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Five schools successfully re-accredited by EQUIS

We are happy to announce that the following five schools were recently re-accredited by EQUIS.

Congratulations to

emlyon business school
London Business School
Monash Business School, Monash University
Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Hong Kong
UQ Business School, The University of Queensland.

EQUIS accreditation ensures a rigorous quality improvement process, benchmarking the school against international standards in terms of governance, programmes, students, faculty, research, and foremost, internationalisation, ethics, responsibility and sustainability, as well as corporate engagement.

emlyon Business School is a high-quality institution with a positive national and international impact. The school has developed strong corporate connections. The transformation of the shcool’s corporate links into partnerships largely contribute to enhancing the profile of emlyon against the best international standards in higher education.

“We are very happy and proud that EFMD is continuingly confident in our quality and our development plan. emlyon business school is privileged to receive for the fifth successive time a five-year EQUIS re-accreditation. We are committed to continuing to amplify our impact as a top global business school,” says Tawhid Chtioui, Dean of emlyon Business School.

The re-accreditation consolidates London Business School’s position as one of the leading graduate business schools in the world. The reputation of the school is rooted in the excellence of its teaching, the quality of its faculty and the rigour of its research.

The re-accreditation process highlighted that Monash Business School is a well-established business school. Over the years, the school showcased progress in domains such as faculty recruitment and student enrolment, programme portfolio development and research activities. The school is also commended for integrating ethics, responsibility and sustainability values at its core.

“As one of the first business schools in Australia to receive EQUIS accreditation in 2006, we at Monash Business School are extremely proud that our continuous improvement has been recognised with EQUIS. In my first year as Dean, I particularly value the opportunity to draw on the review panel’s insights and experience as we develop a strategy for our Business School over the coming five years,” commented Simon Wilkie, Dean & Head of Monash Business School.

Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Hong Kong, is commended for attracting exceptionally strong undergraduate candidates and excellent faculty, which contributes to its outstanding reputation in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area. The school is also extending its reach and reputation by further developing its international partnerships and by actively supporting student exchange and the internationalisation of learning experience.

Hongbin Cai, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Hong Kong, reacted to this achievement: “We are delighted that the faculty receives another 5-year re-accreditation from EQUIS. The review would not have been so successful without the support and contribution from EQUIS, the Peer Review Team and our fellow colleagues, who have always been pursuing teaching and research excellence. This international recognition not only represents a testimony of our continuous efforts to promoting quality business education but also reinforces our commitment to becoming a leading, globally-impactful academic institution of business and economics. Leveraging our deep root in Hong Kong and strong engagement with China, we are dedicated to creating a positive impact in the local and global community.”

UQ Business School serves a large community with a suite of programmes ranging from bachelor degrees to postgraduate masters, MBA programmes as well as a doctoral programme. A central part of the school’s continued success is based on the quality of its faculty and the commitment with which it has been addressing the continued growth of the school. The strategy development process has been an opportunity to exercise an esprit de corps, showcasing the seriousness with which faculty and staff address the mission of the school.

“The University of Queensland Business School welcomes receiving our fourth 5-year accreditation from EQUIS. We are proud of our longstanding relationship with EQUIS, which solidifies our reputation as a leading international business school and acknowledges our commitment to excellence in student learning, research and engagement. Our goal is to continue bridging the gap between our academic endeavours and practice,” commented Martie-Louise Verreynne, Acting Head of School at UQ Business School, the University of Queensland.

Alfons Sauquet, Quality Services & EQUIS Director, commented on the recent success: “Congratulations to the four institutions that have successfully gone through the EQUIS re-accreditation process. Their achievement proves their commitment to ongoing advancement and continuous improvement.”

EQUIS attaches particular importance to the creation of an effective learning environment that favours the development of students’ managerial and entrepreneurial skills and fosters their personal development and sense of global responsibility. EQUIS has now accredited 187 schools across 44 countries. More information is available on our website.