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Legal information on the participating organisation
Organisation Legal Name Bishkek Academy of Finance and Economics
Year of foundation 1994 Legal Status private non-profit
Legal Address of the organisation
Street Name and Number 55, Molodaya Gvardia ave.
Postal Code 720010
Town/City Bishkek
Country Name Kyrgyzstan
Fields of research
Humanities
Social Sciences Business and Administrative Sciences, Economics
Organisation details
Number of employees
(from them with PhD)
65
Web-site http://www.bafe.kg
Participation in
Framework Programmes
or other cooperation projects
Tempus Tacis projects (JEP, SCM), Tacis projects, Eurasia foundation projects, CARANA Corporation, Business and Economics Education Project, Soros foundation project etc.
Person representing the organisation
Title and Function Rector, professor Gender (F/M) m
Family Name Mavlianov
First Name Abdyrahman
Telephone No +996 312 65 02 17 Fax No +996 312 65 02 17
E-mail bafe@bafe.kg, mavlyanov_as@yahoo.com


Participant Activity Profile

Fields of research:

  • Business and Administrative Sciences
  • Economics
  • Pedagogy and Education Research
  • Environmental Sciences

 

 

List of Main publications:

Main publications on university administration and external affairs:

  • „Development of Career Centeer in the Universities”, conference materials, 2006, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • „Business and Education: interactions and development” Collection of materials on the international conference, 2004, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • „Training of personnel for hotel-tourist industry”, conference materials, 2003, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Etc.

 

Main publications of faculty and administrators within international projects:

  • „Business evaluation” textbook under recomendation of Ministry of Education, 2006, Tempus project JEP 23030-2002, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • „Public Finance”, textbook under recomendation of Ministry of Education, 2005, Tempus project JEP 23030-2002, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • „Management of exchange rates” textbook under recomendation of Ministry of Education, 2005, Tempus project JEP 23030-2002, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • „Methodology of ecological auditing in the hotel-tourist enterprises” textbook under recomendation of Ministry of Education, 2005, Eurasia foundation project, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • ”Financial accounting” in accordance with ISFA, textbook under recomendation of Ministry of Education, 2002, Pragma Corporation project, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • Textbooks and manuals on strategic management, marketing, business planning for SMEs

Etc.

University faculties, researchers and administrators are regularly publishing articles in different journals, conference materails etc.

We have an impressive experience of development practical training packages for businesses, SMEs.

 

List of successful grants/projects

 CURRENT:

Tempus Tacis project  «M.S. in Socio-Economics: curricula development»

A three-year Tempus Tacis project «M.S. in Socio-Economics: curricula development» was officially supported by the Commission. It’s aimed at the Master programs development in the universities of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, credit system implementation, establishing of a system for evaluation and quality assurance both based on a Peer – Evaluation. 

Partners from Kyrgyzstan are Kyrgyz National University and Bishkek Academy of Finance and Economics. Uzbek partners are presented by the Academy of Science of the Republic of Uzbekistan and Tashkent State University of Economics.

European partners and coordinators of the project are Kassel International School of Management (Germany) and Institute of Advanced Studies (Austria). 

Project «Development of Career Center at Bishkek Academy of Finance and Economics», 2005-2006. The project is financed by CARANA Corporation, Business and Economics Education Project. It is targeted at the assistance in strengthening of links between business and universities through the development of the Career Center. It should solve the following tasks: orientation of the university on the demands of business, raising a rate of students’ job placement, strengthening links with alumni. 

Project “Development of Registry Office in the conditions of transition of BAFE educational projects to ECTS”, 2006. The project is financed by CARANA Corporation, Business and Economics Education Project. It’s targeted at the improvement of educational process in the light of reforms in educational system, introduction of ECTS.

The academy participates as a pilot institute in the following projects:

·         «Creating National Information centers about the Bologna Process in the Kyrgyz Republic» The main purpose of the project is to support a strong initiative in Kyrgyzstan on reformation of the higher education system in accordance with the Bologna process.

·         “Project of Establishment of experimental and convergent curriculum in “Economy” discipline at the pilot institutes of the Kyrgyz Republic” (2004-2005)

The main purpose of the project is in the creation of the experiment curriculum on Economics and organization of educational process on ECTS. In the framework of the project the following tasks were accomplished: information of freshmen and students about the changes in the work with professors, about changes in the organization of classes, formation of individual educational plan for the student, changes of teaching methodologies. 

A set of events were carried out within the project: participation of BAFE representatives  in the project-technological seminar “The Bologna process and reformation of curricula for bachelor program in economics”, participation of BAFE in the development of a guidance on creation of information catalogue, changing of managerial structure of the university, development of Teaching-Methodological Complexes, participation in the organization of seminars on the project outcomes’ discussion, organization of thematic working groups for the improvement of the experimental working plan.

