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Special American Business Internship Training Program

SABIT: Promoting Partnerships, Generating Results

The emerging markets of Eurasia present unique opportunities for U.S. companies and Eurasian economies alike. The Special American Business Internship Training (SABIT) program builds partnerships and provides technical assistance by training Eurasian business leaders in U.S. business practices. These training programs directly support Eurasian economic and civil society development by encouraging market-based reforms, while generating valuable export and investment opportunities for U.S. industry.

While Eurasian markets are full of opportunity, there are an equal number of risks that must be considered. A sound understanding of the local market environment is instrumental in managing these risks. SABIT enables U.S. companies to develop this local knowledge by establishing partnerships and training local Eurasian management.

SABIT manages a training program that turns partnerships into results.

Current and Upcoming Group Programs

Association Development: Foodservice, May 9-30, 2015 (Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan)

Waste Management, May 16 – June 6, 2015 (Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan)

Timber and Wood Processing, July 18-August 8, 2015 (Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan)

What’s new at SABIT?

New program for South Asia (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal):

We will be implementing a two-week training program for electric transmission and distribution experts from South Asia from July 25- August 8 of this year.  The training will take place in the United States and will include delegates from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal.

This program is designed for professionals in the electrical/power industry from entities including but not limited to transmission system operators, distribution system operators, utilities, energy service providers, government and regulatory bodies. Applicants for the program may be from the public or private sector, but must be in positions of significant responsibility in their employing organizations and have several years of industry experience to be considered for participation.

The program will focus on the modernization of electrical transmission and distribution systems in order to improve efficiency and reliability and promote regional cooperation. The program will provide training on policy, operations, maintenance, new technologies and renewable energy resources and energy conservation. Delegates will gain a comprehensive understanding of the U.S. electrical transmission and distribution system and will become familiar with the latest U.S. industry trends and operation concepts through meetings with energy companies, industry associations, government agencies, and other organizations.

The application can be found here.

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Click here for the one-page “Top Tips” and Pakistan Import Information provided for the October 21 webinar. Here is the presentation in English and the presentation in Urdu. Here is the Urdu translation of the “Top Tips” document.

Please click here for the International Franchise Association’s booklet “An Introduction to Franchising” in English. Please click here for the same booklet in Urdu.

Last Updated: 4/21/15 10:11 AM

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