NUGSB is launching BUSINESS TALK & COFFEE series

2017-10-31 11:19:30

NUGSB is breaking a stereotype: You think all our programs are EXPENSIVE? Why? – We are happy to announce that we start hosting FREE OF CHARGE networking workshops at NUGSB.

Our new BUSINESS TALK & COFFEE series.

You will have an opportunity to listen to our Faculty members, talk to them over a cup of coffee, ask questions, get to know what they do. You can get the feeling of seating at our programs or workshops. If you have questions about our programs and NU – you are also welcome to come!

The first topic of our BUSINESS TALK & COFFEE is: Intrinsic Motivation by Ona Akemu – professor of Entrepreneurship.

We’ll discuss the question “How best should individuals and teams be motivated in organizations?” This topic will be useful and interesting for people who are employee, entrepreneurs, team leaders, managers in any organization. It promised to be fun, interesting and interactive. If you one of those – please join us! And remember – this is free of charge!

Date&time: October 20, 2017, 13.00 – 14.30

Venue : Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Business, room 3030, 53 Kabanbay Batyr, Astana

Price: Free

Language: English

Registration here


OnaADr. A. Onajomo Akemu is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at Nazarbayev University (NU). He holds a Ph.D. from Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and an MBA from London Business School (LBS). His current research interests are on decision making processes under uncertainty in small, innovative companies. In addition, he is fascinated by intellectual history, i.e. the history of ideas, and debates about methods in social science. His research has been published in a top academic journal: the Journal of Management Studies.

Prior to graduate studies, Dr. Akemu worked as an engineer and consultant with Shell International and Schlumberger respectively in The Netherlands and in Western Siberia, Russia. Dr. Akemu speaks English, Dutch, Yoruba and West African creole. In addition to conducting social science research, he enjoys cooking Italian and Cajun cuisine and watching his two daughters grow.