Asian Institute of Technology, School of Management

Introduction

About AIT

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The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is a leading international institute of higher learning in Thailand promoting technological change and sustainable development in the Asian-Pacific region through higher education, research and outreach. Established in Bangkok in 1959, AIT as a university has become a leading regional postgraduate institution and is actively working with public and private sector partners throughout the region and with some of the top universities in the world.

Recognized for its multinational, multicultural ethos, the Institute operates as a self-contained international community at its campus located 40 km (25 miles) north of Bangkok, Thailand.

AIT mission:

“to develop highly qualified and committed professionals who play leading roles in the region’s sustainable development and its integration into the global economy.”

SOME KEY FACTS AND FIGURES

  • 1700+ Students from 60+ Countries/Territories
  • 19800+ Alumni from 90+ Countries/Territories
  • 29000+ Short-term Trainees from 70+ Countries/Territories
  • 75 Internationally recruited Faculty from 20+ Countries
  • 101 Adjunct / Visiting Faculty
  • 500+ Research and Support Staff from 30+ Countries
  • Approximately 450 Sponsored Research Projects worth 1.6 Billion Thai Baht (THB)
  • 300+ Partners
  • 33 Board of Trustee members from 19 Countries
  • 3 Schools
  • 1000+ courses offered
  • 24 Research and Outreach Centers
  • Operational Turnover: 1.2 Billion ThaiBaht (THB)

AIT Offers

  • Masters degrees: MBA, MEng, MSc
  • Executive Master Degree Programs
  • Doctoral Degrees: DEng, DTechSc, PhD
  • Diploma and Certificate Programs
  • An intensive English language and academic Bridging Program
  • Non-degree continuing education courses for practicing professionals

About SOM

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AIT School of Management (SOM) was established in October 1987 to meet the growing needs in Asia for graduate management education. In line with AIT’s mission, SOM’s objective is to make a difference in the quality of management education and practices in the Asia-Pacific region leading to sustainable development, technological leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, wealth creation and pride. SOM believes in the development of corporate leaders not just for the present but also for the future to face the challenges posed by the dramatic social, economic, political and technological changes in Asia. The programs at SOM offer a unique competitive advantage to managers and future leaders in the region.

Our Mission is to develop socially responsible and visionary leaders who can steer sustainable business growth for the prosperity of Asia and beyond.

Our Vision is to become the leading creator and disseminator of Asian management knowledge, practices and values.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MBA

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Campus Full time 22 months January 2017 Thailand Pathumthani

AIT School of Management offering the top ranking MBA in Thailand. The MBA curriculum is a comprehensive program designed to provide conceptual, analytical and personal skills to help prepare participants to be effective managers in an international business environment. It is interdisciplinary, combining elements from engineering, economics, social psychology and management fields. [+]

Overview AIT School of Management offering the top ranking MBA in Thailand. The MBA curriculum is a comprehensive program designed to provide conceptual, analytical and personal skills to help prepare participants to be effective managers in an international business environment. It is interdisciplinary, combining elements from engineering, economics, social psychology and management fields. The curriculum provides MBA participants to design their own study plans, an attractive feature for prospective employers of AIT MBA graduates. In addition to the strong foundation courses, the MBA program offers a wide range of electives which allow participants a choice of either specializing in an area or selecting a wide range of courses. Our MBA program encourages participative learning and uses a variety of interactive learning methodologies so that the students are able to learn latest management concepts, techniques and tools, and more importantly, to develop skills and attitude of listening and understanding others, holistic thinking, collective decision making, communicating and negotiating. Objectives To develop managers with an international perspective who can manage strategically in order to ensure organizational competitiveness and growth in a dynamic technological and business environment. Value Offer opportunities to learn in a multi-national and multi-cultural environment; Develop an understanding of and ability to apply modern management techniques; Develop relevant competencies in identifying, understanding, analyzing and effectively solving the management challenges and problems in both public and private organizations; Offer international and multi-cultural exposures to various management systems and experiences, through our access to excellent international networks of partner institutions in Europe, America and Asia; Program Structure The MBA curriculum is of 48 credits comprised of 13 required courses of 2 credits each (26 credits) in 4 modules in the first year of study, and 22 credits of elective courses and/or MBA Project/Research Study Required Courses Organizational behavior and Structure Business Communication Quantitative Methods for Management Managerial Economics Business Statistics Management Accounting Marketing Management Operations Management Human Resource Management Corporate Social Responsibilities and Ethics Managing Technology for Competiveness Strategic Management of a Firm Corporate Finance Elective Courses Brand Management Comparative Industrial Relations Cross-cultural Management Financial Futures, Options and Derivatives High-tech Entrepreneurship and Business Plan Development Innovation Marketing and New Product Development International Marketing and Export Management International M&A, Alliances and Joint Ventures International Economics International Finance Knowledge Management Management of Information Systems Managing Human Resources in Multinational Corporations Management of Innovation Managing and Implementing Electronic and Mobile Commerce Modern Approaches to Public Sector Management Project Finance Project Management Performance Management Sales Management for Services Service Marketing and Management Multinational enterprise and the global economy AOS (Area of Specialization): Entrepreneurship Technology Management Sustainable Business Finance Human Resource Marketing Strategy International Management Energy Business (Interdisciplinary) The MBA degree program has three graduating options – MBA Project option, Research Study option and Coursework-only option. The minimum credit requirement for all three options is 48 credits, of which 26 credits are School-required courses. MBA Project option is designed for those who wish to pursue careers in the private and public sectors as well as work in consultancy. The MBA Project focuses on managerial planning, decision-making and problem solving in organizational contexts. Research Study option is recommended to only those who are interested in an in-depth study on specific topics. [-]

