Bachelor of Science in Management

General

Program Description

The Bachelor’s in Management provides students with the frameworks needed in modern management and decision making. These include a strong theoretical foundation, modern modelling techniques, and decision analysis of business problems. At the same time, KBS is among the first universities in Kazakhstan to offer an integrated soft skills curriculum, combining technical competence with the social and communications skills necessary to work effectively with teams and to navigate the human infrastructure of a large corporation.


Goals

The overarching common goals are to:

  • Offer undergraduate programmes in business administration with integrated multi-disciplinary curriculum and comparable, in terms of quality and standards, to leading programmes offered at universities in Europe and the US.
  • Educate and develop business leaders capable of effectively managing organizations in Kazakhstan and internationally, in an ethical manner.
  • Prepare graduates who will make significant contributions to the community in which they work, whether in business or in the public and non-profit sectors.


Program
me Objectives

Common objectives of programmes are to:

  • Provide students with undergraduate-level, cross-functional knowledge in the areas of Economics, Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, Information Systems, Operations Management, Business Law and Taxation.
  • Foster students‘ critical thinking, analytical and communication skills.
  • Provide a solid foundation knowledge to graduates who want to pursue graduate study in the field of business and related disciplines.
  • Educate undergraduate students for ethical service to their society and the broader regional and international community.
  • Provide specialized knowledge and develop necessary skills for successful careers in one of the areas of Accounting and Audit, Finance, Management, and Marketing.


Common Learning Objectives

The common learning objectives of all undergraduate business programmes are to ensure that graduates have:

  • Satisfactory knowledge of:
    • the microeconomic business issues and macroeconomic business environment.
    • the core business disciplines of Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management, Operations Management, Information Systems Business Law and Taxation.
    • quantitative and qualitative techniques of problem-solving.
  • The necessary cognitive, interpersonal and self-management skills to:
    • communicate ideas and information clearly and effectively in written and oral English.
    • use information technology for the retrieval, analysis, and presentation of information.
    • work effectively with others in the pursuit of common objectives.
    • undertake supervised independent research and internship, involving the synthesis and application of theoretical constructs to topics in the fields of business, with a specific focus on Kazakhstan and Central Asia.
    • describe the interdisciplinary nature and challenges of business operations and apply cross-functional knowledge for the strategic management of organizations.
    • ethics as they apply both to general business practices and in the area of specialization.


Common Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

At the successful completion of each programme, students will be able to:

  • Describe and articulate key concepts and major paradigms and theoretical perspectives within the discipline of business administration.
  • Identify and apply various decision-making tools and techniques in functional areas of Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing.
  • Analyze and solve business problems, using the necessary quantitative and qualitative tools.
  • Use information technology for the retrieval, analysis, and presentation of information for effective management of business organizations.
  • Communicate ideas and information clearly and effectively in written and oral English.
  • Describe and apply the concepts and theories of ethics as they apply to business organizations.
  • Synthesize and apply integrated knowledge for the effective strategic management of organizations.
  • Undertake supervised practical training and independent research, involving the synthesis and application of theoretical constructs to topics in the fields of business.


Unique Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) – Management

At the successful completion of the programme, graduates will be able to:

  • Describe the core concepts of management theory, knowledge and practice.
  • Communicate on a professional level using contemporary communication technologies.
  • Apply appropriate analytical tools for planning, development, and implementation of the strategy.
  • Demonstrate managerial competencies for leading people and organizations toward organizational success in competitive environments, local and global.
  • Identify diverse managerial roles and exercise judgment in highly dynamic and complex business environments.
  • Describe and apply the concepts and theories of ethics as they apply to the field of Management.


Degree Requirements

Specific course requirements for the BS in Management programme are as follows:

Courses Credits
Core Courses 63
General Courses 39
Speciality Courses 27
Internship 4
Graduation Project Internship 4
External Assessment of Education Achievements 0
State Examination Specialty 1
Diploma Preparation and Defense 8
Total 146


Required Courses – 93 credits, including:

  • Business Communications
  • Business Planning
  • Business Development Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Innovation Management
  • International Business
  • Project Management


Elective Courses – 36 credits, including:

  • Data Analysis and Forecasting of the Economy
  • Business Ideas and Opportunities
  • Business Ethics
  • Tools and Methods of Decision-Making
  • Computer Applications in Business
  • Marketing Communications
  • International Economics
  • Evaluation of Oil and Gas Projects
  • Business Valuation
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting
Last updated December 2019

About the School

KBTU considers its mission to provide high-quality education for future leaders in business and industry, to promote innovative technologies and research in the most advanced and prospective areas of ... Read More

KBTU considers its mission to provide high-quality education for future leaders in business and industry, to promote innovative technologies and research in the most advanced and prospective areas of science for the benefit of the region and the country as a whole. The strategic vision of the University is to promote the ideals of academic excellence, scientific progress, and national well-being, to maintain the status of an undisputed leader in the field of technical and business education. The major goals and ambitions of the university are the creation of a scientific and educational center with highly qualified scientific and pedagogical potential and a developed modern material and technical base, the development of a dual vocational training, training of highly qualified specialists who have professional and personal competencies with emphasis on financial, power-generating sector, spheres of high and information technologies and the maritime industry. Read less