DBA KAZGUU programme coordinator
Saken Algiyev (Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by PMI, with PhD degree in Management (KBTU — Suffolk), Master`s degree in Construction management)
Медет Карим

“Welcome to the Doctor of Business Administration program at KAZGUU. DBA is an excellent choice to attain your business education and prepare for a successful career. At KAZGUU, the DBA program is devoted to developing effective leaders, with an entrepreneurial mindset, and collaborative skills necessary for pursuing a managerial career path within the private and public sector. Our curriculum is rigorous and provides the opportunity to learn the business environment while equipping you to analyze the market and meet business challenges in this global society.
The DBA program at KAZGUU provides exciting educational opportunities for students from all backgrounds and locations. We offer many different major courses of study that prepare students for success in the real world. The faculty are dedicated professionals who excel in connecting with students and providing educational experience equal to that of any university. At DBA program in KAZGUU students not only get the latest materials in the classroom but also have many opportunities for real world application while still a student.”

Medet Karim, First Deputy General Director of LLP JVC Kazgermunai

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“Studying at KAZGUU Business School was for me not only the opportunity to fully exploit my professional potential, but at the same time to pass a good school of life. A distinctive feature of KAZGUU University, which immediately attracted my attention, is the maximum orientation to the useful and specific managerial knowledge. Much of the courses and seminars conducted by recognized world-class Kazakhstani and foreign faculty who have a wealth of experience in the field. The school gives qualitative, modern knowledge, which can be successfully applied by students and alumni.”

“Doctor of Business Administration» program (DBA) is the highest and elite professional degree in international business education and is designed for senior managers who have extensive practical experience in business management with MBA or Executive MBA, who are interested in deep exploration and development of advanced concepts and management models, as well as an interest in generalization and systematization of their own experience in order to develop new applied knowledge demanded in business.

The main difference of DBA program from MD and PhD is in its focus on very different life and career goals of students.
DBA program is for those who wish to continue the career in the field of practical work as top managers or consultants.
After DBA program and project work defense students shall be awarded the degree of Doctor of Business Administration and issued the state diploma.
DBA project is a complete solve problem of general or functional management based on the use of modern management models and concepts, as well as knowledge of modern business practices. DBA-dissertation content contains reasonable new technology transforming business organization in order to achieve its absolute or focused industry leadership.

Mission of the program is to promote development of innovative economy in Kazakhstan, competitiveness of national and foreign companies on the basis of the internationally recognized program «Doctor of Business Administration» in formation of leaders of new generation committed to universal human values and sharing social responsibility and high ethical principles of civilized business in post-industrial democratic society.

Purpose of the program – training of leaders capable to create tools and technologies to build business structures appropriate to the level of new business models, opening markets “of tomorrow” or bringing companies to industry-leading position.
Terms of the program: 3 years.