There are a number of national and international bodies that offer MBA accreditations. But which are the most prestigious? And why is an MBA accreditation important? Together with MBAGRADSCHOOLS we explored the world of MBA accreditations which is a way of independently verifying the quality of business education.
What is MBA accreditation and why is it important?
Universities, business schools, and MBA programmes can all receive accreditation from national and international organisations. An MBA accreditation is a way of independently verifying the quality of business education.
Although MBA rankings can also give us an idea of the quality of a school or programme, MBA accreditation is a seal of approval from an external organisation. Each one has its own criteria and set of standards, so achieving accreditation from multiple organisations can be valuable for a university. Prof. Dr. Mariëlle Heijltjes, Executive Director of UMIO | Maastricht University, certainly believes this is the case.
“The relevance of these accreditations for a programme is that they give you an objective measure of quality… by having all these accreditations combined, I think we have a very fair outside assessment that we deliver the highest quality for a student enrolling in the programme,” she says in this video on maastrichtmba.com.
Her colleague, Dr. Boris Blumberg, MBA Captain at UMIO | Maastricht University, went on to explain the benefits of accreditation for students: “The accreditation value for students is that they receive high-quality research and education, and also a world-recognised diploma.”
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