The Association of MBAs welcomes Dean of Cass Business School, Professor Marianne Lewis as a new Trustee of its International Management Board

The Association of MBAs (AMBA) has enhanced its International Management Board with the appointment of a new trustee, Marianne Lewis.


16 July 2018

Stockholm Business School joins the world’s elite MBA providers with AMBA accreditation

Stockholm Business School (SBS) has officially received accreditation from The Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the leading authorities on postgraduate business education.


29 May 2018

Sustainability and innovation are among the main challenges facing Nordic Business School leaders

On Monday 14 May, Deans and Directors from the AMBA-accredited Nordic Schools participated in an exclusive insight panel to discuss the future of MBA programmes at AMBA’s Global Conference 2018 taking place in Stockholm, Sweden.


17 May 2018


16 May 2018

Green shoots indicate signs of a return to growth in MBA applications, with progress in gender parity, according to the 2017 AMBA Application and Enrolment Report

There are signs of stabilisation and a return to some growth in the average number of MBA applications and enrolments, following a decline between 2009 and 2014, according to a study of 223 Business Schools across the world by the Association of MBAs (AMBA).


16 May 2018

Singapore Management University, Lee Kong Chian School of Business becomes the first in Singapore to achieve AMBA accreditation, joining the world's top Business Schools

Singapore Management University, Lee Kong Chian School of Business has officially received accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the leading authorities on postgraduate business education.


10 May 2018

Flinders Business Joins World’s Elite MBA Providers with AMBA Accreditation

Flinders Business, Flinders University has officially received accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the leading authorities on postgraduate business education.


03 May 2018

Peruvian Business School, PAD Escuela de Dirección, secures AMBA accreditation, joining the world’s top MBA providers

PAD Escuela de Dirección, Universidad de Piura has officially received accreditation from The Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the leading authorities on postgraduate business education.


05 April 2018

The Association of MBAs welcomes Professor Steef van de Velde as a new Trustee of its International Management Board

Steef van de Velde is a Professor of Operations Management and Technology and the Dean of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).


03 April 2018

AMBA’s Chair Bodo Schlegelmilch honoured by the Academy of International Business

Professor Bodo B. Schlegelmilch, Chair of AMBA’s International Management Board, has been awarded a fellowship by the Academy of International Business (AIB).


27 March 2018

ESPAE Graduate School of Business becomes first in Ecuador to achieve AMBA accreditation, joining the world's top Business Schools

ESPAE Graduate School of Business has officially received accreditation from The Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the leading authorities on postgraduate business education.


23 March 2018

ESIC Business and Marketing School Joins World's Elite MBA Providers with AMBA Accreditation

ESIC Business and Marketing School has officially received accreditation from The Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the leading authorities on postgraduate business education.


23 February 2018

INCAE Business School joins the world's elite MBA providers with AMBA accreditation

INCAE Business School has officially received accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the leading authorities on postgraduate business education.


20 February 2018

Association of MBAs welcomes Professor Bodo Schlegelmilch as Chairman of its International Management Board

Professor Bodo Schlegelmilch has been elected Chairman of the International Management Board of the Association of MBAs (AMBA), following the retirement of Len Jones, who had been Chairman of the organisation since 2012.


06 February 2018

Mona School of Business and Management, University of West Indies wins the Business School Innovation Award at the AMBA Excellence Awards 2018

Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM), University of West Indies won the Business School Innovation Award (sponsored by Liaison International) at the Annual AMBA Gala Dinner and MBA Excellence Awards (#GALA18), hosted by The Association of MBAs (AMBA) on 2 February 2018 in London.


05 February 2018

Association of MBAs awards world-leading MBA students, graduates, and Business Schools

On 2 February 2018, international Deans and Directors, distinguished MBA alumni and MBA students representing a wealth of AMBA-accredited Business Schools met in London for the Annual AMBA Gala Dinner and MBA Excellence Awards (#GALA18), hosted by The Association of MBAs (AMBA), and sponsored by Peregrine Academic Services, The Wall Street Journal, and Liaison International.


