On the 18th of June 2019 KIMEP University Executive Education Center (EEC) and AIFC Bureau for Continuing Professional Development (BCPD) held an Official Opening Ceremony of the AIFC BCPD Business Center that will now be located in classroom 117, EEC.
Top management representatives from both sides, Dr Timothy L. Barnett, Provost and General Deputy to the President, Dr Jay Lee, Dean of Bang College of Business, Dr Nadeem Khalid, Associate Dean of BCB to EEC, Mrs. Bakytgul Tundikbayeva, Director of EEC from one side, and Professor Alexander Van de Putte, Chairman of the AIFC Academic Council, Ms. Assiya Karibay, Chief of Bureau for Continuing Professional Development of AIFC and Kuanysh Nurkanat, Country Account Manager for Thomson Reuters from the other side gave a speech on partnership benefits, cut the ribbon and put the nameplate on the wall of the classroom.
In the framework of the partnership, AIFC BCPD provided free access to Thomson Reuters database to all KIMEP University students and faculty members. Two terminals now operate in KIMEP University – one in KIMEP Library computer lab and the other in EEC 114. All KIMEP researchers are welcome to use the database.
As a finishing accord, Professor Alexander Van de Putte, Chairman of the AIFC Academic Council, gave a captivating guest-lecture on “Strategy in action”.