The School of Management at National Central University, founded on August 1, 1985, develops rapidly under the efforts of successive Deans and the University’s relevant departments. The School consists of the Department of Business Administration (including full-and part-time MBA program and PhD program), Department of Information Management (including full-and part-time MBA program and PhD program), Department of Finance (including full time MS program, part-time MBA program, and PhD program), Department of Economics (including full-time MS program and PhD program), Graduate Institute of Industrial Economics (including full-and part-time MS program and PhD program), Graduate Institute of Human Resource Management (including full-and part-time MS program and PhD program), Graduate Institute of Industrial Management (including full-and part-time MS program and PhD program), Graduate Institute of Accounting, Executive MBA Program (EMBA), Enterprise Resource Planning Center, and Computer Center of School of Management.
The SOM is dedicated to academic research and developing management education that is both adapted to local culture and globally connected.
Department of Business Administration has been 30 years since the department was formally established. The primary purpose of the department is to develop talented individuals needed by businesses and companies. Currently, it boasts an international teaching staff and a wide variety of courses to choose from. Faculties with professions received from first-class Schools of Business in various countries (USA, Japan, Britain, and Germany) provide different experiences and knowledge either in the single field (Production and Operations Management, Marketing Management, Financial Management, Information Mangament, Human Resource Management, and Business Strategy) or interdisciplinary researches. As a result, students have much flexibility for learning and development. Furthermore, in response to the trends of internationalization, the digitalization of business administration and corporate sustainability, the department places particular emphasis on course instruction in English and in establishing a quality learning environment for studying Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Teaching and instruction value both theory and practical application. As such, the department has hired many professors with rich experience in business. It also encourages students to participate in various certification exams as a way to lay a firm foundation for future development. At the same time, much effort is put into becoming a forerunner of academic research. Requirements of quality and relevancy in academic publications have become more stringent over the last few years. Also, interaction with the international academic community has been bolstered. To date, those important business journals that our faculties and students get to publish are as follows: Transportation Science、Annals of Operations Research、Decision Support Systems、Information & Management、Journal of Advertising Research、Marketing Letters、Industrial Marketing Management、IEEE Transactions of Software Engineering、Journal of Financial Intermediation、European Journal of Operational Research, etc.
The Department of Information Management was established in 1985. With the educational mindset of scientific professionalism and humanistic values, its objective is to bring the students to the forefront of knowledge in management information systems (MIS), and to advance research in theories, methodologies, and practices of information systems. The Graduate Institute of Information Management was set up in 1991, offering the MBA degree with two tracks: Management track and information systems track. The department continued with the establishment of its Ph.D. program in 1994 and the part-time MBA program in 2000.
Our department has a shining heritage in terms of public recognition. In 1999, our MBA and BBA programs were both ranked by CommonWealth and China Times Express as the No. 1 in the area of information management. In terms of global ranking, we are the 49th in the world and the third in Asia, according to a 2002 survey based on four top IT/IS INFORMS journal publications.
In line with the mission of the School of Management in its initial AACSB Accreditation process, the Department of Information Management at National Central University is dedicated to academic research in theories, methodologies, and practices of information systems, and cultivating MIS professional leaders with management knowledge, critical thinking and problem-solving capability, communication skills, global perspective, and understanding of their responsibilities for sustainable development in both the business world and society in general.
It has been 22 years since the National Central University’s Economics Department was founded in 1990. Since its early years, when it was managed by a young faculty of merely two teachers, the Department has overcome all obstacles, undergone gradual transformation and grown into its current well-organized operation of a faculty of 13 full-time PhD-educated (and project-appointed) professors, along with comprehensive postgraduate degree courses (established in 2005).All along the way, adhering to its initial intention of nurturing economic analyses talents, the curriculum has been designed to focus on theoretical cultivation, and in recent years, has been further modified to be more diversified and flexible in accordance with students employment trends and practical demands in the job market. At present, most of our graduates can be seen expressing their strengths in various sectors such as the academic research institutes, financial service, business & commerce, and governmental organizations, as is in total compliance with the Department’s prescribed education objectives.
Currently, our Department has 12 full-time teachers, 1 project-appointed chair professor, 2 administrative teaching assistants and 7 part-time teachers. degree. In recent years, in order to upgrade our teaching & research standards, we have actively recruited the Academia Sinica’s research staff; currently we have 2 contract teachers from the Academia Sinica. Additionally, Guan ZhongMin and Hu ShengZheng, two academicians from the Academia Sinica, have also been recruited as our University’s K.T. chair professors. Such is our formidable teaching faculty that has been the cornerstone for the University’s long-term development.
