FIRST TIME IN HISTORY A
KAZAKHSTANI EXPERT (PRESIDENT OF ALMAU) IS ELECTED INTO THE PRME BOARD
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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
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).
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.
also identified leading Executive MBA programs by regions (Asia Pacific,
Europe, Latin America and North America) and the world's best collaborative
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.
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.
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.
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“EURASIAN JOURNAL OF LEADERSHIP” ALMAU
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Management University (AlmaU) is accepting manuscript submissions for
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
are pleased to cooperate and accept your manuscripts by e-mail at
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