KAIST College of Business (KCB) is one of the five colleges of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). KAIST was established in 1972 as a research-focused university and to foster students with global leadership in science and technology needed by the nation. KCB, as a college of KAIST, has shared its vision and mission with KAIST main campus and has maintained a close collaborative relationship since its establishment.
In 1995, KCB was the first school to offer a full-time MBA program in Korea, and was one of the first business schools in Korea accredited by AACSB (2003). In 2006, the Graduate School of Management expanded into KAIST College of Business with programs in three graduate schools: the Graduate School of Management, the Graduate School of Finance; and the Graduate School of Information & Media Management. In 2013, the Graduate School of Green Growth was established to emphasize a global focus on sustainability and green business. In March, 2016, KAIST College of Business merged with the School of Business and Technology Management in order to solidify its technology-based management education system and strengthen KCB’s research network and collaboration. Through this series of processes, KCB has amplified its impact on business education and enhanced its research capacity. Now KCB’s governing and academic structure is firmly established and diversified.