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Business School of Qingdao University is located at the center of Qingdao City which is famous for its history, culture and beautiful seaside. Surrounded by pleasant natural environment and supported by renowned scholars, the School bears a rich traditional culture from its parent university and a modern taste form being in a leading city of Reform and Opening-up. It’s one of the best Business Schools for students and teachers to attend.
The School was established by combining the two economic management departments from former Shandong Textile Engineering Institute and former Qingdao University on May 11, 1994. The discipline of management in Qingdao University dates back to the teaching and research office of management engineering, set up by Prof. He Chengkang, at former Shandong Textile Engineering Institute in 1979, the class for training talents in management started in 1981 and the undergraduate course of Management started in 1982. In 1984 the economic management department started to enroll students in majors of Business Management and Accounting.
In 2014, the undergraduate admission line of the School was about 50 points higher than that of key universities in Shandong Province. With 5,275 registered students (4,047 full-time undergraduates included), Business School, among the schools and colleges in Qingdao University, boasts most undergraduate students, relatively higher first-option registration for university entrance exams and higher admission scores. There are 735 postgraduates, 315 of whom learn for academic master degree and 420 for professional degree. There are also 493 on-the-job graduates, 35 PhD students, 7 overseas PhD students, 3 overseas postgraduate students and about 678 students who choose business as a second major.
The school boasts outstanding teaching staff. Well-known scholars like He Chengkang, Chen Deyao, Wang Zengben and Jiang Xuemin, as well as national model worker and national prominent teacher Professor Yang Rongquan, and representative of the 14th national congress of the CPC and national prominent teacher Professor Yang Yuzhen, once taught here. At present, the school recruits 164 teaching and administrative staff, including 137 full-time teachers. Among the teachers, 2 are “Taishan Mountain Scholars”, 1 enjoys special government allowance of the State Council, 1 is dean of Confucius Institute dispatched abroad, 28 are professors and 49 are associate professors. There are 14 doctoral supervisors (6 guest professors included), 60 master tutors, 23 specially-appointed professors (accounting for 30% of the teachers owning senior professional titles). Among the teachers, 34 have overseas learning or working experience, accounting for 25%, and 66 have PhD degrees, accounting for about 50%. There are also over 60 part-time professors, including Li Zhaoxing, Qi Xiusheng, Hui Xin'an, Xu Hang, Wang Lei, Bi Jianhua and Liu Zhanjie. In addition, 2 teachers are on the list of "top 10 best teachers", 2 on the list of "top ten best instructors", and 1 on the list of "top 10 best head-teachers" of the university.
The colleges and departments attached to Business School are colleges of public administration, business administration, management science and engineering, and departments of international economy and trade, accounting, and marketing. There are altogether 12 undergraduate majors, namely, international economy and trade, international business, accounting, financial management, marketing, HR management, business administration, information management and systems, e-commerce, logistics management, industrial engineering and public utilities management.
The School has established a post-doctoral station for management science and engineering; 2 PhD programs for population resources and environmental economics, and management science and engineering; 3 master-degree programs of disciplines of business administration, management science and engineering, public administration; 10 master-degree programs of secondary disciplines of population, resources and environmental economics, international trade, world economics, industrial economics, enterprise management, technical economics and management, accounting, education economics and management, administration and social security; 4 master-degree programs of MPA, MBA, MEM and MPAcc; as well as 3 majors for master’s degree, namely, logistics engineering, industry engineering and project management engineering. The majors of population resources and environmental economics, and management science and engineering are the key subjects of Shandong Province.
The School has a rich academic atmosphere. It has set up 9 provincial or university-level academic and research institutions, including Shandong Provincial Research Center of World Economy, Research Center of Population, Resources and Environment in Blue Economic Zone, Marketing Research Center, Qingdao University Research Center for Social Responsibility of Enterprise, Yellow Sea Economic Research Institute, Finance and Accounting Institute, Institute of Sustainable Development and Management of Marine, Economic Development Institute, Institute of Brain Science and Human Resource Management, in addition to several college-level academic research institutions. Among them, Shandong Provincial Research Center of World Economy, Research Center of Population, Resources and Environment in Blue Economic Zone are the key research bases in Shandong Province. Lectures are available all year round in the School, including Scholar Forum on Friday Night, series of lectures on Dream-Setting-Sail, lectures given by well-known alumni and famous local entrepreneurs, Fushan Forum (MBA) by famous local entrepreneurs and Seeking-the-Truth Forum by graduates in the School.
