Orgnization & Struture >> Business School
With a strong teaching staff and a broad range of international business courses, the Business School providesDiploma, bachelor's degree, second bachelor's degree, and master's degree programs, as well as various occupational training programs.
Business School delivers undergraduate programs in International Economics and Trade, Economics (focusing on International Business, a Sino-Australian cooperative program), Business Administration focusing on International Business Administration, Business Administration focusing on Human Resources Management, Transport and Logistics (a Sino-Australian joint program), Marketing (focusing on International Marketing), Accounting focusing on International Accounting, Accounting (focusing on Certified Public Accountant), E-Commerce and so on. It also runs a second bachelor's degree program in International Business, a graduate program in International Business, and in cooperation with an Australian partner, a diploma program in International Business.
International Business has been named a key specialty by the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Education.
Business School teachers have actively involved themselves in various research and consulting activities. Business School has an e-commerce and logistic lab, a logistic education and research center, and a WTO research center.
The Business School offers nearly 120 courses, different in kind and different in level, to different types of students in SIFT, such as M.A. graduate students, students studying for a second bachelor's degree, regular four-year students, two-year students, and night-school students. With the largest number of students in SIFT, Business School has, in recent years, also attracted many overseas students from such countries as France, the Netherlands, Japan, South Korea, and Vietnam. In addition, over the past several years, Business School has, through its training classes, turned out a large body of foreign economic relations and trade personnel for enterprises and government agencies in Shanghai as well as other cities and provinces.
While maintaining its edge in traditionally strong specialties and featured courses, Business School, for the purpose of improving the quality of teaching, constantly adjusts its curriculum design, updates its teaching contents, stresses innovations in teaching methods and means, and introduces computers and multimedia into classroom teaching.
Having established close cooperative relations with many different types of businesses both at home and
abroad, such as Business School spares no effort in creating favorable opportunities for students to participate in business practices.
Moreover, Business School is active in international academic exchanges and cooperation. Approved by the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Education, SIFT and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia (RMIT), operate an international trade education and training program, which has won the Outstanding Educational Achievement Award from the Shanghai Municipality. The two sides have also jointly set up the SIFT-RMIT International Business School.
Authorized respectively by the Academic Degrees Office of the State Council and the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Education, SIFT-RMIT International Business School runs an M.A. program in Transport and Logistics, an undergraduate program in Transport and Logistics, and a two-year program in International Trade, upon completion of which an academic degree or a diploma is conferred by RMIT.
The teaching and administrative work of the SIFT-RMIT International Business School is taken on by the Business School.