Program Date
Program Dates: July 5 - August 1, 2020



Students will take a total of four credits during the summer program. 

* Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive an academic transcript. If you wish to have your credits approved, please consult with your home institution in advance.


Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship from an Asian Perspective (3 Credits)

Innovation management can include a variety of topics. In this course, we will focus on the most recent trends in three key areas – exploring human value, formulating business strategy, and developing a technology platform for innovation. The course utilizes lectures, case studies, group exercises, guest speeches, company visits, and a group project to facilitate learning. Through taking this course, students are expected to achieve the following two goals:

  • To develop a basic understanding of innovation management and relevant functional fields in business administration;
  • To acquire knowledge and hands-on experience on how to explore human value, how to formulate business strategy, and how to develop a technology platform for innovation management and entrepreneurship.


Modules (Tentative)

Module 1: Product Innovation & Opportunity Identification

Module 2: Leadership & Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Module 3: Innovation Process and Venture Creation

Module 4: Value Chain Innovation & Platform Strategy



Discovering Taiwan through Musical Culture: Tradition and Innovation. (1 Credit)

This one-credit module introduces students to important musical genres and their historical and social contexts in Taiwan, and shows how Taiwanese musical heritage can be transformed into contemporary creative production.



Course Syllabus