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FREE online seminar at NUGSB

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We are happy to announce that we start to provide FREE Online seminars from Duke and NUGSB faculty. You will have an opportunity to talk to them, ask questions, and get knowledge.

NUGSB is launching BUSINESS TALK & COFFEE series

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Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business launches a series of NUGSB BUSINESS TALK&COFFEE on various topics in Finance, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Accounting.

Meet NUGSB in Seoul and Beijing

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Dear applicants, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to visit the QS World MBA Tour in Seoul from October 30 to November 2, 2017, and Beijing from November 3 to November 5, 2017.

Information session in Almaty

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Meet again NUGSB in Almaty! 18 October 2017 Admissions office will represent you MBA and Master of Science in Finance programs at Ernst&Young office, Esentai Tower.

Nobel Prize Economics Connections at NUGSB

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Dr. Thierry Post’s co-author Richard Thaler was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize for Economics.

The second meeting of the International Advisory Board at NUGSB

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On 6 October 2017, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business hosted the second meeting of the International Advisory Board.

Information Session on MBA and MSF Programs

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Are you interested in applying to Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business? Come and know more about Full-Time MBA, Executive MBA and MSc in Finance Programs, admission details, deadlines and requirements!On the Ocober 12, 2017 at 18.00 PM there will be an information session at Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business, where you can ask all […]

Congratulations Professor Zhijian Cui!

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Professor Zhijian Cui was elected as a new chairman of the Technology, Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship Section of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.

NUGSB visits Almaty!

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You have a uniquie chance to meet with Professor of Starategy and Management-Chet Borucki and explore all of the offerings of NUGSB. You will also have the chance to meet with an Admissions Counsellor to ask any questions about your application.

Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to Research Seminar

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Research seminar "Farsighted stability with heterogeneous expectations" by Francis Bloch

Welcome to a research seminar from Professor Henri Servaes

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Research Seminar “A matter of trust? The bond market benefits of corporate social capital during the Financial Crisis” by Henri Servaes

The National Bank and NUGSB opened MSF program

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The National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan together with Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business have started to prepare specialists in finance.

The Chairman of the National Bank Mr. Daniyar Akishev delivered a special lecture at NUGSB

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Chairman of the National Bank Mr. Daniyar Akishev spoke at the opening of a joint program Master of Science in Finance at the Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business.

Congratulations Thierry Post for another top publication

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Professor of Finance at Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business Thierry Post with co-author Selcuk Karabati, published an article “Portfolio Construction based on Stochastic Dominance and Empirical Likelihood” in Journal of Econometrics (Forthcoming).

Open House Day at Nazarbayev University

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Welcome to Open House Day at Nazarbayev University. We will tell you about our Full-Time MBA, Executive MBA and Master of Science in Finance programs.

From Islamic Banking to Fintech

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On the 18th of September, 2017, NUGSB is organizing an exclusive event with Khalid Mujtaba, Head of Bahrain Finance Center, and Diana Muzan, CEO MuzanGroup New York City, USA.

Fuqua and Nazarbayev University: Pioneering business education in Kazakhstan

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Strategic partnership with Central Asian university is renewed through 2022

Congratulations Dr. Anatoli!

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Assistant Professor of Marketing at Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business Anatoli Colicev with co-authors Ashwin Malshe, Koen Pauwels and Peter O'Connor, after four rounds of revisions and more than 1.5 years under review got accepted dissertation article “Improving Consumer Mind-Set Metrics and Shareholder Value through Social Media: The Different Roles of Owned and Earned” in Journal of Marketing.

Congratulations Professor Zhijian Cui with his project!

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Associate Professor of Operations Management at Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business Dr. Zhijian Cui recently got approval of his project “Social Operations Management: Theory, Methodology and Applications” by the National Natural Science Foundation of China as the “key research project”

Professor Mladen Radujkovich held a workshop “The Strategy of Project Management in Practice” at NUGSB

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On August 22-24, 2017 the Graduate School of Business hosted a three-day seminar "The Strategy of Project Management in Practice" taught by Professor Mladen Radujkovich.

A three-day training named “Management of Innovative Projects in Mining and Metallurgical Complex” was held at NUGSB

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In August 2017, the Graduate School of Business hosted a three-day training called "Management of Innovative Projects in Mining and Metallurgical Complex". The program was designed by Graduate School of Business and School of Mining and Earth Sciences for the winners of the ERG Innovators Forum and consisted of three stages.

Research Seminar “Predicting equity risk premium using smooth cross-sectional tail risk”

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Dear students, faculty and staff, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to Research Seminar "Predicting equity risk premium using smooth cross-sectional tail risk".

Goal programming for financial portfolio management: a state-of-the-art review

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Assistant Professor of Strategy and Innovation Dr. Cinzia Colapinto in co-authorship with Prof. Davide La Torre and Belaid Aouni published an article "Goal programming for financial portfolio management: a state-of-the-art review" at the International Journal Operational Research.

Strategy of success from the best experts.

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Today there is no need to travel outside the country in order to obtain knowledge from internationally recognized business experts. Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business regularly conducts various workshops, attracting world-famous lecturers, to enable domestic entrepreneurs and managers enhance their professional development.

Finance & Entrepreneurship Research Symposium

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The Research symposium would bring together leading academics, policy makers and researchers in the areas of Entrepreneurship and Finance. The symposium will have panel sessions with international and NU faculty and policymakers to discuss new research and implications for the Kazakh business environment.

“Startegy of Project Management in Practice” workshop

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The Project Management course provides participants with all the tools necessary to optimize their project management skills and quality for certification.

