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.
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.