First National University in Taiwan! College
of Management, NSYSU have earned AACSB accreditation
for the fourth time.
On January 30, 2020, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of
Business (AACSB) officially announced that the College of Management, National
Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) had earned the AACSB accreditation for the fourth
time, and it was the first national university in Taiwan to maintain the
prestigious reaccreditation for the third time.
The College of Management in NSYSU earned the first AACSB accreditation
in 2005, making the school the first national university awarded with the
accreditation in Taiwan. In 2010, while only four schools in Taiwan were initially
accredited, The College of Management in NSYSU earned the first reaccreditation
by AACSB. Then, even the accreditation standards were updated in 2015, the
College was once again awarded with the reaccreditation, showing that the school’s
performance had continuously grown in education.
In December 2019, reviewed from the perspectives of Innovation,
Engagement and Impact, the College earned affirmation again from the peer
review team (PRT) members. Interviewing with the faculty, the College’s advisory
members, and alumni, the PRT claimed that the School has made significant
progress in the development of a shared vision. The available resources and
support for research and teaching were also quite abundant. For instance, professors
could hire graduate students as research assistants. Also, multiple digital and
online courses are available for students. The PRT members also confirmed the
school’s efforts in building up the connection among students, internship
opportunities, and industry-academia cooperation. Furthermore, they are
delighted to see the establishment of the School’s career center, developing
closer links between the industry and the academia.
Dean San-Yih Hwang, the College of Management, NSYSU commented that earning
the AACSB reaccreditation thrice proved that the school had continued to make
progress in education, responding to the current trends in global business
management. He also mentioned that the AACSB PRT reviewers were especially
impressed by the College Social Responsibility Report, the Big Data Analysis Platform,
Programming, Statistics and Business Practices Courses, Corporate Mentoring program,
and the foundations established by the EMBA alumni. Dean Hwang promised that the
school would also continue to realize its vision of becoming one of Asia’s
leading management colleges fulfilled by outstanding research, learning,
innovation, and practical collegiate social responsibility and engagement.
Established in 1916, AACSB is currently the most prestigious
business school accreditation institution in the world. At present, 862
business institutions in 56 countries around the world have earned AACSB accreditation,
including 26 universities in Taiwan.