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The School of Business and Management achieves AACSB accreditation

The School of Business and Management achieves AACSB accreditation

  • Date30 April 2021

Joining an exclusive group of less than 6% of the world's business schools, we are delighted to announce that the School of Business and Management now holds business accreditation from AACSB International.



The School's dedication to high quality research, excellent management education and commitment to having a positive impact upon management policy and practice has been recognised by AACSB, (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools and the largest business education network connecting learners, educators, and businesses worldwide.

“AACSB accreditation recognises institutions that have demonstrated a focus on excellence in all areas, including teaching, research, curriculum development, and student learning,” said Stephanie M. Bryant, executive vice president and chief accreditation officer of AACSB. “We congratulate Royal Holloway, University of London and Head of School Professor Gloria Agyemang on earning accreditation and applaud the entire School of Business & Management team—including the administration, faculty, staff, and students—for their roles in earning this respected honour.”

Enhancing the School’s own vision to be recognised internationally as a centre of excellence for inspiring and empowering our students and staff to realise their full potential for the benefit of society, AACSB accreditation also ensures continuous improvement and provides focus for schools to deliver on their mission, innovate, and drive impact. 

“Our School of Business & Management is delighted to have achieved accreditation by AACSB International.” said Head of School, Prof Gloria Agyemang. “This accreditation journey has provided us with an opportunity to reflect upon and showcase our high quality research, excellent management education and commitment to having a positive impact upon management policy and practice. The ethos of continuous improvement that underpins the AACSB accreditation process is one that the School has truly embraced, putting us in an even stronger position going forward. The success of our bid for accreditation is testament to the hard work and dedication of academic and professional services colleagues, students, alumni, and external stakeholders, as well as the invaluable support received from our AACSB Mentor, Peer Review Team members and Staff Liaison.” 

Synonymous with the highest standards of quality, AACSB accreditation inspires new ways of thinking within business education globally. 

“Royal Holloway, University of London’s commitment to earning accreditation is a true reflection of their dedication—not only to their students, alumni network, and greater business community, but to the higher education industry as a whole,” said Bryant. “Today’s students are tomorrow’s business leaders, and the addition of School of Business & Management to the network of AACSB-accredited business schools will have a lasting positive impact for their institution, both locally and globally.”

The AACSB press release can be found here:

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