BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
The School of Business Information Technology (BIT), formerly known as the School of Business Information Systems (2012-2016) and the Department of Informatics and Management (2001-2012), was built on the basis of Informatics Division of the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Informatics. Since 1978, the school has developed an undergraduate program in the field of Information Processing Science to provide highly qualified staff of scientists to meet the market demands on applying into socio-economic problems, including Data processing, calculation of indicators as well as optimization modeling and solving, and building automation management systems on that basis using computing systems. Since 1991, the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Informatics has started an undergraduate program majored in management information technology, a specialization of field of Economic Information Systems (Economic Information Systems) which is also one of the five major branches of the economic sector (Management business accounting, accounting, economic information system, economics, finance) in the undergraduate education system of Vietnam.
In the era of international economic integration and the rapid development of information and communication technology, the school’s curriculum has been regularly revised and updated to keep up with the quality of education and training and to adapt the world knowledge requirements, combining theory with practice to meet the increasing needs of enterprises. In addition to training activities, the School has also actively cooperated with many software development companies such as FAST, CSC, Global Cyber Soft, FPT, Dong A Bank, Ngan Department of Statistics, Ho Chi Minh City Department of Statistics, National Economics University, School of Information Technology, Ho Chi Minh City University of Science … to promote vocational guidance and job search for students. Moreover, the School is also actively promoting international cooperation in order to gradually improve the quality of teaching and research in accordance with international standards, and develop joint programs with reputable foreign universities.
The School currently has 22 faculty members and 2 staff members, including 7 PhDs, 6 PhDcs, 8 masters and 1 bachelor. Faculty members are highly qualified, well-trained in computer science, economics and Management Information Systems in the home country as well as in developed countries around the world such as Australia and the United States, with extensive experience in teaching and research.
Currently, the School has two undergraduate programs: Business Information Systems and Electronic Commerce with 3 divisions: Information Technology, Information Systems and E-Commerce Technology, which are responsible for a highly professional working environment to allow faculty members together to improve the quality of their lectures, teaching methods and training activities through a number of periodic professional seminars.
With regard to the business needs and effectiveness of information technology application, all faculty members always carry out research and professional development activities, together with consultancy activities for enterprises and organizations on information technology solutions. This has enabled every member to develop highly specialized and lively lectures that are more useful for real life situations, from their own experience in applying the theory to practice.