Accreditation and memberships

Accreditation

The University of Exeter Business School is proud to be among the 1% of the very best global institutions to gain Triple Crown accreditation from the three largest and most influential business school accreditation organisations worldwide: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.

Each accreditation process follows a multi-year, rigorous self-assessment process, providing assurance of our commitment to continuous improvement and excellence within all that we do. From high standards of quality, to the provision of an outstanding educational experience for our students, helping them to stand out in a competitive, global environment.

AACSB International  - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

AACSB International is the world’s largest business education alliance, connecting educators, students, and business to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Synonymous with the highest standards of excellence since 1916, AACSB provides quality assurance, business education intelligence, and professional development services to more than 1,600 organisations and over 800 accredited business schools worldwide

EQUIS - EFMD Quality Improvement System

EQUIS is the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration. EQUIS is run by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and its fundamental objective is to raise the standard of management education worldwide. By attending an EQUIS accredited school, students can be assured that they are part of a high quality institution.

Association of MBAs (AMBA)

The Association of MBAs is the international impartial authority on postgraduate business education. AMBA's accreditation service is the global standard for all MBA, DBA and MBM programmes. Through this accreditation, students and alumni benefit from access to world-class events and prestigious networking opportunities.

Memberships

ABIS

The Academy of Business in Society

The Academy of Business in Society (ABIS) is a unique alliance of companies, business schools and academic institutions, committed to integrating business in society issues into the heart of management theory and practice.

AMBA

Association of MBAs (AMBA)

The Association of MBAs is the international impartial authority on postgraduate business education. AMBA's accreditation service is the global standard for all MBA, DBA and MBM programmes. Through this accreditation, students and alumni benefit from access to world-class events and prestigious networking opportunities.

CABS

Chartered Association of Business Schools

The Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS) is the representative body and authoritative voice for all the leading business schools of UK universities, higher education institutions and independent management colleges.

EFMD

European Foundation for Management Development

EFMD is an international membership organization with more than 650 member organizations from academia, business, public service and consultancy in 75 countries.

GRLI

Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative

The Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative exists to catalyse the development of globally responsible leadership and practice in organisations and societies worldwide. It is the leading incubator for innovation and new practice in business schools and for collaboration with business in the space of ethics, responsibility, and sustainability.

PRME

Principles for Responsible Management Education

The mission of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative is to inspire and champion responsible management education, research and thought leadership globally.

QTEM

Quantitative Techniques for Economics & Management Masters Network

QTEM, Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management, is an international network bringing together outstanding students, academic partners and international corporations.