The Department of Management Science and Engineering has 19 full-time teachers, including 1 professors, 8 associate professors and 9 lecturers.
After years of development, the department owns one teaching group in quantitative analysis and one research group of the practical teaching system of information management. The teaching group in quantitative analysis endeavors to innovate the teaching methods, teaching models, teaching contents and teaching means. With the fundamental courses on Statistics, Operations Research and Econometric and the tools of SPSS, EXCEL, Eviews and the like, the department has formed its teaching features with emphasis on the training of basic abilities in quantitative analysis.
Currently, the department offers one bachelor’s degree program in information management and information system. The characteristics of the applied talent training system have taken shape. The department has signed dozens of agreements with many enterprises such as UFIDA Software Co., Ltd. Shanghai branch to enable its students to do internship and even attend customized training programs in these enterprises, which forms the unique features and the advantage of the department.
Department of Accounting
Accounting is one of the earliest established undergraduate programs in Shanghai Institute of Technology. The Department of Accounting now has 13 full-time teachers, including 2 professors，2 associate professors and 9 lecturers. Many of the teachers are members of China Accounting Association, Shanghai Accounting Association, China Financial Cost Research Association, Shanghai Accounting Information Technology Research Association, China Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
The department has signed an agreement with Shanghai Ruihua Certified Public Accountants to guarantee that its students do off-campus internship there. In the last three years, The employment rate of the graduates is very high for three consecutive years. With their strong practical abilities, the graduates are welcomed by the enterprises.
To realize its goal of internationalization, the department will establish a Netinnet financial decision-making laboratory to usher in a practical project of SAP enterprise resource management system, which is commonly used in international companies and set up a new program in international accounting.
Department of Applied Economics
The Department of Applied Economics has 16 teachers of staff with 1 professor, 6 associate professors and 9 lecturers. In recent years, many young teachers have undertaken further training programs by taking temporary positions in enterprises and working as visiting scholars in the universities both at home and abroad. The department is responsible for one key construction course of Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, four SIT key construction courses, and one key construction course of the school. Many teachers have been awarded in various lecturing competitions.
The Program of International Economics and Trade is the only bachelor’s degree program in Economics of the university. To meet the need of inter-disciplinary talents, the department focuses on the cultivation of student’s practical ability and language communication skills. Through four years of training, the students will have a clear understanding of the future positions. By integrating the basic knowledge of international trade into the real scene, students can foster the professional abilities such as the ability of negotiation in international trade, the ability of contract execution and the like.
Department of Business Administration
Department of Business Administration boasts 18 teachers, including 2 professors, 6 associate professors and 10 lecturers.
The teachers’ research areas cover enterprise management, marketing, human resource management, tourism management, and exhibition economy & management.
Currently, the department has one Shanghai Undergraduate Educational Highland, one teaching team at Shanghai municipal level and two school-level teaching teams. The department owns two undergraduate programs: marketing and exhibition economy & management. It also has one joint education program with Thompson Rivers University and one program in marketing in the direction of intellectual property and Technology. Over the years, the department has been exploring the reform of school-enterprise cooperation personnel training.
The employment rate of graduates is above 98% for three consecutive years. One team of students won the first prize of Challenge Cup at national level, 5 teams the third prize at national level and several teams the silver and bronze prizes at Shanghai Municipal level.
With concerted efforts of the teachers, a good atmosphere for teaching and research has been created in the department, which has contributed to the department’s great achievement in teaching, specialty construction and scientific research.