Special Lecture Attendees at KAIST to Receive Extra CreditStarting this semester, KAIST (the Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology) Graduate School of Management will award credits to those who attend special lectures delivered by outside lecturers.
Many universities offer special lectures which their students may attend; however, this is the first time that credits will be given to attendees of these lectures.
According to the graduate school administration office, the 70 students in its MBA program will be eligible to get one credit point per session beginning this term.
The seminar-lecture program will be offered once a week for two hours each time. There will be a total of twelve special lectures. More than half of the lectures will be given by renowned consultants and CEOs who will focus primarily on subjects like Internet, venture industry, and industrial restructuring.
The program is "custom-tailored" by a 10 student committee. These students have five different majors. The program was originally created in response to the needs of students and is voluntarily run by the students' committee.
The first lecture, to be held on March 14, will be on "The Conditions of 21st Century Global Bankers" and will be given by Housing and Commercial Bank president Kim Jung-tae.
by Kang Hong-jun