Written on 10 April 2014.
The AACSB has renewed EDHEC Business School’s accreditation for 5 more years, thereby confirming the School’s place among the 5% of institutions worldwide distinguished with this label of excellence (source: AACSB).
The School’s strategy is geared to serving the needs of society EDHEC Business School is one of the first schools worldwide to earn accreditation based on the AACSB’s new assessment values of innovation, impact and commitment.
The auditors particularly commended the success of the “EDHEC for Business” strategy, not only for its real impact on the business world, but also for its being an original economic model for a school of international standing.
“We raise one third of our annual funding from businesses by responding to two of businesses’ fundamental needs: the recruitment of the best talent and innovation in managerial practices. Our impact on and commitment to the business world stems partly from our 25,000 alumni worldwide and partly from our cutting-edge financial, legal and economic research which we disseminate to all interested parties with a view to driving public debate,” said Olivier Oger, Dean of the EDHEC Business School.