UBI Business School achieves full EFMD membership status

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UBI Business School is proud to announce its recent approval for full membership in the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development). This significant milestone underscores UBI’s commitment to providing the highest standards in academic rigour and further cements its position as a leading institution in the global business education landscape.

Full EFMD membership is not just an accolade, it is a recognition of UBI’s dedication to fostering an environment that nurtures academic and professional growth for future leaders. The rigorous assessment process involved in achieving this status examined various aspects of UBI’s operations, including curriculum quality, faculty qualifications, student services, and alumni outcomes. By meeting these stringent criteria, UBI has demonstrated its capability to deliver education that meets the highest international standards.

With over 950 Institutional members and a network of over 30’000 Management development professionals across 92 countries, the EFMD is a globally recognised accreditation body dedicated to enhancing excellence in management education and development. This achievement is a result of UBI’s relentless pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement.

Beyond our continuous quest for academic improvement and impact of our graduates, this full membership provides our institution, students, faculty and alumni with a myriad of benefits:


Peer-based Network

Join the largest community of management development professionals worldwide, spanning both academic and corporate sectors, resulting in extensive networking opportunities through conferences and events, share experiences, and explore potential partnerships.

Professional and Personal Development

Participate in tailored intensive workshops designed to help business school and corporate learning professionals excel in their careers.

International Projects, Leadership, and Advocacy

Engage in international projects focused on entrepreneurship, innovation, and quality in management education.

Networking and Learning Events

Attend targeted events for various professionals in the sector, enjoying preferential rates, access to Special Interest Groups, specialised seminars, and free webinars.

Research and Knowledge

Gain access to industry-relevant research, EFMD research projects, surveys, newsletters, Global Focus magazine, the online Membership Directory, and outcomes from all EFMD events.

Talent Placement

Utilise Highered – EFMD Career Service Management System, which connects companies, top business schools, and students.


Stay tuned as UBI Business School continues on its quest towards establishing itself as a leading impactful institution on the global stage.

“UBI’s EFMD membership signifies our unwavering commitment to academic excellence. It reflects our dedication to academic rigour, pragmatic skills, and a globally connected curriculum.”

Dr Anjali Raj Westwood
Academic Quality Director