New Programme for Quality Assurance Professionals

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EFMD Global Network (GN) is adding a new flagship offering to its growing portfolio of professional development programmes, the QUALITY ASSURANCE ACADEMY. The inaugural edition will take place between November 2019 and January 2020 with the face-to-face workshop segment hosted by Corvinus Business School on December 11-13 in Budapest, Hungary. The QUALITY ASSURANCE ACADEMY is…

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Quality Assurance Academy presents the HOW TO webinars

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The currently daunting times press all types of institutions to rethink their modes of operation and even their strategies. Strategy is closely interlinked with an institution’s quality assurance processes and its accreditation journey. Each school is led by its distinct mission and vision differing across regions and the markets it caters to, while the ultimate…

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How do you ascertain that students are learning?

In the third episode of the Quality Assurance Academy presents the HOW TO webinars, Björn Kjellander, Director of Quality Assurance and Accreditation, Jönköping International Business School, discussed his views on effectiveness of learning and teaching through ILOs and AoL. When asked about his own definition of Assurance of Learning, Björn explained that whereas such reference…

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Value blueprint

The very last and concluding episode of the Quality Assurance Academy presents the HOW TO webinars, with Manuela Brusoni, Director of Quality, Accreditation and Benchmarking, SDA Bocconi School of Management, Christina Green, Head of Quality Management at TUM School of Management, and Claire Thouary, Founder of QACE UP brought three different perspectives on the value…

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The EFMD GN Executive Academy

Addressing the professional development gap for future Business School leaders For a few years, with my colleagues in the industry, we have been discussing the gap in professional development for future leaders in business education. We came to the following conclusion: educational programmes for Deans, professors and even for researchers existed, yet there was no…

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Initial EFMD Programme Accreditation of University of St. Gallen and School of Business and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology

It is our pleasure to announce that the following programmes have been accredited with EFMD Programme Accreditation: University of St. Gallen, Switzerland PhD Programme in Management School of Business and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia Bachelor Programme in International Business Administration Barbara Sporn, EFMD Programme Accreditation Director, commented on the recent success: ‘I am…

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Through the looking glass of accreditation strategy

In the first episode of the Quality Assurance Academy presents the HOW TO webinars, Julie Perrin-Halot, Associate Dean/Director Quality, Strategy & International, Grenoble Ecole de Management, dived deep into accreditation strategy. Using questions from the audience throughout the webinar, Julie painted a comprehensive picture of accreditation strategy: Why do you think it is strategic for a higher…

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Don’t let the dean escape!

The penultimate episode of the Quality Assurance Academy presents the HOW TO webinars, with Thomas Cleff, Dean of Pforzheim Business School at Pforzheim University, offered the unique opportunity to discuss and hear insights on accreditation from someone usually representing the very starting point of the quality assurance chain within the institution. Being a dean, you…

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COVID-19: updates & actions

Updated on 12 August 2020 The coronavirus is having a significant impact on individuals, which is equally affecting the operations of business education and corporate institutions across our network. Given the WHO announcement declaring the spread of COVID-19 a pandemic, we are taking appropriate actions to ensure a safe environment for our members, associates, volunteers,…

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METRO Corporate Learning Organization accredited by CLIP

We are proud to announce that METRO Corporate Learning Organization (METRO CLO) recently received the EFMD Corporate Learning Improvement Process (CLIP) accreditation. CLIP is a one-of-a-kind accreditation run by EFMD. It focuses on identifying the key factors that determine quality in the design and functioning of corporate learning organisations. The process aims at triggering continuous…

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