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 10 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
  • Research Methods and Data Analysis

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.
(Adapted for 2021 enrollment)
(Research Methods and Data Analysis as mandatory course is adapted for 2022 enrollment)

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Core Courses

In this phase, students are equipped with the fundamental knowledge in the business field. The curriculum consists of 10 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
  • Research Methods and Data Analysis

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.
(Adapted for 2021 enrollment)
(Research Methods and Data Analysis as mandatory course is adapted for 2022 enrollment)

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 seven different specializations carefully designed to facilitate the development of various talents. A wide range of courses contributing to each specialty is available each semester. Students have to select and pass at least 14 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
  • Political Economy and Public Sector Management
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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
2022
3
Financial Technology and Modern Finance
(also listed under Finance & Banking)
HSU, CHI-TZIANG (Kenneth) Spring
2022
3
Business Decision Making for New Organization
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
HSU, YU-WEI Spring
2022
3
Empirical Corporate Finance and Innovation
(also listed under Finance & Banking )
HSU, PO-HSUAN Spring
2022
3
Psychology + Design
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
TSENG, YUAN-CHI Spring
2022
3
Multisensory HCI: Reimagine Future Design Possibilities
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
KUO, PEI-YI Spring
2022
3
Text Mining
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
LIN, FU-REN Spring
2022
3
Service Security SOUMYA RAY Spring
2022
3
Analysis of Technology Industry
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
WONG CHAN YUAN Spring
2022
3
Business Models and Innovation Analytics
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership )
WONG CHAN YUAN Spring
2022
3
Business in Emerging Markets
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
LEE, CHUAN-KAI Spring
2022
3
Project Management
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
HSIEH, YING-CHE (Ali) Spring
2022
3
Business Data Analytics
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
CHIEN, PEI-YU Spring
2022
3
Seminar in Empirical Financial Econometrics
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data Sciences, Finance & Banking)
Tzeng, Chi-Feng Spring
2022
3
Seminar on Research and Academic Publication in Finance and Technology Management
(also listed under Finance & Banking)
Hsu, Po-Hsuan Spring
2022
3
Machine Learning and Econometrics
(also listed under Gloabl Economics and Management)
Sin Chor Yiu Spring
2022
3
Experiments and Causal Inference
(also listed under Global Economics and Management, Business Analytics & Datasciences)
Jaewon Yoo Spring
2022
3
Business Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility
(also listed under Corporate Govenance & Leadership)
Hsieh, Ying-Che(Ali)  Spring
2022
3
Business Research Praticum Studio: Learning by Practicing
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
Wong Chan Yuan, Kyoung-Mun CHien, Ker-Hsuan Spring
2022
3
E-commerce and Retailing Management
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data Sciences)
Chien, Pei-Yu Spring
2022
3
Social Network Analysis and Management
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data Sciences)
Wang, Jyun- Cheng Spring
2022
3
User Research Methods
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data Sciences)
HSU, YU-WEI Spring
2022
3
Quantitative Methods
(also listed under Political Economy and Public Sector Management, Corporate Governance & Leadership, Finance & Banking, Business Analytics & Data sciences, Global Economics and Management)
LIN, SHIH-CHANG Spring
2022
2
Talent Development, Performance Assessment, and Compensation Management
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
Rich Wu Fall
2022
2
Entrepreneurship and new venture
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
HSU, YU-WEI Fall
2022
3
Data Collection and Analysis of Intellectual Property and Innovation
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences, Law for International Business and Technology)
HSU, PO-HSUAN Fall
2022
3
Quantitative Research Methods in Marketing
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences)
YI-CHUN OU Fall
2022
3
Programming for Business Analytics
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences)
JAEWON YOO Fall
2022
3
Human-Computer Interaction
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences)
TSENG, YUAN-CHI Fall
2022
3
Service-Oriented Architechture
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences)
SOUMYA RAY Fall
2022
3
Business analytics using data mining
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences)
SHMUELI, GALIT Fall
2022
3
Design for Behavior Change
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
KUO, PEI-YI Fall
2022
3
R&D Management
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
CHANG, YUAN-CHIEH Fall
2022
3
Analysis of Technology Industry
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
WONG, CHAN YUAN Fall
2022
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 seven different specializations carefully designed to facilitate the development of various talents. A wide range of courses contributing to each specialty is available each semester. Students have to select and pass at least 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
  • Political Economy and Public Sector Management
IT, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Course Title Faculty Name Term Credits
Strategic Supply Chain Management

(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)

