Institut Mines-Telecom Business School retains its place among elite Schools with AMBA re-accreditation

Institut Mines-Telecom Business School has officially received re-accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the world’s leading authorities on post-graduate business education, demonstrating its continuing commitment to excellence in management education.

Accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA) 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.

Institut Mines-Telecom Business School is a well-know institution primarily based in Evry, France. It is the only French Business School situated within a broader public technology institute, specialised in dedicated engineering and managerial elements of the digital turn.

Members of AMBA’s visiting accreditation panel, representing senior management at AMBA-accredited Business Schools globally, commended the widening participation strategy of the School. This was exemplified by the low fees and the wide range of scholarships which were mentioned as a key strength of the School not only in enabling recruitment but in providing a positive and diverse student learning experience.

The panel also commented on the very supportive and engaged network of employers, who spoke very positively about their engagement with the School and the quality of the graduates that they hire. The panel noted the start-up incubator which demonstrated the school’s commitment to entrepreneurship and the success of this could be seen in the companies and jobs created through it.

‘We are honoured with this re-accreditation by AMBA,’ said Denis Guibard, Dean of Institut Mines-Telecom Business School. ‘It shows the quality of our education, and our commitment to international standards and to continuous improvement. We are proud to deliver a unique Grande Ecole Master in Management, guided by strong values around responsibility and openness, and articulated around digital disruption and innovation management. Our social openness and the outstanding employability of our alumni brings us pride every day.’

The accreditation is international in scope and reach, and AMBA works under the belief that accredited programmes should be of the highest standard and reflect 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 AMBA & BGA, said: ‘AMBA only accredits the top 2% of Business Schools globally, I am delighted that Institut Mines-Telecom Business School continues to be part of this select group.’

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About Institut Mines-Télécom Business School

A public, socially inclusive, higher education institution, Institut Mines-Telecom Business School trains future managers and entrepreneurs to be responsible, innovative and open to the world around them, and to lead their organizations in the major transformations of tomorrow’s society: digitalized economy, energy and ecological transition, new business models and industry of the future. Leveraging its research and education programs, its support of innovation and entrepreneurship, its close relationship with business and its engagement within its territory, the School aims for excellence in contributing to economic development both nationally and locally, while creating value for all its stakeholders.

School was founded in 1979 as part of Institut National des Telecommunications together with its sister engineering school Telecom SudParis, with which it shares its large campus. It remains under the authority of French Ministry of Economy and Industry, and trains 1,500 students each year.

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