Inaugural Executive MBA Class participants received their certificates of completion at the Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business

The ceremony of awarding certificates of completion for the Executive MBA (Master of Business Administration) Program took place on the campus of Nazarbayev University.

The ceremony began with the President of Nazarbayev University, Shigeo Katsu, the Dean of Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business, Ramon O’Callaghan, and the Dean of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, Bill Boulding, congratulating the new alumni, who are at the same time top-managers of Kazakhstan’s leading public and private companies.  The EMBA program is implemented in strategic collaboration with The Fuqua School of Business, so alumni received personal letters from the school’s Dean, Bill Boulding. The special guest of the ceremony was Berik Kaniyev, Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC «Lancaster Group Kazakhstan», included in the list of 50 most influential businessmen of Kazakhstan according to the Forbes Kazakhstan magazine.

The Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business was founded in 2012 in strategic collaboration with Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business (USA). Today, at the NUGSB, students can get a quality world-class education, adapted to the local business environment. The NUGSB provides opportunities for obtaining an MBA degree (Master of Business Administration), and receiving short-term trainings.