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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

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

Regional Economic Development, July 18-August 8, 2015 (Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan)

Food and Beverage Packaging, September 5-26 2015 (Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan)

What’s new at SABIT?

Port Development Program for South Asia:

SABIT has established a program to train up to 20 port management specialists from Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka.

The program will take place in the United States and will be two weeks in length. The program will focus on the modernization and expansion of ports in order to improve efficiency and reliability and promote trade facilitation in the region. The program will provide training on regulatory issues, operations, construction, expansion, maintenance and intermodal transport efficiency. Delegates will gain a comprehensive understanding of the U.S. port system and will become familiar with the latest U.S. industry trends and operation concepts through meetings with ports, industry associations, government agencies, and other organizations.

This program is designed for professionals in the port industry from entities including, but not limited to, port authorities, terminal operators, E&C (engineering and construction), government and regulatory bodies. Applicants for the SABIT 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 be conducted in English. Fluency in English is required.

The deadline for the Ports Program is August 7, 2015! Download the application here.

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Last Updated: 7/2/15 10:45 AM

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