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ABOUT US

VISION

GSB envisions itself to be one of the leading institutions and a competent provider of education and research endeavors in the region, in business management.

MISSIONS

• To produce graduates knowledgeable in management and administration who have a sense of responsibility, are far sighted, able to think critically and creatively in challenging environments.
• To generate and disseminate new knowledge of management and administration in this era of globalization, with focus on Asia in particular.
• To produce competent graduates who are able to make use of appropriate and rapidly changing technology.
• To be an international strategic alliance gateway for the exchange of knowledge and expertise in business developments.
• To provide linkages and collaborations between industries and the University.
• To strive towards academic excellence.

TIMELINES

AU was initially originated from Assumption Commercial College under the name of Assumption School of Business.
AU was officially established as Assumption Business Administration College or ABAC.
AU was accredited by the Ministry of University Affairs.
Graduate School of Business (GSB) was established with MBA evening program.
AU was granted new status as “Assumption University”.
GSB launched the MBA day program.
GSB launched the Master of Science in International Business (MScIB), joint program with London South Bank University, UK.
GSB launched the Master of Science in Financial Management (MScFM), joint program with University Exeter, UK. and Master of Management in Organization Development & Management (MM OD).
GSB launched the Master of Business Administration in Tourism Management (MBA.TRM).
GSB launched the Master of Science in International Marketing (MscIM), joint program with London South Bank University, UK.
GSB launched the Doctor of Philosophy Organization Development (Ph.D.OD) and the Master of Arts in Applied Professional Studies (MAAPS), joint program with DePaul University, USA.
GSB launched the Doctor of Philosophy in Hospitality & Tourism Management (Ph.D.HTM) and Ph.D. (Management and Organization Development) (Ph.D.OD)
GSB launched the Master of Business Administration in Retail Management Concentration, Master of Science in Investment Analysis and Management(MSc.IAM), and MBA Double Degree options with overseas partner universities; – MBA + Master of Arts in International Business (MA.IB), University of Applied Science, Mainz, Germany, – MBA + Master of Arts in Marketing, London South Bank University, UK.
GSB launched the Master of Business Administration with 5 news concentrations: Information Security Management (MBA.ISM), Innovation Management(MBA. IM), Computers for Organization Management(MBA.COM) and Automation and Industrial Management (MBA. AIM).
GSB launched the iMBA program, the exclusive portable devices for new experience of learningany where and anytime with Apple for education solution.
GSB launched the ABAC City Campus
GSB launched the Ph.D. (Innovatiion Technology Management)

GSB BACKGROUND

The Graduate School of Business (GSB), Assumption University was established in 1985, at the initiative of Rev.Brother Prathip Martin Komolmas, the then President of the university who followed the recommendations of a detailed feasibility study carried out by De La Salle University, Manila.

The GSB started with a modest MBA evening program with 33 students in 1985. In 1992, The GSB launched an MBA day program. In 1997 the GSB started the Master of Management in Organizational Development and Management (MMOD) program focused on the organization and change management. The Master of Business Administration in Tourism Management (MBA.TRM) was integrated into GSB in 2000. At present, GSB manages five master programs and two Doctoral programs which are: MBA program, MM(Organization Development) program, MBA. (Tourism Management) program, MSc (Investment Analysis)program and MBA (Technology Management) Program.The doctoral programs are Ph.D. (Organizational Development and the Ph.D. (Hospitality and Tourism Management). There are more than 1,000 students currently registered in these programs as of May 2015. As for the 30 years of growth, there are more than 12,000students enrolled in GSB and more than 9,000 graduates are in business and management roles in the Thai society and elsewhere in the world.

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