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

Professor Marek Jochec, Master of Science in Finance (MSF) Program Director, told Forbes correspondent about the features of the MSF program.
Talgat Imangaliyev, ЕМВА 2016, General Director of WorleyParsons Kazakhstan What made you think for further education? — Firstly it was a desire to acquire new knowledge, continue career growth, fundamentally change my perception and life though leaving the comfort zone, strike up new and useful acquaintances, and extend friendship network. I handled it all via […]
Saule Batyraliyeva told us how training in Business School helped her to launch her own start-up project. Saule Batyraliyeva, mother of three children, start-upper and student of MBA of Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business told us how training in Business School helped her to launch her own start-up project. — Summarizing this year I […]
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Last News

Information for Nazarbayev University applicants.
Guest lecture: All our life is project. Women leadership in energy and innovation by Assel Ayapova, AES Corporation USA
The Academic Director of the MSF program at the Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business, Professor Marek Jochec, shared his opinion on the economic situation related to the consequences of COVID-19.
Professor of Finance at Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business, Thierry Post, answering the question on BusinessBecause platform.

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