05 February 2018

Jack Langworthy scoops the MBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award at the AMBA Excellence Awards 2018

The MBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award winner is Jack Langworthy, a graduate from Copenhagen Business School, founder and CEO of NINAYO. He received his award at the Annual AMBA Gala Dinner and MBA Excellence Awards (#Gala18), hosted by The Association of MBAs (AMBA) on 2 February 2018 in London.


05 February 2018

Antoinette Catonia Mia Bailey was awarded the MBA Student of the Year Award at the AMBA Excellence Awards 2018

Antoinette Catonia Mia Bailey, a social entrepreneur with 10 years management experience from Chinese University Hong Kong Business School won the MBA Student of the Year Award, proudly sponsored by The Wall Street Journal at the Annual AMBA Gala Dinner and MBA Excellence Awards (#Gala18), hosted by The Association of MBAs (AMBA) on 2 February 2018.


05 February 2018

Donbasenergo and International Management Institute Business School were awarded the MBA Employer and Business School Partnership Award at the AMBA Excellence Awards 2018

Donbasenergo Public Joint Stock Company and International Management Institute (MIM) Business School won the MBA Employer and Business School Partnership Award at the Annual AMBA Gala Dinner and MBA Excellence Awards (#Gala18), hosted by The Association of MBAs (AMBA) on 2 February 2018 in London.


05 February 2018

AMBA awards scholarships to MBA candidates from five continents

AMBA (The Association of MBAs) has awarded more than $41,500 in scholarships to five talented individuals, from five continents, starting MBAs at world leading Business Schools.


11 October 2017

CUHK BUSINESS SCHOOL JOINS WORLD’S ELITE MBA PROVIDERS HAVING GAINED AMBA ACCREDITATION

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School has officially received accreditation from The Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the leading authorities on postgraduate business education.


14 August 2017

Association of MBA’s enhances its International Management Board with the appointment of two new trustees

Ensuring that MBA programmes are taught in ways that maximise engagement with students and do not conform to typical teaching models is the biggest challenge facing senior Business School decision-makers, according to a global study by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the Education Centre of Excellence at Parthenon-EY, a global strategy consultancy.


11 August 2017

Innovation and creativity in MBA delivery: the biggest challenge to world-leading Business Schools

Ensuring that MBA programmes are taught in ways that maximise engagement with students and do not conform to typical teaching models is the biggest challenge facing senior Business School decision-makers, according to a global study by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the Education Centre of Excellence at Parthenon-EY, a global strategy consultancy.


13 July 2017

AMBA’s AMBITION magazine wins coveted media award, less than a year after launch

AMBA’s member magazine AMBITION, has won the coveted award for Best Online Magazine at the Membership Excellence Awards, 2017.


09 June 2017

The Association of MBAs pays tribute to its President Sir Paul Judge who passed away this week

Tributes have been made from The Association of MBAs (AMBA) to its long-standing President Sir Paul Judge, who sadly passed away on Sunday 21st May at the age of 68.


23 May 2017

AMBA Scholarship - 50th Anniversary

As The Association of MBAs (AMBA) celebrates its 50th Anniversary and ‘The Year of the MBA’, the organisation is donating $50,000 worth of scholarships, shared equally between six talented individuals (one from each of the six continents), about to start an MBA programme at an AMBA-accredited Business School.


05 March 2017

Lagos Business School Joins World's Elite MBA Providers with AMBA Accreditation


Lagos Business School has officially received accreditation from The Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the leading authorities on postgraduate business education.


02 March 2017

AMBA Awards 2017 Gala Dinner

As part of its year of 50th Anniversary celebrations, The Association of MBAs (AMBA) has hosted a glittering Gala Dinner in London’s iconic Savoy Hotel, where it presented four awards comprising MBA Student of the Year (proudly sponsored by The Wall Street Journal), Business School MBA Innovation Award (proudly sponsored by Liaison), MBA Entrepreneurial Venture of the Year and the inaugural MBA Employer Award.


23 January 2017

Global Resurgence in the Number of Applications Received for MBA Programmes

After a period of decline, leading Business Schools across the world are experiencing a resurgence in the number of applications for AMBA-accredited MBA programmes.


23 January 2017

AMBA and Liaison International Launch Service to Centralise Business School Application Management

The Association of MBAs, AMBA, has embarked on a collaboration with Liaison International in a move to gain more insight into evolving enrollment trends for global MBA programs.


