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College of Graduate Study in Management
Khon Kaen University

Website: http://mba.kku.ac.th , http://www.mbakku.com
Tel: 0-4336-2019, 0-4336-2021-2
Fax: 0-4336-2020

College of Graduate Study in Management (CGSM), the first autonomous degree-granting unit within Khon Kaen University, was approved by the University Council in March of 1997. Prior to the inauguration of CGSM, the first batch of 60 MBA students enrolled at the Faculty of Management Science at Khon Kaen University in March of 1994.

To be consistent  and in alignment  with the Fourth National Higher Education Plan, , Khon Kaen University as an institution for higher education has implemented policies to support the development of Graduate Study and to meet the demands of the country and the region. The University Council approved the CGSM plan to organize MBA programs at the Bangkok Office in 2000.

Having  the ultimate goal to upgrade the administrative potential of the people in Thailand, CGSM  has committed to:  1) provide the educational opportunities at the graduate studies in management, 2) conduct and support  research related to business and administration, and  3) extend its role for community outreach.

As part of Khon Kean University, the University Council is the top governing body at the policy level for the whole university.  At CGSM, the Board of Directors play an important role at the policy-making level and the Executive Board governs CGSM at the operational level. The operation of CGSM is under the guidance of the Director and the Deputy Directors.
 
OUTSTANDING PROGRAMS
Master of Business Administration programs that are currently offered at CGSM, Khon Kaen University and CGSM at the Bangkok Office are the Young Executive Program and the Executive Program. These programs are two years in duration and are divided into four areas of concentration as follows:
 - Entrepreneur
 - Business Leadership
 - Health Care Management
 - Industrial Management
 
The executive MBA program is designed for those who wish to maintain their career responsibilities as well as to enjoy their educational opportunities.
All courses and other required activities are conducted during weekends. This course is well suited for talented and ambitious managers, entrepreneurs and others with working experience who wish to gain knowledge and experience to broaden their potentials through practical career development.

The Young Executive MBA program is operated during the weekdays, and is exclusively designed for new university graduates or those with less working experience who can devote themselves to study on a full time basis. This course is designed for middle managers and young entrepreneurs.

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