About Us

Bangkok School of Management is the first and only international executive education / training provider in Thailand, with official recognition from the Ministry of Education, Thailand (Kor Ror 235/2554). The Institute has been in operation since 1998, as one of the most industry-relevant higher education and training provider.
In line with responding to the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) initiatives and increasing global demands from business and governments alike, BSM offers executive HR Development, along with Essentials of Leadership programmes, that prepare professionals to equip themselves with internationally recognized qualifications to compete and succeed in the regionally and globally integrated workforce in executive management / business field.

In conjunction with its sister organization, the European International University (Paris), Bangkok School of Management is proud to offer HR and Leadership Development programmes that offer a wide range of experiences to improve capabilities, services approaches, tools and measurable impact. See the MBA section for both the EIU MBA and the EIU Petagog MBA offerings.

The programmes offered are:

Live Live programmes:

  1. Creating and Implementing Corporate Strategy
  2. Resourcing and Talent Management Development
  3. Performance, Development and Rewards Management
  4. Strategic HR – Leadership
  5. Strategic HR – Business Partnership

Live Virtual programmes:

  1. Resourcing, Learning and Talent Management
  2. Organisational Development (Including Organisational Design)
  3. Performance, Development and Reward management
  4. Leadership Essentials
  5. Strategic HR – Business Partnership

The programs emphasise:

  • Practical, providing knowledge, skills, tools and approaches that are tried and tested and work.
  • Supportive, the demands on a ‘modern’ HR service and today’s Leaders are many and developing required capabilities is not easy and can take time but they ARE developable with the right support.
  • Involvement, including discussion, practice and essentially the building of confidence to make a real impact in the workplace.

About the Trainer

screen-shot-2016-09-29-at-3-59-25-pmAll programmes are designed and delivered by Joel Farnworth.

Joel is the Managing Partner of Kasemsri Farnworth & Associates, a consulting firm based in Bangkok, Thailand offering a wide range of programmes and services to clients including Strategy, Leadership and Human Resource Management.
Current clients are a mix of corporate, governments and educational institutions with a primary focus on raising HR’s capability to service growing business demands in the “developing world”.

He spent 20+ years in financial services with HSBC, mainly in the ASP and MENA regions – 30 countries and 40+ nationalities – holding both specialist Management Development and generalist HR roles including Head of HR for Thailand, India and MENA. His last role with them was as Global Head of Talent, Learning and Organization Development, based in London.

He holds an MA in Management Learning from CSML Lancaster, UK and is a Fellow of CIPD with Fellowship status pending. He has also attended development events at such leading institutions as Roffey Park, UK and Michigan Business School, US.

Joel’s lengthy commercial career strongly influences his practical, hands on approach which emphasizes translating what we know into key impactive capabilities that aid and drive sustained competitive advantage and success.

Joel has spent a significant time working with business, developing regional and local HR resources to deliver to international standards.

Our Past Clients

To date, BSM Training has been successful in training over 500 government and private sector officers from countries such as Bhutan, Tanzania, the Philippines, Namibia, Mauritius, Malaysia, the Maldives, Myanmar, South Africa, India, Canada, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Japan, and many others. Most of the time, the participants come over for training in Bangkok, Thailand, but there are occasions when we send out our expert trainers / lecturers to other countries as well. We are flexible in accommodating client’s needs.

Since our short courses (training) are put together and offered as per the demand of requesting organizations and/or individuals, it could be done any time in the. Dates, duration, and contents (objectives) of the training are customized to meet the needs of the requesting organization and its participants.

BSM Training provides a wide range of fields such as Engineering, Healthcare, Banking, Accounting, Finance, Business, Management, Marketing, Sales, Information Technology, Computers/Computing, Education, Teacher Training, Psychology/Counseling, Psychological Self-Help, Research Methodology, Data Analysis (Quantitative and Qualitative) and many others.