The School of Economics and Management of the China University of Mining and Technology has officially received accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the world’s leading authorities on post-graduate business education, demonstrating its continuing commitment to excellence in management education.
Accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA) represents the highest standard of achievement in post-graduate business education. Its rigorous assessment criteria ensure that only the highest-calibre programmes which demonstrate the best standards in teaching, curriculum, and student interaction achieve Association of MBAs accreditation.
Upon receiving AMBA accreditation, all current MBA students and MBA alumni of the School of Economics and Management are invited to join AMBA’s global member community of more than 50,000 students and alumni in more than 150 countries on a free basis, for networking, thought leadership, career development, and a variety of benefits.
CUMT is a public university established in 1909. The School of Economics and Management was established in 1953 and is one of the 21 constituent Schools of the University.
Members of AMBA’s visiting accreditation panel, representing senior management at AMBA-accredited Business Schools globally, commended the gender parity in the MBA. The Dean of the School, Professor Chen Hong, was seen to be an inspiring role model for both students and faculty. She is also the MBA Director and the panel thought this provided strong strategic leadership for the programme and was a signal of the MBA’s importance in the School.
The panel also noted the dedicated School building on the University campus and its recently renovated facilities. Alumni representatives who talked to the panel were impressed with the education they received at the School, and spoke particularly highly of the wisdom, knowledge, bravery and team building course as part of their MBA.
The School was seen to be contributing to the local economic environment through the programmes offered and with their research and consulting activities.
Prof. Hong Chen, Dean of the School of Economics and Management at CUMT said, ‘The MBA programme of China University of Mining and Technology is not only an influential programme on post-graduate business education in China, but also it has certain impact globally. Receiving AMBA accreditation shows that our work has been recognized by AMBA. We are very pleased and sincerely appreciate the AMBA team for their excellent work and help.’
The accreditation is international in scope and reach, and AMBA works under the belief that accredited programmes should be of the highest standard and reflect changing trends and innovation in post-graduate management education. Its accreditation process reflects this commitment to fostering innovation, and demanding Business Schools to perform at the highest level continually.
Andrew Main Wilson, Chief Executive of the Association of MBAs and Business Graduates Association (BGA), said, ‘CUMT is an impressive university and we are delighted to have its Business School as part of our network of world leading Business Schools. AMBA accreditation ensures that students are gaining the finest business education available in the market. The School of Economics and Management at CUMT certainly provides this great business education.’
Founded in 1953, School of Economics and Management of China University of Mining and Technology is one of the earliest Business Schools in China. Currently, there are more than 1,100 graduate students (master and doctor’s) in the School.
After 67 years of development, the School has accomplished outstanding achievements in many aspects, such as student training, scientific research, social services, cultural heritage, and etc. It has also made strong and extensive domestic and international social impact. Among one of the best universities to offer MBA education to postgraduates in China, China University of Mining and Technology is one of the third group of universities approved by the Ministry of Education to offer MBA program in 1998.
For 22 years, relying on School’s advantages in disciplines, the MBA program has developed distinctiveness and advantages in faculty, student training, curriculum, resource platform, services and other aspects, enjoying a good reputation. Based on the mission of “Gathering management wisdom and delivering genuine values for the betterment of society”, as well as the values of love, growth, unity, entrepreneurship, freedom and contribution, the MBA program is committed to training students to become senior business managers with international vision, who are able to integrate theory with practice and serve the modern national and industrial economy.