Almaty Management University is an entrepreneurial and
Moreover, University aims to realize new priorities for the near future
- to become a ¡°Green University¡± and strengthen digitalization politics.
University is guided by the experts from business, government and NGO
sector. Together they make up the board of trustees, who attend meetings with
faculty and staff to discuss important questions and approval of new
development policies. Meeting that has been held this semester resulted in the
enhancement of importance of becoming become
an educational institution in the field of entrepreneurial education,
strengthening the development of distance learning courses, providing training
for realizing high quality research and publications. AlmaU President Assylbek
Kozhakhmetov summed up the meeting with the following words: ¡°Almaty
Management University faces new tasks and challenges. Our university is a
leader in entrepreneurial education, and in the future should become a leader
in the civil society.¡±
Meeting of Faculty and Staff with the members
of AlmaU Board of Trustees
Top positions in Ranking
AlmaU is the only higher educational institution in the Commonwealth
of Independent States included in QS World University Rankings. Almaty
Management University realizes the principles of the UN¡¯s SDGs, UN Academic
Impact and Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).
University¡¯s impact within the society and development of social
responsibility has been evaluated by Times Higher Education Ranking (THE) and
AlmaU was ranked in Top 301+ Universities in the THE Impact. Every year
University confirms its global impact and hold the position of a top 3 Business
Schools in Central Asian region according to Eduniversal (France) and top 5
Business Schools in the CIS Region according to ¡°ExpertRA¡± (Russia).
AlmaU received the award of Eduniversal global
ranking agency - 4 Palmes of Excellence and entered the Top 3 best business
schools in the Central Asian zone
International Development and cooperation
International Development is one of the strategic
directions of the University¡¯s internationalization. University holds strong
connections with more than 40 countries¡¯ representatives, including 155 partner
institutions and more than 20 associations. Main directions of cooperation are
academic mobility of faculty and students, double degree programs, joint
international projects, experience exchange, research and development. This
semester was enhanced by the visits of the Ambassador of the Netherlands to
Kazakhstan, Ambassador of Malaysia to
Kazakhstan, US Consul General, Consul General of Poland, whichallowed the University to broaden the cooperation opportunities within
the business sector as well as reach out to the educational sphere of those
Visit of His Excellency Ambassador of Malaysia
Mr. Dato¡¯ Syed Bakri along with Mr. Suresh Kumar, the Counsellor
of the Trade Section (MATRADE)
AlmaU is very proud to have many
international students and International Office constantly organizes
multicultural events, lectures and meetings for them so that they will feel
Kazakhstan¡¯s hospitality, get adjusted more easily to the local culture and
have fun. Consul General of Uzbekistan provided support to the Uzbek students by
meeting with them at the University.
The Afghani students were greeted warmly by
the Deputy Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan during their
adaptation this autumn.
more strategic partners of AlmaU visited the University to widen collaboration
opportunities, including EFMD Global, Saint Cloud State University (USA), Ural
Federal University (Russia), Baltic International Academy (Latvia), Taylor¡¯s
University (Malaysia), Hof University of Applied Science (Germany) and other.
Senior Advisor to the Rector, Vice Dean of the
School of Public Policy and Law, Head of InternationalCooperation greeting
the University¡¯s strategic partner- Baltic International Academy
On December 9th AlmaU celebrated the most exciting and
spectacular event- International Day.
Representatives of 13 countries showed theatrical performances,
national cuisine, beautiful costumes and the parade of the flags under the
University hymn. More than 250 attendees including AlmaU local and
international students, faculty and staff members, honorary guests from the
government sector and NGO¡¯s came enjoy this bright event. The day is known as
the most loved and epic celebrations of the year. International Day of Almaty
Management University unites students and faculty from all over the globe and
celebrates friendship, peace and unity.
Afghani students treating guests their
national food during the International Day this December 2019
Students from Uzbekistan showing their
hospitality to the honorary guest of the event- Consul General of the Republic
of Uzbekistan in Almaty
from Tajikistan won in the ¡°Best team performance¡± nomination with their
beautiful song and traditional dance.
