Initial EQUIS accreditation for Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and eight schools receive re-accreditation

GIBS congratulations

Warmest congratulations to Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) for receiving its initial EQUIS accreditation! We are pleased to welcome the school to our EQUIS community. Alfons Sauquet, Quality Services & EQUIS Director, commented on the school’s achievement, ‘We are pleased to welcome our fourth African school to the EQUIS community. GIBS impressed us with…

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Can you see me? Where next with my on-screen presence?

on-screen presence for online teaching

Dr Keith Pond, Director of EFMD’s Online Course Certification System, discusses the need for better production quality and on-screen presence for digital learning. I’m an academic, not a TV star Is yours the tiny head and shoulders in a box at the bottom of your slides invisible to students using mobile phones? Are you the…

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Initial EQUIS accreditation to Bologna Business School, IIMK, NUCB Business School, SEBA and SGH Warsaw School of Economics and five more schools receive re-accreditation

new accreditations

We are pleased to announce that Bologna Business School, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK), NUCB Business School, Nagoya University of Commerce & Business, School of Economics and Business Administration, Chongqing University and SGH Warsaw School of Economics have received their initial EQUIS accreditation. Warm congratulations to these schools! Alfons Sauquet, Quality Services & EQUIS…

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Initial EFMD Programme Accreditation awarded to Bissett School of Business, Goodman School of Business and MacEwan University School of Business

EFMD is pleased to announce that programme accreditation was recently awarded to Bissett School of Business, Mount Royal University, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Goodman School of Business, Brock University, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Co-op International Double Degree and MacEwan University School of Business, Bachelor of Commerce. Barbara Sporn, Director of EFMD Programme Accreditation,…

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New EFMD Rendanheyi (RDHY) Certification scheme


EFMD is pleased to introduce the new corporate Rendanheyi (RDHY) Certification scheme as a joint initiative with Business Ecosystem Alliance (BEA) and Haier Model Research Institute (HMI). Rendanheyi is a management model for the Internet of Things (IoT) era, enabling organisations to thrive in a VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous) world. It follows principles…

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Adrift in an ocean of quality data?

quality assurance in online learning

Yes, it is annoying, but also fascinating, how the tech giants such as Amazon, Alibaba, Google and Microsoft know enough about us to alert us to new opportunities.  They use targeted advertising, reminders, nudges and suggestions linked to our online activity.  Well, that’s how they make their money, they are motivated to understand the individual…

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COVID-19 – a shot in the arm for digital strategy in Higher Education?

COVID-19 and digital learning

Some of us, untouched by the personal tragedy at this time, may be forgiven for seeing the COVID-19 pandemic as a huge opportunity – an opportunity for boosting digital learning in Higher Education. Whether through existing strategy or changed direction, brought about by the sudden need to deliver teaching and assessments remotely, many Universities are…

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