Department of Finance

Department “Finance” is the issuing department in the specialities 5В050900 “Finance”, 5В090200 “Tourism” (bachelor) and 6M050900- “Finance” (magistracy).

The mission of the department: preparation of competitive, highly qualified specialists of a new formation in the sphere of finance and tourism, possessing high analytical and leadership qualities, able to work in a team

Implementation of the mission involves the following tasks:

  • publication and implementation of research results of scientific and practical value;
  • formation and constant improvement of professional knowledge in all financial and economic spheres;
  • ensuring a stable dynamic development of the educational activities of the department.

Head of the department “Finance” – Candidate of Economics, associate professor Kim A.A.


For a short period a team of like-minded people has formed, which can effectively solve complex problems of educational, methodical, scientific and educational character. Ahead of the team, serious work is being done to become a recognized educational, scientific and cultural center in the Western region, to realize unique opportunities, to go beyond our region and to provide Kazakhstan’s economy with highly qualified specialists.

The staff consists of Candidates of Economics – Kim A.A., Kurmanova G.K., Gabdrakhmanov E.G., Gabdrakhmanov M.G., Sukhanberdina B.B., Valieva E.N., senior lecturers, Masters of Economics – Rysbekova L.T., Abekeshev A.I., Mashanova S.A, Togasheva D.S., Aitmukanova G.M., Salimbayeva Sh.D., Nurmanova A.K.

Most members of the department “Finance”, in addition to having a basic education, academic degree and academic title, have practical work experience, which allows using this experience in the teaching of disciplines and the training of highly qualified specialists in the field of financial activities. Instructors of the department constantly  pass courses of improvement of professional skills at foreign universities – New York, Florence, Bydgoszcz, Baku, Cyprus, Samara, Orenburg.

The instructor of the department studied in the educational centre “Zerde” and got a certificate of professional accountant.

Scientific research work

Within the framework of research activities of the department, the academic work of the faculty with other departments of the university is carried out.

The department actively participates in carrying out the traditional events for the University “The day of the Financier” (scientific student conferences, business games, round tables, economic competitions, quizzes).

The scientific and practical part of the department’s studies is held in close connection with enterprises, commercial banks, state institutions.
The department carries out research work on the economic contractual topic “Methodology for the evaluation of investment projects in the sphere of small business in the West Kazakhstan region” commissioned by the Association “Small Business Center”.

The department’s faculty is engaged in the development of the research theme “Financial and economic aspects in achieving the strategic development aims of Kazakhstan” (period 2016-2020). Within the framework of the agreement on creative cooperation between WKITU, Saratov State Agrarian University named after. N.I. Vavilov, Samara Institute of Management of the faculty of the department “Finance” is working on the topic “Enhancing the competitiveness of the national economy in the context of interregional interaction and cross-border cooperation within the framework of the EAEU.”

The most important goal of the scientific work of the department is to increase the effectiveness of the scientific work of the teachers of the department, develop students’ independence, creativity, professional skills, research skills, attract students and undergraduates.

At the department there are organized scientific-student circles, in which students of 1-4 courses of the speciality “Finance” take part. Students and undergraduates take an active part in international scientific and practical conferences.

The department conducts international cooperation in the field of education and science with universities of the Russian Federation: Saratov State Agrarian University after N.I. Vavilov, Samara Institute of Management, Samara State Economic University, Saratov State University after Chernyshevsky and others.

Educational-methodological work

The faculty of the department “Finance” uses innovative technologies in the educational process. Studies are held at a high level with the use of modern technologies and the use of multimedia devices. Annually instructors conduct open lectures and practical studies.

So, in order to stimulate students and undergraduates, develop their creative thinking, improve the methodological skills of the instructors of the above-mentioned unit, the following types of lectures are used: information, problem, lecture; types of seminars: seminar-discussion, seminar-study, round table; the following innovations are actively used in the educational process: game processes, role games, problem assignments, work in small groups, business game, situational analysis, interactive techniques “Brainstorming”, “Projects method”, collective trainings: questions and answers, discussion.


Studies of professor Gunter Ketterle from Germany                      

At the department, all conditions are created for the full disclosure of students’ spiritual aspirations, their creative abilities, for forming a civic position, socially significant values, civic and professional qualities, responsibility for making decisions.

The department cooperates with the West Kazakhstan branch of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Regional Department of state revenues and other industrial enterprises of the city, which provide places for practical training and practical materials, balance reports and other materials used in the educational process. Annually the department sends for the practice of students in KPO BV in Aksai.

Graduates of the speciality “Finance” are in great demand on the labor market and do not experience serious difficulties in finding a job.

In the conditions of market economy and management perfection the role and importance of the organization and management of finances, financial institutions in all spheres of the national economy is strengthened. Especially this speciality becomes relevant in the current economic situation, since the correct management of financial flows will help to cope with the shortage of monetary resources, to make accurate predictions of the behavior of subjects in the financial market.

The speciality “Finance” enables students to obtain extensive knowledge about the processes of formation and execution of budgets of different levels, the procedure for planning accounting and reporting, organization and management of cash flows of enterprises.