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Havelsan Staff Obtained MBA Graduate Diplomas

The first graduates of the MBA Program, organized since 2015 between Havelsan and Bahçeşehir University, obtained their diplomas

Bahçeşehir University Rector Prof. Şenay Yalçın, Havelsan General Manager Mr. Ahmet Hamdi Atalay, as well as Bahcesehir University academicians attended the ceremony held at Havelsan Headquarters.

Expressing her appreciation for the successful cooperation realized by the two institutions, Bahçeşehir University President Rector Prof. Şenay Yalçın noted in her speech that, “Such a cooperation made by Bahçeşehir University and Havelsan is a source of pride for our university.”

Havelsan General Manager Mr. Ahmet Hamdi Atalay emphasized that Havelsan is a company competing with global giants and said that the personnel who participated in the program achieved this success after 2 years with intensive work. “Havelsan has world-brand competitors. In addition to quality, corporate processes, technology and sustainability, we need to compete with these world giants with our human resources. As a company carrying out activities in the software industry, we do not provide a competitive advantage regarding production line or mechanization. Our only resource to generate this competition is our human resources,” said Mr. Atalay.

A total of 84 Havelsan staff have completed the Master of Business Administration program within the framework of the cooperation that has been on-going since 2015. Within the scope of the program, the employees of the company have the opportunity to receive training from the leading academicians of Turkey after office hours at company headquarters. The employees attending MBA courses, without having to leave company premises, successfully completed their post-graduate degrees without disrupting their work.

Mr. Çağrı Bozbey, Havelsan Project Manager who graduated with honor said, “As an engineer, the MBA Program that I completed is not just a title on my CV, but an opportunity to better understand the environment and the world. I would like to thank Havelsan and Bahçeşehir University for this golden opportunity.”

It is expected that the cooperation between the two institutions will continue in the forthcoming years with an increase in the number of participants. Havelsan provides its employees with the opportunity to receive postgraduate education at company headquarters shows its assertiveness to invest not only to technology but also in human resources.