Geneva School of Economics and Management, University of Geneva, confirms itself in the top 2% of business schools globally with AMBA re-accreditation

Geneva School of Economics and Management, University of Geneva, has officially received re-accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the world’s leading authorities in post-graduate business education, demonstrating its continuing commitment to excellence in management education.

Upon receiving AMBA accreditation, all current MBA and recent MBA alumni of the Geneva School of Economics and Management are invited to join AMBA’s global member community of more than 60,000 students and alumni in more than 150 countries on a free basis, for networking, thought leadership, career development, and a variety of benefits.

Accreditation from the Association of MBAs represents the highest standard of achievement in post-graduate business education. Its rigorous assessment criteria ensure that only the highest-calibre programmes which demonstrate the best standards in teaching, curriculum, and student interaction achieve Association of MBAs accreditation.

The University of Geneva is a leading public university dedicated to basic and advanced higher education, basic and applied research, and continuing education. Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM) is one of nine faculties of the University of Geneva. AMBA accredits the Executive MBA at the school.

During the accreditation process conducted by AMBA, members of the accreditation panel, representing senior management commended the teaching of soft skills at the school, which was exemplified by the ‘Self Leadership’ module. Students said they were able to build confidence, personal awareness and strong self-orientation.

The panel also mentioned that the students they met during the assessment were clear on the benefits of the Geneva location. The school managed to incorporate the Geneva networks into the curriculum.

Professor Markus Menz, Dean of the Geneva School of Economics and Management, said: “I am delighted that our Executive MBA program has been awarded with a re-accreditation by the Association of MBAs (AMBA). This confirms the outstanding quality of our Executive MBA program and its unique value for our students thanks to our ‘Geneva Advantage.’ Congratulations to our Executive MBA team on this achievement.”

AMBA accreditation is international in scope and reach, and AMBA works under the belief that accredited programmes should be of the highest standard and consider changing trends and innovation in post-graduate management education. Its accreditation process reflects this commitment to fostering innovation, and demanding business schools to perform at the highest level continually.

Andrew Main Wilson, Chief Executive of the Association of MBAs and Business Graduates Association (BGA) said: “I am delighted that the Geneva School of Economics and Management has achieved this reaccreditation. This school is clearly creating a positive and lasting experience for students – based on the testimonies of students who met with the panel during their visit.”


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About Geneva School of Economics and Management, University of Geneva

The Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM) of the University of Geneva is more than a leading Swiss business school. Building on a history of over 100 years, the GSEM’s mission is to educate responsible leaders for a diverse and changing society. About 1,800 students are enrolled in the GSEM’s state-of-the-art undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in management, economics, finance, business analytics, statistics, and information systems. Focusing on the interdisciplinary areas of analytics/digital, governance, and sustainability, the GSEM benefits from a ‘Geneva Advantage’ – its unique location in Geneva, a region that is home to many international organizations, non-profit organizations, multinational corporations, and financial institutions, together with its dedicated staff of about 200, including 60 internationally recognized faculty members.

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