College of Business
College of Business
Strategize in Pursuit of Excellence
The College of Business at Chung Yuan Christian University is committed to providing a holistic education, to nurturing its students to become ethical domestic and international management professionals, and to conducting relevant and rigorous research that serves academia and society.
The College of Business at Chung Yuan Christian University will be recognized as one of the leading business schools in Taiwan providing students with professional knowledge, international perspectives and ethical character
Brief history and organization
The College of Business was established in 1980 in response to the government’s need for economic development. In 1967, the Industrial Management Department was created, but in 1974 changed its name to the Department of Business Administration. The Department of International Trade was set-up in 1976 .And in 1980, the Department of Accounting was launched which leaded to the establishment of the College of Business. The Chung Yuan Christian College of Science and Engineering had been expanded to the Chung Yuan Christian University for the addition of the College of Business. In 1987, the university founded the Department of Information Management , and formed the Department of Finance in 2005.That will train students in becoming future financial professionals. At this point of time, the university had mapped out a comprehensive structure of a quality business education.
Following the government’s authorization to establish the College of Business in 1980, the university, continued to devote in promoting the research education. Thus, in 1983 it created the Graduate School of Business Administration master program; in 1997 it founded the Graduate School of Accounting master program, in 1998 it founded the Graduate School of Information Management master program; in 1999 it founded the Graduate School of International Trade master program. In 2001 it introduced the Graduate School of Business Management doctoral program, where the five departments jointly supported the faculty and resources; in 2005 the college debuted the Graduate School of Business Administration doctoral program, and in 2009 the Graduate School of Business Management doctoral program was renamed as Ph.D program in Business as sanctioned by the Ministry of Education.
To uphold the college’s “holistic education and lifetime learning” philosophy, the college had in 1999 launched the Graduate School of Business Administration and Accounting in-service master programs; in 2000 it founded the Graduate School of Information Management in-service master program, and in 2002 it unveiled the Graduate School of International Trade in-service master program, which provides business executives a retraining opportunity, and a close-knit exchange and cooperation between the industry and the academic sector.
Promoting cross-strait and international academic exchanges; demanding all students to enroll in the three-year English course; developing the promotion of cross-school and cross-department Mainland business administration courses; developing overseas exchange projects for joint participation and growth of the faculty and student body (which includes the dual U.S. B.A./ two master project, through which to secure a Chung Yuan B.A. degree and a partner school’s master degree); launching the “Center for Global Taiwanese Business Studies”, through which to grasp Taiwanese businesses’ global development trend to facilitate teaching and research.
To upgrade the existing “Business Information Center” into a Business Science Knowledge Management Center; to launch the most innovative “Digital e-learning Center for Financial Education” and “The Testing Center for Financial Certificate”, through which to train the students to secure professional certification in the financial/banking and accounting domains; to promote featured BOSS (Business Operations Simulation Skills) teaching program to provide students with computerized decision analysis capabilities. The College of Business emphasized a digital service and encouraged startup to cultivate the students with caring for the society and creating an employment advantage.
Refining the teaching content for a holistic moral and disciplinary education; analyzing relevant local and foreign business ethics case studies to strengthen the linkup of business decision and ethical value, coordinated with academic and expert lecturers to enhance the students’ comprehension; promoting the “action learning” and “service learning” to strengthen the students’ care for life, as well as enhancing their spirituality and cultivating them with concern for the society.
- Promote internationalization to create a globalized learning environment: The COB will continue to recruit excellent international students by offering all courses in English and scholarships. The college will also keep on broadening the international perspectives and multi-cultural adaptability of the faculty and students.
- Combine industry, government, academia, and research institution resources to improve research: Each department promotes its own research center, continues to improve the quality and quantity of its academic research and encourages the faculty and students to attend domestic and international academic seminars and to publish in academic journals.
- Elevate the teaching quality of undergraduate, graduate school, and continuous education: The college will continuously recruit faculty with doctoral degrees to strengthen the quality of faculty and to establish strategic alliances with local and international business schools in order to improve the teaching quality of undergraduate education. The college will promote rigorous research and continuous learning to further improve the teaching quality of graduate and ongoing education.
- To promote the AACSB International Business Accreditation： AACSB International is one of the most powerful and famous accredited institutions to evaluate business schools and certified MBA programs. Due to this, we fully support the business school initiates the plan of becoming AACSB-accredited and established AACSB office at the business school. The AACSB office proposal was approved in 2008, we started to plan and build the office. There is one director's office and two seats for project assistants and part-time workers to use. The office was accomplished in the end of 2008, and we continually purchased office supplies. Upon joining the AACSB as a member in 2009, the College of Business will actively promote AACSB certification-related work by not only dispatching representatives to participate in international conferences hosted by AACSB to absorb relevant certification bestowing experience, but also by extending invitations to scholars and experts to call on the college to share their AACSB accreditation experience. CYCU College of Business was awarded AACSB International Accreditation in 2015, and established branch of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) in 2016. BGS consists of teachers and students of business schools that have gotten AACSB accreditation, in which the student members must be among the top 10% in their University Department and postgraduates must rank in the 20%.