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 1997. Prior to the inauguration of CGSM the first batch of 60 MBA students enrolled at the faculty of Management Science Khon Kaen University in March 1994.
To be consistent and align with the National Higher Education Plan 4th ,as a high Education Institute, Khon Kaen University has policies to support developing Graduate Study and to meet the demand of the country and the region. The University Council approved CGSM plan to organize MBA programs at Bangkok Office in 2000.
With the ultimate goal to upgrade the administrative potential of the people in Thailand, CGSM commits to provide the educational opportunity at the graduate studies in management, to conduct and support research related to business and administration and to extend its role for community outreach.
As part of Khon Kean University, the University Council is the top governing body at the policy level of the whole university. At CGSM, the Board of Directors plays important roles as the policy board and the Executive Board governs CGSM at the operation level. The operation of CGSM is under the responsibility of the Director and Deputy Directors.