Almaty Management University

Almaty Management University

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Established in 1988, Almaty Management University (AlmaU)  is an entrepreneurial, socially responsible institution of global stature. AlmaU takes pride in being the training ground for the management of the first Kazakh entrepreneurs, pioneering the first MBA programs, and introducing the DBA in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

What makes AlmaU special is not just about education, it's also about producing graduates who are in high demand. AlmaU's unique combination of academic rigor, practical skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit sets it apart.

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Assylbek Kozhakhmetov – President of Almaty Management University

  • Assylbek Kozhakhmetov, is a founder and the president of Kazakhstan's pioneering business school, which evolved into ALMA University.
  • He earned his Doctorate in Business Administration from Moscow's Higher School of Management, and established a notable teaching career spanning Kazakh educational institutions and international training centers across Europe and the United States.
  • His latest awards and titles include award of International Association for management development in dynamic societies CEEMAN Champion Award in the category of "Institutional management" (2014), title of certified consultant for management of mass media (2015), and the title of Honorary Professor of Academy of public administration under the President of Kyrgyz Republic (2017).
  • Currently he is a Board member of CEEMAN (international Association for management development in dynamic societies), member of Business Council under Almaty city government, co-chairman of KFMD (Kazakhstan Fund of management development).
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