Initial Programme Accreditation awarded to University of Szeged and four re-accreditations

EFMD Programme Accreditation

We are delighted to announce the recent EFMD Programme Accreditation of the BSc in Business Administration and Management (English Track) offered by the University of Szeged and the re-accreditation of four other programmes. ‘Warm congratulations to all programmes whose academic excellence has been recognised by the EFMD Programme Accreditation during this cycle. These institutions have…

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Obituary George Bickerstaffe

With enormous sadness, we need to say goodbye to a dear colleague and friend, George Bickerstaffe, who sadly passed away just before Christmas. Over the past 40 years, George was one of our community’s most pre-eminent management education journalists. George was the author of the Economist Group’s annual Which MBA? guide and contributor to the Which MBA? website. He was…

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EDP University re-accredited by CLIP


Congratulations to EDP University for completing the EFMD Corporate Learning Improvement Process (CLIP) and receiving CLIP re-accreditation! CLIP is a premier quality management tool for corporate learning. It benchmarks a learning function against international standards of strategic positioning, target market, learning offer, operational model and impact with a focus on digital, agile and international aspects.…

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Initial EQUIS accreditation for Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau and nine schools receive re-accreditation


Congratulations to the Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau, in China, for receiving its initial EQUIS accreditation. Welcome to the EQUIS community! Alfons Sauquet, Quality Services & EQUIS Director, commented, ‘We are pleased to welcome Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau to the EQUIS community. We were impressed by how seriously and diligently…

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L’Oréal University for Leadership & Culture accredited by CLIP


We are pleased to announce that the L’Oréal Group has successfully completed the EFMD Corporate Learning Improvement Process (CLIP) and received CLIP accreditation. Warm congratulations to L’Oréal University for Leadership & Culture! CLIP is a unique accreditation programme that focuses on identifying the key factors that determine quality in the design and functioning of corporate…

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Parsons Executive Education and ESSEC Business School announce partnership to provide programming for international executive learners

Parsons ESSEC

Parsons Executive Education at The New School, a leader in innovative, design-led executive education programs for business executives, owners and entrepreneurs, and ESSEC Business School, one of the top-ranked European business schools, have announced a partnership that challenges executive learners to reimagine the future of the fashion luxury business through state-of-the-art knowledge that provides the…

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What brought us here might not get us there

what brought us here may not get us there

What brought most business schools to pre-pandemic success was relevant in-person education, sprinkled with online learning. Willingly or reluctantly, within weeks Covid-19 kicked all business schools into the online world. Most did very well. They tried things out, learned from mistakes, and improved all aspects of their value creation. By the end of 2021 and…

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Initial EQUIS accreditation for Barcelona School of Management and King’s Business School and four schools receive re-accreditation


Warm congratulations to Barcelona School of Management, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF-BSM) in Spain and King’s Business School, King’s College London in the United Kingdom for receiving their initial EQUIS accreditations. Welcome to the EQUIS community! Alfons Sauquet, Quality Services & EQUIS Director, commented: ‘Congratulations to both schools. It is a pleasure to assess schools that…

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Joint Statement on Ukraine from AACSB, AMBA & BGA and EFMD

AACSB, AMBA & BGA, and EFMD stand together in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. As global leaders in business education, our organisations support and serve educators and leaders in over 150 countries and territories through our commitment to the values of peace, safety, freedom, diversity, and social responsibility. We are deeply concerned by the…

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EFMD community actions to help Ukraine


As a community, we would like the Ukrainian academia and management development community to remain connected to the international network. Therefore, EFMD’s membership fees have been waived this year, and Ukrainian representatives from EFMD member institutions and beyond are invited to register for ALL our events and programmes free of charge. EFMD has also donated to…

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