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Department of Business Management
In 1980, in response to the emerging educational needs for Southern Taiwan, the Board of Education determined to establish NationalSun Yat-sen University in Kaohsiung, along with the initial establishment of undergraduate and graduate business departments. The objective of business department is to develop according to the existing focus of national policy on business trades to promote the management concepts and philosophies, nurture mid to high managing intellectuals for national enterprises, and undertake the academic researches. Through these efforts, we intend to build an educational center for business management and stand up as a hinge for the integrative academic and business trade development.

Inside the May 1999 issue of Global Views Monthly, the curriculum of the Business Administrative Department of National Sun Yat-sen University was scored slightly lower than the ones of National Chengchi University and Taiwan Normal University and ranked third. Also, on June 2001’s China Late Newspaper, it was rated as the top three favorite programs among the leading five desires from senior high students. Our department features the following “Five Excellences”:

1. Excellent Educational Objective
2. Excellent Faculty:
3. Excellent Teaching and Research Environment
4. Excellent Students
5. Prior Interaction with the Society

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Department of Information Management
The 21st century is a computerized era. New challenges are faced by enterprises in dealing with rapidly changing technologies and environments. We need innovative approaches to integrate information technology and management to meet these challenges. The Department of Information Management at National Sun Yat-sen University provides a superior quality education in this way. We offer academic programs to prepare students with capabilities of solving business problems from both information technology and management perspectives. Our courses provide students working knowledge of technical aspects of information systems as well as the organizational, strategic, and managerial aspects of management of information systems and technology. As a result, our graduates are highly appreciated by prospective employers.

Widely regarded as one of the leading Information Management departments in Taiwan, the Department of Information Management offered the first undergraduate program (in 1984), the first master program (in 1989), and the first doctoral program (in 1994) among all national universities in Taiwan. We serve more than 160 undergraduates, 80 graduate students and many professionals each year. We also have been actively participating in and supporting national and international academic activities, and maintaining strong collaborations with industries in Taiwan. The Department therefore is gaining national and international outstanding reputation that all our faculty, staff, students, and alumni have contributed to.

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Department of Finance
Department of Finance at National Sun Yat-sen University is part of a rich culture of excellence which inspires students to make a difference in the business. The faculty of the Department is dedicated to preparing itself and its students for the next century through innovative thinking and continuous improvement. Innovative educational programs are designed to provide the students with the skills and knowledge to adapt to the increasingly complex global marketplace.

The topics we cover include :
First, Financial Management in general :
  • Corporate Finance
  • Investment Management
  • Financial Markets
  • Financial Planning
  • Internal Finance
  • Options and Derivatives Management
  • Real Estate Management
Second, Financial Management for State-owned Organizations :
  • Treasury Management
  • Regulation of Financial Markets
  • Management of Banking Systems
  • Public Finance
  • Capital Budgeting and Evaluation
Third, Financial Management for Other Non-profit Organizations :
  • Financing Decisions and Planning
  • Budgeting and Evaluation
Fourth, Personal Finance :
  • Investment Analysis
  • Pension and Insurance Management
  • Taxation Management

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