop capacity.

Tech & Entrepreneurship

BBS and She Codes Too are implementing an 8-month program in Tech, Entrepreneurship, and Career Development Skills for Iraqi girls and women starting in January 2024.


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BBS faculty have experience as academics and practitioners that has prepared them to teach Iraqi students and equip them for private-sector work. BBS is committed to maintaining high academic standards tailored to Iraqi students and the Iraqi market.


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cal25 February, 2024 (Sunday)

Admissions Open for the Class of 2025 - ROUND 1

Exciting News! Baghdad Business School (BBS) is thrilled to announce that applications are now open for the Class of 2025! Are you ready to build a strong foundation in business and gain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the private secto...
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cal20 December, 2023 (Wednesday)

BBS Partners with BBD for the Career Development Program

BBS is partnering with Business by Design (BBD),  a Baghdad-based company specializing in Business Consultation and Career Coaching,  to deliver training sessions to students as part of the Career Development Program (CDP). BBD’s ...
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cal15 November, 2023 (Wednesday)

BBS Holds 3rd Graduation Ceremony November 25

BBS held its 3rd graduation ceremony on November 25, 2023 at the Babylon Rotana Hotel in Baghdad. 53 students graduated, an increase from 19 the preceding year, marking a significant milestone for the graduates and for BBS as an institution.Almost al...
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cal01 November, 2023 (Wednesday)

BBS Welcomes Fourth Class

Baghdad Business School is excited to announce the arrival of our fourth cohort which has 62 talented students, 40 females and 22 males. BBS received around 500 applications this year, reflecting the growing popularity of BBS as a go-to place fo...
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cal01 September, 2023 (Friday)

Annual Scholarship Campaign for the Class of 2024

BBS is soliciting scholarships for students for its 4th cohort as well as other types of giving to support operations for the 2023-2024 school year as part of our 2023 Annual GivingFundraising Campaign.We have 67 will have approximately 75 students i...
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cal31 August, 2023 (Thursday)

BBS Wraps Up its 4th Admissions Cycle

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the passionate youth who submitted applications for the Class of 2024 at BBS. Your commitment to joining our vibrant community is truly appreciated, and we eagerly await the start of your educational journey with ...
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Whether you are an individual, a private-sector company or an international organization, supporting BBS is an impactful way to invest in Iraqi youth, education, and the future workforce of Iraq.

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