WU, HSING-YU (NICK) Spring
2022
3
Financial Technology and Modern Finance
(also listed under Finance & Banking)
HSU, CHI-TZIANG (Kenneth) Spring
2022
3
Business Decision Making for New Organization
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
HSU, YU-WEI Spring
2022
3
Empirical Corporate Finance and Innovation
(also listed under Finance & Banking )
HSU, PO-HSUAN Spring
2022
3
Psychology + Design
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
TSENG, YUAN-CHI Spring
2022
3
Multisensory HCI: Reimagine Future Design Possibilities
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
KUO, PEI-YI Spring
2022
3
Text Mining
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
LIN, FU-REN Spring
2022
3
Service Security SOUMYA RAY Spring
2022
3
Analysis of Technology Industry
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
WONG CHAN YUAN Spring
2022
3
Business Models and Innovation Analytics
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership )
WONG CHAN YUAN Spring
2022
3
Business in Emerging Markets
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
LEE, CHUAN-KAI Spring
2022
3
Project Management
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
HSIEH, YING-CHE (Ali) Spring
2022
3
Business Data Analytics
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences )
CHIEN, PEI-YU Spring
2022
3
Seminar in Empirical Financial Econometrics
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data Sciences, Finance & Banking)
Tzeng, Chi-Feng Spring
2022
3
Seminar on Research and Academic Publication in Finance and Technology Management
(also listed under Finance & Banking)
Hsu, Po-Hsuan Spring
2022
3
Machine Learning and Econometrics
(also listed under Gloabl Economics and Management)
Sin Chor Yiu Spring
2022
3
Experiments and Causal Inference
(also listed under Global Economics and Management, Business Analytics & Datasciences)
Jaewon Yoo Spring
2022
3
Business Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility
(also listed under Corporate Govenance & Leadership)
Hsieh, Ying-Che(Ali)  Spring
2022
3
Business Research Praticum Studio: Learning by Practicing
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
Wong Chan Yuan, Kyoung-Mun CHien, Ker-Hsuan Spring
2022
3
E-commerce and Retailing Management
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data Sciences)
Chien, Pei-Yu Spring
2022
3
Social Network Analysis and Management
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data Sciences)
Wang, Jyun- Cheng Spring
2022
3
User Research Methods
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data Sciences)
HSU, YU-WEI Spring
2022
3
Quantitative Methods
(also listed under Political Economy and Public Sector Management, Corporate Governance & Leadership, Finance & Banking, Business Analytics & Data sciences, Global Economics and Management)
LIN, SHIH-CHANG Spring
2022
2
Talent Development, Performance Assessment, and Compensation Management
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
Rich Wu Fall
2022
2
Entrepreneurship and new venture
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
HSU, YU-WEI Fall
2022
3
Data Collection and Analysis of Intellectual Property and Innovation
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences, Law for International Business and Technology)
HSU, PO-HSUAN Fall
2022
3
Quantitative Research Methods in Marketing
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences)
YI-CHUN OU Fall
2022
3
Programming for Business Analytics
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences)
JAEWON YOO Fall
2022
3
Human-Computer Interaction
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences)
TSENG, YUAN-CHI Fall
2022
3
Service-Oriented Architechture
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences)
SOUMYA RAY Fall
2022
3
Business analytics using data mining
(also listed under Business Analytics & Data sciences)
SHMUELI, GALIT Fall
2022
3
Design for Behavior Change
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
KUO, PEI-YI Fall
2022
3
R&D Management
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
CHANG, YUAN-CHIEH Fall
2022
3
Analysis of Technology Industry
(also listed under Corporate Governance & Leadership)
WONG, CHAN YUAN Fall
2022
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.

• Academic Research Ethics Education Course

Students need to receive a passing grade before applying for the degree examination.

• 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

• Thesis (0 credit)

Students should complete and pass the degree examination in accordance to NTHU regulations.

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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.

• Academic Research Ethics Education Course

Students need to receive a passing grade before applying for the degree examination.

 

• 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

• Thesis (0 credit)

Students should complete and pass the degree examination in accordance to NTHU regulations.

 

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 the master's thesis and 4 credits for Mandarin Course are required for graduation from the IMBA program.

Prerequisite courses

9 credits

Core courses

21 credits

Elective courses

14 credits

Master's thesis

0 credits

Mandarin courses

4 credits


*Total course credits will be changed to 44 (Adapted for 2020 enrollment)
*For the requirement of Mandarin Courses: Apply to all international students who enroll in or after the 2020 fall semester.
--Last edited date: March 22th, 2022.

• 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 IMBA program consists of 7 courses (21 credits) in fundamental areas. 

• Elective courses

Beyond the 7 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 specializations from the following 7 specialties, and each specialty 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.