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Yong Chen | Assistant Professor

Yong Chen

Assistant Professor

“I want students in my courses to gain hand-on experiences in managing information systems for businesses. The learning objective in my courses is to enable students to gain the skills required in their future jobs.”


Degrees Held:

  • Ph.D. in Business Administration (Information Systems) – Old Dominion University, 2018
  • M.A. in Education Technology – San Diego State University, 2009
  • M.A. in Advertising – Michigan State University, 2005
  • B.A. in Advertising – Peking University, 1999

Career Highlights:

I am working as an Assistant Professor in the Division of International Business and Technology Studies at Texas A&M International University. My research interests lie in the broad areas of Industry 4.0, Blockchain, Technology Innovation, Technology Standardization and Information Integration. My recent publications have appeared in “Enterprise Information Systems,” “Technological Forecasting and Social Change,” “Systems Research and Behavioral Science,” “Journal of Global Information Management,” “Journal of Industrial Information Integration,” and “Journal of Management Analytics.” Prior to joining Texas A&M International University, I developed and taught face-to-face, online and hybrid courses for eight years in higher education in the U.S. I also worked for prominent corporations in China for about five years.

In which online degree program(s) do you teach?

Master and undergraduate programs in Management of Information System

What do you want students in your courses to learn? What are the learning outcomes or objectives?

I want students in my courses to gain hand-on experiences in managing information systems for businesses. The learning objective in my courses is to enable students to gain the skills required in their future jobs.

What advice would you give to those considering this online program?

Manage your time wisely.

How can this degree help students prepare for the challenges of the field?

Skills and knowledge that students learn toward this degree make them career-ready with solutions for challenges.

What is the value of this degree?

This degree offers you a path to good paying jobs and a bright future in your career.

What types of projects and work do you typically assign for these courses?

Students are usually assigned individual projects, group projects and presentations.

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