Ralitza Nikolaeva was nominated for a best paper award at EURAM conference in Glasgow

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Associate Professor of Marketing Ralitza Nikolaeva in co-authorship with Marta Bicho - IPAM, Carmen Lages - Nova School of Business and Economics and Fernando Ferreira - ISCTE-IUL were nominated for a best paper award called "1902 - HYBRID MICRO-ENTERPRISES – FOUNDING MOTIVES AND THE MEANING OF SUCCESS" at EURAM conference in Glasgow, USA.

The FTMBA team won the Business Game hosted by the ICAEW at Expo 2017

On Monday, July 10 the FTMBA team won the Business Game hosted by the ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) at the British Pavillion at Expo 2017!

What advantages gives Executive MBA program?

What benefits and features Executive MBA program of Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business has to offer?

“Financial Statement Analysis for Executives” workshop

Decision makers are surrounded with concepts and terminology from finance and accounting: cash flow management, net present value, liquidity, taxes, and numerous others. This course provides an applied introduction to the key topics in finance and accounting.

“Demystifying Big Data” workshop

Demystifying Big Data 2-day training teaches you how to benefit from big data in your business/project.

Lecture “Kazakhstan and Central Asia: the transition to effective market economies” at NUGSB

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Lecture “Kazakhstan and Central Asia: the transition to effective market economies” will explain the Bank’s vision of what a modern economy should look like, how Kazakhstan is doing in its economic transition and what next steps the Bank recommends to Kazakhstan and Central Asia.

Mock-interviews with the participation of the Boston Consulting Group consultants at NUGSB

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On the 23rd of June at 16.00 at the Graduate school of business of Nazarbayev University will be held mock-interviews with the participation of the Boston Consulting Group consultants.

NUGSB Professors won an award from FERC

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Dmitry Khanin and Atanu Rakshit have won an award at the Family Business Research Conference, Asheville, North Carolina.

“Leading Change in Organizations ” workshop

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Leading Change in Organizations is a 3-day classroom workshop that equips participants with knowledge, skills and tools to confidently and effectively lead people and teams through organizational change.

The Changing World of Payments: Implications for Policy Making & Regulations, workshop at NUGSB.

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From May 31 to June 2, 2017, the workshop “Changing World of Payments: Implications for Policy Making & Regulations” was held at Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business in partnership with Duke Corporate Education and the Visa School of Public Policy.

Preliminary Findings of Kazakhstan Country Diagnostic Studies: World Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and Asian Development Bank Teams, Workshop at NUGSB

On June 5, 2017, the Nazarbayev University hosted a consultation workshop to discuss the preliminary findings of the various growth diagnostic studies conducted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the World Bank (WB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

“Common Finance Problems that Can Kill Small Businesses”

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A series of five articles will tell how to prevent the collapse of a young company due to ignorance of trivial things.

What opportunities does MBA offer?

What does an MBA diploma actually give and how it affects future employment?

NUGSB shared research and discussed entrepreneurship in Kazakhstan with distinguished speakers

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On the 1st of March 2017 Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business hosted a panel discussion on Entrepreneurship in Kazakhstan.

How to accelerate change? Workshop at NUGSB

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On April 5-7, 2017, "Change Acceleration Process" workshop was held at Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business

Joint event of the Businesswomen Association of Kazakhstan and Nazarbayev University Business School

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On April 12, 2017 a joint meeting of the Businesswomen Association of Kazakhstan and Nazarbayev University Business School was held

SME Executive Development Programme 2017 in Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business

Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business has launched SME Executive Development Programme 2017 in the framework of the State Program "Business Road Map 2020".

International Conference “Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Internationalization : The Era of Big Data”

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Anatoli Colicev, Assistant Professor of Marketing at NU GSB and Tuuli Hakkarainen, Doctoral Researcher at Aalto University School of Business and Visiting Scholar at NUGSB will be giving keynote speeches at the  «Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Internationalization : The Era of Big Data» conference in University of International Business (UIB) in Almaty on 27 of ​April, […]

Lecture: “Maximizing Shareholder Value: Corporate Governance and Mitigation of Anticipated Risks”

Dear all, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to the lecture “Maximizing Shareholder Value: Corporate Governance and Mitigation of Anticipated Risks” that will take place in May 18, 2017 at 10:15 a.m. SPEAKER: Adalyat Abdumanapova, Corporate Governance Officer, Team Leader for Kazakhstan International Finance Corporation: The World Bank Group Adalyat has more than 15 years’ professional experience in corporate law and […]

The report about SME Executive Development Program “Business road map 2020” on Khabar 24 channel

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The teleproject “In Detail” with Laura Kunekova on channel Khabar 24 tells about the opportunities of Kazakhstan entrepreneurs to pass a free master class from “world’s sharks of business”.

Master class on the topic “Digital transformation – new roles and goals of IT professionals in modern business realities”.

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Master class from CIS Marketing Director of the SAP company Sergey Pankratov on the topic "Digital transformation - new roles and goals of IT professionals in modern business realities"

“Financing the Business Growth” seminar

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The seminar "Financing the business growth" will be conducted at Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business in June 15-16, 2017

The signing of the memorandum of understanding between Nazarbayev University and SAP Kazakhstan

The memorandum of understanding between SAP Kazakhstan LLP and Autonomous Organization of Education “Nazarbayev University” was signed on May 24, 2017. SAP, one of the leading IT companies in the world, and Nazarbayev University, the leading research university in Kazakhstan, have agreed to work together on a number of projects in fundamental, applied and student research areas.

The Third Graduation Ceremony of the University

The third Graduation Ceremony of the Nazarbayev University will take place on May 27, 2017 in the new Amphitheatre.