International memberships

Monash Business School is a member of:

  • Association of Asia Pacific Business Schools (AAPBS)
    Monash has held AAPBS membership since 2005. Other members include educational institutions from across Asia and the Pacific, AACSB, EQUIS and a number of European and American universities.
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
    The Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB) accreditation is known, worldwide, as the longest standing, most recognized form of specialised/professional accreditation an institution and its business programs can earn.
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA)
    AMBA (Association of MBAs) accreditation is the global standard for all MBA, DBA and Master's degrees, currently accrediting programmes from the top 1% of business schools in over 70 countries. The accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement in postgraduate business education and is earned only by the best programmes.
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
    The quality assurance arm of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), called the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) aims to raise the standard of management education worldwide by assessing institutions as a whole including activities such as research, e-learning, executive education and community outreach. Business Schools must be devoted to management education in order to achieve accreditation.
  • Global Business School Network (GBSN)
  • Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative (GRLI)
    GRLI's mission is to "develop a next generation of responsible leaders" through collective and individual actions. GRLI is the joint operational arm in responsible management education of AACSB International and EFMD. Consistent with our mission, vision and values, Monash Business School is a GRLI partner and pledged a commitment to embed GRLI initiatives throughout our programs and internal governance.
  • Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME)
    The mission of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative is to inspire and champion responsible management education, research and thought leadership globally.
    Members of PRME are inspired by internationally accepted values such as the principles of the United Nations Global Compact. They seek to establish a process of continuous improvement among institutions of management education in order to develop a new generation of business leaders capable of managing the complex challenges faced by business and society in the 21st century.
    Taking the Six Principles as a guiding framework, any institution which is willing to integrate corporate responsibility and sustainability in a gradual but systemic manner is welcome to join the initiative.
    Monash Business School has been a signatory to PRME since 2009.
    Read the 2016 Sharing Information on Progress Report.
  • Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management (QTEM)
    In 2014, we became an academic partner of the Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management (QTEM) Masters global network promoting collaborations between elite business students, universities and international companies.