Lingnan (University) College; School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University; and HEC Montréal EQUIS re-accredited


It is our pleasure to announce that the following three schools have been recently re-accredited by EQUIS: Lingnan (University) College, Sun Yat-sen University, China School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University, Denmark HEC Montréal, Canada It has undoubtedly been a very challenging year for many schools around the world. Yet, we are delighted to…

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EQUIS re-accreditation of Faculty of Business, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University; Rennes School of Business; Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa and Université Paris-Dauphine

We are extending our congratulations to the EQUIS re-accredited institutions: Faculty of Business, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China Rennes School of Business, France Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, Canada Université Paris-Dauphine, France Alfons Sauquet, Quality Services & EQUIS Director,  congratulated the schools by saying: ‘We are delighted to continue recognising the business institutions’ quality…

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Is leadership rising to the occasion?

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Prof. Eric Cornuel, President of EFMD Global reflects on the leadership challenges in the increasingly complex global environment. This text was adapted from Eric’s opening salvos at the 12th Global Peter Drucker Forum on 29 October 2020. Looking to the past, from ancient Egypt to China, or from Aristotle to Saint Thomas Aquinas, it is clear…

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Decoupling Education: a disruptive innovation journey

The fact that education does not have an Airbnb, Netflix or Tesla case does not mean at all that disruption is not happening in this industry as well. The key to understanding disruption in the education sector lies more on the “How” than on the “Who”. The formula also needs to include the “When” factor…

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Future-Proofing Your Business School Admissions Strategy

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How can business school admissions professionals prepare for an uncertain future? Philippe Taza, CEO of Higher Education Marketing, a digital marketing and technology agency dedicated exclusively to the education sector, looks at how to create a strategy that will weather any storm.  Future-proofing: the process of anticipating the future and developing methods of minimising the…

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How business schools are targeting new markets in search of applicants

Is quantity better than quality? Not always when it comes to student applications says Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education. She explores how business schools are reaching new applicants. As many business schools examine their application numbers, it’s easy to see why more and more are considering including new…

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BRI Corporate University accredited by CLIP

Congratulations to BRI Corporate University (BRI CU) for having successfully completed the EFMD Corporate Learning Improvement Process (CLIP) and thus having been awarded CLIP accreditation. CLIP is a unique accreditation scheme run by EFMD that focuses on identifying the key factors that determine quality in the design and functioning of corporate universities and corporate learning…

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The future of corporate learning facilities

Several members approached EFMD Global for insights into what other companies would do with their dedicated learning facilities during the pandemic and what plans they would have for the time thereafter. Consequently, we ran a quick survey among the EFMD corporate network. 49 respondents shared their views. In summary: There is a large variation in…

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Refreshed CLIP framework

The Corporate Learning Improvement Process (CLIP), EFMD Global’s accreditation scheme for the corporate world, got incepted in 2001. Since then, its framework of quality standards and criteria underwent several updates. The last review dates back to 2014, and as corporate learning practices have hugely evolved a new refresh was overdue. We took this opportunity to…

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