Man Ki Kim

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Professor Man Ki Kim is a Program Director for IGMP (IBC & Public Procurement Management Program) and CGPP (Center for Global Public Procurement)of KAIST Business College. As an expert in Global Public Procurement, he studied and researched various topics and projects for public procurement related rules and regulations for the US Federal Government, EU, UN, Multilateral Development Banks, and multiple countries. Professor Kim advised many US Federal contracts with the Department of Defense, including USFK, USFJ, DHS, DOI, NAVY for contract acquisition, contract management, and project management. Professor Kim published many books and articles, and research papers for the US Public Procurement such as FAR and DFAR application for Korean Industry. He is currently teaching a practical management course for global public procurement. 

Professor Kim has lived abroad for decades and has received many official accolades, such as the Gold Leadership Award from the Korean American Coalition; Golden Peace Medal from the Federation of the Mongolian Government; National Leadership Award from the National Republican Congressional Committee; and Commendation from the Prime Minister of Korea. Professor is currently advising the Public Procurement Service of Korea, G-PASS Export Association of Korea, Korea Health Industry Development Institute, and other Korean government agencies. 


  • Certificated Capture Management by Government Contractors Association (2020)

  • King’s College London (Center of European Law Dickson Poon School of Law), EU Public Procurement Regulations (2019)

  • United Nations Project Development Procurement (2019)

  • World Bank Public Procurement (2017)

  • Dankuk University, Ph.D. in Economics (International Finance & Trade) (2006)

  • American University, The Center for Asian Studies, Visiting Professor (2002)

  • Georgetown University, The McDonough School of Business, Executive Studies, Global Marketing & Strategy (2001)

  • Macquarie University, MA in International Marketing (1994)

  • University of Technology Sydney, Managerial Skills (1990)


  • UNDP COVID-19 Market Research 

  • UNICEF COVID-19 Proposal Develpment Program capture manager (2020) 

  • FEMA COVID-19 PPE and Medical Supplies Bidding Team capture manager(2020) 

  • USFK DODEA Interactive Display contract administration (2017)

  • Consultancy of Global Public Procurement and Overseas Export Strategy Project (GBDI-II), Public Procurement Service, Project Manager (2019-2020)

  • Consultancy of Entry Strategy of UN Public Procurement, Public Procurement Service & Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2019) Consultancy for Korean Health & Medical Industry to participate the ICB at Multilateral Development Banks, KHIDI, Project Manager (2019)

  • A Study of Marketing Strategy for Korean Defense Industry to the U.S. Defense Supply Chain: Based on the Reciprocal Defense Procurement MOU with the U.S. Department of Defense, Korea Defense Industry Association (2017)

  • B2B Consulting of the U.S. Federal government public procurement, W, S, H company (2018-2019)

  • EU Public Procurement Law vs. Competition Law; Bid-Rigging & Grouping, Center of European Law Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College (2019)

  • EU Public Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU Exclusion grounds; Policy & Implementation, Center of European Law Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College (2019)

  • SMEs Public Procurement in EU and Global contexts; Incentive Policy & e-procurement, Center of European Law Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College (2019)

  • Entry Strategy for International Public Procurement (U.S., UN, ADB), Busan Economic Promotion Agency (2019)

  • A Study on the impact of the Korea-U.S. Reciprocal Defense Procurement MOU, Asia-Pacific Peace Foundation 24-5 (2019)

  • Development Strategy of Supply Chain Management Project in Defense Industry, Ministry of National Defense & Korea Defense Industry Association (2019)

  • US Federal and States Public Procurement Guidebook, (2019) 

  • Consultancy of Global Public Procurement and Overseas Export Strategy Pilot Project (GBDI-I), Public Procurement Service, Project Manager (2018-2019)

  • Consultancy of the U.S. GSA MAS program, Korea G-PASS Company Export Association (2018-2019)

  • Consultancy of the U.S. Public Procurement marketplace for the Medical Industry, KHIDI, Project Manager (2019)

  • Capacity Building seminar; International Competitive Bidding in Medical Equipment Industry, Ministry of Health & Korea Medical Devices Industrial Cooperative (2018)

  • The Report for the International Competitive Bids for the Health & Medical Projects, Korean Health Industry Development Institute (2017)

  • Consultancy of the U.S. VA MAS program, Korean Health Industry Development Institute, Project Manager (2018)

  • A Study for the Procurement procedure for the U.S. Department of Defense (Focused on the procedures and processes of obtaining a Facility Clearance and Secret Clearance, Korean Institute for Defense Security (2016)

  • The Strategy for Korean Company entering into the U.S. Federal Market, Co-author, Public Procurement Service (2016)