EFMD - The Management Development Network

  • An international, not-for-profit, membership organisation of business schools and corporations, based in Brussels, Belgium, with offices in Asia and the Americas
  • Nearly 900 member organisations from academia, business, public service and consultancy in 86 countries
  • A unique forum for information, research, networking and debate on innovation and best practice in management development
  • Recognised globally as an accreditation body for quality & impact assessment in management with established accreditation services for business schools and business school programmes, corporate universities and online courses
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Acting as a catalyst to promote and enhance excellence in management development globally, EFMD:


COORDINATES projects & activities that foster an active dialogue and exchange between companies and academic institutions

GENERATES new ideas for a continual enhancement of management thinking and practice

DISSEMINATES knowledge throughout the network for the benefit of its members

MAINTAINS a series of learning, networking & executive development activities that foster learning, sharing and networking among its members

MANAGES international projects on four different continents

RUNS EQUIS, EPAS, CLIP, EOCCS*, BSIS* & EDAF* which all aim to raise the standards of management education and development


* by cooperating with EFMD Global Network