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Dean’s Message

At the Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business we are dream builders.

The country is on a bold path to turn Kazakhstan into one of the leading economies of the region and a regional engine of the global economy. Our mission is to develop the business leaders, entrepreneurs and visionaries who are spearheading economic growth and innovation.

Students in our degree programs acquire the skills and business intelligence to bring state-of-the-art management approaches to the organizations they join. Our open enrollment programs bring actionable and ready-to-use solutions to business professionals from a wide range of industries. Our distinguished invited speakers’ forum has seen world leaders, captains of industry, CEOs and presidents of local, regional and global companies, and global technology leaders.

We are different. Our full-time faculty come from leading business schools of the world and have been recognized for their expertise and scholarship. Our strategic collaboration with the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University brings additional world class faculty from the leading business school in the USA. Our academic network covers the top business schools across every continent in the world.

We are different. Our research helps companies in the region and the world to better understand and face the challenges of today’s rapidly changing environment. We don’t just teach business knowledge and management decision frameworks – we create them.

We are different. Our infrastructure is comparable to the best in the world. Comfortable. Connected. And conducive to great team work.

We are different. We are changing the country and the region, one student at a time. Come join us on our exciting journey. Join us in our flagship MBA programs. Join us in one of our many open enrollment programs. Join us as a corporate partner in our research or corporate scholarship programs.

Dr. Patrick Duparcq

Dean, Graduate School of Business











In the Press

You are worth exactly as much as your connections. It has long been known - the more people have great connections, the easier it is for them to solve problems.
The main task of modern business is to be aware of new trends and respond quickly to changes. And this applies to all aspects of business, including personnel development. Why it is important for businessmen to get new knowledge in a timely manner and why companies need to invest in human capital, in Forbes.kz interviews said Erken Turganbayev, Director of programs for executives of NUGSB.
A university professor should not only be demanding and able to explain his subject, but also have relevant information. Publications in well-known scientific journals are considered to be the main indicator of this relevance in the scientific community.
NU School of Business started admission for the year 2019 for MBA program, MBA program for managers and MSc in Finance (Master of Science in Finance) program. The correspondent of Zakon.kz looked into their peculiarity and applied orientation.

Last News

Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to Research Seminar “Africapitalism, MNEs, and the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa” by Kenneth Amaeshi, Chair in Business and Sustainable Development and Chair of the Sustainable Business Initiative, The University of Edinburgh
On April 25, 2019 NU Graduate School of Business hosted a BUSINESS TALK & COFFEE networking workshop: “How to develop creativity and innovation in organizations?” by Dr. Cinzia Colapinto.
On April 20, 2019 Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business held the GSBNU Alumni Reunion. This year Alumni Reunion was represented by a 1-day weekend program (Official part and Dinner).
Finance Research Symposium features discussions and talks by academics, practitioners and policy makers in Finance and Economics around a three  different themes «Financial Econometrics and Statistics; Behavioral Finance and Economics; and Capital Markets and Monetary Policy» held at Nazarbayev University on 18-19 April, 2019. The Financial Research Symposium aimed to bridge the gap between the […]

Upcoming Events

A two-day Research Symposium about Finance and Economics will take place at Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business on April 18-19, 2019.
We invite you to the master class “How to develop creativity and innovation in organizations?” by Dr. Cinzia Colapinto on April 25 at 6:30 pm
Come to NUGSB on February 16, 2019 to attend free master classes during the Open House Day! The registration is closed.
Decision makers are surrounded with concepts and terminology from financial accounting: gross profit margin, operating cycle, liquidity, solvency, and numerous others. This course provides an applied introduction to the key topics in financial accounting and financial statement analysis. In the process, we will also introduce concepts and terminology of finance. As a result, program participants […]