Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business presents a unique program – “Leaders for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Kazakhstan”
Dates: July 27-28th 2016
Target Audience: Leaders within organizations tasked with developing entrepreneurship and Innovation within Kazakhstan, Successful Entrepreneurs and Maecenas.
Purpose: This program is designed to take a candid look at the opportunities and challenges of developing the entrepreneurship and innovation within Kazakhstan. With the guidance of Jon Fjeld, Professor of the Practice of Management, and Executive Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Duke University participants will engage in casework that explores the fundamental principles of entrepreneurship and innovation, how these principals may apply within your organization or institution, and more broadly within Kazakhstan. The program of the “Creating leaders for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Kazakhstan” seminar is designed by the strategic partner of Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
The seminar spans one and a half days with the first day focused on exploring antecedents for creating an entrepreneurial environment through casework, breakout sessions, lecture, and discussion. The group will discover how entrepreneurial preparedness, resources and services, institutions, and culture enable (or inhibit) entrepreneurship and innovation.
The second day is devoted to developing concrete ideas and actions to advance entrepreneurship and innovation. The discussion will apply the learnings from the first day resulting in a realistic view on new things that can be done, and some old things that should (or need to) be undone.
The participants in this seminar are all key leaders of organizations dedicated to furthering entrepreneurship and innovation in Kazakhstan from both the public and private sector. The seminar presents a unique opportunity for these leaders to address the possibility of creating and sustaining an entrepreneurial environment in Kazakhstan, led by a thought leader in entrepreneurship.