Business Education Forum

14 Mar, 2019
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Astana Marriott Hotel
2, Dostyk, Astana 010016
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About the event

We invite future applicants: middle and top managers, business owners to meet top business school representatives and professors in Astana. 

The participation is free. Registration is required.

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Why register for MBA25 event?

At MBA25 Business Education Forum you will find your ideal education by visiting three areas of the event:

МВА Space: 

Place, where personal meetings with business school representatives are held.

In order to be pre-selected for the meeting, candidates have to register for the event, fill their personal profile, choose the school and select the relevant time slot for the meeting.


Info session & workshop space:

  • find out general info about business schools
  • compare different education formants during panel discussions with representatives from each field
  • listen to the latest trends from specialists with MBA background in marketing, sales, hr and finance fields
  • take part in Q&A session with MBA alumni

Networking hall:

Place, where the alternative, corporate and online education centres are presenting their services and possibilities.

Additionally, participants will have a chance to get consultations from scholarship and test prep consultants.



We are gathering best experts in Management field in one place: 

  • Admission representatives from top 25 business schools 

  • Founders, СЕО, ТОР-managers, HR-s from top international companies

  • Business schools` professors

  • MBA alumni

  • Top test preparation companies

  • Scholarship consultants

The participation is free. Pre-registration is required.

Miguel Otero: "Trump vs. China: From Currency Wars, to Trade Wars to Major Conflict?"

Miguel Otero is a Senior Analyst in International Political Economy at  Elcano Royal Institute and professor of Practice of International Political Economy at IE School of Global and Public Affairs.

He is a regular visiting research fellow at the Institute of World Economics and Politics at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Previously he was Assistant Professor at ESSCA, Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Oxford and Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the London School of Economics. He holds a PhD in IPE from Oxford Brookes University. Miguel speaks six languages and specialises in the Euro, the European economic area, China, money and finance, and emerging markets.


17:45 - 18:00


16:00 - 21:00

1-2-1 meetings with Business Schools

Personal interviews with representatives of schools’ admission team, 25 minutes duration each; fully completed personal profile, which appears after online registration, and attached CV are required. 

Open Fair in the main hall with Business Schools and Partners. 
Important! The number of personal meetings with business school representatives is limited!

18:00 - 18:45


19:00 - 19:05

Introduction by Sati Boyajyan, Associate Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia


Master-class from Practice of International Political Economy professor at IE School of Global and Public Affairs: Trump vs. China: From Currency Wars, to Trade Wars to Major Conflict?

20:00 - 20:40

Master-class from HULT Business School about the ways of study at MBA programs  

20:40 - 21:30

Cocktail Networking Party:

We invite all participants of MBA25 Business Education Forum to the final part of the event. Get in touch with business education representatives, other participants and find new acquaintances in the informal atmosphere of the MBA Networking Party.

Have any questions?

Oleksii Glushchuk

Oleksii Glushchuk

Skype: oleksii.glushchuk
Phone: +7 (495) 137 54 74


What is an MBA25 event?
MBA25 runs special MBA Boutique Events connecting the best business schools with the best candidates. 
Who are participants of MBA25?
Official representatives from TOP Business Schools, members of Admissions board and alumni meet with those who are interested in getting an MBA degree.  
How can I register for MBA25?
To participate in an MBA25 event, you need to register at the events page and fill in all the fields of the application form accurately and honestly. A couple of days before the event you will receive the agenda, your personal invitation, and all the event details by email. Please don’t forget to check your spam folder in order not to miss any important correspondence.
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