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FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, FINANCE AND ECONOMICS
The Faculty of Business Administration, Finance and Economics has been a promoter of the entrepreneurial spirit in its academic programs and a leader in th area of entrepreneurship which contributes to its prestige in both the national and international academic community. The Faculty offers two undergraduate programs: The first is Business Administration, one of the first academic programs in the country and the first to receive High Quality Accreditation from the National Accreditation Council. The second program is Economics, the only program of its kind in the country which combines the skills and knowledge of the classic economist with those of a financial manager.The teaching staff carries out teaching, orientation and educational duties with vocation and capability, developing the learning capacities, entrepreneurial aptitude and other required competencies in students in preparation for there professional, civic and social life. To this end, teachers also conduct research, outreach programs and tutorials, participating in collegiate bodies established within the organizational structure, in work groups and other academic and administrative activities at the university.
Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs - ACBSP
On Sunday June 22, 2008, the accreditation was granted to Universidad EAN by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs - ACBSP. Such accreditation was granted in New Orleans for a ten-year period.
Consejo Nacional de Acreditación – CNA:
Accreditation to the Business Administration Program
The Business Administration program was run by Universidad EAN before the Ministry of National Education with the purpose of being granted the High Quality Accreditation. Such accreditation was granted for a four-year period by means of Resolution No. 1941 of August 19, 1999, issued by the Ministry of National Education of the Republic of Colombia. This High Quality Accreditation was renewed for a five-year period by means of Resolution No. 3689 of October 25, 2004, issued by the Ministry of National Education. In 2010, by means of Resolution No. 6463 of July 23, the Business Administration program was reaccredited again for a six-year period.
Accreditation to the Economics Program
On December 9 2009, the Economics program was granted the public recognition of high quality accreditation by Minister of Education Cecilia María Vélez under the event entitled ‘The best in education – 2009’ (from the Spanish Los mejores en educación 2009).
The accreditation was granted for a six-year period by means of Resolution No. 7464 of October 16, 2009, issued by the Ministry of National Education.
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
We create engineers who generate value. The Faculty of Engineering was founded in 1987 with the program in Systems Engineering. Almost 10 years later in January 1997, the Production Engineering program was introduced.
Presently, the Faculty also offers the Environmental Engineering program which is orientated towards a new business focus in an attempt to improve productivity and competitiveness
The Basic Sciences Program is a part of the Academic Vice Rectory and lends services to the Faculty of Engineering where it has responsibility for the basic education and development of complex thought and analytical structures through its educational, research and outreach services. The program consists of courses in Mathematics, Quantitative Methods, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Since the founding of the Faculty on 1998, we have contributed to the local and international labor markets in a number of ways. The undergraduate program in Modern Languages (English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Mandarin), the new academic program in Cultural Studies and Management and the offer of transversal elective courses in Humanities are indications of a broad vision of our contribution. We invite you to learn more about our contributions in research as well as our agreements and continuing education programs.
Currently, we have a large group of teachers, working in multidisciplinary areas such as research, academics and outreach. They undergo continuous training, thanks to the opportunities offered by the University.
FACULTY OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES
The Faculty of Postgraduate Studies has the principal objective of planning, organizing and executing postgraduate programs which are centered on organizations.
It designs and imparts informal academic programs which are adapted to business needs in collaboration with the Department of Social Extension.
The Faculty is a part of the academic missionary process and has the following responsibilities through the different programs it offers:
FACULTY OF DISTANCE EDUCATION
The Faculty of Distance Education is an academic and technological unit responsible for the development of learning methodologies that stimulate and encourage autonomous learning and the use of new information and communication technologies in order to support teaching and learning processes in the academic programs offered by Universidad EAN. In addition, the Faculty is responsible for leading, in collaboration with the other Faculties of the University, all processes in the design and the creation of academic programs to be offered through distance education.
The Faculty develops training programs for teachers and students in new information and communication technologies which are applied to the learning process and propose mechanisms that stimulate the intellectual production of the teachers of the University in order to ensure that the programs which are taught through distance education are adequately developed.
The spirit of the Faculty reflects the following objectives: