College of Business
AACSB International EQUIS - European Quality Improvement System


Key Events in the Development of the College of Business

Date Event
October 1990 The Faculty of Business (FB) established
September 1996 FB launches the integrated BBA Programme
January 1999 FB launches Interactive Master of Business Administration
(iMBA) in collaboration with Hongkong Telecom
January 2005 FB achieves accreditation status by AACSB International
September 2006 FB launches the DBA Programme
February 2007 FB achieves accreditation status by EQUIS
November 2008 FB renamed College of Business (CB)
March 2009 CB ranked 90th in The University of Dallas at Texas Top 100 Worldwide Business School Rankings Based on Research Contributions during 2004-2008
June 2010 IDBA launched in collaboration with Fudan University launched
January 2011 CB’s  Centre  for  Advanced  Business  Research  and  Executive Education (Shenzhen) opened
September 2012   Full implementation of the BBA 4-year curriculum
September 2012   Joint BBA programme in Accountancy with National Taiwan University launched
April 2014 CB moves into new high-end teaching and learning facilities in Academic 3. Executive Education and the MBA, EMBA and DBA programmes open for business on the 14th Floor
June 2014 Our Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS) project on health care was approved by RGC with a grant amount of HK$20.45 million (USD2.64 million)
September 2014 Joint BBA programme in Business Economics with Columbia University launched & with National Taiwan University launched
January 2016 CityU, Tsinghua and UNECE establish PPP Specialist Centre of Excellence for Public Transport Logistics
February 2016 Research Centre on One-Belt-One-Road established to reflect the centre’s strategic direction
September 2016 A new BSc Computational Finance programme and a BBA Global Business major launched