As one of the first universities to resume management education after China's reform and opening up, Beijing Institute of Technology set up the Department of Management Engineering in 1980. In order to meet the needs of China's socio-economic and higher education development, in 1992, the Department of Management Engineering was renamed to the School of Management, and in 1998, renamed to the School of Management and Economics.
At present, the School has eight departments: the Department of Management Science and Logistics, Department of Management Engineering, Department of Applied Economics, Department of International Trade and Finance, Department of Accounting, Department of Organization and Human Resource Management, Department of Technical Economics and Strategic Management, and Department of Marketing.
Disciplines & Programs
The School currently offers five undergraduate programs: information management and information systems, business administration, marketing, accounting, and international economics and trade.
The School has three level-1 discipline doctoral programs in management science and engineering, business administration and applied economics, two interdisciplinary doctoral programs in energy and climate economics, and national economic mobilization, as well as two post doctoral mobile stations in management science and engineering and in business administration. The management science and engineering is listed the key discipline of Beijing City and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The Business Administration (Business Management) is listed the key discipline of Beijing City. The National Economic Mobilization is listed the featured national defense discipline of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The School has established three level-1 discipline master’s stations of management science and engineering, business administration, and applied economics, offering four master’s degree programs (MBA, EMBA, master of Engineering Management (MEM), master of accounting (MPAcc)).
In 2011, our MBA program received the international AMBA accreditation, and was ranked the seventh "China's most influential MBA" by the "World Manager" magazine. In 2014, the MBA program passed the AMBA accreditation. In 2015, the School received the EQUIS accreditation, one of the seven in the mainland China accredited both by EQUIS and AMBA. In 2016, the School became the 13th in China which received the CAMEA certification. In 2018, the School was re-accredited by EQUIS. In 2019, the School successfully accredited by AACSB and became one of the Triple Accredited Business Schools.
At present, the School has a total of more than 3,600 students, including over 800 undergraduates, 2,400 graduate students, 350 doctoral students, and 90 international students.
Over the past five years, our teachers actively undertook scientific research projects with research funding accumulated more than 165 million yuan. There are over 490 research projects completed or ongoing: Key Projects of the National Natural Science Foundation, Major International Cooperation Projects of the National Natural Science Foundation, National Natural Science Foundation General Projects, Key Project of National Social Science Foundation, National Social Science Foundation General Projects, Major National Science and Technology Special Projects, provincial and ministerial projects, such as the Ministry of Science and Technology, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Commission of Science and Technology for National Defense, the Ministry of Commerce and the Beijing Municipal Government.
The completed projects have received more than 10 scientific research awards from the Ministry of Education, the Beijing Municipal Government, and National Energy Administration. Over the past five years, our teachers have published more than 400 papers in SCI/SSCI, more than 100 in CSSCI.
The School currently has 137 full-time teachers (including 4 foreign teachers), 41 professors and researchers, 71 doctoral tutors, 59 associate professors, among which 125 teachers have doctorate degrees. In addition, the School also invited a number of government leaders, academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering, renowned management economics experts, and entrepreneurs to join the faculty on a consulting or part-time basis.