University of Stirling Management School joins global elite

AMBA accreditation
AMBA President Sir Paul Judge, (centre) presents the official accreditation certificate to Professor Sharon Bolton, Head of Stirling Management School and Professor George Burt, Deputy Head of School at the AMBA Global Conference in Venice.
22 March 2016

The University of Stirling Management School has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) for its MBA and MBM programmes - the international standard of quality in postgraduate management education.  It now joins an elite group of business schools globally - and one of only 14 in the UK - to hold the accreditation of both programmes.

Professor Sharon Bolton, Head of Stirling Management School said: “This is an important milestone for the School and signifies recognition of the strategic priorities which underpin the quality of our MBA and MBM programmes.  It’s testament to the vision of the team here that we have received this accreditation.

“Continuous innovation in the development and delivery of our MBA and MBM programmes has played a significant role in achieving this prestigious award. It is a wonderful affirmation of our position as a leading provider of business education, underpinned by our impactful research, and places us in the top tier of business schools worldwide.”

Professor Gerry McCormac, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Stirling said: “AMBA accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement in postgraduate business education and is earned only by the best programmes. Students, graduates and employers can have confidence that the Stirling Management School MBA and MBM programmes are a badge of excellence and quality.”

The Stirling Management School has a strong international focus with students graduating from its MBA programmes from over 40 different countries including Hong Kong and India as well as European and UK nations. There are currently 20 nationalities represented on its MBA and MBM programmes.

 

MBA course  MSc Business and Management (MBM) course

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