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
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
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
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.
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.
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
are pleased to inform you that ¡°EurAsian Journal of Leadership¡± (EAJoL) of
Almaty Management University (AlmaU) is
accepting manuscript submissions for publication.
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
to help improve the quality of scientific research in Kazakhstan and worldwide
through the periodic publication of its own high-level scientific journal. We
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