Established in Fall 2002, the Department of Information Management currently offers Bachelor of Information Management and Master of Information Management degree programs with approximate 250 full-time students. The programs are supported by eleven all Ph.D. full-time and four part-time faculty. The In-service Master of Information Management degree program will commence in Fall 2011.
Charted by the governmental mission of providing information technology and management human resources in support to Asian Pacific Trading Center, Export Processing Zone, and more recently science-based industrial parks, software development parks and others, in southern Taiwan, the department is dedicated to educating the management leaders of tomorrow while creating knowledge for industry and society.
In retrospective, the core purpose of the Department of Information Management is to educate these leaders to create value for society. Our primary goal is to become one of the most prominent information management departments in the region and in the coming years, our new strategic plan will focus on initiatives to:
Provide advanced informational technology as well as knowledge technology for both enterprises and the government to help achieve effective and efficient management;
Provide a global view of process reengineering for the development of both computerized and knowledgebased society;
Provide a research forum for the improvement of information and knowledge management, e-commerce, and information systems;
Match the government’s policy and southern Taiwan development trend for the training of specialists in the field of information and knowledge management.
Through the endeavor of our dedicated faculty, the department has been well-recognized in:
Special research areas:
► Expertise-on-demand teaching:
international and local scholars and experts are invited to join the lectures in the programs;
► International cooperation:
exchange and dual-degree programs with prestige institutions in USA, UK, and Japan, among others.
Shaping the Future
■ Academic excellence
We believe that excellence comes not from knowing the right answers but in asking the right questions. With one of the newest and best faculties in the Taiwan, our students develop not only a deeper set of skills but a broader perspective of the role of information technology and management in the world.