Postgrad School of Business : 2012
14 GETTING STARTED 14 A GLOBAL REPUTATION FOR EXCELLENCE If you choose to study an accredited course with us, you can be sure that your teachers and the program are of the highest academic quality and professional relevance, and that when you graduate your degree will be recognised and respected by the business community across Australia and around the world. Below are some of the memberships and accreditations that we currently hold. INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) The AACSB is the largest and the longest-standing specialised accrediting agency for business and accounting programs in the world, and AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in management education. We are one of only two Australian institutions to have achieved AACSB accreditations in both business and accounting. www.aacsb.edu EQUIS EQUIS is the quality assurance arm of the European Foundation for Management Development and the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration. We have held EQUIS accreditation for five years, covering all our academic programs from bachelor’s degrees to PhDs. www.efmd.org CEMS We are the only Australian business school (and the first non-European institution) to be admitted to CEMS – the Global Alliance in Management Education. CEMS is a highly prestigious alliance of leaders in business and higher education. It currently comprises 17 of the most renowned business schools in Europe, as well as nine non-European academic institutions, collaborating with more than 60 of the world’s leading multinationals to offer students a unique blend of high-quality education and professional experience. www.cems.org GETTING STARTED The Business School’s attainment of all available globally recognised accreditations from the peak European (EQUIS) and No rth American (AACSB) bodies is unique among our Australian peers. We’re also the only Australian university admitted to CEMS – the Global Alliance in Management Education. The University of Sydney Business School has a global reputation for excellence, which has earned us the top international accreditations available and enabled us to develop strategic international alliances. Being involved in quality assurance and accreditation activities ensures the quality of our teaching, research and community-related programs.