1960s

1963
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is established. At that time, New Asia College and United College each had a Faculty of Commerce, while Chung Chi College had a Department of Economics and Business Administration under the Faculty of Arts.

(From left to right) Dr. Mu Ch’ien, Former Head of New Asia College; Prof. Choh-Ming Li, Founding Vice Chancellor of CUHK; Dr. Chi-Tung Yung, Former Head of Chung Chi College and Mr. Tung-Choy Cheng, Former Head of United College.

 

1966
CUHK is granted funds by the Trustees of the Lingnan University (currently Lingnan Foundation) in New York to establish “The Lingnan Institute of Business Administration” and launches the first two-year MBA programme in Hong Kong.

The Establishment of the Lingnan Institute of Business Administration.

1970s

1974
A new university-wide Faculty of Business Administration is established to replace the original Faculties of Commerce and Department of Economics and Business Administration. The new faculty consists of three departments: Accounting & Finance; General Business Management and Personnel Management; and Marketing and International Business.

1977
Generous donations from renowned entrepreneurs and tycoons, including Mr. King-Hey Fung and Dr. Yu-Tung Cheng, enable CUHK to launch the first three-year part-time MBA programme in Hong Kong.

(From left) Mr. King-Hey Fung, Dr. Yu-Tung Cheng and founding Vice Chancellor of The Chinese University of Hong Kong Prof. Choh-Ming Li.

1980s

1983
The MBA Town Centre is set up in Tsim Sha Tsui East, with an extension completed in 1996 and subsequently relocating to the Bank of America Tower in Central in 2002.

Town Centre for the three-year MBA programme opens in 1983.

 

1986
The first Integrated BBA programme in Hong Kong is established.


1990s

1990
The Asia-Pacific Institute of Business is established to provide training programmes, research and consultancy services for the business sector.

Seminar on cultural diversity sponsored by the Asia-Pacific Institute of Business and MTR.

 

1991
Leung Kau Kui Building is completed and would serve as the home of the Faculty of Business Administration until 2010.

Opening of Leung Kau Kui Building in 1991.

 

1993
The Department of Accountancy is renamed the School of Accountancy.

The first Executive MBA programme in Hong Kong is launched.

1998
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management is established.

The BSc in Quantitative Finance programme is launched.


2000s

2000
The Faculty launches the MBA programme in Finance with Tsinghua University.

2002
The BBA in Insurance, Financial & Actuarial Analysis programme is launched.

The Executive Master of Professional Accountancy programme is launched in partnership with the Shanghai National Accounting Institute.

2005
The Global Business Studies programme is launched.

2009
The first teaching hotel in Hong Kong in collaboration with New World Development is established.

Representatives from Hyatt Hotel & Resorts, New World and CUHK gathered to celebrate the soft-opening of Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

2010s

2010
The new Cheng Yu Tung Building becomes the home of the Faculty of Business Administration.

The exterior of Cheng Yu Tung Building.

 

2011
The Executive MBA (Chinese) programme is offered in both Shenzhen and Hong Kong as the Shenzhen Executive Centre opens.

The Faculty of Business Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong is rebranded as CUHK Business School with a new brand platform and logo.

The launch of the new brand identity at Cheng Yu Tung Building in 2011.

 

2014
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen is approved by the Chinese State Ministry of Education. The School of Management and Economics receives its first undergraduate cohort.

The School of Management and Economics is housed in Teaching Building A at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen.

 

2017
The Bachelor of Business Administration (Integrated BBA Programme) and Juris Doctor Double Degree Programme is launched.