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Economics and Management College

Update: 2012/11/13

School of Economics and Management of Shanghai Maritime University (SMUSEM) aims to develop future business leaders with competitiveness in global maritime and logistics industries, and increase the body of knowledge in the areas of applied economics, business administration, management science and engineering, with particular emphasis on the applications in maritime and logistics community.
SMUSEM and its graduates have contributed much to the growth of China's maritime and harbor Industry since the establishment of the founding departments in early 1950s.
It currently employs 100 academic staff, who are assisted by a part-time teaching team and 20 support staff.
The school provides a variety of courses including:
Doctoral Course: 
Transportation Economics and Management
Postgraduate Courses: 
1.Industrial Economics
2.Studies of International Trade
4.Studies of Management
5.Management Science and Engineering
6.Engineering Economics and Management
Undergraduate Courses: 
2.International Economics and Trade
3.International Finance Industry
6.Financial Management
7.BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration)
8.Management for tourism
9.Management Science
10.BPA (Bachelor of Public Administration)
Research is a crucial activity of the school. For the purpose of research, academic staffs are organized in to a number of research clusters. These clusters are: Industrial economics and maritime economics, logistics, International trade, Banking, E-commerce, Accounting, Finance, Business administration, Management science and engineering, City transportation and management, Regional economics, Tourism, and Business statistics. The school's research focuses on the following fields:
1.Supply chain management
2.Logistics management and E-commerce
3.Port planning and regional development
4.Government Regulation in Maritime Industry
5.Market research for maritime industry
6.Maritime Engineering Economics
7.Relationship between international trade and shipping
8.Shipping finance
9.Free port policy
10.Ocean economics and ocean industry
11.Ocean tourism
12.Management innovation of shipping enterprises

SMUSEM started to provide MBA Education in 1996. The first program was the Joint MBA Program in collaboration with MSM. This program was approved by the Academic Degree Commission under the State Council. In 1998 the Commission authorized SMU to be one of the pilot institutions qualified for trial-run of domestic MBA program. In the Commission-organized educational assessment of China's existing MBA programs in 2001, SMU's programs were favorably appraised and it thus was listed as one of the accredited institutions for running the MBA program regularly. In 2002 the Commission further authorized SMU to be one of the 30 China's universities qualified to run EMBA programs.
Drawing on SMUSEM's existing academic strengths, SMU's MBA program is increasingly gaining recognition among the nation's MBA educations experts and business community.