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Senior Business

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Students learn about service and leadership in response to the aging society in the 21st century.

The department seeks to train competent human resources with a comprehensive understanding of future society, and aims to cultivate experts in the future senior business industry by allowing students to acquire the necessary practical skills and knowledge about relevant information in areas such as demographic statistics, economy, industry, and finance.

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Educational Objective

Hanyang Cyber University's Department of Senior Business was established with the purpose of nurturing professionals who will lead various areas including health and nursing, entrepreneurship and consulting, and leisure and education in preparation for megatrend of the 21st century such as a low birthrate and aged society. In Korea, there has been an urgent call to cultivate silver industry professionals especially with the enforcement of the Age-Friendly Industry Promotion Act (2006) and the Elderly Long-Term Care Insurance Act (2007). Thus, the Department of Senior Business endeavors to provide educational opportunities for students to acquire knowledge about various interdisciplinary theories and gain practical skills in areas such as demographics, economy, and industry. This is done to cultivate competent human resources who can contribute to the well-being of an increasing number of semi-retired and retired members of society in their 50s, while helping to create products and services suitable for the elderly, as well as opportunities for entrepreneurship and consulting, and business creation.

Department Features

Nurturing talent with professional knowledge to lead the senior business industry

  • Talent with Comprehensive Understanding

    Cultivating talent with a comprehensive understanding of the characteristics of future society and the economic changes resulting from low birthrate and aging

  • Talent to Lead the Industry

    Educating talent who can understand and actively respond to policy trends and the future demands of domestic and overseas senior business targeting the 50+ retired generation

  • Talent with Multi-disciplinary Knowledge

    Producing talent who have acquired basic knowledge in various fields of the silver industry and specialized knowledge in each field

  • Talent with practical theory knowledge

    Training talent who have acquired practical skills and knowledge of theories related to the senior business industry that can be applied immediately in the field

  • Talent who active network with other professionals in the field

    Fostering talent who can build network of silver industry professionals with Hanyang Cyber University as a hub

Department of Senior Business is recommended for those interested in serving society for a better future.

  • Those interested in future-oriented industries, entrepreneurship, and culture

    Those interested in future industries, startups, and fields related to aging population changes and lifestyle changes

  • Those interested in business/study related to future demographics

    Those interested in general business or general academia related to changes in future society due to population changes

  • Those who would like to engage in business related to changing trends

    Those who seek to replace the work they are currently doing to engage in business related to the changing demographic trends of the future

  • Those interested in life planning

    Those interested in second-half life design, preparing for an active future and active retirement

  • Those interested in financial planning and asset management for the future

    Those who are interested in the silver industry in finance, retirement pension and reverse mortgages, housing pension, finance for baby boomers, or financial planners and asset managers specializing in the aging generation

Support Benefits and Education Features

Hanyang Cyber University's Department of Senior Business provides education for those who are in the 50+ retired generation to help them understand and actively respond to various demands resulting from domestic and international silver industry policy trends. The department seeks to cultivate talent who have acquired both basic and specialized knowledge, and encourages the active networking of silver industry professionals with Hanyang Cyber University serving as a hub for interaction. In addition, the department aims to produce creative specialist by providing business information through startup mentoring and lectures with invited experts so knowledge and expertise can be shared.
Characteristics of Education Infrastructure
  • Informative educational content from top professors at home and abroad
  • Credit exchange with Hanyang University
  • Specialized education through three detailed tracks
  • Regular activities held offline
  • Guidance on advancing to renowned online and offline graduate schools at home and abroad
  • Silver industry? Senior business? startup, onsite practical courses
  • Cultivating knowledge and strengthening expertise through the curriculum
  • Student welfare benefits and courses linked to overseas internships

Careers after Graduation

Based on a comprehensive understanding of the silver industry, graduates can seek employment in various fields to develop products, provide services, and offer professional consulting for aging. Students can also pursue graduate school or advance into government and affiliated organizations, research institutes, or overseas silver industry -related companies and service organizations as professional personnel.

  • Residential Care and Facilities Industry

    Residential facilities only for the elderly, senior business towns, retiree villages, etc.
  • Lifetime Design

    Lifetime financial management, pension/insurance FP (financial planner) for aging, financial management for retirees, life planning management, etc.
  • Well-being, Health Industry

    Health-related food, quasi-drugs, well-being products, health care industry for the elderly including activities such as aerobics, yoga, ballroom dance, gate ball, golf, etc.
  • Nursing Industry

    Nursing facilities, home service institutions, senior hospitals, etc.
  • Senior Business Products and Entrepreneurship/Consulting

    Development and distribution of various silver industry products such as special shoes and clothing for the elderly, development, startups, and consulting of universal design products
  • Leisure, Cultural Industry

    Professional travel agencies for 50+ generations, senior colleges, counseling centers, cultural centers for the aged population, the art industry such as for music and art, senior welfare centers, broadcasting stations, travel agencies, etc.
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Program

  • Online Education Program for Creative Talent

    Hi-tech Education Infrastructure
    Informative lectures by professors who combine theory and practice
    Regular improvement of lecture quality through the lecture development management system
    Systematically Designed Courses
    Three subdivided major intensive tracks
    Availability of extra classes for certificate acquisition within the major track
    Life Planner Certificate Preparation Course
    Signed MOU between Hanyang Cyber University and Korea Life Planning Association
    Qualifications for examination after completion of four courses related to life design
    Support for Online Learning Tailored to Students’ Needs
    Flexible class schedule allowing for self-study and self-practice
    Convenient curriculum that allows for both work and study
    High-quality General Studies Subjects
    Comprehensive educational content in five areas, including the humanities and social sciences
    Availability of extra classes such as for obtaining certificates and utilizing programs
  • Professional Network through OFFLINE Support System

    Admission to Master's and Doctoral Degree Programs
    Guidance on admission to renowned domestic and overseas graduate schools such as Hanyang University and Sejong University
    Support for scholarship benefits when attending Hanyang Cyber University Graduate School
    Support for Employment Through Industry-academia Cooperation
    Students benefit from HYCU’s industry-academic cooperation relationship with 613 leading domestic companies
    Exchange information with experts through support of corporate education programs
    Support for Preparation for Entrepreneurship and Advanced Studies
    Support for preparation for startups linked with specialized majors through the Senior Business startup practical course
    Intensive learning guidance through participation in senior living and welfare fairs
    Strengthening Business Networks
    Sharing business experiences through offline events and seminars
    Fostering in macroscopic view of the industry by inviting outside experts to give special lectures
    Welfare benefits for Students in Need
    Discounts on medical treatment for students and their family members when using the Hanyang University Medical Center
    Support for credit exchange with Hanyang University and use of its various facilities
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