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Accreditation Recognition

Quality & Accreditation

Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA)
Graduate School of Business’s MBA, Online MBA and DBA programs are MQA certified and the school’s PhD program is a self-accredited program under Universiti Sains Malaysia. All academic programmes under GSB have complied with the requirements of Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) Framework by Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia. For further information please visit:

ABEST21 was established as a non-profit organisation on July 1, 2005 and recognised as a business accreditation agency for business schools by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) on October 12, 2007. To date, the number of member institutions and the number of represented countries has more than doubled, with ABEST21 membership now comprising 76 business schools and 6 companies from 18 different countries. The mission of ABEST21 is to advance management education of business schools on a global basis by encouraging cooperation among its member institutions. The mission can be accomplished through the following goals. In the aims to provide high quality of academic programmes at GSB which has an international perspective, GSB had become a full member of ABEST21 (The Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship for Tomorrow, a 21st Century organization) since 2011.
On March 8th, 2014, GSB has been granted the accreditation status of ABEST21 for its MBA programme. ABEST21 also recognized GSB as a business school with the excellence in practice of sustainable learning and interdisciplinary teaching. The school was re-accredited officially in 2019 by ABEST21 with flying colours outcome as our MBA program received A for all sections audited and the Peer View Team visited the school as part of the process in 2018.

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Eduniversal is Headquartered in Paris, Eduniversal is a global ranking and rating agency specializing in higher education. The company has established strong expertise in evaluating academic institutions and programs in France since 1994, and internationally since 2007.
Eduniversal produces two annual global rankings:

These rankings are designed to provide information to prospective graduate students that will help them in their search for their future studies in the following zones: Africa, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Eurasia & Middle East, Far East Asia, Latin America, North America, Oceania, Western Europe.

GSB participated in the Eduniversal ranking and MBA Universe in 2014 and 2015. In 2015, the School’s MBA program was ranked top 20 in Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking – MBA full time in Far East Asia.
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AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business is a global, non-profit membership organization of educational institutions, businesses, and other entities devoted to the advancement of management education. Established in 1916, AACSB International provides its members with a variety of products and services to assist them with the continuous improvement of their business programs and schools.

When educational, professional, and business organizations become members of the AACSB Business Education Alliance, they are part of a movement united to improve the quality of business education around the world. AACSB connects, shares, and inspires innovation and quality throughout the member network, as well as the business community. The collective strength of the organization is founded on diverse perspectives, a global mindset, and a commitment to making a difference.

AACSB’s mission is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education. The global organization has offices located in Tampa, Florida, USA; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and Singapore.


AACSB Accreditation “ultimately improves the quality of business programs.” & AACSB-accredited schools attract quality.

Graduate School of Business is a member of AACSB International since 2014 and GSB is looking forward for the School to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) by 2022. The first ISER reported submitted by the school was accepted by the committee of IAC@AACSB in April 2019 and with that GSB advance to have successfully submitted our first progress report in 2020 March and working on the second progress report submission due in February 2021.

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Launched at the 2007 UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in Geneva, the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative is the first organised relationship between the United Nations and business schools, with the PRME Secretariat housed in the UN Global Compact Office.

The mission of PRME is to inspire and champion responsible management education, research and thought leadership globally.

GSB is committed to progress in the implementation of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), starting with those that are more relevant to our capacities and mission, report on progress to all our stakeholders and exchange effective practices related to these principles with other academic institutions.

GSB renewed the signatory with PRME in 2019 by submitting the Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) reports is an essential part of the active commitment to PRME.

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