CLIP Guides

Basic Introduction

logo_pdf CLIP Brochure

Core Documents

CLIP Standards and Criteria Guidelines CLIP ProcessManual
logo_pdf CLIP Quality Standards logo_pdf CLIP Process Manual

EFMD CLIP support documentation

CLIP Fee Structure

Total Amount for Accreditation : 40,000€

  • Initial Payment
    € 4,000 -
    due 30 days after the Application

  • Interim Payment
    € 4,000 -
    due after the onsite visit by the EFMD expert,
    in case the institution applying is not eligible to enter the process or
    € 16,000 - due after the on site visit by the EFMD expert,
    in case the institution applying is eligible to enter the process.

  • Final Payment
    € 20,000€ -
    due at the submission of the final report to the reviewed institution.

Total Amount for Re-Accreditation: 20,000€

  • Initial Payment
    € 4,000 - due 30 days after the Application

  • Final Payment
    € 16,000€ - due at the submission of the final report to the reviewed institution.

The reviewed institution will be charged directly by the reviewers for their travel, accommodation and other direct expenses for the on site briefing visit, as well as the peer review visit.

Corporate Learning Organisations that have been awarded CLIP

Leading Corporate Learning Organisations that have been accredited and maintained their Quality Label:

The CLIP Key Timings

The main stages of the CLIP process are the following:

  • Stage 0 Enquiry
  • Stage 1 Application
  • Stage 2 On-site briefing and initiation of the process
  • Stage 3 Eligibility
  • Stage 4 Guided Self-Assessment
  • Stage 5 On-site Peer Review
  • Stage 6 Awarding of the Quality Label
  • Stage 7 Follow-up*
    Quality Improvement and Institutional Development
  • Stage 8 Maintenance of Accreditation
  • Stage 9 Re-Accreditation

The time frame for a company to go through the process from Stage 1 to Stage 6 is expected to be between 6 and 12 months.

* Stage 7 is an open-ended period.

The Key Timings for the CLIP process are summarised in the diagram below.


CLIP Governance

    CLIP Steering Committee

    • Jan Berg, President Corporate University, MLP Finanzdienstleistungen
    • Julian Birkinshaw, Deputy Dean, Executive Education, London Business School
    • Laurent Choain, Chief and People Communication Officer, Mazars
    • Anne Fenninger, Head of Group PSA University
    • Carmen Fernandez Alvarez, Director of Culture and Talent, Naturgy
    • Elisabetta Galli, Global Head of Knowledge and Development, Grupo Santander
    • Sara Gay, Head of Learning and Executive Development, UniCredit Group
    • Paul Hunter, Director, Corporate Learning Network, IMD
    • David Jestaz, Corporate University Vice President, Faurecia
    • Valery Katkalo, Dean, Sberbank Corporate University, Sberbank
    • Thomas-Olivier Léautier, Corporate University Director, EDF
    • Kai Liebert, Head of Global Learning Campus, Siemens
    • Natalie Lugagne, Associate Dean for Executive Education, HEC,
    • Pilar Marti, Director of Training and Learning, Repsol
    • Sarah Otley, Director Learning Approaches and Learning Centers of Expertise, Capgemini University
    • Rina Pasaribu, Senior General Manager Corporate University, Telkom Indonesia
    • Veronica Pinto, Management and Learning Development Director & Chief Learning Officer, EDP - Energias de Portugal
    • A.M. Unggul Putranto, Senior Manager, Pertamina Corporate University
    • André Rinnensland, Group Director, House of Learning, Metro Group
    • Nicolas Rolland, Director of Engie University, Engie
    • Christian Standaert, General Manager, ArcelorMittal University
    • Hanchong Tay, Dean, AIA Leadership Center
    • Frank Waltmann, Head of Learning and Development, LafargeHolcim, CIP
    • Latefa Zazi, Vice President, Director Corporate Learning Institute, OCP

    Eric Cornuel, Director General & CEO, EFMD; Martin Moehrle, Associate Director, Corporate Services, EFMD; Richard Straub, Associate Director, Corporate Services, EFMD; Shanshan Ge, Senior Manager, Corporate Services, EFMD; Gordon Shenton, Senior Advisor, Quality Services, EFMD; Jan Ginneberge, Strategic Advisor, EFMD