Talents should not be wasted but cultivated. Bright minds should grow to contribute to the welfare of society eventually. We invite you for a demanding and exciting academic journey that will forever shape your future.

The IMBA program consists of three parts: core courses, elective courses, and master thesis. All three play crucial roles in the development of bright minds.

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Talents should not be wasted but cultivated. Bright minds should grow to contribute to the welfare of society eventually. We invite you for a demanding and exciting academic journey that will forever shape your future.

The IMBA program consists of three parts: core courses, elective courses, and master thesis. All three play crucial roles in the development of bright minds.

Core Courses

In this phase, students are equipped with the fundamental knowledge in the business field. The curriculum consists of 9 courses that provide an understanding of managerial concepts and a basis for the advanced study in the specialization phase of the IMBA program. It also helps our students to specify their academic and career interests by showing them a broad spectrum of roles one can occupy in the business world.


List of the courses

  • Accounting (*)
  • Economics (*)
  • Statistics (*)
  • Financial Management
  • Technology Marketing
  • Globalization Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Management Information System
  • Corporate Law

NOTE: (*) Prerequisite courses provide the necessary foundation for students to be successful in IMBA classes.
-Students with prior coursework in Accounting, Economics and Statistics in undergraduate can apply for course exemption but the total graduate credits are still 44.
-Students without the prerequisites can still enroll in IMBA program, but they must complete these three courses during their study in IMBA.

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Core Courses

In this phase, students are equipped with the fundamental knowledge in the business field. The curriculum consists of 9 courses that provide an understanding of managerial concepts and a basis for the advanced study in the specialization phase of the IMBA program. It also helps our students to specify their academic and career interests by showing them a broad spectrum of roles one can occupy in the business world.


List of the courses

  • Accounting (*)
  • Economics (*)
  • Statistics (*)
  • Financial Management
  • Technology Marketing
  • Globalization Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Management Information System
  • Corporate Law

NOTE: (*) Prerequisite courses provide the necessary foundation for students to be successful in IMBA classes.
-Students with prior coursework in Accounting, Economics and Statistics in undergraduate can apply for course exemption but the graduate credits are still 44.
-Students without the prerequisites can still enroll in IMBA courses, but they must complete these three courses during their study in IMBA.

Elective courses

This phase is tailored to each student's needs. It is for them to decide which areas they would like to grow in, and they choose their specializations accordingly. Our IMBA program offers six different programs carefully designed to facilitate the development of various talents. A wide range of courses contributing to each program is available each semester. Students have to select and pass around six of them (17 credits) from 2 or 3 specializations.


List of the specializations

  • Global Economics and Management
  • Corporate Governance & Leadership
  • Finance & Banking
  • IT, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Business Analytics & Data sciences
  • Law for International Business and Technology
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IT, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Course Title Faculty Name Term Credits
Strategic Supply Chain Management

(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)

