We are extending our warm congratulations to Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIMI), India, for receiving their EQUIS accreditation!

IIM Indore pursues its mission “to produce graduates who are sensitive to the social and economic environment.” The environmental and societal awareness is present in all aspects of the Institute’s life, from programmes to campus management.

Martin Schader, Associate Director of Quality Services, congratulated the Institute by saying: “We are delighted to see the institution’s quality recognised by the EQUIS accreditation. The IIMI attracts top students from all over India, who can enjoy high job placement rates. They commit to responsible business throughout all of the management education and through leadership activities.The IIMI is now a part of the 1% of leading business schools worldwide to be EQUIS accredited.”

Himanshu Rai, Director of IIM Indore, commented: “This puts us on the world stage among a very small set of b-schools who have the distinction of having the EQUIS Accreditation. This marks the culmination of months of hard work put in by our institute, with a single-minded determination to be the world-class institution that uses global benchmarks to contribute to nation building. Business schools around the world are looking at IIM Indore for the socially conscious courses and programmes that we offer. The EQUIS accreditation will make us a favoured destination for schools across the globe.”

EQUIS accreditation is the most comprehensive institutional accreditation system for business and management schools. It is acknowledged worldwide by potential students, faculty, employers, corporate clients and the media; often a pre-requisite for entry into the ranking system. EQUIS accreditation ensures rigorous quality control that benchmarks a school against international standards, in terms of governance, programmes, students, faculty, research, internationalization, ethics, responsibility and sustainability, as well as engagement with the world of practice.

EQUIS has now accredited 189 schools across 44 countries. More information is available on efmdglobal.org/equis.