The doctorate program of Creative Industries in Shih Chien University aims to provide teaching and research in the fields of operations and management related to the creative industries. Based in the busi- ness school, much of the doctoral program offers works in an interdisciplinary mode and takes an inter- national approach characterized by diversity with both the academic contribution towards the essential assumptions behind policies and management, and also the practical solutions to the problems engaging in the related industries.
Emphasizing the integration of humanities and industries.
Bridging creative thinking and business strategic management
Broadening the global vision from economical, cultural and social perspectives
Cultivating innovative entrepreneurs and business executives
VISION AND MISSION
We aim to approach creativity from an industrial perspective.
We cultivate experts in the following areas:
Management in creative industries
Research of creative industries
Consultation for research institutes and governments
Research and pedagogy at colleges and universities
We have positioned ourselves as national and international leaders in industries, government, and academic units in the development of creative industries.
Creative Industries have gradually become crucial to a national’s economic revival and industry transformation. Shih Chien University has a long tradition to place creativity as one of its priorities. In order to further bring out the greatest marginal benefit of creativity and industries, the Ph.D. program of creative industries is organized to respond to the world trend.
With the advantage of technology and the convenience of location, Taiwan, a hub of Chinese culture in Asia, is a perfect place to develop creative industries. Taiwan government also draws up plans to develop such industries. However, the prosperity of an industry needs more than just creativity. They require a friendly environment and well-rounded government measures to accommodate their needs. SCU’s Ph.D. program of creative industries is established to research on the possible problems facing the growing industry.
SCU is a practice-oriented university. We place a premium on practical experience and teaching. The Innovation and Venture Institute was established years ago under the College of Management to cultivate high-ranking executives needed for micro businesses. The College of Design is ranked among one of the best 40 design programs by the Business Week starting 2007. With these advantages, our Ph.D. program combines the elements in innovation, creativity and venture business and upgrades creative industries to an academic level.