Introduction to School of Economics and Management
School of Economics and Management (SEM) was established in 1994 with predecessors of Management Department and Economics Department founded respectively in 1981 and 1982. Now it possesses Department of Business Administration, Department of Accounting, Department of Economics, Master of Business Administration (MBA) Education Center, Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) Education Center and, Experimental Center of Economics & Management. Besides, it has High-tech Enterprise Development Research Center, Shijingshan Development Research Center, Economic Institute, Management Institute, and Accounting Institute. Currently, the school has been authorized to award Master’s Degrees in two first-level disciplines: Applied Economics and Business Administration, under which the Master’s Degrees in secondary disciplines of Quantitative Economics, International Trade, Industrial Economics, Enterprise Management, Accounting, Technology Economy and Management. MBA and MPAcc can be awarded as well. Meanwhile, SEM is one of the comprehensive schools in NCUT with all levels of education including four undergraduate programs of Business Administration, Construction Management, Accounting, International Economics and Trade.
SEM attaches importance to teaching and has an outstanding teaching team. Now the school has 88 faculties in total, 77 of them are teachers and 11 of them are teaching assistants and administrative staffs. 43 of them have high professional title, which are 8 professors and 35 associate professors. 74.03% of faculties hold Ph.D, and 7 teachers are currently doing the Ph.D course.
SEM has a economics and management experimental center, that is one of Beijing demonstration centers of experimental teaching. The school owns numbers of award, including two Beijing Municipal Famous Teachers, Beijing Excellent Teacher, Beijing Teaching Pacesetter, Beijing Youth Outstanding Talent, more than 20 Beijing Young & Middle-aged Core Teachers of Beijing Municipal Universities, Excellent Teaching Team of Beijing Higher Education Institutions, two Beijing High-quality Courses, one Beijing featured specialty construction, one Beijing out campus talent training base.
SEM develops academic research in accordance with the needing of Beijing economic construction and advantages of the disciplines. The school has undertaken nearly hundreds of research projects, including the National Science & Technology Key projects, projects sponsored by the National Natural Sciences Foundation and National Social Sciences Foundation as well as dozens of ministerial level projects. Currently, the school has one Beijing Academic Innovation Team, one Beijing Academic Innovation Intellect and one Beijing Key construction discipline.
SEM thinks high of international exchange and cooperation. It has built good cooperation with the University of Mississippi, East Tennessee State University, Middle Tennessee State University and so on. The school sets international class of economics and management, “2+2” English teaching class of international economics and trade, both Chinese and English teaching class for overseas students, and English teaching class for master students in the major of enterprise management. Currently, the school has hundred students from more than 10 countries.
SEM puts emphasis on cultivating students’ capability of learning, practice and creativity and a fine study atmosphere has been developed among students. Every year, nearly 50% students are awarded various types of scholarships. More than 1,000 students participate in various campus competitions and have won prizes in Global Management Challenge (GMC), the Challenge Cup of New Business Plans, the Challenge Cup of Extracurricular Academic Science and Technology Work, the National English Contest and the National Mathematic Contest for College Students. Every year, dozens of students have chance to learning in friends-university as exchange students. Moreover, dozens of students continue their master courses in institutions of higher education.
Students’ future career of the school has very good reputation. Most of them work in organs of state government, large scale corporates, financial institutions, international famous foreign companies, Baidu private enterprise or other listed company. Our graduates have already played roles on important positions in organs of state government and large scale corporates, and also some of our graduates was honorably elected as the deputy to the national people’s congress.