SKK GSB’s Professional MBA Program provides a unique opportunity to students who strive to improve themselves mid-career, while still working. The Professional MBA Program offers 100% English MBA classes in a multicultural environment and provides dual degree opportunities with the world’s top business schools.

  • Global field study to experience global business trends
  • Business Project Workshop based on projects
  • Applied Business Projects (ABP): From developing new business ideas to set up a business plan


Key Facts

  • Degree: Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Period: 2 years (Class commencement: Fall Cohort-last week of August, Spring Cohort- 1st week of January)
  • Credits for graduation: 45 Credits
  • Language: English
  • Class Schedule: 19:00~22:20, Tuesdays / Thursdays (3 days a week at final semester - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
  • Dual Degree Program: Indiana University Kelley School of Business
    • Kelley MS Online Program
    • Kelley MBA Program

Curriculum & Schedule

SKK GSB Professional MBA is an evening MBA program that allows business professionals to pursue their careers and business education at the same time. The Professional MBA Program offers courses in 6-week or 3-week modules, and students earn 3.0 credits by taking two courses per module. Professional MBA students hone their skills and build their global competitiveness by taking courses in the sequence of 'Core Courses, Electives, and Projects'.

Spring cohort

Semester Curriculum Remark

1st semester(Jan~May)

2nd semester(May~Aug)

3rd semester(Aug~Dec)

Core & Required Courses

Module 1~5

Intensive Week 1~5

Effective Communications

4th semester(Jan~May)

5th semester(May~Aug)

6th semester(Aug~Dec)


Module 6~10

Intensive Week 6~9

Global Field Study

Applied Business Projects

Fall cohort

Semester Curriculum Remark

1st semester(Aug~Dec)

2nd semester(Jan~May)

3rd semester(May~Aug)

Core & Required Courses

Module 1~5

Intensive Week 1~5

Effective Communications

4th semester(Aug~Dec)

5th semester(Jan~May)

6th semester(May~Aug)


Module 6~10

Intensive Week 6~9

Global Field Study

Applied Business Projects

Six weeks per ‘Module’ and three weeks per ‘Intensive Week’

Building a Strong Foundation

Every successful business leader needs a solid foundation of business knowledge, practical management skills, and the ability to analyze problems from multiple perspectives. The core courses at SKK GSB blend experiential learning with business fundamentals that will lay the foundation for you to tackle the challenges facing companies in today’s dynamic business environment.

Samples of Core Courses

  • Business Accounting
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Misconduct
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Corporate Financial Reporting
  • Effective Communications
  • Financial Management
  • Global Business Environment
  • Investment Management
  • Law for Global Business
  • Management of Organizations
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Management
  • Marketing Planning
  • Operations Management
  • Quantitative Analysis of Business Decisions


Taking You to the Next Level – Electives

Building on the strong foundation of core courses for a year, Professional MBA students can select courses from among various electives such as marketing, finance, strategic management, etc.

Sample Electives


  • Asset Management
  • Bond Markets & Strategies
  • Business Intelligence
  • Corporate Financial Strategy
  • Cost Analysis and Management Control
  • Emerging Markets Finance
  • Finance Analytics
  • Financial Risk Management
  • International Financial Decision Making
  • M&A and Corporate Restructuring
  • Money & Investing
  • Predictive Analytics for Business
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital


  • Brand Management
  • Channel Management
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Digital Marketing
  • Global Marketing
  • Luxury Marketing
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Marketing Communications
  • Marketing Research
  • Retailing
  • Social Marketing
  • Understanding Consumers


  • Corporate Strategy
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Executing Business Plan
  • Group Decision Making
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business Strategy
  • Managerial Decision Making
  • Managing Teams & Groups
  • Negotiations
  • Networks & Alliances
  • Power & Politics


  • Applied Business Projects
  • Business Essentials
  • Business Project Workshop
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Admissions Guide


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Applicant with more than two years of work experience or is currently working.

Class Size

Approximately 80 per year

Admission Process Guide

  • 1st step: Apply online
  • 2nd step: Admission interview (Individual interview in English)

Admission Period

SKK GSB operates the Professional MBA program with two cohorts a year - the Spring cohort (class commencement in January) and the Fall cohort (class commencement in August). The application periods for each cohort are listed below:

Application Submission Period

  • Spring cohort: October ~ November (class commencement in January)
  • Fall cohort: March ~ June (class commencement in August)

Admission Documents

To be submitted online

  1. Application Form (No essay & study plan)
  2. Documents to be attached1) A Copy of Diploma or Certification of Graduation
    • For universities in Korea: Certification of Graduation (Korean)
    • For overseas universities: a copy of diploma (English)2) Academic Transcripts (English)3) Resume (English)
      • Future Leader Scholarship applicants only (Scholarship guide)
      • Incoming class scholarship applicants don't need to submit the scholarship application.
      • Note
        • 1) Submitted documents will not be returned.
        • 2) Original documents need to be submitted to SKK GSB on the interview date or via mail.
        • 3) Original transcripts and diplomas must be in English/Korean, or notarized translations into English.

After the document evaluation, SKK GSB will contact the applicants individually to schedule the admission interview.


Spring cohort

Semester Amount (Unit: KRW) Registration Period
1st & 2nd Semester 13,800,000 December
3rd Semester 9,800,000 August
4th & 5th Semester 13,800,000 January
6th Semester 9,800,000 August
Total 47,200,000

Fall cohort

Semester Amount (Unit: KRW) Registration Period
1st & 2nd Semester 9,800,000 July
3rd Semester 13,800,000 January
4th & 5th Semester 9,800,000 August
6th Semester 13,800,000 January
Total 47,200,000

The above tuition does NOT include an entrance fee (KRW 1,300,000), course package, student or alumni union fees.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 7, 2019
This course is Campus based
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2 years
47,200,000 KRW
Total tuition (about $39,490).
Oct 15, 2019
for spring cohort is both October 15th and November 15th.
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