International Student Business Project Competition

International Student Business Project Competition

Alikhan Bokeikhan University Business School invites interested students to participate in the annual International Student Business Project Competition, which will take place online on March 14-15, 2024.

Winners of the international competition (1st, 2nd, 3rd place) are awarded with cash prizes funded by the Alikhan Bokeikhan University Foundation. The following cash prizes are given to the winners: 

1st place – 400,000 tenge; 

2nd place – 300,000 tenge; 

3rd place – 200,000 tenge.

Winners of the competition also receive I, II, III degree diplomas.

The business project competition includes the following categories:

  1. Social Entrepreneurship
  2. Best Innovative Business Project

The competition consists of two stages:

1st stage – initial project evaluation based on submitted applications and project descriptions (technical and economic expertise) by an expert committee; 

2nd stage – public (online) defense of projects by each university team. 

Participants must submit their projects electronically no later than March 5, 2024, to the email address (Elena Pavlovna Shustova). The subject of the email must be “Project for the competition from the university (specify the university name)”.

The explanatory note should include the project's goal, relevance, main ideas, a brief description of the implementation mechanism, technical and economic justification, and the expected project outcome. The explanatory note should not exceed 20 pages. Projects without technical and economic justification will not be eligible for the competition.

More detailed information about participating in the International Student Business Project Competition is provided in the Information letter.