EFMD Celebrates New EPAS Accreditations and Re-Accreditations

Posted by Claire de Spéville in EPAS

Created on Fri 15 December 2017 09:42

And tagged with: accreditation , EPAS

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We are very happy to announce that the EPAS Accreditation Board has recently awarded EPAS accreditation to one new programme, and that two programmes were successfully re-accredited.

The following programme has been recognised by the EPAS quality label for the first time:

Peter Faber Business School, Australian Catholic University, Australia
- Bachelor of Commerce

“The Peter Faber Business School, Australian Catholic University is honored to become part of the global EPAS family. While the process was demanding, it reinforces to us the value of receiving EPAS accreditation which recognises quality in the field of business and management. We appreciate the observations and recommendations of the accreditation team which will guide further quality improvements to our Bachelor of Commerce as we seek excellence in a quality business education programme. We look forward to a long a rewarding association with EFMD and EPAS,” said Susan Dann, National Head of the Peter Faber Business School.

The two following programmes have been successfully re-accredited:

Chulalongkorn Business School, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
- Master of Science in Finance (English Programme) 

"We are much honored that the Master of Science in Finance Programme has been granted a 5-year accreditation from EPAS, the highest mark any programme can achieve," commented Pasu Decharin, Dean of the Chulalongkorn Business School. "After the first 3-year accreditation received back in 2015, the MSF Programme has passionately embraced EPAS guidance and recommendations from the previous peer review team and diligently implemented measures and activities that help us to be even better than we were 3 years ago. As we learn about the EPAS recognition of the hard work the MSF Programme has put in and the resulting quality improvements it has achieved, we rejoice and celebrate together and look forward to an even brighter future at Chulalongkorn Business School."

LUT School of Business and Management, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
- MSc in International Marketing Management 

”We are delighted at LUT School of Business and Management to continue to be a member in EPAS family. We value the international recognition and the rigorous accreditation process that has helped us tremendously in our pursuit of excellence and quality in education,” declared Sami Saarenketo, Dean of LUT School of Business and Management.

David Asch, Director of Quality Services & EPAS Director, commented: “We are delighted to welcome the Peter Faber Business School into the EPAS community and to celebrate the re-accreditation of two excellent programmes. The EPAS accreditation from EFMD is one of the most demanding yet effective ways to certify the quality of a programme in the field of business and management. We would like to warmly congratulate all three schools for the tremendous work they put into the development of their programmes and for the completion of the accreditation process.”

EPAS was launched in 2005 and in 12 years has had a considerable impact on the quality of business school programmes all over the world. There are currently 108 programmes from 81 institutions across 38 countries accredited by EPAS. For more information on EPAS visit