Introduction: National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), located next to the Industry Technology Research Institute and Hsinchu Science and Industrial Park in Hsinchu City of Taiwan, often boasts about its outstanding research achievements in the fields of sciences and technology. The key direction of the International Master of Business Administration (IMBA) program is twofold: One is to combine technology talents and resources within the school; the other is to use the hi-tech industrial companies next to National Tsing Hua University as training ground for students.
In 2003, National Tsing Hua University and the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) initiated the strategic alliance policy and signed the cooperation contracts on organizing masters degree programs in high-tech management. Based on the contract, College of Technology Management started its IMBA program and the TaiwanICDF provides scholarships to foreign students who attend the graduate study in the field of technology management in College of Technology Management.
In 2006, Ministry of Education of Taiwan, ROC approved the Professional MBA program in National Tsing Hua University. The approval from MOE enables IMBA program to recruit domestic as well as international students started from the 2007 academic year. To take the advantage of multiculural environment and the professional training nature of the MBA program, Interntational MBA and Professional combines to form the IMBA program in professional training.
We encourage applications from all qualified persons interested in the study of management. Individuals holding a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university who have at least two years working experiences are eligible for consideration. Prior study in business or economics is not a requirement for admission. In the first year, students complete a rigorous core curriculum consisting of several required courses that provides a background for advanced, specialized work in academic majors and professional fields. Each student pursues an internship during the summer following the first year. In the second year, in addition to the master thesis which is required, students have the freedom to elect their courses and typically major in two or three areas. All courses are offered in English.
國際化已是世界各國高等教育的潮流，愈來愈多的企業國際化，寬廣的國際視野已成為企業間互動必備的條件之一。事實上，台灣的科技發展造就了全球矚目的經濟奇 蹟，在全球經濟的價值鏈及供應鏈中，台灣已佔有一不可或缺的地位。台灣的半導體科技及資訊科技已儼然成為當今全球經濟價值鏈中不可或缺的一環。台灣的中小 企業體系中產業群聚，創業精神及創投產業，全球佈局等經驗的確是台灣科技產業的特色。我們的獨特經驗，是可以作為許多國家的參考及學習的標的，也是清華大 學「國際科技管理碩士班」的重點特色，亦是科管院邁向國際化、全球化的重要策略方向之一。