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Guanghua School of Management receives recertifications from AACSB and EQUIS

MAY . 03 2018
Peking University, April 27, 2018: Good news from Guanghua School of Management on the 120th Anniversary of Peking University—it had received certification from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) on March 12, and certification from the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) on March 27, demonstrating recognition of quality and development potential by international certificate authorities.

AACSB and EQUIS are the two major international certificate authorities on business education. Their reviews are regarded as guarantees of business school quality, and of international standards of business education. Guanghua School of Management first obtained EDUIS's certification in 2010, and AACSB's certification in 2012.

PKU Council Chairman Hao Ping, President Lin Jianhua and Vice President Wang Bo met with experts of the evaluation group, who came from several international business schools.

AACSB's experts with team members of Guanghua School

Experts and school officials, as well as delegates formed by teachers, students, and business partners, took part into the evaluating process, and initiated communication and investigations concerning education, social contribution, and internationalization. With the comprehensive assessment, experts remarked that Guanghua School of Management was heading toward addressing leading business research and projects with its efficient management teams, and its faculty and students were also dedicated to the development of the school. At the same time, experts provided some suggestions on the future of the school.

EQUIS experts with team members of Guanghua School

Liu Qiao, dean of Guanghua School of Management, pointed out that maintaining the certification from international authorities benefits the school by serving as a clear recognition of its ability among international colleagues, which boosts the confidence Guanghua School to make greater advances.

Written by: He Jin
Edited by: Fu Wenyun, Karen Xu