Certificate in Business and Law


THE PROGRAMME AIMS to develop a new generation of tomorrow’s leaders and lawyers who will be able to:

  • apply knowledge and skills to legal support of companies’ activities, resolve of corporate interests conflicts and risks
  • understand the present global challenges and trends of the industries
  • implement knowledge and skills necessary to develop the relationship in the framework of international organizations and companies
  • provide effective legal aspects consultancy and business solutions
  • understand and inspire employees, provide with
  • understand personal capacities of effective leaders

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING:

  • develop organizational plans for improving organizational leadership performance
  • mastering skills for identifying organizational weaknesses in terms of understanding its legal environment
  • explore insights of organizational performance

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION:

  • The following elective courses are available for the current 3rd-4th year students and all perspective participants both in terms of their academic programme and on commercial basis as well.
  • In order to earn an undergraduate degree the participants must complete 240 ECTS/129 credits.

Upon the completion of the programme students will be awarded a CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS AND LAW.

The certificate is awarded upon completion of five courses. Students must earn 15 credits or 25 ECTS. Each course will carry 3 credits (5 ECTS). Minimum level of GPA required to graduate from the programme is 2.67. In case if students gain less than GPA 2.67 the certificate will not be awarded towards the degree.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • The programme is open for all 3rd and 4th level students of KAZGUU UNIVERSITY
  • The introductory course will be offered for the 1st year students
  • The HSL students will be required to select at least three courses from the HSE courses list
  • The HSE students will be required to select at least three courses from the HSL courses list
  • Graduate students are also eligible for the programme; however none of the courses will be counted towards their degree requirements.

COURSE PREREQUISITES:

  • Course prerequisites are to be defined by respective schools.

International Business Module will not require prerequisites, however, the level of English required will be equivalent to IELTS 4 or Intermediate level

COURSE WAIVERS:

  • Each of the courses could be treated as KAZGUU free elective (Selected Topics in..) for all 3rd and 4th year students of KAZGUU.
  • The number of credits to graduate from the bachelor will remain 129 (240 ECTS).

EXIT REQUIREMENTS:

  • Programme exit requirements will remain consistent with current policy of KAZCUU University and be a GPA of 2.67.
  • Upon the completion of the programme students will be rewarded a Certificate in Business and Law.

FINANCE AND LAW

Module Code Course Credit/

ECTS

Language Required conditions
Finance and Law*

 

 

HSL Courses
ACC 2301 1. Principles of Accounting 3/5 ENG/

KAZ/

RUS

B-, 75%, 2.67
FIN 2301 2. Principles of Finance 3/5
FIN 3206 3. Taxation 3/5
HSE Courses
KP 3208(PRL) Business Law 3/5 (6th Sem) ENG/

KAZ/

RUS

B-, 75%, 2.67
TP 2206 (PRL) Labour Law 3/5 (4th Sem)
FNPRK 3210(FIN) Financial and Tax Law 3/5 (6th Sem)
*Students must follow the above-mentioned order of the courses

 Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to make informed decisions with regard to legal and financial aspects of an organization;
  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to legal support of companies’ activities, resolve of corporate interests conflicts and risks. Students also will be able to define legal basics tax regimes and regulation of corporate labour relations.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Module Code Course Credit/

ECTS

Language Required conditions
 

Corporate Governance*

 

 

HSL Courses
MGT 2202 Principles of Management 3/5  

ENG/KAZ/

RUS

B-, 75%, 2.67
MGT 3301 Corporate Governance 3/5
MGT 4211 Strategic Management 3/5
HSE Courses
KP 3208(PRL) Business Law 3/5 (6th Sem) ENG/KAZ/

RUS

B-, 75%, 2.67
TP 2206 (PRL) Labour Law 3/5 (4th Sem)
FNPRK3210(FIN) Financial and Tax Law 3/5 (6th Sem)
*Students must follow the above-mentioned order of the courses

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will be able to demonstrate competencies needed to assess internal mechanisms and legal framework of corporate governance established to regulate relations between shareholders, boards, executive management and other stakeholders;
  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to legal support of companies’ activities, resolve of corporate interests conflicts and risks. Students also will be able to define legal basics tax regimes and regulation of corporate labour relations.

BUSINESS ETHICS AND LAW

Module Code Course Credit/

ECTS

Language Required conditions
 

Leadership*

 

 

HSL Courses
BUS 3204 Business Ethics 3/5  

ENG/KAZ/

RUS

B-, 75%, 2.67
MGT 3203 Leadership 3/5
MGT 3305 HR Management 3/5
HSE Courses
KP 3208(PRL) Business Law 3/5 (6th Sem) ENG/KAZ/

RUS

B-, 75%, 2.67
TP 2206 (PRL) Labour Law 3/5 (4th Sem)
FNPRK3210(FIN) Financial and Tax Law 3/5 (6th Sem)
*Students must follow the above-mentioned order of the courses

 Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will cover the basics of leadership theory from the perspective of business ethics emphasizing the importance of it for the leader. Students will also be able to apply gained knowledge and competencies in managerial decision making;
  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to legal support of companies’ activities, resolve of corporate interests conflicts and risks. Students also will be able to define legal basics tax regimes and regulation of corporate labour relations.

 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND LAW

Module Code Course Credit/

ECTS

Language Required conditions
 

International Business*

 

 

HSL Courses    
ECN 3201 International Economics 3/5 ENG B-, 75%, 2.67
BUS 2203 International Business 3/5
IR 3201 International Relations 3/5
HSE Courses
PMO 3303(IL) Law of International Organizations ENG B-, 75%, 2.67
MTP 3301 (IEL) International Trade Law
PNEO 3302(IEL) Law of the Supranational Economic Organizations 3/5

(6th Semester)

*Students must follow the above-mentioned order of the courses

Learning Outcomes:

Students will be able to:

  • apply knowledge of international politics and economics, legal and cross-cultural environment;
  • analyse, assess and promote international market development strategies;
  • demonstrate knowledge of the legal and institutional framework of international economic relations
  • demonstrate knowledge of the legal regulation of international business
  • acquire the skills of filing and organizing documents in the framework of international business
  • possess the skills of drafting and concluding the international commercial contracts
  • participate in the international arbitration proceedings as a representative of the parties of the arbitrator
  • provide the professional consulting services to individuals and companies engaged in the international business activities.

BUSINESS AND LAW FOR TRANSLATORS

Module Code Course Credit/

ECTS

Language Required conditions
Business for Translators

 

HSL Courses
BUS 3204 Business Ethics 3/5  

ENG

 

B-, 75%, 2.67
MGT 3203 Leadership 3/5
ECN 3201 International Economics 3/5
HSE Courses
PMO 3303 (IL)

 

Law of International Organizations 3/5 (5th Sem)  

ENG

 

B-, 75%, 2.67
OAP 3209 (PRL) Basics of English Law 2/3 (6th Sem)
*Students must follow the above-mentioned order of the courses

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will be able to demonstrate and accumulate key knowledge approaches of theories and concepts of both business and legal aspects from national and international perspectives. Students will also analyse the certain economic, cross-cultural and legal phenomena to enhance an understanding of the emerging issues;
  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to establishment of relations in the framework of international organizations and companies.

Certification Program Education is not more than 5 years.

Credits on the studied discipline in the framework of the certification program can be graded to specialties in accordance with the KAZGUU University academic program within 5 years from the date of registration to the discipline. If this period has expired, the final mark in the discipline is not valid and the student has study it again to obtain credits in the discipline.