Kazakhstani team demonstrated strong
patriotism by cooking the national Kazakh dish ¡°Besbarmak¡±
Social activity was especially actual for this year. Range of
important projects were getting into life. Among them ¡°School of the realized
future¡± held at the end of autumn. More than 140 participants from different
regions of Kazakhstan took part in the project. School united open-minded
specialists from the sphere of education and became the center of progressive
discussions about the future of education and the country perspectives.
Teachers and invited guests during the ¡°School
of the realized future¡± held at the Atrium Grand Hall of Almaty Management
Another outstanding project ¡°Support of rural schools by Kazakhstani
Universities¡± which was initiated by the President of AlmaU – Dr. Kozhakhmetov
more than 10 years ago. And, it is still successfully running. Twice a year the
University gathers teachers from rural school across the country in order to
raise their managerial skills and knowledge.
Teachers from the rural areas of Kazakhstan
have been given a scholarship from AlmaU to come to Almaty and receive high
quality training in management.
This study year Almaty Management University engaged in the UNDP
Project funded by the European Union which aims to educate 30 women from
Afghanistan to raise their rights and provide work and business opportunities.
This autumn Almaty Management University held the official gala event where the
Ambassador of the EU, Vice Minister of International Affairs of Kazakhstan,
Representative of the UN in Kazakhstan and the Ambassador of the Islamic
Republic of Afghanistan and University team greeted Afghani women and set the
start to the project. Students started to study on the AlmaU Foundation program
where they will get strong basic preparation of the Russian and English
languages as well as Mathematics that will allow them to enter into Bachelor
level studies of any Kazakhstani or Uzbekistani Universities upon completion.
Welcome reception for the Afghani Women, UNDP
and honorary guests.
Regional development remains to be a strategic aim for the University.
AlmaU has several representative offices across the country which allows to
significantly widen the opportunities and accessibility of the business
programs listeners and social projects participants around Kazakhstan.
Graduate School of Business
2019 year- has been a year of new ambitions for the Graduate School of
Business. Nowadays the competition no longer occurs between the companies,
products or services, but between the managerial models of organizations.
Graduate School of Business plans to continue educating managers in applied
knowledge and skills in all educational spheres by enhancing the consulting
through new research labs, such as ¡°Coach Laboratory¡±, ¡°Laboratory of Corporate
entrepreneurship¡±, and other. An entrepreneurial ecosystem is on a verge of
being realized within the school, as well as impact the Kazakhstani businesses
and society. Kazakhstani business¡¯s and society¡¯s main aim now is to transform
the corporate managerial models to meet the challenges of the modern time.
Based on the high-quality programs of the Graduate School of Business,
Almaty Management University was included into Global MBA Rankings 2020 rating.
MBA programs of Almaty Management University are in the TOP-200 in QS World
University Rankings: Global MBA Rankings 2020 and TOP-20 in Asia. MBA program
in Financial Engineering was successfully accredited by Global Association of
Dean of AlmaU Graduate School of Business –
Dr. Gulnar Kurenkeyeva is elected as a member of AMBA International
Accreditation Advisory Council
Entrepreneurship Summer School ¡°Made in Kazakhstan¡± was held at AlmaU
for Students from Hong Kong in mid-summer. Ten students of Lingnan University
came to Kazakhstan to attend trainings in entrepreneurship in Kazakhstan,
exercising attracting investment, art of marketing, creating a business in
Kazakhstan and many others. Moreover, in addition to theoretical knowledge, the
participants had the opportunity to study real cases basing on activity of
Kazakhstani companies. Foreign students visited these companies.
Another important aspect was interexchange between guests from
Massachusetts Institute of Technology – AlmaU students & LU students. MIT
students came to Almaty following MISTI Kazakhstan project that opened them
opportunity to have internship at different organizations of Almaty city. We hope that such friendly inter-relation
between projects, countries and foreign students will result with outstanding
projects in the sphere of business, education and social activity.
Creating the new generation of faculty members and specialists in the
sphere of education AlmaU organized summer school ¡°Education of Future: design,
content and forms¡± in Georgia. These great socially oriented event gathered
bright speakers and trainers, like-minders and friends.Annually School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation organizes Start-up
night where students develop their project management skills, meet experts from
the field and present their ideas on Sustainable Development Goals.
Students from the Minor – Entrepreneurship
along with the Dean of School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation present their
award-winning project during the Start Up Night at the University.