 

·         Tempus Tacis project “Manual development for introducing European System of Transfer and credit Collection in Kyrgyz Republic” (2004-2005)

The project is aimed at the preparation of basis for the transition to the Bologna process through the introduction of ECTS. Tasks of the project are in the learning of experience of European universities on introduction of ECTS. Partner universities on the project were San – Martin College, the Great Britain and Perkamaa Polytechnic, Finland . Within the project a conference on the project results was hold.

COMPLETED PROJECTS:

  • “Introduction of innovative methods of ecological management of the hotel-tourist enterprises for the North Issyk-Kul region’s sustainable development”

It’s a one-year project (2004-2005) supported by Eurasia foundation and aimed at the introduction of the principles of ecological management in management of hotel- tourist enterprises for abridging the negative action on the environment and simultaneous reduction of production expenses. One of the outcomes is expected to be a foundation of the Chamber of Ecological Auditors.

  • Establishing a Consulting Center for the entrepreneurs in Naryn, 2002-2003 (Eurasia foundation),
  • TACIS-Tempus project “Development of the tourism department at BAFE” 1999-2001,
  • Program of reformation of accounting in the private sector of Kyrgyzstan 1997-2000 (USAID, Carana Corporation),
  • Project on developing small and medium business in the Central Asia 2000-2001 (joint with Pragma corporation, USAID),
  • Project of the Asian Bank of Development “Strengthening of the corporate management potential and bankruptcy procedures” 1997-1998,
  • Central Asian Project on accounting reformation 1995-1997 (Barents Group, USAID),
  • Professional Training of unemployment people 1995-2001 (Mercy Corps, Eurasia Foundation, Counterpart Consortium),

Project on reformation of educational system of the Kyrgyz Republic 2001 (Asian Bank of Development)

 

 

 Please describe your idea of cooperation project

We are deeply interested to find partners for our projects and activities. We have wide experince of working with EU HEIs and are planning to expand a network of our successful and lomg-term partnership.

 

Project proposals:

 

Development of curricula  of Bachelor level  on the following topics: Ecological management,  Public relations, Tourism, Insurance, Banking

 

Background: We have very active and experienced staff of Industry of Hospitality and tourism department and Financial department who are deeply interested in the development of new specialty based on credit technologies (ECTS).

Project idea is to find partner institutions in EU that have such program and develop joint project for Tempus or other donor organization.

Objectives:

  • To form a consortium from KG and EU universities, which have such program in order of experience and information exchange,
  • Development of program based on ECTS
  • To provide a status to the program through the Ministry of education of the Kyrgyz Republic
  • To open new prograns in accordance with developed curricula
  • To conduct trainnigs, seminars and other events for information of HEIs about new program
  • Students and faculty exchange programs and on the developed program

 

What we expect from partners:

Highly qualified and experienced trainers, transferring of information, know-how and develpments on the program, consulting, participation/leading the consortium

 

Development of curricula  of Master level based on ECTS on the following branches: Management in Tourism, MBA

The same as previous

 

Development of Quality Assurance Unit

Background: We have experience of self-evaluation and in 2005 passed 1st in Central Asia public accreditation. In this respect we have developed a policy on quality assurance and conducted survey among our partners and students. So we have strated some activities and initiatives on quality assurance and regular self-assesment but we do need to strengthen this direction through the expertise of our EU colleagues.

 

Project idea is to establish an effective full time Quality Assurance Unit in our academy, develop and introduce a system on quality assurance to work regularly.

Objectives:

  • To find relevant and long-term EU partner institution experienced in the QA issues
  • To invite an expert on quality assurance from EU university in order to start development of the effecient system
  • Conduct survey, trainings and seminars on QA for BAFE 
  • Establish QA Unit in BAFE
  • To conduct trainnigs, seminars and other events for information of HEIs
  • Making agreement on collaboration wit EU partner institutions

 

What we expect from partners:

Highly qualified and experienced trainers, transferring of information, know-how and develpments on the program, consulting, participation/leading the consortium of the project

 

Development of Marketing Unit in BAFE

 

Background: BAFE is a private HEI established by business company. It’s very efficient and has good reputation and respect. Although sometimes it’s difficult for private HEIs to develop among huge state universities. Due to that we do pay attention on business approaches to the academy development and marketing police. BAFE is in the process of development of Marketing Unit. The Unit has been officially established lately but it does need strengthen and development.

Project idea We are deeply interested in the establishment of Marketing Unit in our academy in order to better respond to education market trends and be successful.