The department of Financial Management was founded in 1992 and established undergraduate and Ph.D. programs in 1992 and 1994 respectively. Since then, National Central University offers undergraduate, master, and Ph.D. programs in finance. In response to the developments in the local and overseas financial environments, the department refined its academic goals and specialties and was renamed as department of Finance with the approval of the Ministry of Education in 2001. To strengthen the development of in-service education as well as the integration of theory and practice, the department established the Executive MBA program in 2001 emphasizing the complementary use of in-service education and traditional teaching methods. The faculty of the department strives for teaching and research making the department be counted among one of oldest and most prestigious finance departments in Taiwan.
The Department currently has 16 full-time faculty including 4 faculty co-appointed with the Department of Accounting. Each of faculty in the department holds doctoral degrees in finance, economics, insurance, or accounting-related fields from eminent local and foreign universities. In academic research, the department has several top-ranking researchers and has received the first position in several evaluation indicators by the Social Sciences Research Center of the National Science Council. The department is also ranked among the top 20 in a ranking of 170 universities in the Asia-Pacific region by the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal in 20xx.
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The Graduate Institute of Industrial Economics in National Central University was established in 1985 as the first academic institute in Taiwan adopting the title “industry economics”. The institute aims at cultivating professionals in the field of industrial economics as well as at studying firm behaviors and industrial organizations. By the time when the institute was founded, only Master’s students were admitted. The PhD program was not established until 1992 when studies in industrial economics were continuously advanced. Given the rapid changes in industrial economics and serious shortage of domestic talents in both industrial economics and law, the Law Section was set up in the Master’s program in 1999. With training approaches different from traditional ones in other domestic financial law Master’s programs, students’ abilities in both industrial economics and law are cultivated. Then in 2003, the part-time Master’s program was founded in response to the government’s lifelong learning policy. Students with years of working experiences are admitted to receive trainings in both industrial economics and law.
The Graduate Institute of Industrial Economics is an academic institute putting an equal emphasis on academic foundation and practices. Faculty members and students believe that a solid academic foundation enhances logics and judgment, fostering the flexible thinking in a practical way.
By building a solid foundation of industrial economics theories, students develop independent research and analysis ability based on their own interests.
The Institute of Human Resource Management was founded in August 1994, aiming at training professionals in human resource management. In 1999, the part-time graduate program was established to collaborate with the government’s policy of life-long learning. It focused on offering professional training to human resource managerial staff. In 2000, the Ph.D. program was founded to train researchers and faculty for universities and colleges in Taiwan.
There have been 6 directors since the institute was founded. With a total of 680 graduates, there are 380 graduates from the masters’ program; 285, part-time masters’ program; and 15, Ph.D. program.
The Institute has seven faculty members, including two professors, one project professor, three associate professors, and one assistant professor. In addition, there is an honorary professor and two adjunct professors. All the faculty members hold Ph.D. degrees from prestigious universities at home and abroad. With papers presented in international journals, they are active in participating in international conferences to present their research results. Being members in academic and professional groups at home and abroad, they are always updated with the development of related disciplines.
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The Graduate nstitute of Industrial Management was founded in 1994. The PhD and In-service MBA programs were formed in 1999 and 2002, respectively. The mission of this Institute is to compensate the lack of practical skills in business education and the lack of management skills in industrial engineering education by cultivating high-caliber students who possess the ability to apply scientific management and system integration skills into their future careers. Moreover, the Institute hopes to help increase the quality of industries, and to promote business development and economic growth.
Our founding principle is to synthesize the fields of management and system engineering, so that graduates can be proficient in supply chain management and e-business, thus enabling them to increase the quality of manufactured goods, to assist in the promotion of industry, and to pursue the greatest economic benefit. Our curriculum focuses on helping students develop an ability to resolve problems and manage professionally—the type of managers businesses across the world are looking for. We also devote much effort to the development of knowledge of supply chain management and e-business.
In August of 2008, the Master’s Accounting Program was established under the Department of Finance, and recruited the first 8 accounting major students. Two years later, the Graduate Institute of Accounting (hereinafter referred as the Institute) spun off from the Finance Department. The Institute differentiates herself from other accounting master’s program in the country by putting an emphasis on Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) accounting.
Currently, faculty of the Institute consists of five full-time professors and five affiliated professors, specializing in financial accounting, management accounting, auditing or ERP. The professors of the Institute actively participate in the related advanced studies and academic activities of both teaching and research in order to cater to the newest developments in the related fields.
Each year, the Institute admitted about 15 native students and a few overseas Chinese students to the master’s program. For detailed information, please contact the University’s admission office.
As of the year 2012, there are 28 students enrolled in the master’s program.
A student aims to earn a Master of Science in Accounting degree is required to take 42 credits hours of courses, pass the school’s Chinese and English tests, and complete a thesis paper.
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