Narxoz Business School Blended MBA Program

Design Your Future as a leader in top regional and multinational companies


The NBS Blended MBA program significantly expands career opportunities and is designed for those who want to occupy a position of leadership within their organization.

Graduates of the program are prepared to move into new management roles in any industry. Many graduates use the knowledge gained in the program to shift into new management positions or to change career fields.


  • Ability to study while working
  • Courses conducted by the best Kazakhstan and foreign business coaches
  • Networking opportunities and ability to meet fellow leaders in business from different industries
  • Flexible hybrid online-residential format allows students to put knowledge into practice in their workplace


  • Language of instruction: Russian
  • Training format: combination of on-site and online instruction, with required one-week residency at Narxoz at the beginning of the program
  • Program duration: 1.5 years
  • Program format: A total of eighteen 30-hour courses conducted Friday evening through Sunday twice per month, with additional interaction and assignments with instructor after lessons end
  • Graduates receive a state-certified Narxoz Business School MBA degree
  • Optional week-long international residency modules at one of several NBS partner institutions


1,750,000 tenge

for Almaty residents. This fee covers study for the entire program (including coffee breaks)

1,200,000 tenge

for students from outside Almaty attending most courses remotely. This fee covers study for the entire program

* Flexible payment options available


  • Prerequisites: bachelor’s degree in any subject and three years work experience
  • Entrance exam
  • Personal statement
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Interview


  • Notarized copy of bachelor’s degree
  • For students from Kazakhstan, a copy of a student’s workbook, certified by place of work
  • Copies of ID and passport
  • Four 3×4 cm photos
  • Medical certificate

* Documents are accepted until July 31, inclusive


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    STEP 1: Coursework

    • Entrepreneurship
    • Operations Management
    • Quantitative Methods in Business
    • HR Management
    • Leadership and Methods of Influence
    • Strategic Management
    • Financial Reporting and Analysis
    • Financial Markets and Investments
    • Corporate Finance
    • Information Management
    • Economics of Management
    • Marketing Management
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Strategic Marketing
    • International Business
    • Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Quantitative Methods for Business
    • Business Research Methods
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    STEP 2: In-company Project

    • Action learning project within an organization
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    STEP 3: MBA Capstone

    • Pass a comprehensive exam
    • Prepare and defend a master’s thesis or capstone project