QUESTE-VET Support Documents

Below you will find all the support documentation you need for the Quality System of European Scientific and Technical Education-Vocational Education and Training (QUESTE-VET) project.

Click here to download the QUESTE-VET reference document.

Click here to download the Engineering Education Model.

For more information, please contact Boriana Marinova (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

2nd European Survey and Public Directory

EFMD and the European Academy of Business in Society have officially launched the 2nd Survey and Public Directory on Business in Society (BiS) and Corporate Responsibility (CR) Issues in Research, Education, Training and Other Initiatives.

This survey follows the highly successful initiative in 2003 and aims to map the current state of learning on Business in Society issues throughout Europe with the leading academic support from the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR) at Nottingham University Business School. This initiative will generate a ‘state of the art’ online resource (Public Directory) on the integration of business in society issues into mainstream education and reference point for students and key stakeholders in Europe.

The research component of this survey will also contribute to the European Commission-sponsored "European Platform for Excellence on CSR” a 3-year project led by EABIS and involving EFMD as part of the EU’s Sixth Research Framework Programme.

Reasons To Contribute

By participating in the Survey you will benefit from a unique opportunity to:
  • Demonstrate Your Institution’s Innovation & Leadership
  • Benchmark Best Practice Against And Learn From Other Schools
  • Connect With a Global Audience of Potential Students & Applicants
  • Showcase Programmes To Executive Learning Decision-Makers & Corporate Recruiters
  • Inform European Research & Policy Agendas
  • Measure Your Mainstreaming Progress Since 2003
European Focus, Global Reach

All institutions who respond to this Survey will receive a full profile in the online Directory, as well as access rights to update it on a regular basis. This Directory will have a truly global reach, with non-European members invited to contribute for the first time. Upon completion of the Survey, academic analysis of data will be made of the European responses to shape future research and policy recommendations to the EU Commission.

Invitations and guidelines to participate in the survey have been sent to senior representatives of the EFMD and EABIS membership on May 14th. If you want your Institution to participate in this survey please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Click here to download the complete Word version of the survey for reference.

More information on the CSR Platform Project can be found here.

Project Reports

Below you will find the project reports, which concern the role of Business schools in training diversity managers of tomorrow.

Click here to download the Research Report “Diversity Management in Business Schools: Emerging Trends, New Priorities & Good Practices”

Click here to download the report from the Symposium on Diversity Management Education and Curriculum Development.

Download task report: Educating and Training Business Leaders for Tomorrow in English, in French, in German.

Click here to download the final report: Continuing the Diversity Journey.

Click here to download all related documents.

For more information, please contact:

Boriana Marinova, Project Manager at EFMD.
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CEIBS Internship and Group Consulting Programme

CEIBS (The China-Europe International Business School) consider Internships and Group Consulting Projects as integral parts of its MBA Programme. The opportunity to blend the practical world of management with knowledge and skills acquired at CEIBS is an invaluable preparation for a career in business. Internship and Group Consulting Project develop and test the professional maturity and skills of students in their relationships with host companies and with managers responsible for them. Both Internship and Group Consulting Project extend the students' business experience and improve their descriptive, diagnostic and prescriptive skills.

Final Report

In November 2003 the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA) and Association of Sri Lankan Institute of Management (ASLIM) with the support of ESADE joined forces to develop Quality Improvement System for Management Education in South Asia. This initiative has been supported and financed by the EuropeAid Co-operation Office directorate within the framework of the Asia Link programme.

The aim of the project was to develop a quality improvement system for management education in South Asia that would help to enhance the quality of business schools in the region. The project focused on:
  • transfer of European experience in quality improvements within the framework of EQUIS
  • customisation of EQUIS methodology to regional needs
  • training – both theoretical and practical -of experts in this newly customised methodology and its implementation
  • testing and further fine-tuning of methodology during its practical implementation at four pilot business schools
  • dissemination of project results
The project has now been successfully terminated. The quality criteria, developed on the basis of the European experience, were published and distributed among stakeholders of management education in the region and a dissemination conference gathered over a 120 participants from academia, business, government and media. 21 local auditors were trained and three of them participated in an actual peer review of a European Business School undergoing the EQUIS evaluation process. Three local business schools went through a full self assessment process, complete with a peer review, conducted by the newly trained local auditors under the guidance of EU experts.

Ten other Business Schools from the region expressed interest in participating in a quality improvement exercise and AMDISA members are quite vocal about the need to establish a regional accreditation system, based on quality criteria developed during the project. AMDISA’s status, reach and credibility would ensure the solidity, impartiality and good management of such a system.

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