Sincere Thoughts & Condolences from EFMD – Nisar Ahmad Siddiqui

On behalf of the Board of EFMD, the members and staff we were deeply saddened to hear of Nisar’s death. Prof. Nisar Ahmad Siddiqui President, AMDISA, Vice-Chancellor, Sukkur IBA University, Pakistan, President, AMDIP. Prof. Siddiqui dedicated his career to promoting education in Pakistan, providing opportunities for equitable and quality schooling for students. The Federal government…

Read More

Developing skills after the COVID-19 crisis

GEM_developing skills

By Gaël Fouillard, Director of Executive Education at Grenoble Ecole de Management While energy, biotech and digital tech are still promising areas of expertise at Grenoble Ecole de Management, other sectors have suffered greatly from the Covid crisis. How can these sectors adapt and innovate to overcome this situation? What training options are available to…

Read More

Internships & Employment during Covid-19: How have Grenoble Ecole de Management supported their students?

Grenoble Ecole de Management internships_EFMD blog

By Mara Saviotti, International Communications Coordinator at Grenoble Ecole de Management Faced with a disrupted employment and internship market, Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) has deployed an array of services and initiatives for its students to support them in their job and internship searches. These include continuous surveys to monitor student employment, online recruitment events…

Read More

War vs. economic peace in times of crisis

“We are at war.” It’s a phrase the French President, Emmanuel Macron, repeated 8 times during a primetime speech at the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis. Along the same lines, the French Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, explained that the country would face a terrible economic war in the aftermath of this crisis.…

Read More

Knowing me, knowing you – new research to help business school communicators better understand the challenges and strategies of reaching external stakeholders

EFMD is calling upon external relations, marketing and communications teams to take part in new research into how different business schools are communicating and how they compare to their peers. Working with higher education consultancy CarringtonCrisp and business education communications specialists Roe Communications, the research will address: The biggest barriers and challenges to their work,…

Read More

Grenoble IAE Graduate School of Management, Université Grenoble Alpes, Bachelor in management now accredited EPAS

Congratulations to Grenoble IAE Graduate School of Management, Université Grenoble Alpes for the EPAS accreditation of its Bachelor in Management. EPAS is designed as a quality enhancement process for particular programmes within an institution. It aims to evaluate the quality of degree programmes in business and/or management. The process involves an in-depth review of individual programmes…

Read More

EPAS Accreditation awarded to Toulouse School of Management, Toulouse 1 Capitole University

We are delighted to announce the initial EPAS accreditation of the Master in Finance & the Doctoral Programme in Management of Toulouse School of Management (TSM), Toulouse 1 Capitole University. As an international programme accreditation system, EPAS aims to evaluate the quality of business and/or management degree programmes that have an international perspective. The process involves…

Read More

Bologna University Business School; Faculty of Business and Economics, RISEBA University of Applied Sciences & School of Business, Society and Engineering, Mälardalen University have their programmes successfully re-accredited by EPAS

Congratulations to the following three institutions who have recently been granted EPAS re-accreditation for their programmes: Bologna University Business School Master in Human Resources and Organisation Faculty of Business and Economics, RISEBA University of Applied Sciences Professional Bachelor in European Business Studies School of Business, Society and Engineering, Mälardalen University Bachelor’s Programme in International Business Management…

Read More

Kozminski University’s impact assessed by the BSIS

EFMD_Global-Congratulation_BSIS-blog banner-2020_Kozminski

Kozminski University, founded in 1993, is a private and autonomous institution of higher education located in Warsaw, Poland. Recently, it has gone through the Business School Impact System (BSIS), being the first school to be assessed online due to the restrictions posed by the pandemic. Michel Kalika, Director, BSIS, said: “We’re delighted to have the…

Read More

EQUIS accreditation of La Rochelle Business School, Excelia Group


We are extending our sincere congratulations to La Rochelle Business School, Excelia Group, France, for receiving their EQUIS accreditation! La Rochelle Business School, Excelia Group is a highly-recognised non-profit making school located on the Atlantic coast of France. It is particularly well-reputed for its strong focus on social responsibility, sustainability, and ethics, which permeates throughout…

Read More