18 October 2016

Scientia and AMBA announce partnership focussed on improving Academic Scheduling at Business Schools Worldwide

Scientia and AMBA announce a landmark partnership that will help transform how Business Schools meet the scheduling needs of their stakeholders.


28 July 2016

AMBA accredits first wholly online MBA programme at Birmingham Business School

Birmingham Business School has become the first institution to receive AMBA accreditation for a wholly online MBA. Read our press release on this world first MBA programme.


27 July 2016

Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana joins world's elite MBA providers with AMBA accreditation

The Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana (the FELU) has officially received accreditation from The Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the leading authorities on postgraduate business education.


26 July 2016

'AMBA Africa' Launches to Help 'Unlock the Continent's Economic Potential'

AMBA launches its pan-African campaign ‘AMBA Africa’, spearheading excellence in MBA programmes across the continent in a bid to ignite and inspire further economic growth.


23 May 2016

'AMBA Africa' Launches to Help 'Unlock the Continent's Economic Potential'

AMBA launches its pan-African campaign ‘AMBA Africa’, spearheading excellence in MBA programmes across the continent in a bid to ignite and inspire further economic growth.


23 May 2016

Employers and Business Schools urged to collaborate to create the next generation of sustainable leaders

Read about AMBA's latest research and our mission to builder stronger links between MBA students, those looking to take and MBA, business schools and employers.


13 April 2016

AMBA Awards and Gala Dinner

AMBA's annual MBA Awards were held at the Langham, London to celebrate MBAs and Business Schools at the forefront of leadership excellence.


09 February 2016

New appointments to the AMBA Board

Dr María de Lourdes Dieck-Assad, Angus Blackwood and Tim Randall have been appointed to the Association of MBAs’ Board of Trustees.


01 June 2015

AMBA Global Conference, Prague: Blended learning will triumph

Interest in MBA at a nine year high in 29 countries worldwide. Future of online MBAs – online learning is additive, rather than disruptive.


20 May 2015

AMBA Development Network

The AMBA Development Network (ADN), a new scheme launched by The Association of MBAs, has been designed to support and encourage business schools in emerging markets.


23 April 2015

AMBA Careers Fair

MBA global employment landscape has never looked better – Microsoft, Oracle, HSBC, Bloomberg and L’Oreal look for fresh MBA talent


25 February 2015

AMBA schools rated as world leading in the Research Excellent Framework 2014

Almost all of the business schools in the top 10, out of 101 UK business schools, are AMBA accredited.


22 December 2014

AMBA’s MBA Awards Season – best MBA student, entrepreneur and innovative MBA programme awarded

The Independent MBA Student of the Year Award winner is Marta Rodrigues Cordeiro e Cunha from Porto Business School, a working mother and retail innovation expert.


04 November 2014

AMBA announces changes to its International Management Board

As AMBA announces its ambitious new global three year strategy, two new Board members have been appointed to strengthen the business school Dean representation on the International Management Board. Prof Bodo Schlegelmilch, Dean of WU Executive Academy Vienna and Prof Saibal Chattopadhyay, Director of IIM Calcutta, will help further broaden AMBA’s international experience.


26 September 2014

AMBA 2014 Latin America Conference for Deans and Directors – 'Fostering MBA development with disruptive innovation and creativity'

MBA programmes in Latin America still largely attract local, part-time students, but the rising number of global programmes draws more and more international students to the region. Business schools are redefining the role of their MBAs and preparing them to face the challenges of mitigating poverty through spurring economic growth and generating value and prosperity for the regions.


12 September 2014

AMBA’s Employers Forum 2014 – Employers need specialist MBAs and graduates with soft skills

Employers now seek graduate hires with sector-specific specialist MBAs in a variety of fields. ‘Hard’ skills of analytical and strategic thinking are being replaced by oral and written communication, presentation, adaptability and the ability to negotiate.


21 August 2014

More Deans on AMBA Board - new international strength for the MBA watchdog

At its International Conference for Deans and Directors, held in Paris from 28 – 30 April, AMBA announced a number of changes to its International Management Board (IMB).