WU, HSING-YU (NICK) Spring
2021
3
Financial Technology and Modern Finance
(also listed under Finance & Banking)
HSU, CHI-TZIANG (Kenneth) Spring
2021
3
Business Decision Making for New Organization
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
HSU, YU-WEI Spring
2021
3
Empirical Corporate Finance and Innovation
(also listed under Finance & Banking )
HSU, PO-HSUAN Spring
2021
3
Seminar on Academic Research Careers in Finance and Innovation Economics
(also listed under Finance & Banking )
HSU, PO-HSUAN Spring
2021
3
Psychology + Design
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
TSENG, YUAN-CHI Spring
2021
3
Multisensory HCI: Reimagine Future Design Possibilities
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
KUO, PEI-YI Spring
2021
3
User Research Methods 
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
KUO, PEI-YI Spring
2021
3
Text Mining
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
LIN, FU-REN Spring
2021
3
Service Security SOUMYA RAY Spring
2021
3
Analysis of Technology Industry
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
WONG CHAN YUAN Spring
2021
3
Business Models and Innovation Analytics
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership )
WONG CHAN YUAN Spring
2021
3
Business in Emerging Markets
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
LEE, CHUAN-KAI Spring
2021
3
Project Management
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
HSIEH, YING-CHE (Ali) Spring
2021
3
Business Data Analytics
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
CHIEN, PEI-YU Spring
2021
3
Strategic Management 
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership, Business Analytics & Data sciences,  Finance & Banking, Global Economics and Management )
MEYRAV YITZHACK HALEVI Spring
2021
3
Compensation Management
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership )
Rich Wu Fall
2021
2
Entrepreneurship and new venture
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership )
HSU, YU-WEI Fall
2021
3
Business analytics using forecasting
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
SHMUELI, GALIT  Fall
2021
3
Design for Behavior Change
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership )
KUO, PEI-YI Fall
2021
3
R&D Management
(also listed under  Corporate Governance & Leadership )
CHANG, YUAN-CHIEH  Fall
2021
3
Science and Technology Policy Studies
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership )
WONG, CHAN YUAN Fall
2021
3
Globalization, Regional development, and Firm Strategies
(also listed under Global Economics and Management; Corporate Governance & Leadership )
CHIEN, KER-HSUAN Fall
2021
3
Data Collection and Analysis of Intellectual Property and Innovation
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences, Law for International Business and Technology )
HSU, FU-HSUAN Fall
2021
3
Service-Oriented Architechture
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
SOUMYA RAY Fall
2021
3
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Elective courses

This phase is tailored to each student's needs. It is for them to decide which areas they would like to grow in, and they choose their specializations accordingly. Our IMBA program offers six different programs carefully designed to facilitate the development of various talents. A wide range of courses contributing to each program is available each semester. Students have to select and pass around six of them (17 credits) from 2 or 3 specializations.


List of the specializations

  • Global Economics and Management
  • Corporate Governance & Leadership
  • Finance & Banking
  • IT, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Business Analytics & Data sciences
  • Law for International Business and Technology
IT, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Course Title Faculty Name Term Credits
Strategic Supply Chain Management 
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
WU, HSING-YU (NICK) Spring
2021
3
Financial Technology and Modern Finance
(also listed under Finance & Banking)
HSU, CHI-TZIANG (Kenneth) Spring
2021
3
Business Decision Making for New Organization
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
HSU, YU-WEI Spring
2021
3
Empirical Corporate Finance and Innovation
(also listed under Finance & Banking )
HSU, PO-HSUAN Spring
2021
3
Seminar on Academic Research Careers in Finance and Innovation Economics
(also listed under Finance & Banking )
HSU, PO-HSUAN Spring
2021
3
Psychology + Design
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
TSENG, YUAN-CHI Spring
2021
3
Multisensory HCI: Reimagine Future Design Possibilities 
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
KUO, PEI-YI Spring
2021
3
User Research Methods 
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
KUO, PEI-YI Spring
2021
3
Text Mining
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
LIN, FU-REN Spring
2021
3
Service Security SOUMYA RAY Spring
2021
3
Analysis of Technology Industry
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
WONG CHAN YUAN Spring
2021
3
Business Models and Innovation Analytics
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership )
WONG CHAN YUAN Spring
2021
3
Business in Emerging Markets
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
LEE, CHUAN-KAI Spring
2021
3
Project Management
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
HSIEH, YING-CHE (Ali) Spring
2021
3
Business Data Analytics
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
CHIEN, PEI-YU Spring
2021
3
Strategic Management 
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership, Business Analytics & Data sciences,  Finance & Banking, Global Economics and Management )
MEYRAV YITZHACK HALEVI Spring
2021
3
Compensation Management
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership )
Rich Wu Fall
2021
2
Entrepreneurship and new venture
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership )
HSU, YU-WEI Fall
2021
3
Business analytics using forecasting
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
SHMUELI, GALIT  Fall
2021
3
Design for Behavior Change
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership )
KUO, PEI-YI Fall
2021
3
R&D Management
(also listed under  Corporate Governance & Leadership )
CHANG, YUAN-CHIEH  Fall
2021
3
Science and Technology Policy Studies
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership )
WONG, CHAN YUAN Fall
2021
3
Globalization, Regional development, and Firm Strategies
(also listed under Global Economics and Management; Corporate Governance & Leadership )
CHIEN, KER-HSUAN Fall
2021
3
Data Collection and Analysis of Intellectual Property and Innovation
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences, Law for International Business and Technology )
HSU, FU-HSUAN Fall
2021
3
Service-Oriented Architechture
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
SOUMYA RAY Fall
2021
3

