Yunnan Normal University Business School

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Yunnan Normal University Business School
Established 2000
Location Kunming, Yunnan, China
Nickname Shangyuan

Yunnan Normal University Business School (Chinese: 云南师范大学商学院) is an independent university run by Yunnan Normal University with social investment. It was approved by the State Education Commission as an undergraduate university of regular higher education.

With the new and flexible system, the combination of good resources and new mode of education, the Business School has expanded greatly with good comment from the society. By the end of 2006, there were more than 9000 on-campus students. Being the largest independent university in Yunnan, it also comes out top among the 300 independent universities in China. In 2006, the Educational Science Institute of China listed it as one of the independent universities “of great characteristic”. Yunnan Provincial government also decided to establish the “Yunnan Cultural Industry Institute” here. By the end of 2006, this institute had graduated over 400 students.

Modern equipment and nice environments: Located in the New High-tech District in [Kunming], the school is next to the tourist interests: Qiongzu Temple and Haiyuan Temple. The campus is more than 300 acres (1.2 km2), with 150,000 ㎡buildings. The library contains 780,000 books (500,000 paper books and 280,000 e-books). The cost of teaching equipment is worth more than 26000,000 yuan all together. What is more, the construction of an informational campus is a great success. It has developed a broadband campus network that includes electronic teaching and administration system, universal campus card, and multimedia-equipped classrooms. In 2001, it was given the title of “Garden-like School” by Kunming Municipal Government.

Clear orientation and purpose: According to the demand of society, the orientation and purpose of the university are to turn out practical students, who have sound major basis, strong practical capability and integrated qualities.

Majors and facility: There are 11 Departments and 15 undergraduate majors, including International Trade and Commerce, Business Management, Community Management, Finance, Marketing, E-Commerce, Tourism Management and Service, Computer Science and Technology, Law, Chinese, English, Pre-school Education, Advertising, Music and Dancing. The faculty includes more than 700 highly qualified full-time and part-time teachers, among which doctors, masters and post-graduates account for 39.2%, professors and associate professors take 36.1%. Moreover, the Academic-Committee and the Teaching Supervising Committee plays an important role in conducting orientation for the school, making and modifying teaching plans, reforming teaching management and employing teachers. The school operates a strict teacher evaluation system that helps to ensure a high quality of teaching.

Normative and innovative management: With concise and sound managing process, the school has also started the ISO9001 Quality Acknowledgement System, trying to standardize the managing system. Taking the quality of the education as the main concern, the school focuses its attention on the development and improvement of the students’ practical abilities. Streamlined teaching and training are the features of individualized education here. The “100 Experts Entering into the campus” Project has successfully invited many experts and elites in different fields to give speeches or forums. Great achievement has been made: The passing rate in College English Exams is close to the provincial level; the passing rate of Public Computer Exam has been the top among the provincial universities for successive years. Many students have successfully become graduates in many famous universities, such as Sun Yat-Sen University, Sichuan University, and so on. The school has been in charge of more than 50 projects at national, provincial and prefectural level; over 900 papers and 7 academic collections were published.

Quality-based education: Career-oriented education, order-education and pre-employment programs have ensured that its students have good employment prospects by cooperating with companies or enterprises and establishing training bases. Its graduates are very popular in the society. By the end of 2006, the employment rate of its graduates had been 95% for three successive years.

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International Program facing to the South-east Asia: The Business School has agreement with many first-rate universities in Thailand, such as Chiangmai University, Burapha University, and Assumption University, and has started many academic projects such as co-education, teacher-exchange. It has sent over 300 teachers and students abroad for further education, practice and employment while having accepted over 200 international students to study Chinese culture and language.

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