YOM Institute of Economic Development, apart from offering post-graduate (Masters Level) education, is also engaged in research and training activities.

This time, the Institute’s research and training wing, BAMSOL Consult, has offered a 10 days short-term training for the staff of the Ministry of Science and Technology in Addis Ababa. The Training was delivered for more than 50 staff members divided in two groups with a title PROJECT PREPARATION & APPRAISAL and conducted from March 12-23/2018. The training was more of practical- and skill-oriented as well as exemplified by real world situations. Case studies, group discussions, and two-way communications are at the heart of the training.

The Institute assigned senior and experienced trainers on the area for the training both from the Institute as well as from outside source. The two state Ministers, H.E. Proff Dr. Afework Kassu and H.E. Dr. Shumete Gizaw, as well as the HR Directorate of the Ministry were closely get informed and supervising the training session.

The certificate of participation for the trainees and certificate of achievement for the trainers was given on the final session with BAMSOL Consult officials and the State Ministers. The State Ministers finally forwarded work message for the trainees so that the trainees should interpret the knowledge and skill they have gained from the training into practice.

YOM Institute of Economic Development has hands-on experience on offering customized short-term trainings for different customers. The Institute offered short-term training for several governmental, non-governmental, and private organizations including, but not limited to the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research and to the academic staff of public universities such as Haramaya University, Debre-Tabor University, Mizan-Teppi University and many others.


The FDRE Ministry of Science and Technology is one of the federal government organizations which is working closely with YOM Institute of Economic Development. The Ministry in the last academic year has sponsored 13 students in the two departments to continue their Masters education in the joint-DMU-YOM program.