1 Online seminar – How to submit a strong application to MBA?

Admissions experts from Fuqua School of Business Duke University and Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business talked about the admissions process for prospective applicants. 
 

 

Speaker

aneli Anneli Richter

Assistant Dean of Admissions

Anneli is currently Assistant Dean and co-lead in the Office of Admissions at the Fuqua School of Business.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from DePauw University and an MBA from Fuqua.

 Before joining the Fuqua staff in 2005, Anneli spent more than 15 years in private industry and entrepreneurial ventures. In the last 12 years, she has served in various roles in admissions and operations at Fuqua. In her current position, she oversees an admissions team of more than 40 people who work to admit and enroll more than 1,000 students per year across Fuqua’s seven degree programs.

 

2 Online seminar – How to behave in an interview with Admissions Committee?

 

 

SPEAKER: Jenifer Lewis 

Dr. Jenifer L. Lewis is an Associate Professor and Director of Degree Programs in the NU Graduate School of Business. She joined NUGSB in 2016. She first joined Nazarbayev University in 2011 in the first cohort of NU faculty members. Prior to joining GSB, she was a professor in and (Acting) Chair of the Department of Communication at NU in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Dr. Lewis earned her Ph.D. and M.A. in Communication Studies from The University of Kansas with emphases in Political Communication and Leadership. She teaches classes in Business Communication, Leadership, and facilitates the team building modules during new student orientation. Her current research examines issues of leadership in Kazakhstan and views related to gendered expectations of leaders. She is co-founder and co-Director of The Consortium and Gender Scholars-Kazakhstan, she established and leads the Women’s Leadership Development Program at NU, and is currently the director of the NU Women Lead Association.

 

3 Online seminar – What Admissions Committee wants to learn about candidate behind the resume?

 

SPEAKER:

ValerieValerie Housman,Associate Dean
Global Executive Education
The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

Valerie has been at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business since 2005.  In her current position, Valerie manages Fuqua’s portfolio of non-degree executive education programs as well as Fuqua’s relationship with Nazarbayev University (NU) in Astana, Kazakhstan, which involves providing strategic advisory services to assist NU in developing a top tier business school in Central Asia and involves close coordination with faculty, staff and administration at both Fuqua and Duke University.

4 Online seminar – “3 things to think about when deciding between MBA and MSF?”

 

 

SPEAKER: Dr. Patrick Duparcq 

PatrickDr. Patrick Duparcq received his PhD in Marketing and Econometrics from Purdue University and a MSc. in Quantitative Economics from the University of Antwerp. His teaching and research interests include Global Marketing, Digital Marketing, Marketing Strategy and Technology Forecasting. He has taught in Executive programs in the US, Europe and Asia. Before coming to Nazarbayev University, Dr. Duparcq was at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 Online seminar – What makes a successful finance specialist. Key insights about the Master of Science in Finance program

 
MarekSPEAKER: Marek Jochec, Associate Professor of Finance and Academic Director of the MSF Program, Graduate School of Business, Nazarbayev University
Before joining Nazarbayev University, Marek was a professor of Finance at ISCTE Business School in Portugal, visiting professor at School of Commerce, University of Otago, New Zealand, and a lecturer of finance at KIMEP. 
Marek’s research interests are in Behavioral Finance and Entrepreneurship. His paper “Patriotic Name Bias and Stock Returns” (Journal of Financial Markets, 2013) was cited by Robert Shiller in his Nobel Prize acceptance lecture. Marek’s research in Entrepreneurship focuses on developing entrepreneurial spirit in children and in Education for Entrepreneurship; he regularly speaks on the topic in Kazakhstani media such as Atameken Business Channel and served as a reviewer of the nationwide textbook on Entrepreneurship for 10th and 11th grade. 










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Upcoming Events

Research Seminar “Bayesian Consumer Profiling” presented by Thomas Otter, Professor of Marketing, Goethe University Frankfurt.
On February 29, join our online session with FTMBA students Anthony Heykoop and Vyenyera Shyndaulyet
26 February 2020 at 6.30pm