Initial EQUIS accreditation for Kemmy Business School and Newcastle Business School and eight schools receive re-accreditation

Kemmy & Newcastle

We are pleased to announce that Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick in Ireland, and Newcastle Business School, The University of Newcastle in Australia have received their initial EQUIS accreditations. Congratulations and welcome to both schools! Alfons Sauquet, Quality Services & EQUIS Director, commented, ‘Sincere congratulations to both our newly accredited schools and re-accreditations. We are thankful to…

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Initial EFMD Programme Accreditation awarded to HSE Graduate School of Business (Moscow), the Institute of Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge and the School of Management, Universidad del Rosario

Warmest congratulations to HSE Graduate School of Business (Moscow), the Institute of Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) – National Research University, Higher School of Economics (HSE) and the School of Management – Universidad del Rosario for successfully completing the EFMD Programme Accreditation process. Reacting to the Schools’ recent accomplishments, Barbara Sporn, Director of…

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The results of the project BIC4SME are now available online


Small and micro-enterprises are the backbone of the European economy and important players in the recovery process from past or future economic crises. They employ more than one-third of the European workforce and produce more than 20% of economic added value[1]. The positive correlation between SMEs activity and economic growth has been proven by numerous…

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Season’s greetings and best wishes from EFMD Global

season's greetings

After another challenging and full year, we at EFMD would like to extend our gratitude and thanks to all of our member institutions, Steering Committee members, Board of Trustees, peer review teams, speakers, moderators, thought-leadership contributors, partners and staff for helping us rethink and adapt to the new normal and successfully continue the journey towards…

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HEC Liège Management School receives BSIS label

HEC Liège

We are pleased to announce that HEC Liège Management School has completed the Business School Impact System (BSIS) assessment process and received the BSIS label. Warm congratulations to the school! Michel Kalika, Director, BSIS, commented, ‘Congratulations to HEC Liège. We are impressed by the school’s involvement in the regional community and forward-thinking societal focus with…

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EFMD welcomes 14 new members

  ‘It is not more bigness that should be our goal. We must attempt, rather, to bring people back to the warmth of community, to the worth of individual effort and responsibility, and of individuals working together as a community…’ – Robert F. Kennedy We are thrilled to announce that 13 institutions have been reviewed…

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Our research model might be broken, but we have the tools to fix it

Photo by Suad Kamardeen

Internal practices within organisations and companies have, for good or bad, the ability to transcend and shape not only the present of those organisations but the future of the sector they represent. Business schools and other management development institutions are no different, and, as we have observed in our recent research, some practices could be…

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Chairs at business school offer innovative ways to tackle challenges

As business schools look for fresh ways to empower future leaders and implement transformation in their own schools as well as society, Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Ariella Durban at specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore how Chairs can be a way to encourage research and teaching to revolutionise different societal and economic challenges. Placed under…

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