ASTANA — The Almaty-based DAR company has announced plans to expand by launching a next-generation corporate university to meet the demand of certain technical professionals in the country.
DAR University (DAR U) offers a hybrid form of learning with a focus on teaching, research and automation of internal processes. The university offers education in seven areas including Java, Web, UI/UX, Business Analytics, Project and Product Management, and Digital Marketing.
“We are creating an ecosystem by combining projects. We have been working on these projects since 2016 and are ready to share our products and experiences. We are creating a culture that reflects our core values of social capital and community development.Our products are designed by local IT specialists and made for local businesses,” said the founder of DAR. Alidar Utemuratov said in an interview for this article.
Since 2016, the university has trained over 500 professionals. Most students are involved in the development of their own products. By 2022, over 1,300 people have completed the Express Course.
Additionally, the company is promoting the 5Qit and 5Qbe platforms to the market. 5Qit is a platform for business management that replaces multiple technologies, giving entrepreneurs the opportunity to remotely monitor their operations using his mobile app. The system is available in Kazakh, Russian, and English. This app helps you track your team’s performance from anywhere in the world.
5Qbe is a multimedia platform for creators to share their knowledge and monetize their expertise. Users can also grow their audience and build communities. Our easy-to-use platform allows you to create video lessons using a variety of formats.
“circleDeveloping unique solutions that add tangible value to the SME sector. W.e provides innovation that large companies can use, makes it affordable for small businesses, and levels the playing field for all. We pride ourselves that all our products are proprietary and developed entirely by our own programmers and experts, without outsourcing any part of the process. ”
“Our goal is to give consumers as well as small businesses the tools for faster and more flexible growth. and a stronger economy,” Utemratov said.
The company is also involved in sports promotion, and Utemratov is the founder of NAIZA, which recently launched NAIZA TV, a mixed martial arts media production and online streaming service.
Utemratov and his company are looking to expand into Indonesia and several European countries.
“We have worked in Indonesia before. The launch of DAR U is an opportunity to bring Kazakhstani products to the rapidly growing consumer markets of ASEAN countries. Switzerland), the Middle East and North Africa. We want to be a Kazakh project that has its own presence among other players,” he said.