Executive MBA
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The Executive MBA program provides a unique learning environment by bringing together professionals from a variety of fields. Training is conducted in English with simultaneous translation into Russian.
Executive MBA

In our MBA program, you will learn how to apply decision-making tools to structure and analyze complex business problems. You will be challenged to explore new ideas and ways of thinking.

You will improve your personal and professional leadership skills. Our MBA program will prepare you to succeed in the complexity and uncertainty of an interdependent global economy. As you go through the MBA program, you will gain new skills, new ways of approaching complex problems and self-confidence.

The program is delivered in strategic partnership with Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.

  • Strategic partnership

    The Executive MBA program is delivered in strategic partnership with Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, a world leader in the area of MBA programs

  • Networking
    Become part of the growing NUGSB network of alumni who are successful business and government leaders in Kazakhstan and abroad
  • Strong infrastructure and facilities

    Nazarbayev University students have access to the world’s premier business publications through the NU Library. The university’s classrooms offer the latest technology and students use these tools to advance their learning and research

  • International Exposure
    Students travel to Duke University for 2 weeks of courses and gaining an international educational experience
  • Keep working as you study
    The Executive MBA program permits students to retain their full time employment while pursuing their degree. The program works with employers to ensure students are given proper time to focus on studies for the duration of the program
  • World-class faculty
    Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business professors are thought leaders in their discipline. Our faculty have graduated from top universities from around the world (Stanford, Wharton, INSEAD), and they conduct research on modern issues facing business and industry
Class Profile​ 2022
  • Campus:

    Astana, Kazakhstan
  • Language:
    English with simultaneous translation
  • Delivery mode:
  • Program start:


  • Duration:
    21 months
  • World Experience:
    International residency
  • 68%
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Jozef Konings
Interim Dean, PhD in Economics, LSE
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Subramanian Venkat
Vice dean of research, PhD, ULB Brussels
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Jenifer L. Lewis
Vice dean of academic programs, PhD, University of Kansas, USA
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Zhanna Alimbayeva

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+7 (7172) 70 93 32
Zhasmin Yersaiyn
Manager for Admissions
+7 (7172) 70 90 28
Akerke Ainabekova
Specialist for Admissions
+ 7 (7172) 70 65 67