Business school always takes the quality of talent cultivation as the lifeline of its career development in order to cultivate excellent innovative economic and managerial talents. It not only focuses on basic theory teaching of economics and management, but also excels at the close integration between theory and practice. Adhering to the concepts of “inviting in and going out ", and “opening teaching and opening education”, the School insists on the cooperation of school and enterprise, combination of politics, industry, education and research. It also focuses on training students’ ability to analyze and solve practical problems, and striving to build talent brand.It has set up a cooperative unit of education, internship and employment with over 40 enterprises, including Huatong Group, He Xin Accounting Firm, Qingdao Hanhe Cable Group, Weiqiao Textile Company Ltd., Bank of China branch in Qingdao, Hisense Real Estate, Hailir Pesticides and Chemicals Group, D&D Group, Wanbao Group, Tianxin Group in Binzhou, Bangjie Group, Liqun Dept. Store, Qingdao Canaan Home Fashion Products Co., Ltd., and SF Express. There are several special recruitment fairs held by alumni and related enterprises every year. Students have the chance to get internship or employment in those enterprises each year.
There are also various kinds of scholarship, including National Scholarship, National Endeavor Fellowship, Provincial Scholarship, Provincial Endeavor Fellowship, University President Scholarship, Huatong Scholarship, Huatong Best Teaching Award, Huatong Social Practice Scholarship, Tsingtao-Beer Scholarship, Qingdao Bank Scholarship, Mr. Song Zhuozhang Education Foundation Scholarship, Sumitomo Corporation Scholarship, Chailease Scholarship, Kiswire Scholarship, Tirecool Scholarship, Aeon Scholarship, as well as more than 20 grants, for a total amount of more than 4 million yuan. About 40% of students can get scholarships or grants, which is a higher rate among the colleges. Extra funds of over 2.5 million yuan are also provided, including Wanbao Group MBA Cooperation Fund, D&D Group MBA Cooperation Fund, and Hailir Group MBA Cooperation Fund.
The School performed well in various matches of science and technology research, start-up business activities for college students and recreational activities. Students won silver and bronze medals as well as the special award in the Challenge Cup National College Students Business Plan Competition. They also won the first prize in Students Competition of Overall Quality in Shandong Province, etc. Students of Business School also took the lead in the university-level track and field sports meetings and basketball, football, group calisthenics games. Active and well-liked school societies are highlights and the number of art, poem and drama societies has reached more than 30.
With over 30 years’ development, the school has cultivated about 20,000 economic and managerial talents for society. A great number of outstanding graduates have acquired glorious achievements on their respective posts and earned a reputation for their alma mater. The distinguished alumni representatives include Qi Naigui, former director of CPC Shandong Provincial United Front Work Department, former chairman Jin Zhiguo of Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd., Party secretary and chairman Wang Lei of Qingdao Huatong State-owned Capital Operation (Group) Co., Ltd., chairman of the board Zhang Sixia of Qingdao Hanhe Cable Co., Ltd., GM Jiao Wenqing of Hisense Real Estate Co., Ltd., vice-president Gong Wei of Household Appliances Group of Haier Group, CEO Ding Lin of Liqun Dept. Store, chairman Huai Jinbu of Shandong Tianxing Group, manager Cheng Xizhong of Xianggang Road branch directly under Bank of China, Shandong Province, chairman Bi Jianhua of Shandong Zhengyuan Hexin Accounting Firm, chairman Wu Guoxin of Shandong Bangjie Group, president Lu Tao of Zhejiang provincial branch of Bank of Communications, vice-principle Cai Yanyan of Central University of Finance and Economics, and chairman Li Yong of Hong Kong Deli Clothing Co., Ltd.
The school steps up efforts in R&D innovation, takes active part in national and provincial scientific research tasks and channels great energy into expansion of social service programs, which have shown significant progress. The school has gained rich research fruits and distinctive theoretical establishments in sustainable development economics, information management, project management, economy of techniques, strategic management, marketing, finance and accounting, logistics supply chain, educational economics and management, administrative management and HR management. In recent five years, the school has undertaken over 20 projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China, National Social Science Foundation of China and national soft science projects, as well as over 50 research projects of provincial and ministry level. The school has won 11 provincial-level (or above) scientific research awards, published over 30 treatises, and over 600 papers on core academic journals at home and abroad. The school also pays great attention to international exchange and cooperation, and so far it has established close ties with Southeast Missouri State University, Florida International University, Amsterdam School of Business, Southern Cross University, Kangwon National University, Kyung Hee University, and The Catholic University of Korea to exchange visiting scholars and students, co-run MBA and cooperate in research projects.
With experts and scholars acting as senior consultants of the government, the school takes an active part in the urban construction and social development of Qingdao city. Having been training nearly 1,000 executives for renowned groups such as Haier, Hisense, Tsingtao Beer, Jiao Yun, Double Star, Qingdao Iron and Steel Group, etc., the school has made great contributions to the regional economic growth.
By firmly grasping opportunities brought about by comprehensive reform and development of higher education, acting in accordance with the principle entitled "bringing up urgently-needed learned talents with profound academic knowledge", adhering to the school motto "honesty, tolerance, prudence and brilliance" and the school spirit entitled "founding the school by training talents, revitalizing the school by academic achievements and empowering the school by talents", as well as with the aim of cultivating business elites and high-end managerial talents, the school accurately grasps the law of educational development and firmly establishes scientific concept of development so as to strive to be a well-known high-end business school adaptable to regional economic and social development.