History Evolution

 

Year
Significant Historical Events
1909
Beijing Railway Management Training Institute founded, marking the starting point of the university and the emergence of higher education institutions specialized in management discipline in Chinese history.
1913
Statistics programme set up as the first economic management discipline at Beijing Jiaotong University.
1920
Division of Economics founded.
1946
Department of Financial Management and Department of Material Management established. The former later became the School of Economics, while the latter became part of the Department of Material Management Engineering within the University.
1978
Department of Material recovered.
1987
Department of Industry and Construction Management established.
1994
School of Economics founded.
1996
The School formed by bringing together a number of economic or business departments, including the School of Economics, Department of Material Management Engineering, and Department of Industry and Construction Management.
1998
Transportation Economics listed as a national key discipline.
1999
The School of Economics and Commerce renamed as the School of Economics and Management, marking the formal birth of the School.
International MBA programme established in collaboration with Victoria University of Australia, one of the first such programmes in China.
2002
Authorized to grant EMBA degrees, among the first 30 EMBA educational institutions in China.
Industrial economics listed as a national key discipline, being the first in the history of the School.
Management science and engineering listed as a national key discipline.
2004
Industrial Economics listed as a national key discipline.
Management Science and Engineering listed as a Beijing key discipline.
2007
The School reorganised from former five departments into nine departments.
2009
The School acquired AACSB International membership.
2010
Business Administration listed as a Beijing key discipline.
The first academic staff with foreign nationality recruited within the School.
2011
Alumni association and Alumni foundation founded.
The School selected by the Ministry of Education to be one of the 17 pilot schools undertaking comprehensive reform in higher education.
2012
The School acquired EFMD International membership and started the EDAF project.