Central China Normal University
School of Information Management
The Department of Library and Information Science, reestablished by Central China Normal University in 1984, was renamed as the Department of Information Management in 1993. At present, the School of Information Management has developed into a strong unit of teaching and research, having ranked the 4th of the same discipline in the assessment of first-level disciplines of schools and universities nationwide by the Degree Center of the Ministry of Education for 6 consecutive years. This School is also the member of the Nationwide E-commerce Teaching Steering Committee of Schools and Universities of the Ministry of Education. It has a key research base of humanities and social sciences of Hubei province——Hubei E-commerce Research Center, one national excellent teaching team, two national excellent courses, one national bilingual model course and one provincial brand major.
The School has two teaching and research offices（Information Management and Information System Teaching and Research Office, and E-commerce Teaching and Research Office）, five research centers(E-commerce Research Center, Knowledge Management and Knowledge Service Research Center, E-government Research Center, CCNU CAS Prediction Research Center and Intellectual Property Research Center), one experimental center(including E-commerce, Information Management and Information System, E-commerce Security Certification laboratories) and one quality education base(CCNU Student Career Development Education Base). In addition, the School has training institutions, such as Wuhan E-commerce Training Center of Ministry of Information Industry, Computer Application Training and Testing Base of Hubei Human Affairs Hall, Hubei Professional and Technician Continuing Education Base for Information Management, etc.
The School has 49 staff members, including 16 professors, 14 associate professors, 1 distinguished professor, 3 adjunct professors, 10 doctoral supervisors, 20 postgraduate supervisors, 2 excellent talents of New Century Talent Supporting Plan by Ministry of Education, 1 National Excellent Teacher and 1 Famous Teacher of CCNU.
The School has 1 doctorate authorized first-level discipline(Management Science and Engineering ), 1 doctorate authorized secondary discipline(Information Science), 2 mastership authorized first-level disciplines(Management Science and Engineering, and Library Information and Archives Administration), 3 mastership authorized secondary disciplines(Information Science, Library Science and Business Management), 3 professional master programs(Logistics Engineering, Project Management and Agricultural Extension), 4 undergraduate programs(Information Management and Information System, E-commerce, E-commerce(logistics oriented), Reformed Pilot Class for E-commerce Top Innovative Talent Cultivation,) all of which are non-normal specialties and enroll candidates from nationwide.
With great comprehensive qualities, the graduates of the School enjoy praises of their employers. And the employment rate of graduates has always been 100% over the years.