UK business school professional bodies, member organisations & networks

  • AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
  • ABIS (Academy of Business in Society)
  • ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
  • AEME (Association for Events Management Education)
  • AIA (Association of International Accountants)
  • AMBA (Association of MBAs) 
  • APM (Association for Project Management)
  • Athena SWAN 
  • BCS (British Computer Society, the Chartered Institute for IT)
  • BGA (AMBA's Business Graduates Association) 
  • BPS (British Psychological Society)
  • CABS (Chartered Association of Business Schools)
  • CBI (Chartered Banker Institute)
  • CFA UK (Chartered Financial Analyst) Institute
  • CII (Chartered Insurance Institute)      
  • CIM (Chartered Institute of Marketing)
  • CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)
  • CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development)
  • CIPR (Chartered Institute of Public Relations)
  • CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) 
  • CISI (Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments)
  • EAC (European Accounting Association)   
  • EFMD (European Federation of Management Development)
  • EPAS (EFMD's Programme Accreditation System)
  • EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System)
  • GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals)
  • GBSN (Global Business School Network) 
  • GRLI (Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative) 
  • IAM (Institute of Administrative Management)
  • IBA (International Bar Association)
  • ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales) 
  • ICF (International Coach Federation)
  • ICSA (Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators)  
  • IFoA (Institute and Faculty of Actuaries)
  • INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research & the Management Sciences)
  • IOE (Institute of Export & International Trade)
  • MRS (Market Research Society)
  • OR (Operational Research Society)
  • PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education) 
  • QTEM (Quantitative Techniques for Economics & Management) 
  • RES (Royal Economic Society)
  • RICS (Royal Institution of Charted Surveyors)
  • RTPI (Royal Town Planning Institute)
  • SBC (Small Business Charter) 
  • SDS (Systems Dynamics Society)
  • TEF (Teaching Excellence Framework)
  • TLS (The Law Society of England & Wales)

Are we missing any?

We have focused initially on the accreditations and memberships of UK business schools. There are so many different organisations throughout the world, we're bound to have missed some. Please let us know of any others you feel should be added to this resource list.

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