Here are the 3 major accreditations that the Business Schools are chasing.
1. AMBA or the Association of MBAs is an worldwide neutral authority for postgraduate business education based in London. The organization accredits Business programs worldwide. AMBA accredits the programs rather than the entire Business School.
The accreditation service is the global standard for all MBA, DBA and MBM programs. The Association of MBAs currently accredits MBA programs at 19o schools in over 70 countries.
You may view the complete list of the accrediated schools here.
2. EQUIS or the European Quality Improvement System (or EQUIS) specializes in higher education institutions that offer business and management education. Accreditation is given on general quality. ItCSB. The accreditation is given conditionally for three years, or unconditionally for five. The Accreditations is run by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). As of August 2010, EQUIS has accredited 127 business schools in 35 countries around the world.
View the complete list of EQUIS accrediated schools here (takes you to FutureMBAs.com).
3. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – AACSB is a global, nonprofit membership association of business schools and universities, companies and other institution dedicated to the improvement of management and business education. The organization, founded in 1916 – gives its member institutions a variety of products and services to help them with the continuous development of their educational offers and schools.
AASCB is an American organization and has by December 2011 accredited 643 institutions from 43 countries.
View the complete list here.
Triple Accreditation (Triple Crown)
Schools that hold all three accreditations is dais to hold the Triple Crown. Now there are 57 siness schools worldwide that hold these three accreditations. These Schools are:
IAE Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires
Brisbane Graduate School of Business/QUT Business School, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School, Ghent
EAESP – Fundação Getúlio Vargas, São Paulo
HEC Montreal Montreal
Queen’s School of Business, Kingston
Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, Ottawa
Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai
Universidad de los Andes, Facultad de Administración, Bogota
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen
Aalto University School of Economics, Helsinki
Audencia Nantes, Nantes
BEM – Bordeaux Management School, Bordeaux
EDHEC (École des hautes études commerciales du nord), Lille & Nice
EMLYON Business School, Lyon
ESCP-Europe (École supérieure de commerce de Paris — Europe), Paris
Euromed Management – School of Management and Business, Marseille
Grenoble School of Business, Grenoble
HEC Paris (Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales), Paris
INSEAD (Institut Européen d’Administration des Affaires), Fontainebleau & Singapore
Reims Management School, Reims
Rouen Business School, Rouen
Toulouse Business School, Toulouse
Mannheim Business School, Mannheim
Faculty of Business, City University of Hong Kong
Faculty of Business, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
University College Dublin, Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, Dublin
SDA Bocconi School of Management, Milan
EGADE Business School, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Monterrey
División Académica de Administración y Contaduría, ITAM, Mexico City
Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam
University of Auckland Business School, Auckland
Waikato Management School, Hamilton
Victoria University of Wellington, Faculty of Commerce & Administration, Wellington
CENTRUM Católica, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima
Kozminski University, Warsaw
CATÓLICA-LISBON, School of Business & Economics, Lisbon
NOVA School of Business and Economics, Lisbon
ESADE Business School and ESADE University Faculties, Barcelona
IE Business School, Madrid
Ashridge Business School, Berkhamstead
Aston Business School, Aston University, Birmingham
Cass Business School, City University London, London
Cranfield School of Management, Bedfordshire
Durham Business School, Durham University, Durham
Hull University Business School, Hull
Henley Business School, Henley-on-Thames and Reading
Lancaster University Management School, Lancaster
London Business School, London
Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, Manchester
Open University Business School
University of Strathclyde Graduate School of Business, Glasgow
Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, Warwick