12 May 2014

AMBA’s Deans & Directors Conference 2014 – The core of the MBA remains face-to-face

The Association of MBA’s International Conference for Deans and Directors, which took place last week in Paris, had the highest ever attendance, attracting over 250 delegates from 127 business schools in 47 countries.


06 May 2014

The 'MBA class of 2014/2015' survey

The “MBA class of 2014/2015” survey on prospective MBA students’ preferences, conducted by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) during its accredited MBA Fair in London last week, asked prospective MBA students about their main criteria for choosing an MBA programme.


16 April 2014

How to Get into Top MBA Programmes

Every year, AMBA's MBA Fairs attract hundreds of prospective MBA students from all over the world interested in enrolling in MBA programmes at AMBA accredited business schools.


01 April 2014

IIM Calcutta awarded AMBA accreditation

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), widely regarded as one of the best business schools in India and the Asia-Pacific region, has been awarded AMBA’s five-year accreditation for its MBA and MBM programmes.


12 March 2014

The Association of MBAs appoint three Directors to the board of trustees

The Association of MBAs appoint three Directors to the board of trustees.


07 March 2014

MBAs and global employers meet at AMBA’s MBA Careers Fair

The Association of MBAs’ annual MBA Careers Fair was held in central London today.


21 February 2014

AMBA Awards Innovation Entrepreneurship and Student of the Year

AMBA awards Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Student of the Year - A responsible betting man, Greeks investing during a crisis and an MBA graduate giving back to African society


12 November 2013

GIBS graduate Olebogeng Glad Dibetso wins MBA Student of the Year Award 2013

South African Olebogeng Glad Dibetso, an MBA graduate from Gordon Institute of Business Science in Pretoria, has won the coveted MBA Student of the Year Award.


11 November 2013

Athens University of Economics and Business wins MBA Innovation Award 2013

Athens University of Economics and Business scoops Association of MBAs' MBA Innovation Award 2013 with their i-MBA programme.


08 November 2013

Finalists for the MBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award have been announced

The Association of MBAs (AMBA) is proud to announce that four finalists have been selected for this year’s MBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award – an initiative that celebrates MBAs with entrepreneurial spirit, running successful businesses.


27 September 2013

Finalists announced for The Independent MBA Student of the Year Award

Six students have been shortlisted for the most sought-after accolade in the business education arena: the Independent MBA Student of the Year Award.


27 September 2013

Finalists Announced for the MBA Innovation Award 2013

The Association of MBAs (AMBA) is proud to announce the finalists of the prestigious MBA Innovation Award, which recognises new practices, risks and creativity introduced into the delivery and model of accredited MBA programmes.


27 September 2013

Winners of the Global AMBAssador Challenge 2013 announced

The Association of MBAs announces the winners of its 2013 Global AMBAssador Challenge, where two MBAs have proven extraordinary insight and writing skills and produced compelling entries, entitling them to a co-joint win.


07 August 2013

The Association of MBAs announces 2014 Global Leadership Conference

The Association of MBAs announces details of the next Global Leadership Conference.


24 June 2013 | Association of MBAs

MBA's still the acid test of today's business hopefuls

In an exclusive interview with the ITN Education News Channel, Ben Glover said business school graduates do not to face the same problems as alumni in other disciplines.


21 May 2013 | Association of MBAs

Association of MBAs announces Andrew Main Wilson to join as Chief Executive

Global postgraduate business education accreditation and membership organisation
appoints new leader to guide next phase of growth.


15 May 2013 | Association of MBAs

What does the future hold for management education

International Conference for Association of MBAs’ accredited business schools to
address ideas and issues affecting the MBA programme.


10 May 2013 | Association of MBAs

Network of MBAs light the path to values based leadership

The Association of MBAs' held their annual Global Leadership Conference at the University of Stellenbosch Business School in South Africa between 21 and 24 February 2013.


25 February 2013 | Association of MBAs

MBA Salaries Stay Strong

MBA graduates continue to achieve high salaries beating averages from a decade ago, according to latest AMBA research.


14 February 2013 | The Association of MBAs

MBA programmes at eleven business schools worldwide achieve Association of MBAs accreditation

The Association of MBAs has awarded accreditation to eleven MBA programmes, one DBA and five MBM programmes at business schools in eight countries in 2012.


