BGA Business School Impact Award 2024

The BGA Business School Impact Award 2024 is open to BGA member, validated, and accredited schools which can demonstrate their impact on all stakeholders, alongside BGA’s vision and Charter.

This award is an excellent way to celebrate and reflect on the positive impact that your business school is exerting on students and graduates, your communities and the economy as a whole.

By validating how positive impact, continuous improvement and responsible management have enhanced the stakeholder experience, business schools will have the opportunity to showcase how they are contributing to the betterment of society using both quantitative and qualitative analysis of activities, initiatives and/or programmes.  

BGA member, validated and accredited business schools are invited to nominate why they think they are eligible based on the Award Criteria.  


  • Ineligible entries may be disqualified at any phase of the competition without notification. 
  • Late submissions will be ineligible. 
  • Incomplete submissions will be ineligible.  

Your nomination could be based on: 

  • An innovative programme design that has sustainability embedded throughout 
  • An alumni relations programme that is built around returning support and investment in to the local economy 
  • Curriculum design that impacts salary outcomes for graduates 
  • Employer relations activities that support principles of responsible management and lifelong learning 
  • Any other aspect of running your business school which you feel is particularly ground-breaking and impactful and should be rewarded for its ingenuity and creativity.  

 Award Criteria  

  • The initiative should be innovative and impactful, with quantitative and qualitative measurement of impact. 
  • The initiative should be unique to the business school and its market. 
  • Evidence the market has responded to the initiative. 
  • The initiative has been running for between three months and two years (i.e. at least three months since launch/ roll out, but in operation for not longer than two years) 
  • The initiative is continually improving in response to feedback.  
  • The initiative will enhance the reputation of business programmes and our member, validated and accredited schools. 

Judging format  

Shortlisted Schools will be required to provide a school biography, logo (jpeg and eps), and answers to why they should win this award which we will use for marketing purposes.  

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