IMD and SBS gain Swiss accreditation


Duncan

I found out today that IMD has won full accreditation as a Swiss university. On the website of the accreditor, I was also surprised to see that the Swiss Business School has accreditation. See https://akkreditierungsrat.ch/en/decisions/



However, comparing the reports, there's a huge difference. Their report on IMD is very simple: great school, everything works. As for SBS... very different! There are many opportunities for improvement for SBS. I especially note this section:



Considerations of the expert group according to AAQ report: «In their analysis of standard 2.1, the group of experts conclude that the organisational structure does not support the institution in achieving its mission and goals. In particular, the group of experts states that “the dual roles that are played by the owners of the School create some systematic dilemmas and risks, especially for those in management roles. (…) This also impacts on academic freedom and its application to all staff, students and committee members. A clear distinction between the ownership and the strategic and academic leadership of the School is needed.”

[Edited by Duncan on Feb 15, 2024]

I found out today that IMD has won full accreditation as a Swiss university. On the website of the accreditor, I was also surprised to see that the Swiss Business School has accreditation. See https://akkreditierungsrat.ch/en/decisions/ <br>
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However, comparing the reports, there's a huge difference. Their report on IMD is very simple: great school, everything works. As for SBS... very different! There are many opportunities for improvement for SBS. I especially note this section:<br>
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Considerations of the expert group according to AAQ report: «In their analysis of standard 2.1, the group of experts conclude that the organisational structure does not support the institution in achieving its mission and goals. In particular, the group of experts states that “the dual roles that are played by the owners of the School create some systematic dilemmas and risks, especially for those in management roles. (…) This also impacts on academic freedom and its application to all staff, students and committee members. A clear distinction between the ownership and the strategic and academic leadership of the School is needed.”
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donho199

The people who run SBS should be jailed and the key we should throw away

The people who run SBS should be jailed and the key we should throw away
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Duncan

I am a bit surprised that they won accreditation, even if not at the high level as IMD.

I am a bit surprised that they won accreditation, even if not at the high level as IMD.
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