Nanjing University Business School - History


Nanjing University Business School dates back to 1902 when the courses of economics and commerce were provided, during which period the faculty member of the school included the cultural academic leader Liu Yizheng (柳詒徵), who was the author of the first book of The History of Chinese Commerce and Business Ethics. In 1917 the faculty of commerce (or business) was founded at Nanking Higher Normal School which transformed to be National Southeastern University in 1921. Yang Xingfo (楊杏佛) was the first dean. Then in 1921 it was moved to Shanghai and extended to become the business school of National Southeastern University with the name Shanghai Commerce University, initially with six departments including General Commerce, Business Administration, Accounting, Banking & Financing, International Trade, and International Transportation. It's the first modern professional university business school in China. National Southeastern University renamed National Central University in 1928 and again in 1949 renamed Nanjing University. The Central University business school became indepdendent with the National Shanghai College of Commerce in 1932 and later became Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. In the mean time, there's the Department of Economics under the division of social sciences in the main campus of Nanjing, which was originated in 1921 and the first director was Xiao Chunjin (蕭純錦). After 1978 Nanjing University reestablished faculties of economics and business management. Those faculties formed the International Business School of Nanjing University in 1988, and in 2000 the school was renamed Nanjing University Business School and at the time the school had five departments: Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, and International Economics & Trade. In 2006 the business school was divided into two collaborative interdependent sub-schools: School of Economics, comprising Departments of Economics, Finance, Industrial Economics, and International Economics & Trade, and School of Management, comprising Departments of Business Administration, Accounting, Marketing, Human Resources Management, etc.

NUBS launched MBA training project firstly in 1987 and start MBA education in Singapore in 1993. NUBS start to provide formal MBA (Mater of Business Administration) program in Nanjing main campus since 1994. In 1995, the school dean Zhou Sanduo (周三多) led a team to work out the MBA entrance examination blueprint which was put into effect in 1997 and since then MBA candidates need to take part in the nationwide united MBA Entrance Exam. In 2002, NUBS began to provide formal EMBA (Executive Master of Business Administration) program.

Read more about this topic:  Nanjing University Business School

Other articles related to "history":

Voltaire - Works - Historical
... History of Charles XII, King of Sweden (1731) The Age of Louis XIV (1751) The Age of Louis XV (1746–1752) Annals of the Empire – Charlemagne, A.D ... II (1754) Essay on the Manners of Nations (or 'Universal History') (1756) History of the Russian Empire Under Peter the Great (Vol ... II 1763) History of the Parliament of Paris (1769) ...
History of Computing
... The history of computing is longer than the history of computing hardware and modern computing technology and includes the history of methods intended ...
Casino - History of Gambling Houses
... has been seen in almost every society in history ... France and Elizabethan England, much of history is filled with stories of entertainment based on games of chance ... In American history, early gambling establishments were known as saloons ...
Spain - History - Fall of Muslim Rule and Unification
... The breakup of Al-Andalus into the competing taifa kingdoms helped the long embattled Iberian Christian kingdoms gain the initiative ... The capture of the strategically central city of Toledo in 1085 marked a significant shift in the balance of power in favour of the Christian kingdoms ...
Xia Dynasty - Modern Skepticism
... The Skeptical School of early Chinese history, started by Gu Jiegang in the 1920s, was the first group of scholars within China to seriously question the traditional story of its early history "the ... early Chinese history is a tale told and retold for generations, during which new elements were added to the front end" ...

Famous quotes containing the word history:

    I assure you that in our next class we will concern ourselves solely with the history of Egypt, and not with the more lurid and non-curricular subject of living mummies.
    Griffin Jay, and Reginald LeBorg. Prof. Norman (Frank Reicher)

    The history of any nation follows an undulatory course. In the trough of the wave we find more or less complete anarchy; but the crest is not more or less complete Utopia, but only, at best, a tolerably humane, partially free and fairly just society that invariably carries within itself the seeds of its own decadence.
    Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)

    Whenever we read the obscene stories, the voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and torturous executions, the unrelenting vindictiveness, with which more than half the Bible is filled, it would be more consistent that we called it the word of a demon than the Word of God. It is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind.
    Thomas Paine (1737–1809)