Academics

The NUGSB MBA is a 16-month program which begins in September and confers degrees in December of the following year.
The program is designed with the rigor of a traditional top tier MBA program, accelerated to match the intensity and pace of the business environment in Kazakhstan.
Beginning with a week Orientation, you will take 16 rigorous core courses that build a foundation of business knowledge and prepare you for the 6 elective courses that will hone specific business skills and cover focused topics specific to your personal or career goals.
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The curriculum is focused, and intense. You will enroll in one course at any given time. All courses are taught in two week modules – ten teaching days – with small breaks to prepare for exams; two courses, on average, are covered in the span of 5 weeks.  Following the core courses, you will have a choice of 6 out of 12 electives, which will allow you the opportunity to tailor the program to pursue topic-specific professional interests and preferences. To further enhance your MBA experience, your curriculum will be augmented by the Distinguished Speaker Series and Practicum.


In the Press

You are worth exactly as much as your connections. It has long been known - the more people have great connections, the easier it is for them to solve problems.
The main task of modern business is to be aware of new trends and respond quickly to changes. And this applies to all aspects of business, including personnel development. Why it is important for businessmen to get new knowledge in a timely manner and why companies need to invest in human capital, in Forbes.kz interviews said Erken Turganbayev, Director of programs for executives of NUGSB.
A university professor should not only be demanding and able to explain his subject, but also have relevant information. Publications in well-known scientific journals are considered to be the main indicator of this relevance in the scientific community.
NU School of Business started admission for the year 2019 for MBA program, MBA program for managers and MSc in Finance (Master of Science in Finance) program. The correspondent of Zakon.kz looked into their peculiarity and applied orientation.

Last News

Published by Associate Professor of Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business, Marek Jochec, together with Hana DVORACKOVA and Tomáš TICHY in a web journal "Revista de Cercetare şi Intervenţie Socială".
On January 22, 2020 at 18.30 come to NUGSB info-session. One of our top professors, Chet Boruki will conduct a free seminar on the topic “Lead Yourself or Follow — How to Build Your Career", moreover our alumni will give you tips & advices on How to prepare for tests GMAT, GRE, ALEKS
Presented by Assylbek Nurgabdeshov, Associate Research Professor and Director of Narxoz HR Research Center.
Published by Associate Professor of Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business, Jenfier Lewis together with Anna CohenMiller, Neil Collins and Seijn Koo in the journal GENDER, TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT.

Upcoming Events

On January 22, 2020 at 18.30 come to NUGSB info-session. One of our top professors, Chet Boruki will conduct a free seminar on the topic “Lead Yourself or Follow — How to Build Your Career", moreover our alumni will give you tips & advices on How to prepare for tests GMAT, GRE, ALEKS
Dear students, faculty and staff, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to Research Seminar “Does Relative Pay Matter when Setting Subordinate’s Compensation?An Experimental Approach” by Atanu Rakshit, Assistant Professor at NUGSB and  Jonathan R. Peterson, Assistant Professor of Economics at Louisiana Tech University. The paper abstract is available here. WHEN: Friday, November 29, […]
BUSINESS TALK – “Peculiarities of investment activity in Central Asia” by our guest-speaker, Mr. Aidan Karibzhanov on 25 October 2019, 18:30  Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business in collaboration with NURIS and NU Center of Entrepreneurship are inviting you to the Business Talk: “Peculiarities of investment activity in Central Asia”, hosted by our guest-speaker — Aidan Karibzhanov. Talk […]
BUSINESS TALK & COFFEE – “Recognising the Value of Women’s Entrepreneurship“ at NU GSB on Thursday, 17 October 2019, 18:30 Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business is hosting a series of free-of-charge masterclasses “BUSINESS TALK & COFFEE”. You will have an opportunity to meet our faculty, talk to them over a cup of coffee, ask […]