BBS Partners with AUC/SCE

We are excited to announce that this year BBS has partnered with The American University in Cairo's - School of Continuing Education to deliver top notch accredited Business courses to BBS students.

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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.

Admitted

220

Current Students

65

Alumni

98

Hiring Rate

%90

Programs

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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Faculty

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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Latest News

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cal01 July, 2024 (Monday)

BBS at NAFSA

BBS Founder Christine van den Toorn participated in a delegation to the 2024 NAFSA conference, along with representatives from the Iraqi Prime Minister’s Office, the Kurdistan Regional Government, the U.S. Embassy in Iraq, and IREX. NAFSA is “the wor...
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cal23 June, 2024 (Sunday)

Admissions Open for the Class of 2025 - ROUND 2

BBS has started it's second admissions round this year by opening the online application form. The first round was concluded and it's students has already attended their orientation day. In this round BBS is looking to admit students for the business...
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cal10 June, 2024 (Monday)

BBS Welcomes Preparatory Program Class

On June 9th,  BBS welcomed its new cohort of 30 students into the preparatory program. This initiative is designed to provide a comprehensive three-month training regimen aimed at elevating students' English proficiency to the required level for...
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cal30 April, 2024 (Tuesday)

BBS Partners with AUC/SCE

We are excited to announce that this year BBS has partnered with The American University in Cairo's -  School of Continuing Education to deliver top notch accredited Business courses to BBS students. The partnership aims to introduce new and upd...
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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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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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