The Faculty of Business Administration (FBA）was founded in October 2016 in response to the growing role of business administration in all sectors of the Chinese economy. In October 2015, the Chinese State Council released a statement, ‘Coordinate Development of World-class Universities and First-class Disciplines Construction Overall Plan’, designed to improve the international competitiveness of China’s higher education system. To comply with this national strategic adjustment, FBA was launched, with the visionary goal of building an internationally influential business administration programme. The new faculty combines the strengths and assets of many of SWUFE's existing undergraduate, postgraduate, and professional programmes. Specifically, FBA unites a highly regarded Business School—the School of Business Administration (SBA), with its high-ranking business administration programme; an outstanding international research institute-the Research Institute of Economics and Management (RIEM), which boasts of internationally educated Ph.D. faculty members; and the Western Business School (WBS), with extremely strong industry ties. FBA serves as a central hub for multi-disciplinary management and economics activities—from big data to human to societal considerations and much more. This broad perspective allows FBA’s talented community of researchers and scholars to address global challenges through teaching/learning, research, and innovation.
Subject to the university’s governance, FBA’s Academic Affairs and Quality Assurance Committee and Director’s Council conduct strategic decision-making and resource coordination. The Director’s Council supervises daily operations through six units: the Appointment Committee, Office of Research Support, Office of International Affairs, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, ERS (Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability) Committee and Office of Student Affairs.
Attract top quality scholars, and cultivate management talents with integrity；
Commit to leading-edge research innovation, and focus on real world problem-solving;
Build a gateway for global business education in Western China, and advance regional economic growth and prosperity.
Vision: To become a top business institution in inland China, dedicating to management education, innovative research, and fulfilment of social responsibility.