Master thesis

The whole study process concludes in a scientific paper written by a student in the area of her or his academic interests. All the IMBA students are guided in this process by a highly qualified thesis advisor in the chosen business field. Not limited only from the faculties of our program, the IMBA students may approach any full-time faculty in the College of Technology Management and select one of them as the thesis advisor.

• Plagiarism Checker: Turnitin

Thesis Checking for Plagiarism, Turnitin is a leading academic plagiarism checker. Instructors and students can use it to avoid plagiarism and ensure academic integrity.

It is being offered on campus by applying an account via the link from Division of Learning Technology, NTHU: Register

  • Turnitin is only available for those who have applied for it, When your account is activated, a confirmation email will be received in your email address.
  • Only school email (@m109.nthu.edu.tw) can be applied for this service. (How to apply for a school email: Click)

Student’s Manual

Guidelines

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Master thesis

The whole study process concludes in a scientific paper written by a student in the area of her or his academic interests. All the IMBA students are guided in this process by a highly qualified thesis advisor in the chosen business field. Not limited only from the faculties of our program, the IMBA students may approach any full-time faculty in the College of Technology Management and select one of them as the thesis advisor.

• Plagiarism Checker: Turnitin

Thesis Checking for Plagiarism, Turnitin is a leading academic plagiarism checker. Instructors and students can use it to avoid plagiarism and ensure academic integrity.

It is being offered on campus by applying an account via the link from Division of Learning Technology, NTHU: Register

  • Turnitin is only available for those who have applied for it, When your account is activated, a confirmation email will be received in your email address.
  • Only school email (@m109.nthu.edu.tw) can be applied for this service. (How to apply for a school email: Click)

Student’s Manual

Guidelines

Requirement for graduation

IMBA students are required to register fulltime for at least two years, but no more than 4 years. A minimum of 44 credits for courses plus 4 credits for master's thesis and 4 credits for Mandarin Course are required for graduation from the IMBA program.

Prerequisite courses

9 credits

Core courses

18 credits

Elective courses

17 credits

Master's thesis

4 credits

Mandarin courses

4 credits


*Total course credits will be changed to 44 (Adapted for 2020 enrollment)
--Last edited date: April 8th, 2021.

• Prerequisite courses

Prerequisite courses provide the necessary foundation for students to be successful in IMBA classes. (Adapted for 2021 enrollment)
- Students with prior coursework in Accounting, Economics and Statistics in undergraduate can apply for course exemption but the total graduate credits are still 44.
- Students without the prerequisites can still enroll in IMBA program, but they must complete these three courses during their study in IMBA.
*To apply, please fill out the form and submit to IMBA office.

• Core courses

All IMBA students receive a fundamental training in the basic tools and concepts for management in the first year. A core curriculum provides the student with the background for the advanced study in professional fields.

The core curriculum in the first year MBA program consists of 6 courses (18 credits) in fundamental areas. 

• Elective courses

Beyond the 6 required core courses, the curriculum is flexible and broad. Basically 2-3 courses in each specialty are provided every semester.

IMBA students are free to select two or three programs from the following 6 specialties, and each program requires at least two courses to fulfill as a major.

• Mandarin courses

Master’s degree students must complete 4 credit hours (1 class) of Mandarin courses before graduating. Students can waive 4 Mandarin Credit hours by passing TOCFL level A1. For more information, please refer to Mandarin Course Requirements for NTHU International Students from Chinese Language Center.