Ethiopian management staff graduate from UK’s Open University

Posted on 14 June, 2021 by Advance 

The largest Aviation Academy in Africa, Ethiopian Aviation Academy, in collaboration with the UK's Open University, saw 15 Ethiopian Group management staff graduate with Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees on Saturday 12th June 2021.

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The graduates are higher management staff of the airline who have been attending the MBA programme in the UK’s Open University.

Ethiopian Group CEO, Mr Tewolde GebreMariam (above), congratulated the graduates on their successful completion of the MBA programme and said: “The management staff have graduated in Master of Business Administration /MBA/ after taking the programme which was arranged by our Aviation Academy in collaboration with the popular, Open University where a number of citizens from different countries attend their education.

"I am very happy to see this day in which our long-term leadership succession plan is starting to show fruits as members of our senior management team graduate from the renowned, the Open University from which I also graduated some 20 years ago. We at Ethiopian strongly believe that education is the greatest differentiator of our world and we are investing adequately in continuous training of our valuable Human Resources.”

The globally acclaimed Ethiopian Aviation Academy is playing a crucial role in catering educated and trained aviation professionals for Ethiopian in particular and for the African aviation sector in general. The academy has a huge role in preparing competent and qualified staff for all sectors of the aviation. Apart from programmes provided solely by the academy, it also collaborates with other training centres to facilitate a wider range of training in various areas. The Aviation Academy has already received the license to be an Aviation University and will soon start accepting students to be enrolled in different programmes.