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FIRST TIME IN HISTORY A KAZAKHSTANI EXPERT IS ELECTED INTO THE PRME BOARD_AlmaU_Aug_2
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FIRST TIME IN HISTORY A KAZAKHSTANI EXPERT (PRESIDENT OF ALMAU) IS ELECTED INTO THE PRME BOARD

In mid-June 2020, President of Almaty University Management (AlmaU) Kozhakhmetov A.B. was elected into the UN PRME Board (United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education) aimed at the development of the the UN Global Compact on the Principles of Responsible Management Education.

Kozakhmetov A.B. is also Vice President for Central Asia of the International Association for Management Development in dynamic societies CEEMAN (headquartered in Slovenia), President of the Civic Alliance of Kazakhstan and a member of the National Council of Public Trust of Kazakhstan.

PRME is a United Nations initiative implemented since 2007. The six principles of PRME represent the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and corporate responsibility in educational and research programs, the involvement of businesses and countries in educational activities, and the development of talented students - leaders and agents of the future change.

More than 800 universities around the world support this initiative. Kazakhstan is represented by three universities. The longest-standing signatory in Kazakhstan, Almaty Management University (AlmaU), has been developing cooperation with the PRME Secretariat on global engagement and development issues in responsible governance since 2009, and publishes PRME commitment reports available on the UN PRME website.

The PRME Council develops strategic and policy recommendations to develop the PRME initiative and advance vision, which is used by PRME, UN Global Compact signatories and other stakeholders. This year, the prME Board members are the heads of the world's leading universities and educational expert associations: INSEAD Business Schools (France), Ivey (Canada), Cologne (Germany), Wollongong University (Australia), Peking University (China), Asian Institute of Management (Philippines), MBA Association (UK), UNESCO, UN, etc.

Almaty Management University puts social responsibility as one of the fundamental principles of its activities.

 

AlmaU is also a signatory to the UN Academic Impact initiative, reaffirming its commitment to UN goals. AlmaU's influence and achievements are assessed for the second year in a row by the international rating agency Times Higher Education (THE) in the Impact ranking. CEEMAN, the International Association for Management development in dynamic societies, awarded AlmaU with the CEEMAN Champions Awards in Institutional Governance in 2014 and Responsible Management Education in 2017.

MBA PROGRAM OF A KAZAKHSTANI UNIVERSITY ENTERED THE TOP-100 OF QS GLOBAL RANKING!

The joint EMBA program of AlmaU GSB and SPbSU GSoM was included in QS Global EMBA Rankings * 2020. Graduate School of Business at Almaty Management University is the only business school in Kazakhstan included in QS rating.

On June 30, 2020, the world rating agency QS World University Rankings ** published the ranking of the best global EMBA programs, which is available on the site. The joint Executive MBA program of Almaty Management University  Graduate School of Business and Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University entered the TOP-100 of the best EMBA programs in QS World University Rankings: Global EMBA Rankings 2020, taking 95th place, and is on a par with the programs of universities such as : Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg State University (Russia); Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong (Australia); Nottingham University Business School (United Kingdom); Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh (USA); Audencia Business School (France).

In 2020, QS Global EMBA Rankings after the selection stages included 161 EMBA programs from 35 countries.

 Countries with the highest number of EMBA programs included in the ranking are: United States of America (105), United Kingdom (27), Canada (18), Australia (13) and France (9). From the CIS countries, 2020 ranking included business schools in Russia - Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (97th place) and MGIMO School of Business and International Competencies (101+ place).

The best business schools providing EMBA programs in 2020 were: The Wharton School (the University of Pennsylvania), IESE Business School, HEC Paris, MIT Sloan School of Management, London Business School, Booth School of Business (The University of Chicago) , INSEAD, Saïd Business School (University of Oxford), Anderson School of Management (UCLA), Haas School of Business (the University of California Berkeley). The TOP 100 includes the best universities in America - Yale School of Management, NYU (Stern), The Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management, Questrom School of Business (Boston University), leading European universities - Warwick Business School, Judge Business School (University of Cambridge), IE Business School, EMLyon, NEOMA Business School, St. Gallen, Trinity College Dublin, and Asia - IIM Bangalore, CEIBS, Lee Kong Chian School of Business (SMU), Sabanci University.

QS TopMBA also identified leading Executive MBA programs by regions (Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America) and the world's best collaborative EMBA programs.

In accordance with the current world situation, the creators of the rating also additionally contacted all ranked business schools and collected information on how COVID-19 pandemic affects admission to EMBA programs and the curriculum. The rating uses a methodology that takes into account the reputation of each business school in the academic community and among employers, as well as the demographic characteristics of EMBA students, salary increases after the end of the program, and much more.

For admission to EMBA programs, students must have significantly more experience than the average for MBA programs. The academic degree awarded at the end of the training is intended for the career growth of professionals. As a rule, the cost of training on most EMBA programs is higher than on MBA programs, and applicants are required to have a work experience of more than 10 years.

Thanks to the analysis carried out during the collection of data from business schools, QS World University Rankings can tell a lot about the current state of the educational market under the EMBA programs. So, the average trainee of EMBA program has 14 years of experience, 9 years of experience in leadership positions, 33% of the students in the group are top management professionals. On average, 32% of women and 13 representatives of different nationalities study on the program. After graduation, 55% of program graduates were promoted in work within a 12-month period and got an average salary increase of 38%.

 *QS Global EMBA Rankings is EMBA's world ranking of the best universities in the world, provided by Quacquarelli Symonds and published annually since 2017. In 2020, 161 business schools were included in the ranking, in 2019 - 156, in 2018 - 143. Evaluation of the best universities in the world by EMBA programs in QS ranking is based on five criteria: career growth (20%), diversity (10%), reputation among employers (30%), executive profile (15%), leadership thinking (25%)

** QS World University Rankings - a world ranking of the best universities in the world, provided by Quacquarelli Symonds and published annually since 2004.

CALL FOR PUBLICATIONS IN THE EURASIAN JOURNAL OF LEADERSHIP ALMAU

We are pleased to inform you that EurAsian Journal of Leadership (EAJoL) of Almaty Management University (AlmaU) is accepting manuscript submissions for publication.

 EAJoL is a multidisciplinary periodical that highlights current research issues in the humanities and social sciences. The main priorities of the journal are to provide a scientific platform for the dissemination of new knowledge on key processes and the exchange of scientific information on important research discoveries.

AlmaU aims to help improve the quality of scientific research in Kazakhstan and worldwide through the periodic publication of its own high-level scientific journal. We are pleased to cooperate and accept your manuscripts by e-mail at research@almau.edu.kz according to «Guideline for Authors». «Guideline for Authors»: https://clck.ru/NvGjp


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