The World Economic Forum's (WEF) Human Capital initiative has been implemented at Satbayev University (SU) in Almaty, Kazakhstan, for the past 2 years. Participating in this effort are Chevron, Eni, Shell, and the Colorado School of Mines. This paper assesses the effectiveness of project components, such as industry guest lectures, summer internships, and program improvement, and provides lessons learned for human resources development. This paper uses a qualitative research method in which data are collected through focus group interviews. Key participants of the study include students enrolled in the WEF program and faculty members.