PART 1：Study Experience in Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan（English）
Anthony Yee is an oversea Chinese student from Malaysia and studies Business Administration in National Dong Hwa University(NDHU). In his introduction, he described himself as a person who believes in opportunities and successes. Born in a Hakka and Cantonese family, Anthony strongly believed their family philosophy that perseverance Is the mother of all success.
After graduated from High School, Anthony was confused about where to go for further education. However, in his relative’s suggestion, he decided to study in Taiwan. With the help of the federal alumni association of Taiwan universities, Malaysia(馬來西亞留台校友會), Anthony entered to NDHU to study his bachelor degree in Business Administration.
NDHU is located in Hualian county, the eastern part of Taiwan. Because of the European style campus and natural scenery, NDHU has been elected as the most beautiful university in Taiwan by social media. Having 8 colleges, 35 departments, 30 research centers, and 150 sister universities also makes NDHU an outstanding and highly internationalized education institution in Taiwan. In addition, NDHU set up Office of International Affair(OIA) to help foreign students adapt to Taiwanese lifestyle. OIA also provides students long-term or short-term exchange programs, covering America, Europe, and Asia. If you want to find more detailed information about the application to exchange program, you can just go to OIA website.
Introduction to Business Administration
In Anthony’s opinion, the advantage of majoring in Business Administration is that it provides diverse courses to let students explore their interests and specializations. For example, the basic courses are Calculus, Principle of Economics, Accounting Principle, Introduction to Management, and Statistics, which are required in all departments of the business school. The core courses are Corporate Finance, Marketing Management, and Operation Management etc. The elective courses are divided into several dimensions, such as Marketing, Human Resources, and Logistic Management etc. Students can based on their interests to choose which course they want to take.
In Department of Business Administration, 50% courses are taught in English by foreign professors, and the rest are taught in Chinese. All textbooks are in English. Except for using test to evaluate students’ performance, professors usually ask students to make presentations in class. After completing many presentations, Anthony finds the way of speaking and eye contact are keys to make a good speech.
Impressive Courses and Activities
In the talk, Anthony shared 3 of his favorite courses. The first one is “Marketing”. This course was lectured by an Indian professor. The professor not only taught marketing theory, but also use case studies to encourage students to think. Because the evaluation of this course consist 2 parts: presentation and exam, Anthony emphasized that only by studying hard, can get a high score in this course. The second one is “Human Resource”. Aside from learning how to hire the right person to the right position, Anthony also realized that the mission of company and employee-training are important to the development of a company. The third one is ”English Composition”. In this class, students would read essays and write abstractions to enhance their writing skills. Besides from studying hard on courses, Anthony also participated in Oversea Chinese Association and Pop Dance Club.
“When life changes to be more difficult, you must change to be even stronger” Anthony said. After 2 years of living in Taiwan, Anthony learned how to arrange life stuffs by himself and take responsibility for his own decisions. He thanked for the Taiwanese who had gave him help in time. Last but not least, Anthony advised the freshmen always have to keep a positive mind in order to solve the difficulties in the times of studying aboard. Just be humble and have confidence in yourself. Appreciate every moment in the life and never give up.