The COVID-19 epidemic has worsened rapidly around the world. Although Taiwan is still in control due to the strict policies, it is essential to respond to the epidemic in advance without any delay while facing a fast-changing situation.
CPU planned off-site work simulations on 19th and 26th of March, and the actual drill for work from home on 31rd of March. The purpose of this exercise is to avoid from possible problems.
There were 62 faculty members participated in the drill of off-site work located on campus in different building and different floors. There are eight work places in total, 34 percent of stationing rate. The testing points include environmental facility condition, information system, documentation and meal service distribution. The vice president and supervisors checked each place one by one to make sure everything is well prepared.
One of faculty members from different sections was selected to join the drill of working from home. Selected faculty member used home system connecting to school system including attendance system, Information System and urgent condition report etc. Their directors were in charge of supervising their selected member’s working condition.
The vice-president, Chuang, Te-sen pointed out that CPU should be well prepared for any kind of risks that might be brought from the virus. He also quoted the story of Noah’s Ark, explaining the concept of the preparation for working off-site and working from home. Under such efficient plans in arranging workforces off and on-site, CPU expects to achieve the double goals of nonstop-teaching and nonstop-service.