Objectives:

  • To find relevant and long-term EU partner institution experienced in the Marketing Unit work, with knowledge of specifics of HEIs
  • To invite an expert from EU university in order to start development of the effecient Marketing Unit
  • Conduct survey, trainings and seminars on MU for BAFE 
  • To establish Marketing Unit
  • To conduct trainnigs, seminars and other events for information of HEIs
  • Making agreement on collaboration wit EU partner institutions

 

What we expect from partners:

Highly qualified and experienced trainers, transferring of information, know-how and develpments on the program, consulting, participation/leading the consortium of the project.

 

 

Development of Registrar Office in the light of transition to ECTS

Background: BAFE is in the process of introduction of ECTS and implementation of Registrar Office. The office has been established and a relevant software has been developed for work of the registrar system. Our partners within the project are Pirkanmaa Polytechnic, Finland, the project on Registrar Office development is supported by CARANA Corporation. The project will be over in June 2006 and much strating work will be done. 

Project idea We are deeply interested in the continuation of the project and widening consortium. The initial work is to be developed and supported.

Objectives:

  • To find relevant and long-term EU partner institution experienced in the Registrar Office work issues
  • To invite an expert from EU university in order to start development of the effecient system
  • Conduct survey, trainings and seminars on RO for BAFE 
  • To conduct trainnigs, seminars and other events for information of HEIs
  • Making agreement on collaboration wit EU partner institutions

 

What we expect from partners:

Highly qualified and experienced trainers, transferring of information, know-how and develpments on the program, consulting, participation/leading the consortium of the project

 

These and other projects are in the list of our interest and we are open to collaboration. We have wide experience of participation in the international projects and can do fundraising and grant writing.

 

 

Please describe the potential partner you are looking for

Universities, Institutions, Associations of HEIs and NGOs that have similar programs and specialties.

Partners are expected to have the following qualities: they should be progressive, open to collaboration, want to establish long-term fruitful partnership with our Academy, ready to develop and participate in the  projects of common interest.

  

 Please describe expertise you are looking for

 

 Experienced administrators, trainers and researchers in the fields of university management, education, business, economics and management.

  

 Please describe expertise you can offer

 

  • Experience and desire to collaborate with EU HEIs on development and promotion of various projects for relevant fields 
  • Strong and motivated team with fundraising and project writing experience
  • Highly qulified faculty and administrators in the fields specified below
  • Openess to reforms and new approaches to university management
  • Wide experience of grant writing, development and participation in the international projects 
  • Experience of organization of trainings, seminars, conferences and other events

Etc.

 

 Any other information

 

BAFE’s mission: assistance to the society in formation and development of market institutes through training and re-training of specialists in the sphere of economics and business on the basis of educational programs, which have the applied nature.

Bishkek Academy of Finance and Economics (BAFE) is a private higher educational institution, managed by the Founders Council. It was established in 1994.

It is a modern and dynamically developing higher educational institution, which specializes in economics, finance, accounting, management, and tourism.

The Academy offers an excellent opportunity to learn four foreign languages: English, French, Italian and German. Special courses on foreign languages and studies are taught  by the  native speakers and professional teachers.

There are four computer classes at BAFE equipped with the up-to-date models of computers; Internet access is available through the dedicated channel.

In 2005 BAFE passed a first public institutional accreditation in Central Asia CAMEQ (Central Asian foundation for management development, European foundation for management development) successfully and got a golden diploma and CAMEQ accreditation label.

BAFE is an educational and methodological center for: Chamber of Accountants and auditors of the Kyrgyz Republic, First private Pension fund “KYRGYZSTAN”, State Committee on investments and property management of the Kyrgyz Republic, Association of tour operators of the Kyrgyz Republic,

Association of the Silk Road of the Kyrgyz Republic.

 

BAFE develops professional educational programs on the following specialties and provides graduates with diplomas of the state standard:

Branch: Economics (Pilot BACHELOR program on ECTS)

Ø      Economics and management in the enterprise

Branch: Management (Pilot BACHELOR program on ECTS)

Specialty - Management

Specializations: Business administration, Marketing management, Management in tourism

Specialty – Finance and Credit

Specializations: Financial management , Tax investigation, Banking

Specialty – Accounting, Analysis and Audit

Specializations: Accounting, analysis and audit in commercial organizations

Specialty – Taxes and taxation

Specializations: Taxes and taxation

Specialty – Social-Cultural Service and Tourism

Specializations: Tourism and hotel business, Advertising and PR

Specialty – Information systems in economics

Specializations: Information systems in economics

BAFE offers the following Master Programs:

MASTER PROGRAM ON ECONOMICS (new 2005)

MASTER PROGRAM ON MANAGEMENT (new 2005)