All posts tagged accreditation

Pressures to Conform

Peter McKiernan and David Wilson argue that business schools should stop copying each other and start rediscovering their diversity. Over the last 40 years, variety in business schools has diminished […]

Towards a Coherent Portfolio of Quality

Chris Greensted explains how the three EFMD quality improvement systems (EQUIS, EPAS and EDAF) are now designed as a portfolio. The overall mission of EFMD is to act as a […]

Accreditation – How to Get it Right

María Helena Jaén outlines how to make the accreditation process as pain-free and rewarding as possible. Why should our business school be accredited? Deans in developing countries often ask this […]

Intended Learning Outcomes: Friend or Foe?

Intended Learning Outcomes are a key aspect of programme accreditation yet they seem to cause many schools and programme directors considerable difficulty or even resistance. Chris Greensted and Ulrich Hommel […]

Diversity is Dead. Long Live Diversity!

An increasing number of pundits argue that the business school sector has entered a process of homogenisation – that diversity as we know it is dying a slow and inescapable […]

Global Focus Magazine

The Challenges Facing Business School Accreditation

Business schools have been among the most successful higher education institutions of the last 50 years. Yet now they face many serious challenges that, as Michael Osbaldeston explains, have deep […]

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Going from EPAS to EQUIS and AACSB … and from AACSB to EPAS

Anne-Joëlle Philippart explains how the mix of EFMD and AACSB accreditation models helped achieve a rapid improvement of the quality assurance system at HEC-Liège. HEC-Liège, the management school of the […]

Innovation in Action

John North and Anders Aspling detail the work of the first GRLI Management Education Innovation Cohort. In May 2013 a group of deans and directors of business schools and corporate […]

Developing an International Brand

Most business schools will say they are international. Are they really? Andrew Crisp and Joanne Hession provide a checklist for both schools and potential students. The recent CarringtonCrisp major study […]

Quality Street – The Sweet Side of Accreditation

Gaining accreditation (and maintaining it) is a tough business. But Julie Perrin Halot and Rachael Weiss argue that it provides its own long-term rewards. The business school race for accreditations […]