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Bahram Gurbanov


GRBS Creator and CEO

Bahram Gurbanov is business administrator, the leading expert-consultant in Management, Founder and CEO of GRBS Global LLC, BQ Corporation Closed Joint Stock Company, founder and rector of International Business School and a person who manages the business in different directions.He is one of the prominent educationists in region who is well known for introducing international education certifications and setting new trends in the Azerbaijan and globally.He graduated from Azerbaijan State Oil Academy with Technical Sciences degree. He is a member of New Azerbaijan party, Azerbaijan Project Management Association and Project Management Institute.

Mr. Bahram Gurbanov possesses a rich and diversified experience in education industry. He is one of the prominent educationists in Azerbaijan who is well known for introducing international education certifications and setting new trends in the rapidly expanding Azerbaijan market.
GRBS stands for “GuRbanov Bahram Services”. GRBS® is the first company in Azerbaijan to be granted the status of official tuition providers of ACCA (UK), CIMA (UK), NEBOSH (UK), PMI (USA) qualifications. Along with these qualifications GRBS® today offers more than 500 courses in management and general training.

All this has not come overnight. There is a long struggle behind this success story which is full of challenges and ups and downs. He has made his way in life by passing through many demanding roles which he gracefully accepted and fulfilled. He started his career at a rather low position, like most young graduates, in an oil sector company and then paved his way through different corporations at various levels. Working in different environments has helped him to accumulate the knowledge which now he demonstrates for the progress of his own business, and which is evident to all.

He also has rich teaching experience in the Management, Human Resources, Sales and Commerce, Project Management, Behavioral areas for more than 12 years. During these years thousands of business people, university students participated in his different training courses, including, Time Management, Stress Management, The Professional Manager, Selling Smart, Marketing and Sales, Project Management, Negotiating for Results, Communication Strategies, Problem Solving and Decision Making, Team building, Conflict Resolution, Call Center Agents Training, Customer Relations, and etc.

Also the large number of master classes for large audience approximately 200-600 people is conducted to the youth of Azerbaijan. As the example the master class on the topic of ‘Leadership’ conducted in Ganja, ‘Team building’ in Guba and Key Note Speaker in ADA University for “Azerbaijan Business Forum” can be shown.

He is a true change agent and a perfectionist in his domain. Accepting challenges has come to him as second skin. His modern approach towards business is the primary force which has brought him to this point in life where he stands today. His business sense and ability to deal with people and difficult situations has made him a role model for many of the entrepreneurs in the local community who need inspiration and advice for their personal and professional development.

He has achieved a tremendous success in a short time, making him a renowned entrepreneur in the community. He inspires many people around him and is seen as a role model for business managers due to his effective and result oriented management skills. He is frequently approached by business managers seeking consultancy and professional advice.

His latest projects are establishing largest international Test center in Caucasus region covering IELTS, TOEFL, GRE, PEARSON – VUE, Kryterion and etc. He established largest official IELTS Test Center covering cities Baku, Sumgait, Nakhchivan, Ganja, and Gabala.

Mr. Gurbanov opened new representative office of GRBS in Uzbekistan, Tashkent with area thousand square meters which is provided with an innovative technology. He is the CEO of Psytech Azerbaijan on psycotechnology sphere providing psychometric and lie-detection services. Latest international project of Bahram Gurbanov is establishment of 51st Higher Education Entity in Azerbaijan. The main factor for this project was franchise agreement signed in 2016 with world-famed “VATEL - Hotel and Tourism Business School” which has 28 branches in the different countries besides Azerbaijan. In November, 2017 Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan gave a positive feedback on charter and registration. Therefore on 12 February, 2018 he set up IBS (International Business School) Azerbaijan’s 51st Higher Education Entity providing bachelor and master degree in tourism and hospitality sphere in Azerbaijan registered (registration number 1503937151) by government as a Higher Education Institution, aiming to train qualified personnel in various professions in hospitality and tourism sphere in partnership with “VATEL - Hotel and Tourism Business School”. IBS is located in the center of the city with 3,500 m2 area equipped with the latest technologies and possesses library, laboratory, fitness hall and etc.

For the more detailed information about the activity refer to the official YouTube Channel of Bahram Gurbanov https://www.youtube.com/user/bahramgurbanov