19 December 2012 | The Association of MBAs

The Association of MBAs announced finalists for 2012 MBA Innovation Award

The Association of MBAs announced the four finalists for its MBA Innovation Award.


28 November 2012 | Association of MBAs

Asia Pacific business school conference reveals the future is green

Asia-Pacific business school conference reveals the future is green.


28 November 2012 | The Association of MBAs

AMBA awards Innovation Entrepreneurship and Student of the Year

The Association of MBAs announced the winners of its MBA Student of the Year Award, MBA Innovation Award and MBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award at its Gala Dinner.


18 October 2012 | Association of MBAs

Lancaster MBA student wins AMBA Student of the Year Award

Lancaster University Management School MBA graduate, Husameldin Elnasri received the Association of MBAs Student of the Year Award.


18 October 2012 | Association of MBAs

Ultan Technologies wins Association of MBAs Entrepreneurial Venture Award

Cathal Brady from Ultan Technologies has won the Association of MBAs Entrepreneurial Venture Award.


17 October 2012 | Association of MBAs

INSEAD awarded for MBA Innovation by Association of MBAS

INSEAD received the AMBA’s Innovation Award for its Sci-Tech Commercialiser MBA at the international accreditation organisation’s gala ceremony.


17 October 2012 | Association of MBAs

Gordon Institute of Business Sciences DBA receives Association of MBAs accreditation

Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) has received Association of MBAs accreditation for its DBA Programme.


08 October 2012 | Association of MBAs

Part time MBA enrolment increases in Latin American business schools

Latin American business schools with Association of MBAs accreditation have seen an increase in their MBA applications and enrolments.


20 September 2012 | Association of MBAs

Association of MBAs Chief Executive steps down

AMBA Chief Executive Officer, Sharon Bamford, has decided to leave the organisation on 31st August 2012 to pursue her own entrepreneurial ventures.


30 August 2012 | Association of MBAs

Enrolments to accredited MBA programmes increase in China and Hong Kong

China sees an increase in business school enrolments and applications to accredited MBA programmes, according to AMBA research.


27 July 2012 | Association of MBAs

Part time MBA enrolments increase in the UK and MBA enrolments grow worldwide

Applications and enrolments in MBA programmes have increased worldwide and in the UK more students are enrolling in part-time MBAs, according to new research from the Association of MBAs.


03 July 2012 | Association of MBAs

Association of MBAs Global AMBAssador wins opportunity to present at UN Global Forum

University of Stellenbosch Business School MBA graduate, Gretchen Arangies, has won the Association of MBAs’ Global AMBAssador Challenge.


25 May 2012 | Associations of MBAs

International Conference 2012 highlights the need for business schools to innovate

Deans and Directors from leading business schools in 43 countries gathered in Barcelona, Spain for the Association of MBAs (AMBA) annual conference to address innovation.


17 May 2012 | Association of MBAs

Montpellier business school receives Association of MBAs accreditation

Groupe Sup de Co Montpellier Business School has received Association of MBAs accreditation for its Executive MBA Programme.


24 April 2012 | Association of MBAs

Top MBA programmes on show at the AMBA Fair

Leading business schools from around the world come together for AMBA Accredited Fair.


29 March 2012 | Association of MBAs

MBA AMBAssadors to lead Association of MBAs new global initiative

The Association of MBAs launched its Global AMBAssadors Programme at its first Global Leadership Conference.


27 February 2012 | Association of MBAs

Graduates from accredited MBA programmes in the Middle East have risen by 500 percent in two years

Senior figures from academia and industry in Dubai reaffirm the value of the MBA at the first Association of MBA membership event in the Middle East.


22 December 2011 | Association of MBAs

International MBA accreditation agency focuses on India

The Association of MBAs expands its commitment to India with a strategy that aligns with its global mission to advance the growth and high standards of post-graduate management education.


22 November 2011 | Association of MBAs

MBA awards honour leadership and innovation

Association of MBAs announced the winners of the MBA Student of the Year, the MBA Innovation Award and the Entrepreneurial Venture Award 2011


20 October 2011 | Association of MBAs

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