Joint accreditation for excellence in business and economics education

25/07/2016
Melbourne Business School and the Faculty of Business and Economics, at the University of Melbourne have been awarded EQUIS accreditation for five years, acknowledging high academic standards and professional relevance across all programs, activities and research.
 
 
Welcoming the news as a significant milestone in the collaboration, Co-Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics and Sidney Myer Chair of Commerce Paul Kofman said the accreditation recognises the continued commitment to advancing business and economics knowledge at the University of Melbourne.
 
“EQUIS accreditation brings with it expectations of international excellence and our staff are committed to delivering consistently high standards of teaching and research, as well as collaborative engagement activities and opportunities that bridge the gap between education and practice,” Professor Kofman said.
 
Melbourne Business School Dean and Faculty of Business and Economics Co-Dean Zeger Degraeve echoed the commitment to excellence and said the re-accreditation of Melbourne Business School reinforces the School’s position as market leaders in business education.
 
“Achieving joint re-accreditation with the Faculty of Business and Economics by EQUIS reinforces our position as market leaders in business education in Australia and acknowledges the world-class teaching and experience our faculty and professional staff provide our student and alumni community,” Professor Degraeve said.
 
About EQUIS: The fundamental objective of EQUIS is to raise the standard of management education worldwide. It looks for a balance between high academic quality and professional relevance. A strong interface with the world of business is as much a requirement as strong research potential. Further information.