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1950

Dept. of Factory Management, Dept. of Trade, and the Financial and Bookkeeping Program were established - the first unit of Soviet-type management education in the PRC.

1984

Became one of the first business schools authorized to offer a doctoral program in Industrial Economics.

1986

Became one of the first business schools authorized to offer doctoral programs in General Management and Accounting. 

1988

1) The first school in China with General Management designated as a National Key Subject
2) Restructured as the School of Business Administration.

1991

Became one of the first nine business schools in the country to offer China’s own MBA program.

1998

The first school to deliver a Sino-foreign joint EMBA program (with the State University of New York, Buffalo).

2000

Authorized to offer a doctoral program in Technological Economics and Management.

2001

Restructured as the School of Business, Renmin University (RBS).

2002

1) Authorized to offer a doctoral program in Logistics Economics, Marketing Management, and Financial Management.
2) Became one of the first few business schools authorized to offer China’s own EMBA program.

2004

Became one of the first few business schools in the country to offer an MPAcc program.

2006

1) The current seven new departments were established after internal restructuring.
2) The Business Administration discipline ranked 3rd in the national asscessment of academic subject development conducted by the MOE.  

2009

First to offer a variant of the IMPM program in China (known as CMPM) jointly with McGill University, INSEAD, Lancaster University, and the East and West Center of Singapore.

2010

EQUIS accreditation.
60th anniversary.

2013

1) RBS’ Level I National Key Subject, Business Administration, is ranked No. 1 by the MOE.
2) AACSB accreditation.

2014

1)Reaccredited by EQUIS for five years.
2) EMBA program and EE program entered the top 50 of Financial Times, ranked 43rd and 49th respectively.

2016

MBA program placed 43rd on Financial Times rankings.