Many congratulations to DOBA Business School in Slovenia, Saint Paul Escola de Negocios in Brazil, SDG – Simuladores e Modelos de Gestao S.A. in Portugal, The University of Liverpool Management School in the UK and Amity University Online in India, whose several on-line courses have been recently certified by EOCCS Online Course Certification System.

The full list of certified online courses is available here.

Keith Pond, EOCCS Project Director, said: “We are delighted to congratulate 43 new courses from five institutions around the world, which have successfully completed EOCCS – Online Course Certification System.  For the first time EOCCS has crossed the European border, expanding to South America and South Asia.”

“With EOCCS, we hope to build a sustainable community of online education providers, who strive towards quality, excellence ans exchange of good practice and innovative solutions in the domain of technology enhanced learning.”

José Securato, Dean & CEO at Saint Paul Escola de Negócios, commented on the achievement: “Absolutely proud of Saint Paul Business School team, our professors and students for this new victory: Saint Paul is the 18th Business School in the World (1st in Americas) to be certified by EFMD with ‘EFMD Online Course Certification System (EOCCS)’, the most important online certification for executives in the world. This is a great achievement also for LIT and it is an important step to be part of the digital transformation in education.”

“We at SDG are all very happy and proud to have succeeded in the EOOCS certification process. This certification is very important for us, because it is a guarantee of quality as an online business management program, to all involved in the Global Management Challenge experience. The EOOCS certification is crucial to establish a credible quality standard for anyone who is interested in learning and develop their management skills through the Global Management Challenge,” commented João Matoso Henriques, Managing Director at SDG.

“We are delighted to have received EOCCS certification for modules on our online MSc HRM, MSC Management and MSC Marketing, in addition to the EOCCS Certification we already have for our online MBA modules. It extends international recognition for the high-quality online design and learning experience we offer,” added Julia Balogun, Dean at the University of Liverpool Management School.

Arun Bisaria, Director at Amity University Online, said: “Amity University Online is honoured and extremely pleased to receive the prestigious EOCCS Certification of EFMD for its Online MBA and BBA programs. We are delighted to be the first and the only institution in India and Asia to receive this globally acclaimed Certification which will give our programs an international quality benchmark in the online learning environment.”

“This internationally recognized and valued Certification recognizes the excellence achieved by Amity University Online in all aspects of imparting Online education to students across the globe and encourages us further to strive for the highest levels of excellence in all our Online program offerings.”

“On behalf of the DOBA Business School and on our own behalf we feel obliged to thank you for two things. First of all, thank you for the opportunity to present your esteemed organization with an important part of our activity and our endeavors to comply with high standards of online teaching and learning. Secondly, we appreciate the way that your accreditation commission has evaluated and your council has accepted their report on our Communication and Lobbying course (MA),” said Rasto Ovin, the Dean at DOBA Business School.

“With EOCCS EFMD certification we feel further obliged for pursuing the path of modern standards of online teaching and learning. We believe that this is the proper way to equip the students who have put trust in our institution with the knowledge and experience relevant in a modern society. We are glad and proud that on this our path we will from now on be allowed to quote your esteemed organization as our partner.”

The system is open to any institution delivering online business and/or management-related courses that are stand-alone or constitute part of a certificate or a programme.

With 82 certified courses from 18 institutions in 11 countries, EOCCS has built an international quality benchmark for online courses worldwide.

If you would like further information or are interested in your online course taking part, please visit the EOCCS website or contact