Research Area

Research topics and directions of the School of Business and Technology Management is changing ‘IT centered management’ over the past 10 years into ‘Creative and convergence centered management’ for 100 years, and now the department focuses on ‘how to create global competitive advantage from Post Catch-up paradigm’ and conducts following research.

  • Research on innovation systems through combining interdisciplinary knowledge
  • Research on Korean model of global-oriented enterprise
  • Research on industry convergence

The department was selected for conducting three national projects for BK21 Plus Project (the Ministry of Education), Management Support Team of Communications Policy Research Center (Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning), Innovation Research Project for Improving Quality of Life -Technology Innovation Center (Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy), and so on in 2013.
The department installed Idea Factory in KAIST Educational Support B/D (W8) as a part of Technology Innovation Center projects and offers KAIST students a laboratory to do experiments and design their own ideas for implementing prototypes.

Convergence Research Areas and Partners with the School of Business and Technology Management

Culture & Digital Media

Social Media
Muti Cultural Environments
Digital Contents
Knowledge Economy

KAIST Culture Technology
KAIST Dept. of Industrial Design

Smart IT & Convergence

New Business Models for Smart IT
Smart Government
Smart IT Infrastructure
Convergence Technology

KAIST Information Science & Technology, ETRI, KISDI

Sustainable & Social Management

Social Enterprise
Social Networking Service


Innovation Management

Innovation Ecosystem

Center for Technology
Daedeok Innopolis, Sejong City