MBA in Energy Business

Campus Full time 22 months June 2017 Thailand Pathumthani

The degree program MBA in Energy Business is offered since 2012 by Energy FoS in collaboration with the School of Management (SOM), providing exposure to modern management approaches to challenge the changing energy business paradigms and energy market.​ [+]

" Mission to empower energy professionals with business management and acumen " The degree program MBA in Energy Business is offered since 2012 by Energy FoS in collaboration with the School of Management (SOM), providing exposure to modern management approaches to challenge the changing energy business paradigms and energy market.​ TARGETED GROUPS The Energy FoS is interdisciplinary in nature, encompassing technology, planning and management aspects address the current and emerging needs of energy sector. The objective of energy studies at AIT is to train professionals to serve in national and international institutions, research planning and development departments of energy ministries, energy utilities, energy companies, industries, energy conservation agencies and consulting firms, and educational and research institutions. This helps to retain the environmental perspective of energy and also manage the proper utilization of the energy products.The MBA in Energy Business program mainly focuses on the needs of the Professionals of various energy business sectors such as: Electric Utilities​ Oil and gas sector Business involved in renewable and clean energy Technologies. Energy conservation, efficiency and management in Industries, buildings and commercial sectors. Energy Access and Sustainable Development. PROGRAM BACKGROUND There is a need for a new breed of highly trained specialized professionals who are capable of efficiently managing the energy companies in the increasingly globalized business environment. The professional Master’s program in energy Business Management is designed to produce such human capital. The main focus of the new academic program is to give students in-depth exposure to modern management approaches and skills needed to face the challenge of managing the changing energy business paradigms and energy markets. INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES On successful completion of the program it is envisaged that the participants will be able to :​ Demonstrate a clear and in-depth understanding of the contemporary settings within which energy business has to be managed. Demonstrate a clear understanding of the interactions between national economic development, competition, patterns of technological and market change, and the structure and development of internal enterprise capabilities.​ Demonstrate the ability to analyze which technologies to invest in , how to structure those investments and how to anticipate and respond to the behavior of the competitors , suppliers and customers. Demonstrate the ability to understand the issues involved in the process of energy technology acquisition and the interrelationships between technology transfer and research and development management . Demonstrate the ability to use various methods, tools and techniques for evaluation of various options related to energy business. Demonstrate the ability to understand the link between national energy and environment related policies and the competitive behavior of the enterprise. Admission Requirements Candidates seeking admission should have at least a Bachelor degree in engineering, science, economics, management, business, public administration or equivalent. Students attending this program should meet the AIT English requirements (TOEFL paper based: 500 or equivalent; IELTS: 4.5). Applicants should also have 2 - 3 years of work experience. For details, visit www.ait.asia Program Duration and modality of offering courses Duration – 22 months Internship during the program of study will be encouraged Curriculum Structure A. Required courses (20 credits) Energy Resources and Technologies, 2(2-0) Development and Evaluation of Energy Projects, 3(2-3) Energy Management System, 2(1-3) Energy Business Communication, 2(2-0) Choice and Transfer of Energy Technologies, 3(3-0) Organizational Behavior and Structure, 2(2-0) Strategic Management of a Firm, 2(2-0) Operations Management, 2(2-0) Corporate Finance, 2 (2-0) B. Elective Courses (18 credits) The following and additional courses will be offered to the students: Innovation and Techno Entrepreneurship, 3(3-0) Strategic Supply Chain Management, 3(3-0) Innovation Marketing and New Product Development, 3(3-0) Management Information Systems, 3(3-0) Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics, 2(2-0) Project Finance and Risk Management 2(2-0) Energy Statistics and Energy Demand Forecasting,3(3-0) Design and Management of Energy systems, 3(3-0) Rational use of Energy in Buildings, 3(2-3) Rational use of Energy in Industry, 3(2-3) Electricity Economics and Planning, 3(3-0) Energy, Environment and Climate Changes: Issues and Strategies, 2(2-0) Biomass Conversion, 3(2-3) Power Sector Management under Deregulation, 3(3-0) Rural Electrification and Distributed Generation, 3 (3-0) Design of solar systems for thermal and electricity generation application,3(3-0) Smart grid for Sustainable Development, 2(2-0) C. Research Study (10 credits). [-]