On November 22, 2015, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business held a successful program completion ceremony where 30 Full time MBA and 23 Executive MBA graduates received the certificates of completion ; it was a truly remarkable and emotional moment when the school awarded its first ever Full-time MBA degree to 30 graduates.
The ceremony began with the President of Nazarbayev University, Shigeo Katsu, the Interim Dean of Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business, Patrick Duparcq, and the Senior Associate Dean of the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, Jennifer Francais, congratulating the graduating Class of 2015.
Executive MBA and Full Time MBA Class participants received the certificates of completion. Indeed, it was sensitive moment for the graduates, as the certificates were symbols of their great accomplishment and commitment. Several participants of the programs were recognized as top students and received the Certificates of Achievement.
The Valedictorians who spoke on behalf of the class of 2015 were representatives from both graduating class: Kuanysh Bektemirov and Murat Akshalov, they recounted their experience over the past months of study, expressed attitude to the school, professors and classmates.
The special guest of the ceremony was the Chairperson of the Management Board of JSC “Halyk Bank”, Mrs. Umut Shayakhmetova. During the speech, Mrs. Shayakhmetova encouraged graduates to carry on the spirits of struggling and fighting, and at the same time, she also hoped that they could try hard to realize their visions and values.
Congratulations to all the graduates!
We wish them new professional achievements, success and we do hope that all the MBA graduates can make their own positive contributions to the society.