EFMD is a global, non-profit, membership-driven organisation dedicated to management development. It is recognised globally as an accreditation body for business schools, business school programmes, and corporate universities.

Our mission and values

With the support of our 966 members across 90 countries, we act as a catalyst to promote and enhance excellence in management development globally. We are based in Brussels, Belgium, with offices in Geneva, Hong Kong, Miami and Prague.

With our network of 30,000 management professionals from academia, business, public service, and consultancies, we play a central role in shaping global approach to management education and provide a unique forum for information, research, networking, and debate on innovation and best practice.

EFMD is a network for schools and companies that aim to develop socially responsible leaders and managers looking for opportunities to connect. Alongside our emphasis on educational standards for management education, we firmly believe in bringing companies and academic institutions together and work towards facilitating and strengthening exchanges between the two.



Institutional members


Management development


Countries worldwide

EFMD provides a wide range of targeted learning, networking and professional development services.

  • Networking & Events
  • Professional Development & Advisory Seminars
  • Corporate Learning
  • International Projects &
    EU Policy
  • Research & Knowledge
  • Job Listings & Talent Portal
  • Global Leadership & Advocacy

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