EQUIS and AACSB have recently awarded MBA accreditation to various business schools. Below are the schools that have received the awards.
AACSB accreditation awarded to five business schools
The organization AACSB International has awarded accreditation to five business schools in five different countries. Firstly, the Indian Institute of Management Indore becomes yet another IIM to receive the honor. (IIM Calcutta and IIM Udaipur already have AACSB accreditation.)
Pakistan's Lahore University of Management Sciences, which offers a full-time MBA as well as an Executive MBA, has also received AACSB accreditation. Also receiving the honor are a US-based school ( Texas A&M University-Texarkana), along with the and University of Macau and the University of Agder, which becomes the second Norwegian business school to become AACSB-accredited.
EQUIS accreditation awarded to Chulalongkorn Business School
This month, EQUIS accreditation has been awarded to Thailand's Chulalongkorn Business School at the Chulalongkorn University. The school offers an English-language MBA program as well as various programs in the Thai language. Chulalongkorn University's Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration already has EQUIS accreditation.
Achieving MBA accreditation from an international awarding body such as EQUIS, AACSB, or AMBA can raise a business school's profile, both domestically and internationally. The process can be rigorous, and can take several years.
Read more about Why MBA Accreditation is Important.
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