Yom Postgraduate College is a legally registered, accredited, and recognized specialized graduate training and research college. It is engaged in various research and training programs in line with the missions and visions of the Government of Ethiopia. It is established by a group of four young and experienced PhD holders, who have strong craving and determination of contributing to postgraduate education in the country through public-private partnerships.

Yom comprises a team of highly educated young yet experienced professionals having several published works in well-cited peer reviewed international journals, presented in high-level conferences, and have good reputation in a number of consultancy works in different parts of the world.


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Besides, the members of the college have a hands-on experience in providing short term courses and trainings at community, organization and higher education institution levels. Currently, the Colleges undertakes high quality MSc programs in three disciplines namely Project Planning and Management, Development Economics and Business Administration in Addis Ababa and Bahirdar and Project Planning and Management and Business Administration in Hawassa. Our esteemed college has also developed its own brand of Learning Management System [LMS] and established a state-of-the-art recording studio to conduct the teaching and learning through online and electronic mechanisms and overcome the challenge casted by the global Pandemic.

Yom envisions a college with excellence of providing state-of-the-art training and research in Africa on various areas of development including, but not limited to, Micro-and Macro-Economics, Project Planning and Management, Agricultural Economics, Rural Development, and Resource and Environmental Economics.

Therefore, Yom would create a platform for professionals to share experience and knowledge in the above mentioned areas.



Yom is a fully-equipped specialized postgraduate College with modern facilities (class rooms, digital library and computer labs), and state-of-the-art learning materials and software packages. In addition to the four founding members who have high qualifications and experience in the field, the College has a wide network of more than 20 key members, with a rank of assistant professor and above who currently cooperate with the College in terms of offering courses and advisory services, and a 50 plus pool of professionals who are active in supporting the College and its key partners in various ways.

The pool of professionals in Yom’s network has a wealth of experience, including but not limited to the following fields: Economics, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Development Economics, Development Studies, Disaster Risk Management, Environmental Economics, Resource Economics, Agricultural Economics, Statistics, Political Science, Environment and Development, IT, Education and Communication, Development Geography, Development Sociology, Psychology, Leadership and related fields.



The college has been established with the primary objectives of:

  • Offering postgraduate/ bridging courses and full-fledged programs in partnership with accredited domestic and foreign Universities;
  • Carrying out problem-solving and insightful research that inform the development programs and policies of Africa in general and that of Ethiopia in particular;
  • Providing capacity development trainings for various individuals and groups with state-of-the-art methodologies and knowledge resources;
  • Consulting local and international firms and institutions in different areas of development;
  • Scaling up the capacity of new Universities in Ethiopia through joint and collaborative training and graduate programs;
  • Launching multi-faceted projects and programs in collaboration with institutions or developmental organizations; and
  • Serving as a hub for internationally renowned scholars and institutions to undertake research and short-term and long-term trainings in Africa.
  • Community Based Afforestation
  • Disaster Prevention and Management
  • Livelihood Assessment
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Project Impact Evaluation
  • Social Protection and Food Security
  • Soil Conservation and Land Management
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • SPSS
  • R, PC-GIVE
  • GAMS
  • OX
  • MS Project
  • and
  • GIS

as applied and tailored to the needs of various organizations.

YIED has identified several broad areas of training and consultancy. Some of which are:

  • Project Cycle Management
  • Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods with software Applications
  • Applied Econometric Analysis
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Gender and Development
  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
  • Organizational Management and Leadership
  • Grant-Project Proposal writing
  • Computable General Equilibrium Modeling (CGE modeling) with GAMS


YOM Postgraduate College aspires to be world-class postgraduate Institute by 2030.


Producing competent and innovative professionals through providing quality instructional, co-curricular and cultural involvement Carrying out problem-solving research through the active involvement of stakeholders and, Providing demand-driven community and consultancy services.



Specialized Graduate College Bole Sub City Woreda 05, Megenagna area, Sileshi Sehen Building 10th floor

P.O.BOX : 62539, Phone: +251 (0) 116 67 44 32, Addis Ababa,Ethiopia.