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MBA hiring is strong, with 4 in 5 companies planning to hire graduates in 2018

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has released its 17th annual survey report, the GMAC 2018 Corporate Recruiters Survey report, and findings indicate that MBA hiring remains strong. Overall, 81 percent of responding companies plan to hire MBA graduates in 2018. Among all respondents globally, 52 percent of companies plan to increase MBA starting base…

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The II International Triple Helix Summit 2018, Dubai, UAE, 10-13 November 2018

The role of Government /Academia / Industry in building Innovation-based Cities and Nations The II International Triple Helix Summit 2018, Dubai, UAE, 10-13 November 2018 The British University in Dubai (BUiD) has been successful in attracting region’s first International Triple Helix Summit on “The Role of Government / Academia / Industry in building Innovation-based Cities and Nations”  BUiD, Triple Helix…

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The most popular destinations for international business students

Brand USA and UK are most popular destinations for international business students The USA and the UK remain the two most popular destinations for international business students, reveals the latest edition of the Business of Branding study by CarringtonCrisp in association with EFMD. In the study, conducted amongst 1,211 students from 74 different countries, the USA…

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Highered Student Survey Insights

Highered EFMD Global Career Services continues to offer an additional EFMD full member benefit, providing a platform designed to support existing EFMD school career service initiatives with international job placement opportunities. In June, to further support and understand the global student perspective, Highered recently conducted a survey where students responded globally to questions regarding their…

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9 programmes re-accredited by EPAS

EFMD would like to warmly congratulate the following schools, whose programmes have recently been re-accredited by EPAS: School of Business, JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland Bachelor Degree Programme in International Business “We are very proud of achieving EPAS re-accreditation for our Degree Programme in International Business (IB) once again. It is a significant recognition…

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University of Vaasa & University of the Fraser Valley accredited by EPAS

We are happy to announce that programmes at the University of the Fraser Valley School of Business in Canada and University of Vaasa School of Management in Finland have been recently awarded EPAS accreditation. The following two programmes have been recognised by the EPAS quality label: – Master’s Programme in Strategic Business Development School of Management, University…

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IBSS at the Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University accredited by EQUIS

Congratulations to International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) at the Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in China which has been awarded EQUIS accreditation. “We are delighted to welcome IBSS at the Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University into the community of EQUIS accredited schools. IBSS is an excellent example of a strategic transformation into a truly international business school, which enjoys excellent corporate relations nurturing both teaching…

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11 business schools re-accredited by EQUIS

  EFMD would like to warmly congratulate the following schools who have recently been re-accredited by EQUIS Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom Bradford University School of Management, United Kingdom The Open University Business School, United Kingdom University of St. Gallen, Switzerland NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, Singapore Católica Lisbon School…

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Advantages of attending an EQUIS accredited business school

With an estimated number of 15,000 business schools worldwide, it becomes more and more challenging for prospective students to choose the right institution, especially as nearly 60 percent of future applicants seek to study outside their country of citizenship, according to the 2017 GMAC Prospective Students Survey Report. Considering substantial financial commitment that enrolment in…

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2017 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards winners

EFMD and Emerald Publishing announce with great pleasure the winners of the 2017 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards (ODRA). This year, over 200 entries were received from authors based all around the world. Ten winning papers have each won €1,000 across the following ten subject areas: operations and production management; logistics and supply chain management; educational leadership and strategy; management…

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