Narxoz Business School B.A. in Finance and Data Analytics

Design Your Future as a finance and data analytics specialist capable of interpreting and using data to drive organizational decisions and transformation.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The NBS B.A. in Finance and Data Analytics graduates are provided the skill-set needed to be leaders in the organizations of tomorrow. Finance and Business Analytics students go through an action- and practice-oriented program designed to hone their ability.

Graduates from the program have myriad opportunities in diverse fields, including the following:

Multinationals, Startups and Consultancies
Graduates may pursue careers as general or product managers, management analysts or innovation consultants. They are likewise well-trained in the fields marketing, product development, project management and entrepreneurial and venture finance, opening a wide range of career options.
Research Institutes, Government Agencies and International Organizations
With their strong background in innovation management and entrepreneurship, Finance and Data Analytics graduates can apply their interdisciplinary knowledge in research and policy making to improve innovation ecosystems and foster creative industries.
Entrepreneurship
Finance and Data Analytics prepares students to work across disciplines and with individuals of diverse backgrounds, giving creative students a leg up on starting their own enterprise. Narxoz students likewise benefit from our business incubator and startup support, making it possible to start an enterprise and to receive mentor support from experienced entrepreneurs while enrolled in the program.

PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • Courses and mentoring conducted by the best Kazakhstan and foreign faculty, banking and finance professionals
  • International or local internship, incubation hub and exchange opportunities allowing for close interaction with foreign and local entrepreneurs, students and professors
  • Access to NBS Leadership Series featuring regular lectures and workshops by leading entrepreneurs, business executives, Narxoz alumni and academic from Kazakhstan and abroad

PROGRAM DETAILS

SPECIALIZATION COURSES

  • Fin Data Analytics I: Financial Econometrics – 6 ECTS
  • Corporate Finance – 6 ECTS
  • Fundamentals of Investments – 6 ECTS
  • Financial Reporting and Statement Analysis – 6 ECTS
  • Introduction to Financial Derivatives – 6 ECTS
  • Fin Data Analytics II: Financial Modeling & Engineering – 6 ECTS
  • Financial Institutions Management – 6 ECTS
  • Security Analysis and Portfolio – 6 ECTS
  • Financial Risk Analytics and Management – 6 ECTS
  • International Finance – 6 ECTS

SENIOR CAPSTONE

Senior students have several options to put the skills they have acquired to the test:

  • Consulting project for local startup or tech enterprise
  • Research thesis supervised by experienced mentors at one of Narxoz’s research institutes or centers
  • Case study or creative startup project

MINOR

Students usually declare a minor from outside NBS in the third year of study. At the time of declaration, students can choose from any minor offered. A minor requires a set of required courses for a minimum of 24 credits. Examples of related interdisciplinary minor options available to students include the following:

  • Cognitive Science
  • Future Studies and Strategic Foresight
  • Intellectual Property Law

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