A chronical review of the major developmental events is as following:
1987The department was founded as a one-class department by former president of the university Dr. Chang Guang-Cheng under the College of Business. Dr. Chang is also the first chairperson of the department.
1988The department started recruiting two classes annually.
1996The department implemented an innovative adjustment project in instruction and student counseling to ensure the graduates to meet the needs of the needs of the enterprise environment and the development of information technology.。
The department moved to the current location. with independent building and more equipment and space for better quality of education.
1998年The Master’s Program in Information Management was established.
The EMBA Program in Information Management was established. This initiative made the department complete as an institute in the cultivation of high-end information management workforce. The “Website Management Research Center”, the first in its kind in the nation, was established for better cooperation with the industry and promotion of the department.
2000The department started promoting e-service. The major efforts were in the areas of elementary schools and social/overseas e-service.
The department established “ERP Research Center”, “CRM Research Center”, “Data Mining Research Center”, “Knowledge Management Research Center”, “e-Learning Research Center”, “Cross-Platform Information and System Integration Lab.” The purpose was to actively elevate the department’s capacity in practice and research.